Arts

Some of NEPA’s finest body art

Some of NEPA’s finest body art

Brandon Gutierrez Hanover Township Brandon Gutierrez Hanover Township http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_0125skin-1.jpgBrandon Gutierrez Hanover Township

Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy visit Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy visit Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Jeff Foxworthy loves going to work. The lights go up, the jokes are told and the people laugh. Foxworthy is a man of many professions, with sitcom star, game show host, author and voice actor among them, but stand-up remains closest to his heart. That, and his desire to be a cowboy. […]

Electric City Tattoo, The Keys hold events to raise money for local woman

Electric City Tattoo, The Keys hold events to raise money for local woman

SCRANTON — The Scranton music scene will join forces with Electric City Tattoo Company to raise money on two fronts for a local woman who has faced a multitude of issues. In 2006, Ingrid Martinique had surgery to repair a broken ankle. Her ankle was repaired, but complications from the surgery put a decade-long series […]

Monthly EDM showcase at Scranton’s Leonard Theater highlights local acts

Monthly EDM showcase at Scranton’s Leonard Theater highlights local acts

SCRANTON — Camp Bisco has put Northeast Pennsylvania on the electronic dance music map, and one local deejay is hoping to use the local EDM scene to turn the Electric City into an incubator for local electronic artists. On Jan. 21, DJ Isobe’s event +GLITCH+ will turn The Leonard Theater in Scranton into an all-night […]

Free Concert Series kicks off at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe

Free Concert Series kicks off at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe

JIM THORPE — Mauch Chunk Opera House is hosting a show this Thursday, and you’re on the guest list. The first entry in the venue’s new Free Concert Series is 7 p.m. Jan. 19, and as the name implies, every patron is admitted free. The monthly entries, spearheaded by Mauch Chunk Opera House Event Programmer […]

Some of NEPA’s finest body art

Some of NEPA’s finest body art

Kim Rondomanski Mt. Cobb Tattoo by Tiffany Meyers, Vision Burn Tattoo Kim Rondomanski Mt. Cobb Tattoo by Tiffany Meyers, Vision Burn Tattoo http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_02015skin-1.jpgKim Rondomanski Mt. Cobb Tattoo by Tiffany Meyers, Vision Burn Tattoo

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza ranks in top 150 arenas worldwide

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza ranks in top 150 arenas worldwide

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza has ranked No. 141 on the 2016 list of top arenas worldwide by entertainment industry trade publication “Pollstar.” The rankings, formed by the publication with 2016 ticket sales numbers, list the top 200 arenas around the world. The arena moved up more than 10 spots from […]

F.M. Kirby Center ranks No. 109 in worldwide ticket sales

F.M. Kirby Center ranks No. 109 in worldwide ticket sales

WILKES-BARRE — The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts has climbed five slots as one of the top 200 theaters in the world. In 2015, the venue ranked No. 114 and moved up to No. 109 in 2016 on the Top 200 theaters list from concert tour industry trade publication “Pollstar.” The list is […]

New gallery at Wyoming Valley Art League features sculptor Skip Sesbach

New gallery at Wyoming Valley Art League features sculptor Skip Sesbach

WILKES-BARRE — On Feb. 17, Wyoming Valley Art League will hold an opening reception for a new exhibit highlighting the world of Misericordia University Artist in Residence Skip Sensbach. The bulk of pieces come from Sensbach’s “Glyphs” series, created in response to a loved one’s battle with dementia. Each piece is crafted to represent dementia’s […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma tumbles into F.M. Kirby Center

‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma tumbles into F.M. Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — American television audiences were introduced to Cirque Zuma Zuma courtesy of NBC variety/reality competition show “America’s Got Talent.” On Feb. 16, the audience at F.M. Kirby Center will witness the act live. Featuring performers trained in Kenya and Tanzania, Cirque Zuma Zuma is a theatrical circus performance highlighting African culture, dance and music. […]