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‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

From a press release: It was announced today that “Jackass” star, stand-up comedian, stunt performer, and New York Times bestselling author Steve-O will take the stage of the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Dec. 3 as part of his Bucket List Tour. Every idea on Steve-O’s bucket list was so ill-advised, he never expected […]

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‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author Margaret Atwood speaks at Wilkes University on April 26, 2022

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author Margaret Atwood speaks at Wilkes University on April 26, 2022

From a press release: Margaret Atwood, the bestselling author of more than 50 novels, including “The Handmaid’s Tale,” will be the featured author of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Fund Spring Writers Series at Wilkes University next year. “A Conversation with Margaret Atwood,” hosted by the Wilkes English Department, will be held on Tuesday, April 26, […]

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WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

From a press release: After going virtual last year, WWE is back on the road, and the Superstars of “Friday Night SmackDown” are coming back to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for one night only on Friday, Oct. 29 at 7:45 p.m. Universal Champion Roman Reigns and SmackDown Tag Team Champions […]

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‘Golden Girls’ puppet parody comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 18

‘Golden Girls’ puppet parody comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 18

From a press release: It was announced today that friends, pals, and confidants can enjoy “That Golden Girls Show! – A Puppet Parody” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 18. Doors open at 6 p.m., and this comedic show for fans of “The Golden Girls” starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which […]

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Discovery’s ‘Expedition Unknown’ host Josh Gates travels to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 9

Discovery’s ‘Expedition Unknown’ host Josh Gates travels to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 9

From a press release: The latest global conquest of Josh Gates, host of the hit Discovery Channel series “Expedition Unknown,” finds him in Wilkes-Barre again this fall. On Saturday, Oct. 9, Gates will bring “An Evening of Ghosts, Monsters, and Tales of Adventure” to the Keystone Grand Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono. This exploration of […]

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‘Impractical Jokers’ bring the laughs to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on April 30, 2022

‘Impractical Jokers’ bring the laughs to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on April 30, 2022

From a press release: The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe, the creators and stars of truTV’s hit show “Impractical Jokers” and TBS’ “The Misery Index,” has rescheduled The Scoopski Potatoes Tour, which means they have set a new date for Wilkes-Barre. Off the heels of a successful Season 3 launch of their game show “The Misery Index,” […]

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Food Network star Alton Brown goes ‘Beyond the Eats’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 25

Food Network star Alton Brown goes ‘Beyond the Eats’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 25

From a press release: Chef, television personality, author, and Food Network star Alton Brown has announced that his tour “Alton Brown Live – Beyond the Eats” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. Brown created a new form of entertainment – the live culinary variety show – with his […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Giant Dundie Award presented to Scranton by Peacock and ‘The Office’ stars

PHOTOS: Giant Dundie Award presented to Scranton by Peacock and ‘The Office’ stars

Despite airing its final episode in 2013, “The Office” was still the most streamed television show of 2020. This week, Nielsen reported that Americans streamed more than 57 billion minutes of the NBC sitcom last year on Netflix, and now all nine seasons have moved to Peacock starting Jan. 1. To celebrate and memorialize Scranton […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton entrepreneur makes deal on ‘Shark Tank,’ Click & Carry available now at Gerrity’s

Scranton entrepreneur makes deal on ‘Shark Tank,’ Click & Carry available now at Gerrity’s

Kim Meckwood holds the record for the most attempts to get on “Shark Tank.” On Friday, she proved that “persistence pays off.” In the latest episode of the ABC reality series that features entrepreneurs hoping to strike business deals, the West Scranton native pitched her hands-free Click & Carry gadget for carrying shopping bags to […]

 Rich Howells

‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner is top earner on Cameo, records podcast in Scranton

‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner is top earner on Cameo, records podcast in Scranton

Brian Baumgartner, who played Dunder Mifflin accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom “The Office,” records personal messages for fans on cameo.com. In Scranton, however, he sometimes visits them in person. In a New York Times interview published on Dec. 7, Cameo CEO Steve Galanis said Baumgartner was their top earner on the website […]

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