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Comedian Bill Burr performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on June 16, 2022

Comedian Bill Burr performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on June 16, 2022

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, and podcast host Bill Burr will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, June 16. The show is part of his Live Nation-produced spring/summer 2022 arena and amphitheater tour. “Bill Burr (Slight Return)” will kick off […]

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Travelocity founder Terry Jones gives business speech at Wilkes University on Oct. 21

Travelocity founder Terry Jones gives business speech at Wilkes University on Oct. 21

From a press release: Terry Jones, founder of travelocity.com and founding chairman of kayak.com, will deliver the Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 21. Jones will deliver the lecture “On Innovation: Powerful Ideas to Create a More Innovative Organization” at the Dorothy Dickson Darte […]

 Rich Howells

Bazaar of the Bizarre gathers horror, punk, and tattoo culture at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 24

Bazaar of the Bizarre gathers horror, punk, and tattoo culture at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 24

Strange… dark… odd… unusual… and now bizarre. A Bazaar of the Bizarre will haunt the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 24, “bringing together the style of horror, punk rock, oddities, and tattoo culture.” No one in Northeastern Pennsylvania may be more qualified to do that than Josh Balz, the owner of […]

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L.O.L. Surprise dolls come alive in hologram concert at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 6, 2022

L.O.L. Surprise dolls come alive in hologram concert at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 6, 2022

From a press release: Young fans of L.O.L. Surprise will be able to rock out with their dolls in real life when the all-new hologram concert tour crisscrosses the United States and stops at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. “L.O.L. Surprise Live – Calling All B.B.s” features fan favorites […]

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 with Get the Led Out at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 with Get the Led Out at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with Led Zeppelin tribute band Get the Led Out on Friday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. as part of the PNC Celebrity Series. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

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Brewsterhout Rooftop Party is back to benefit Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

Brewsterhout Rooftop Party is back to benefit Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

From a press release: After taking a year off due to the pandemic, the Osterhout Free Library’s 12th annual Brewsterhout Rooftop Party is set for Friday, Oct. 8 atop the James F. Conahan Intermodal Transportation Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Running from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., the 21+ event will be held rain or shine. The rooftop […]

 James Callahan

VIDEO PREMIERE: Meet Terry Childers and kiss the industrial ‘Apocalips’ of Wilkes-Barre’s Trashbot

VIDEO PREMIERE: Meet Terry Childers and kiss the industrial ‘Apocalips’ of Wilkes-Barre’s Trashbot

Approximately 300 years ago in an alternate universe, a very long-haired and wildly asshole-ish version of myself owned and operated a cafe and venue in the badlands of Wilkes-Barre. OK, it was the early 1990s, which seems like a few centuries ago while simultaneously seeming as though it was yesterday. This slice of my and […]

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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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Iconic blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14, 2022

Iconic blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14, 2022

From a press release: Today, two-time Grammy Award nominee, 24-time Billboard chart topper, and blues rock superstar Joe Bonamassa announced a run of shows for the spring of 2022, including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, March 14. The 24-date tour across the United States is in support of his […]

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In place of Wilkes-Barre show, Tool performs in Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Feb. 20, 2022

In place of Wilkes-Barre show, Tool performs in Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Feb. 20, 2022

From a press release: Today, Tool announced a mammoth 2022 tour, with the progressive metal band spending three months traversing the United States, followed by a month of European dates. Unfortunately, a makeup date for their planned stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on May 1, 2020 is not […]

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