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Who is Jane Jacobs? The life story behind the citywide Observe Scranton festival on May 4-8

Who is Jane Jacobs? The life story behind the citywide Observe Scranton festival on May 4-8

From a press release: The inaugural Observe Scranton festival that is set for Tuesday, May 4 through Saturday, May 8 is a tribute to hometown hero Jane Jacobs, but who was this iconic city activist and how will her hometown celebrate what would have been her 105th birthday? She was born Jane Butzner on May […]

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New ‘Observe Scranton’ festival celebrates the city with live events, exhibits, and more May 4-8

New ‘Observe Scranton’ festival celebrates the city with live events, exhibits, and more May 4-8

From a press release: The Center for the Living City, in partnership with the Scranton Fringe Festival, is planning a nearly week-long community festival celebrating Scranton through the eyes of hometown hero Jane Jacobs, an iconic city activist, on what would have been her 105th birthday. Dubbed Observe Scranton, this new event on Tuesday, May […]

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Rally for Restaurants aids Scranton businesses affected by COVID-19 at Lackawanna College Sept. 29-Nov. 18

Rally for Restaurants aids Scranton businesses affected by COVID-19 at Lackawanna College Sept. 29-Nov. 18

From a press release: This week, Lackawanna College announced Rally for Restaurants, an initiative to support local restaurants that are struggling due to the COVID-19 health crisis. In partnership with the city of Scranton and Scranton Tomorrow, Lackawanna College’s student-run restaurant 409 on Adams will open its doors to participating restaurants free of charge, including […]

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VIDEO: Lackawanna College in Scranton reveals new esports program with Falcons ‘video game’

VIDEO: Lackawanna College in Scranton reveals new esports program with Falcons ‘video game’

From a press release: With a special YouTube video presentation in the The Peoples Security Bank Theater, Lackawanna College in Scranton revealed the addition of a scholarship-supported collegiate esports program today that will be integrated into its athletics department. Collegiate esports – also known as electronic sports or e-sports – takes the form of organized […]

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Single and couple adult cooking classes now offered at Lackawanna College in Scranton

Single and couple adult cooking classes now offered at Lackawanna College in Scranton

From a press release: Learn to make impressive meals for your friends and family with adult cooking classes offered at Lackawanna College through the Kiesendahl School of Hospitality and Tourism in Scranton. Lackawanna’s professional chef instructors will walk learners of all skill levels through the cooking process in a fun, relaxed environment. Along with learning […]

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NEPA Philharmonic presents John Williams concert in Scranton on Oct. 7 before suspending operations

NEPA Philharmonic presents John Williams concert in Scranton on Oct. 7 before suspending operations

From a press release: Tickets are now on sale for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s PNC Pops at The Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. On the podium will be Maestro Lawrence Loh in his final concert as conductor and music director of the Philharmonic. […]

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Postmodern Jukebox brings vintage-style pop hits back to Lackawanna College in Scranton on May 13

Postmodern Jukebox brings vintage-style pop hits back to Lackawanna College in Scranton on May 13

From a press release: Back by popular demand and following an extensive world tour, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox will return to Lackawanna College in Scranton as part of its Community Concerts series on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox has amassed over 642 million YouTube views and 2.4 million subscribers; has […]

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‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ screens for free during Holiday Food Drive at Lackawanna College on Dec. 6

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ screens for free during Holiday Food Drive at Lackawanna College on Dec. 6

From a press release: “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a holiday tradition and a cornerstone of the movie industry, will be screening at the Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College in Scranton on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sponsored by Lackawanna County, the movie is free and open to the public. […]

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Comedian Kathleen Madigan will be ‘Bothering Jesus’ at Lackawanna College in Scranton on March 10

Comedian Kathleen Madigan will be ‘Bothering Jesus’ at Lackawanna College in Scranton on March 10

From a press release: Lackawanna College in Scranton has added veteran comedian Kathleen Madigan to its 89th season Community Concerts lineup for a one-night performance on Friday, March 10 at 8 p.m. as part of her Bothering Jesus Tour. Doors at the Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for […]

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Powerhouse vocalist Morgan James sings at Lackawanna College in Scranton on March 31

Powerhouse vocalist Morgan James sings at Lackawanna College in Scranton on March 31

From a press release: The right vocalist can make you fall in love at first listen, elicit tears, or bring you back to a different era altogether. A microphone and a stage remain the only necessities. That holds true for New York-based soul singer, songwriter, and Broadway chanteuse Morgan James, who performs as part of […]

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