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Free ‘Wake Up with the Arts’ breakfast highlights small businesses in Lackawanna County on June 30

Free ‘Wake Up with the Arts’ breakfast highlights small businesses in Lackawanna County on June 30

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department will celebrate the diverse array of small businesses in Northeastern Pennsylvania with a free “Wake Up with the Arts” breakfast, workshop, and panel discussion on creative entrepreneurship on Thursday, June 30. The new shopnepatoday.com website, a local directory of creative businesses and services along […]

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Immigrants tell their stories in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Dallas in ’80 Minutes Around the World’ on April 28-30

Immigrants tell their stories in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Dallas in ’80 Minutes Around the World’ on April 28-30

From a press release: The Misericordia University College of Arts and Sciences will present “80 Minutes Around the World,” an event that takes audience members on an 80-minute trip around five continents as eight storytellers each share their immigration experiences at three different venues on Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30. The storytellers come […]

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Acoustic ‘String Fling’ at Scranton Cultural Center features Mike Miz, Bret Alexander, and more on April 8

Acoustic ‘String Fling’ at Scranton Cultural Center features Mike Miz, Bret Alexander, and more on April 8

From a press release: It was announced today that the Scranton Cultural Center’s annual String Fling event will return to the Masonic Temple with a retooled “All Acoustic Evening” on Friday, April 8. This intimate “unplugged” concert features some of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s favorite musicians performing mixed sets of original music, folklore, and more in Shopland […]

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Bestselling humorist David Sedaris gives free talk and signs books at Scranton Cultural Center on March 31

Bestselling humorist David Sedaris gives free talk and signs books at Scranton Cultural Center on March 31

From a press release: In early 2020, the Lackawanna County Library System announced that bestselling author David Sedaris, whose personal essays and humorous social commentary have earned him recognition as one of America’s greatest living humor writers, would deliver the American Masters Lecture that year. The pandemic delayed those plans a few times, but tickets […]

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Scranton Cultural Center hosts Parade Day Party with Celtic rockers Kilrush on March 12

Scranton Cultural Center hosts Parade Day Party with Celtic rockers Kilrush on March 12

From a press release: As Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Parade returns to its rightful place in March this year, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will once again participate in the festivities. Outside, the parade steps off at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, so the Cultural Center’s annual Parade Day Party will begin […]

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‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ cast improvises live at Scranton Cultural Center on April 29

‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ cast improvises live at Scranton Cultural Center on April 29

From a press release: The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will perform some hilarious improvised skits under the banner of “Whose Live Anyway?” in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Theatre at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Friday, April 29. “Whose Live Anyway?” is […]

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Winter Blues Guitarmageddon returns to Scranton Cultural Center with Joe Louis Walker on March 27

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon returns to Scranton Cultural Center with Joe Louis Walker on March 27

From a press release: After a year away, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host its sixth annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon – a one-night blues festival featuring an eclectic mix of local, regional, national, and international touring artists – in the Grand Ballroom on Sunday, March 27. Grammy-nominated, six-time Blues Music Award […]

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Dirty Nil and James Barrett open for Menzingers at Scranton Cultural Center on Black Friday

Dirty Nil and James Barrett open for Menzingers at Scranton Cultural Center on Black Friday

From a press release: Announced back in August, Philadelphia-based punk band The Menzingers will be return to their hometown to play a special all-ages Black Friday show at the Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 26. Earlier this month, their current tourmates The Dirty Nil were added to the bill, along with Scranton indie rock singer/songwriter […]

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Scranton Cultural Center hosts free ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ screening on Oct. 30

Scranton Cultural Center hosts free ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ screening on Oct. 30

From a press release: Just before Halloween, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present a free showing of Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. The event will be held in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., […]

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Free panel discussion examines pop culture’s view of Scranton at Cultural Center on Oct. 19

Free panel discussion examines pop culture’s view of Scranton at Cultural Center on Oct. 19

From a press release: Scranton is the birthplace of Joe Biden, the current president of the United States, and the hometown of the father of former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. It is the location of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in the NBC sitcom “The Office.” It’s where the Pennsylvania Polka started. It […]

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