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Marywood University hosts solution-based panel on heroin and opioid addiction in NEPA on April 4

Marywood University hosts solution-based panel on heroin and opioid addiction in NEPA on April 4

From a press release: The Marywood University School of Social Work has announced that their Center for Social Justice and Community Collaboration will host a solution-focused panel discussion on heroin and opioid addiction in Northeastern Pennsylvania next month. The panel discussion will be held on Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. in the second floor […]

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PHOTOS: Marywood students and Scranton artists create colorful murals along Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

PHOTOS: Marywood students and Scranton artists create colorful murals along Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail features 40 miles worth of beautiful natural scenery, which is now complemented by some colorful man-made artwork thanks to some Marywood University students and local artists. After receiving a grant to clean up graffiti along the trail, Ryan Hnat of Hnat Designs brought in fellow Scranton artist Evan Hughes and […]

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Scranton Radical Book Fair with free market and lectures held at Marywood in Scranton on April 9

Scranton Radical Book Fair with free market and lectures held at Marywood in Scranton on April 9

From a press release: The annual Scranton Radical Book Fair and Really Really Free Market, held this year on Saturday, April 9 starting at noon in the Nazareth Student Center at Marywood University in Scranton, aims to promote the ideas of social, environmental, and economic justice in the area. The book fair will include an […]

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Shakespeare comedy ‘Measure for Measure’ at Marywood University on Feb. 27-28

Shakespeare comedy ‘Measure for Measure’ at Marywood University on Feb. 27-28

From a press release: Marywood University’s theatre program will present William Shakespeare‘s “Measure for Measure” on Feb. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts in Scranton. Produced and guest-directed by David Zarko, he also adapted the script for nine actors who collectively portray 18 characters while keeping the full […]

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High school theatre workshop at Marywood University to focus on behind-the-scenes tech jobs

High school theatre workshop at Marywood University to focus on behind-the-scenes tech jobs

From a press release: The Marywood University Theatre Program will conduct a workshop titled “The Hidden Path: A Way Into Theatre” that focuses on the workers behind-the-scenes of a production on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts (2300 Adams Ave., Scranton). A description of the […]

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Scranton universities present free screening/discussion of Ang Lee’s ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

Scranton universities present free screening/discussion of Ang Lee’s ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

From a press release: The University of Scranton and Marywood University will co-present a screening and discussion of the Academy Award-winning film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” by acclaimed director Ang Lee on Friday, Nov. 14. The screening will include a brief talk beforehand and an after-film question and answer session with University of Scranton philosophy […]

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Marywood answers ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ this weekend

Marywood answers ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ this weekend

From a press release: The Marywood University Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will present “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” directed by James Langan, on Oct. 3-4 at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage of the Sette La Verghetta Center for the Performing Arts (2300 Adams Ave., Scranton). Sarah Ruhl‘s “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” addresses, in a […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Scranton college band Eye on Attraction looking for progressive rock perfection – and fun

ARCHIVES: Scranton college band Eye on Attraction looking for progressive rock perfection – and fun

Progressive rock band Eye on Attraction may be made up of three University of Scranton students and one Marywood University student, but a typical college band they are not. “Frantically” wanting to form a band, enthusiastic drummer Andrew Merkle, a senior, met bassist Joe Joules Quincy, a junior, during Quincy’s first class. He was wearing […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Felix Sarco brings counterculture music to the Scranton Cultural Center

ARCHIVES: Felix Sarco brings counterculture music to the Scranton Cultural Center

“Only in Scranton” is all I can think when I’m watching the psychedelic funk rock quintet known as Felix Sarco’s Polar Power Manifesto Magnet Supernova as they scream, writhe, dance, thrash, and just generally rock their way through a tune called “Once Upon a Mountain Top,” which is written from the perspective of a god […]