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Scranton Fringe Festival brings Ritz Theater building back to life on Oct. 3

Scranton Fringe Festival brings Ritz Theater building back to life on Oct. 3

There are quite a few historic buildings in downtown Scranton that unfortunately remain empty or underutilized, with one of the most famous being The Ritz Theater. While its first floor is home to small businesses like Terra Preta and A Roberts Coin & Jewelry, its second floor has been collecting dust for years. That will […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival lineup for The Leonard Theater announced

Scranton Fringe Festival lineup for The Leonard Theater announced

From a press release: The schedule/line-up for the inaugural Scranton Fringe Festival, a new four-day event set for Oct. 1-4 that will feature all types of performance artists across multiple locations in the city, will be announced over the next two weeks venue by venue. The first schedule announced is for The Leonard Theater (335 […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival opens artist applications for inaugural October event

Scranton Fringe Festival opens artist applications for inaugural October event

The Scranton Fringe Festival has opened artist applications today for its first-ever event to be held Oct. 1-4, giving local artists of all kinds a brand new platform to express themselves that is unique to the area. Applications can be found on the festival’s website and will close on April 10. There are no application […]

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Scranton will host its own performing arts Fringe Festival in 2015

Scranton will host its own performing arts Fringe Festival in 2015

From a press release: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival first took place in August 1947 and has since inspired communities worldwide to develop their own versions of this engaging performing arts-based model. In October 2015, Scranton will join the ranks of New York, Orlando, Chicago, Kansas City, and many other U.S. cities as the host of […]

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