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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre live streams improv comics and magicians on Sept. 18 and Oct. 1

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre live streams improv comics and magicians on Sept. 18 and Oct. 1

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre announced three live streaming performances – “Whose Line Is It Anyway” stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood present “Stream of Consciousness” this Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m.; magician Ben Seidman does “Camera Tricks” on Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 […]

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F.M. Kirby Fest fundraiser for Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre canceled, online auction coming up on June 30

F.M. Kirby Fest fundraiser for Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre canceled, online auction coming up on June 30

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre announced the cancellation of its annual fundraiser, F.M. Kirby Fest, which was rescheduled to July 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, with social distancing concerns, the event will not be possible this year. The original date of the fourth […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre holds online fundraising auction with NEPA photographers June 30-July 2

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre holds online fundraising auction with NEPA photographers June 30-July 2

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts announced an online photo auction of prints taken by local photographers and shot at the historic downtown Wilkes-Barre venue. The auction will take place on the Kirby Center Facebook page on Tuesday, June 30 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, July 2 at […]

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NEPA music venues join National Indie Venue Association to save industry and request funding

NEPA music venues join National Indie Venue Association to save industry and request funding

From a press release: Formed at the onset of the COVID-19 shutdown, the National Independent Venue Association now has nearly 2,000 members in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., including venues like Stage West in Scranton and State College, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, and ArtsQuest’s Musikfest Cafe and […]

 Rich Howells

Bazaar of the Bizarre gathers horror, punk, and tattoo culture at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

Bazaar of the Bizarre gathers horror, punk, and tattoo culture at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

While most summer gatherings have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it seems like people can still look forward to the fall and the unique events it will bring as Northeastern Pennsylvania transitions into the yellow and green phases of reopening. One such event is Bazaar of the Bizarre, which is set for Sunday, […]

 Rich Howells

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces postponements and cancellations due to coronavirus

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces postponements and cancellations due to coronavirus

Following the news on Wednesday that the city of Wilkes-Barre would postpone its 40th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for this Sunday “due to increased concern and the heightened community awareness pursuant to coronavirus,” the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has canceled or postponed several upcoming shows “at the recommendation of Governor Tom Wolf.” […]

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Folk icon Art Garfunkel gets ‘Close-Up’ at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 24

Folk icon Art Garfunkel gets ‘Close-Up’ at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning folk music icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Art Garfunkel will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. as part of his In Close-Up Tour. His previous visit to the Kirby Center was in […]

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Ann Wilson of Heart sings solo at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 13

Ann Wilson of Heart sings solo at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 13

From a press release: Today, Ann Wilson of Heart has announced the first leg of her 2020 solo tour, including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. Wilson will perform songs from her expansive catalog, commemorating Heart era classics along with the work of her solo […]

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Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 26

Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 26

From a press release: After celebrating more than 30 years of playing classic Pink Floyd music around the world, The Australian Pink Floyd Show is back in 2020 with a new tour. It was announced today that the 2020 All That You Feel World Tour will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, […]

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After sold-out show, Queen and Elton John tribute bands return to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 7

After sold-out show, Queen and Elton John tribute bands return to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 7

From a press release: Due to popular demand, it was announced today that Almost Queen, a tribute to the legendary rock band Queen, will be back at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. with special guests Philadelphia Freedom, an Elton John tribute act from Wilkes-Barre. Almost Queen and […]

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