Northeast Fair returns to Pittston Township June 21 though 26

Northeast Fair returns to Pittston Township June 21 though 26

PITTSTON TWP. — The Northeast Fair returns to the fair grounds at 20 Freeport Rd. in the Grimes Industrial Park June 21 to 26. This year’s events includes a wealth of entertainment, contests and food. The Northeast Fair features more than 1,500 contests in categories such as baking, floral exhibits and horticulture, arts, wine and […]

NEPA Yoga Festival at Montage Mountain in Moosic makes improvements in year two

NEPA Yoga Festival at Montage Mountain in Moosic makes improvements in year two

MOOSIC — As the yoga community grows in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the area’s own celebration of health and wellness moves forward into its second year. NEPA Yoga Fest 2016 takes place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 4 at Montage Mountain. Festival founder Chelsea Manganaro of Nearme Yoga studios in Moosic, Peckville and Wilkes-Barre, held […]

Scranton’s Everhart Museum announces new executive director

Scranton’s Everhart Museum announces new executive director

SCRANTON — The Everhart Museum announced Aurore Giguet as the new executive director. Giguet was chosen through a rigorous national search and selection process. She comes to the Everhart from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Marjorie Barrick Museum, to fill the vacancy left by Cara Sutherland’s departure in March. Giguet assumes her role July […]

Scranton’s Everhart Museum kicks of summer with 10th annual summer solstice party

Scranton’s Everhart Museum kicks of summer with 10th annual summer solstice party

SCRANTON — The Everhart Museum celebrates summer with its 10th annual summer solstice party themed “A Decade of Elegance” starting at 5:30 p.m. June 18, outside the museum at 1901 Mulberry St. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres, open bar and a silent auction. At 7 p.m. honorees Eleanor and George Ginader […]

Wyoming Valley musicians perform in the raw at Songwriter’s Confessional in Wilkes-Barre

Wyoming Valley musicians perform in the raw at Songwriter’s Confessional in Wilkes-Barre

Take away the drums, electric guitars, keyboards and backup vocals, and you’re left with a songwriter, one artist and the songs he or she has created, songs that can be a source of vulnerability and validation. SUZE frontman and Kingston songwriter, Adam McKinley, hosts the first edition of Songwriter’s Confessional at 7:30 p.m. June 2, […]

Shavertown artist competes on “Ink Master” this summer

Shavertown artist competes on “Ink Master” this summer

Shavertown tattoo artist, Ryan Malarkey, announced yesterday via her Facebook page that she’ll be a contestant on the upcoming eighth season of Spike TV’s “Ink Master.” The new season, airing Aug. 23, brings in 30 artists and whittles the field down to 18 at which point the remaining contestants compete for the title of ink […]

Model of the Week: Lesley Rocha

Model of the Week: Lesley Rocha

Name: Lesley Rocha Age: 18 Hometown: Dunmore Favorite Weekender Feature: Model of The Week What’s something most people don’t know about you?: When people first view me they think I’m shy and quiet. I may be shy at first because I’ve traveled my whole life meeting new people and it’s kind off hard at first […]

Man of the Week: Janson Harris

Man of the Week: Janson Harris

Janson Harris Age: 36 Location: Falls Favorite Weekender feature: Quick Chord What do you do for fun: Bend space and time, play, record, perform music. Favorite concert: Hypocrisy 1999 Milwaukee Metal Fest Who do you admire: Hiromi Uehara, she’s a jazz composer and pianist born in Japan. What is your biggest accomplishment: I think it […]

Nanticoke pop-punk band Send Request sent straight from early ’00s pop-punk scene

Nanticoke pop-punk band Send Request sent straight from early ’00s pop-punk scene

The members of Send Request are too young to be this authentic. Guitarist Derek Holminski is barely old enough to sit at a bar, but the music he makes with vocalist, Andrew Blank, bassist, Aron Wood, and drummer, Jon Labenski is reminiscent of a late ’90s scene that gave birth to pop-punk bands like Home […]

Theater Listings: May 25 to 31, 2016

Theater Listings: May 25 to 31, 2016

THIS WEEK: May 25 to 31, 2016 Mr. Lincoln, a one-man performance by Tom Byrn as Abraham Lincoln, whose life flashes before him after he is shot by John Wilkes Booth. Presented by the East Lynne Theater Company at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 221 Center St., Bloomsburg. 7:30 p.m. May 26 to 28; 3 p.m. […]

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