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Plains pop punks Into Sunday play EP release show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on March 12

Plains pop punks Into Sunday play EP release show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on March 12

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre music venue Karl Hall is reopening in January, which means Barnstorm Booking is returning as well. The local promoter’s first concert since February of 2020 will be a release show for “When It’s Over,” the new four-song EP by Plains pop punk band Into Sunday, on Saturday, March 12. “We’re […]

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Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre hosts New Year’s Eve Bash with DJ Tom Macari on Dec. 31

Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre hosts New Year’s Eve Bash with DJ Tom Macari on Dec. 31

From a press release: Dance the night away and welcome in 2022 while New York City’s own DJ Tom Macari spins funk, soul, ’80s, pop, hip-hop, and more at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s “New Year’s Eve Bash in the Ballroom” on Friday, Dec. 31. Starting at 9 p.m., partiers can bring their best dance moves to […]

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Los Angeles hardcore heavyweights Terror tear up Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 4

Los Angeles hardcore heavyweights Terror tear up Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 4

From a press release: After nearly two years, Karl Hall is finally ready to bring concerts back inside. The pandemic closed the intimate all-ages venue in March of 2020, and while it hosted online shows as well as a massive drive-in concert with the Mohegan Sun Arena, the downtown Wilkes-Barre building remained closed into 2021, […]

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Wilkes-Barre hardcore band Cold World returns with 2 NYC shows with War Hungry Feb. 25-26

Wilkes-Barre hardcore band Cold World returns with 2 NYC shows with War Hungry Feb. 25-26

From a press release: Today, Wilkes-Barre hardcore outfit Cold World announced their official return with two back-to-back shows in New York City with fellow heavy W-B band War Hungry. On Friday, Feb. 25, they’ll both share the stage at Saint Vitus Bar (1120 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY) with Glitterer, the post-punk solo project of Title […]

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Menzingers vocalist Greg Barnett announces first solo album with title track and music video

Menzingers vocalist Greg Barnett announces first solo album with title track and music video

From a press release: Today, Greg Barnett, co-vocalist/guitarist of Scranton punk band The Menzingers, announced his debut solo album, “Don’t Go Throwing Roses in My Grave,” will be released digitally and on CD Feb. 18 via Epitaph Records. The album, which is presented under the name Gregor Barnett, will also be available on vinyl on […]

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Misericordia Players modernize Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Nov. 11-14

Misericordia Players modernize Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Nov. 11-14

From a press release: The Misericordia Players acting troupe will present a modern-day version of the William Shakespeare classic “Much Ado About Nothing” on Thursday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 14 in the Lemmond Theater on the Misericordia University campus in Dallas. Rebecca Steinberger, Ph.D., professor of English at Misericordia, is the program director of […]

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University of Scranton String Orchestra performs with John-Morgan Bush on Oct. 30

University of Scranton String Orchestra performs with John-Morgan Bush on Oct. 30

From a press release: Performance Music at the University of Scranton will present a concert featuring the university’s String Orchestra and guest artist John-Morgan Bush on Saturday, Oct. 30. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center (342 Jefferson Ave., Scranton), situated at the corner of Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue in […]

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Technological anxiety explored in photo exhibit at Penn College in Williamsport Oct. 21-Nov. 23

Technological anxiety explored in photo exhibit at Penn College in Williamsport Oct. 21-Nov. 23

From a press release: Large photographs in a rich color palette evoking classic 17th century Dutch still life paintings offer an exploration into modern-day obsessions with technological gadgets in “Tech Vanitas,” on display in The Gallery at Penn College in Williamsport from Thursday, Oct. 21 through Tuesday, Nov. 23. The solo exhibition of Jeanette May’s […]

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PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2021 New York Comic Con Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2021 New York Comic Con Edition

After a strange year, it was an even stranger New York Comic Con on Oct. 7-10. Strange isn’t always a bad thing, though – I myself am strange and unusual. The Jacob K. Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan wasn’t as crowded this time due to COVID-19 restrictions, so it was simultaneously weird and delightful […]

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Interdisciplinary artist J. Morgan Puett speaks at Marywood University in Scranton on Oct. 20

Interdisciplinary artist J. Morgan Puett speaks at Marywood University in Scranton on Oct. 20

From a press release: The Marywood University Art Department will present a lecture by award-winning interdisciplinary artist J. Morgan Puett as part of its Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. The event will take place in the Comerford Theater, located in the Center for Natural and Health Sciences (206 […]