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Drew Taylor named executive director of F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Drew Taylor named executive director of F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Drew Taylor has been announced as the new executive director of the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. He joined the Kirby Center in June of 2002 and previously served as the downtown venue’s director of operations prior to being named managing director in October of 2019. Before […]

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Wilkes-Barre will hold ‘safe and scaled down’ Fine Arts Fiesta on Public Square May 14-16

Wilkes-Barre will hold ‘safe and scaled down’ Fine Arts Fiesta on Public Square May 14-16

Following a smaller version of the Cherry Blossom Festival at the beginning of the month, the city of Wilkes-Barre will present “a safe and scaled down” Fine Arts Fiesta on Public Square from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Friday, May 14 through Sunday, May 16. According to a message posted on the festival’s website, this year’s […]

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Comedian Jo Koy is ‘Just Kidding’ again at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 21

Comedian Jo Koy is ‘Just Kidding’ again at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 21

From a press release: Due to overwhelming demand, comedian Jo Koy will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. as part of his Just Kidding World Tour. Tickets, which are $48.50 and $58.50, plus fees, go on sale to the general public this Friday, May 14 at […]

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Comedian Theo Von performs live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 9

Comedian Theo Von performs live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 9

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian and podcast host Theo Von will be performing at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. as part of his live stand-up tour. Tickets, which are $25, $45, and $55, plus fees, go on sale to the general public […]

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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 at 7:30 p.m. Brown created a new form of entertainment – the live culinary variety show […]

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Wilkes-Barre’s Wolfpack Players are ‘All Shook Up’ by Elvis musical on May 6-9

Wilkes-Barre’s Wolfpack Players are ‘All Shook Up’ by Elvis musical on May 6-9

From a press release: The Wolfpack Players will present the Broadway musical “All Shook Up,” inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, at GAR Memorial Junior/Senior High School in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 9. Combining classic Elvis tunes with an all-new story, “All Shook Up” shook up Broadway and […]

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Free Party on the Patio concerts are back at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre starting June 3

Free Party on the Patio concerts are back at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre starting June 3

From a press release: Today, Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre announced the return of its popular Party on the Patio outdoor concert series, which features a variety of rock tribute acts every Thursday night. From June 3 through Sept. 2, guests can enjoy live entertainment, experience a variety of food truck options, and stay refreshed […]

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570 Day highlights the best local people, businesses, scenery, and more on social media on May 7

570 Day highlights the best local people, businesses, scenery, and more on social media on May 7

From a press release: Northeast Pennsylvania packs a whole lot into one corner of the state. From hiking trails and breathtaking vistas, to ski slopes and water parks, to craft breweries and eateries dishing out local flavor… the list goes on and on. That’s the idea behind 570 Day taking place on Friday, May 7. […]

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Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen celebrate new single with live concert on May 1

Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen celebrate new single with live concert on May 1

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre blues rockers Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen are set to release a new single, “Broken,” on Friday, April 30, and soon after, the power trio will celebrate with their first theater show of the year. Recorded at 8 Days a Week Studios in Northumberland by revered engineer/producer and former […]

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Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw will play outdoor acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15

Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw will play outdoor acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15

From a press release: Last month, Tigers Jaw took over one of their favorite music venues, Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre, and recorded a special online record release show for their fans locally and all over the world. This summer, the Scranton indie rock band will return there to perform in front of a crowd […]

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