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Meet the original ‘Night of the Living Dead’ cast at Kirby Center screening in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

Meet the original ‘Night of the Living Dead’ cast at Kirby Center screening in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

From a press release: 50 years after its original release, George A. Romero’s classic zombie film “Night of the Living Dead” comes back to life on the silver screen at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. This special screening of the movie features a live talkback with stars […]

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Pittsburgh Fringe Festival director speaks at free arts breakfast at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 4

Pittsburgh Fringe Festival director speaks at free arts breakfast at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 4

From a press release: Dr. Xela Batchelder, Ph.D., executive director of the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival and professor of entertainment and arts management at Waynesburg University, will be the featured speaker at the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department’s “Wake Up with the Arts” breakfast, set for this Friday, Oct. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center […]

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Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

From a press release: Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed Thursday, May 23 as “1-4-3 Day” in Pennsylvania in honor of television personality Fred Rogers’ favorite number and has issued a challenge to all Pennsylvanians to show neighbors more kindness to one another. Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers, best known as Mister Rogers, regularly used 1-4-3 as […]

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Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre extends contract with Penguins, names new general manager

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre extends contract with Penguins, names new general manager

From a press release: The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority announced today that they have come to terms on contract extensions with the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins and SMG Management, keeping both organizations at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for the foreseeable future. “The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority was […]

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Meet and eat with Pittsburgh punk band Anti-Flag at Eden – A Vegan Cafe before Scranton concert on Jan. 17

Meet and eat with Pittsburgh punk band Anti-Flag at Eden – A Vegan Cafe before Scranton concert on Jan. 17

From a press release: For years, Pittsburgh punk rock band Anti-Flag has advocated for animal rights and promoted vegetarian and vegan lifestyles, so when it was announced last month that the group would be coming to Scranton in January, Eden – A Vegan Cafe in downtown Scranton got in touch with them to organize a […]

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SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival assembles 60+ spontaneous acts in Bethlehem Jan. 25-26

SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival assembles 60+ spontaneous acts in Bethlehem Jan. 25-26

From a press release: Comedy Central’s Astronomy Club and comedy duo Zach Reino and Jessica McKenna of “Off Book: The Improvised Musical Podcast” will headline the sixth annual SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Friday, Jan. 25 from 6 p.m.-midnight and Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. […]

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Pittsburgh punk rockers Anti-Flag play at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 17

Pittsburgh punk rockers Anti-Flag play at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that Pittsburgh punk rock band Anti-Flag, known for their political songs and regular appearances on the Vans Warped Tour, will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, Jan. 17. Fellow Pittsburgh punks Swiss Army will open the show, along with Exeter heavy metal band Royal Hell […]

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Rusted Root frontman Michael Glabicki performs as a duo at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 24

Rusted Root frontman Michael Glabicki performs as a duo at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 24

From a press release: With Rusted Root currently on hiatus, the frontman of the multi-platinum Pittsburgh jam band, Michael Glabicki, has been performing as a duo with Rusted Root’s longtime guitar player and backing vocalist, Dirk Miller. It was announced today that the pair will be playing at the new Scranton music venue Stage West […]

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WWE Superstar James Ellsworth will meet wrestling fans for free at Dickson City Hyundai on Aug. 11

WWE Superstar James Ellsworth will meet wrestling fans for free at Dickson City Hyundai on Aug. 11

From a press release: Almost a month after “WWE SmackDown” returned to Wilkes-Barre, Dickson City Hyundai will host a free meet and greet with WWE Superstar James Ellsworth on Saturday, Aug. 11 from noon until 2 p.m. Autographs and pictures with the pro wrestler are free. The first 150 fans through the door at Dickson […]

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SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud shouts ‘FCK YRSLF’ before last Warped Tour

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud shouts ‘FCK YRSLF’ before last Warped Tour

With the Vans Warped Tour rolling into Pennsylvania for the final time this month, Wilkes-Barre pop punk/alternative rock band Stay Loud is appropriately releasing a very punk rock song called “FCK YRSLF” as they prepare to play Warped for the first and, unfortunately, last time as tour ends its 24-year run. Premiering exclusively on NEPA […]

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