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Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound celebrate live CD with Kirby Center show

Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound celebrate live CD with Kirby Center show

WILKES-BARRE — Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound will celebrate the release of their recently recorded record “Live From Briggs Farm Blues Festival” with an event at F.M. Kirby Center. In July, Suter and her ministers teamed up with Briggs Farm Blues Records to release a live CD featuring songs from their set performed earlier […]

Tracy Morgan set to perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tracy Morgan set to perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono

WILKES-BARRE — Funny man Tracy Morgan is bringing his “Picking Up The Pieces” tour to Mohegan Sun Pocono in October According to a news release, Morgan, known for his roles on “Saturday Night Live,” “30 Rock,” and “The Tracy Morgan Show” will bring his nationwide stand-up tour to the casino 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7. […]

Wilkes-Barre record store Gallery of Sound prepares for Black Friday Record Store Day

Wilkes-Barre record store Gallery of Sound prepares for Black Friday Record Store Day

WILKES-BARRE – Black Friday is synonymous with deep price cuts that draw consumers out into the wilds of retail, and record stores are using a proven method to leverage some of that spending into their cash registers: Record Store Day. “It’s the model of record store day but definitely on a smaller scale,” Gallery of […]

RAW Dialogue 11/4: The trombone returns! Becky Lynch wrestles! Sheamus carries a briefcase around!

RAW Dialogue 11/4: The trombone returns! Becky Lynch wrestles! Sheamus carries a briefcase around!

Last week’s RAW was a marked step up in quality. Did this week’s episode continue the trend? If you don’t know, there’s no need for you to call somebody just keep reading. Opening Segment Roman Reigns finally feels like a legitimate threat to Seth Rollins’ WWE World Heavyweight Championship reign (and one the fans are […]

Camelback in the running for USA’s Best Waterpark

Camelback in the running for USA’s Best Waterpark

TANNERSVILLE — Aquatopia at Camelback Resort is in the running for USA Today’s Readers’ Choice for Best Waterpark. The resort and waterpark, which opened in April, has more than 100,000 square feet of wet and wild fun. There are seven pools, 13 waterslides, an adventure river and a seemingly endless supply of water play elements. […]

The Peach Music Festival gets underway at Montage Mountain

The Peach Music Festival gets underway at Montage Mountain

MOOSIC — The fourth annual Peach Music Festival has begun and on Thursday, Aug. 13, Dark Star Orchestra and Cabinet performed to a growing crowd. The music continues throughout the weekend with bands including Rusted Root, Gregg Allman, Bob Weir with Billy and the Kids and Santana. Dylan Skursky plays the stand-up bass at The […]

Canadian bluesman Matt Andersen comes to the Kirby

Canadian bluesman Matt Andersen comes to the Kirby

Wilkes-Barre — New Brunswisk bluesman Matt Andersen will play the F.M. Kirby Center Aug. 14. The Juno-nominated guitarist and singer/songwriter said music was passed down to him from both his family and his community. “I’m from the East Coast in Canada and music’s a big part of the tradition there, a big part of my […]

Slide the City Scranton cancelled

No giant waterslide will come to Scranton this summer. The Slide the City event, previously scheduled for July 25, has been cancelled citing a lack of registration sales, according to its Facebook page. In June, the 1,000-foot slip and slide was brought to Pittsburgh and was reported by a local news station, CBS Pittsburgh to have […]

Man of the Week: Gerardo Barone Jr.

Man of the Week: Gerardo Barone Jr.

Full name: Gerardo Carlo Barone Jr. Hometown: Dunmore Favorite Weekender feature: Music on the Menu Favorite bar/restaurant: Carl Von Ludgers What are you passionate about? Music. Who do you admire? John Lennon What’s something most people don’t know about you? The reason I came to Scranton. Are you a dog person or a cat person? […]

Cinema explores themes of aging while trying to stay relevant

Cinema explores themes of aging while trying to stay relevant

Ben Stiller used to pride himself on his cutting-edge taste in music. But then he got married and had two kids and found himself with less time to stay tuned to what was hip and hot. “I feel like having kids was the first time for me when I realized I had to not think […]