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‘Annie’ coming to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre Feb. 23

‘Annie’ coming to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre Feb. 23

WILKES-BARRE — The Tony Award-winning musical “Annie” is coming to the Wyoming Valley on its U.S. national tour. The celebrated production, which has a book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin, will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square. The […]

Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend

Pop-Up Pop Art. Free! Artist Elaine D. Walton has created a series of canvas pieces depicting pop culture icons and her work will be on display (and for sale) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 20 at Rodano’s, 53 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Walton will be on-hand to answer questions about her work. Admission is […]

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 […]

The Prenuptial Project: My wedding diet needs some help

The Prenuptial Project: My wedding diet needs some help

Every Jan. 1, people around the world tell themselves they’re going to get in shape. “New year, new me” is a saying thrown around a lot. From crash dieting to hitting the gym 14 times a week, we’re all going to do whatever it takes to look our best this year, right? But what happens […]

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 […]

Affordable things to do in the Pocono region this weekend

An Evening at the Hop. $15 for the show. $38 for dinner and the show. An evening of music with Joey & the T-Birds begins at 8 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stoudsburg. Joey & the T-Birds have toured the tri-state area for the past 30 years and have shared […]

Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen to play tribute to Steve Ray Vaughan

Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen to play tribute to Steve Ray Vaughan

PLAINS TWP. — With their penchant for guitar driven, often heavy blues, the trio of Dustin Douglas, Matt Gabriel and Tom Smallcomb, aka Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen, can draw comparisons to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble in the band’s heyday as a power trio. On Jan. 21, the Wilkes-Barre-based three-piece will showcase […]

Art of the Week: ‘An Owl’s Nightmare’ by Kelsey Shaffer

Art of the Week: ‘An Owl’s Nightmare’ by Kelsey Shaffer

“An Owl’s Nightmare” Materials: acrylic on canvas Created by: Kelsey Shaffer Location: Larksville About the artist: Painting is one of my favorite hobbies. I spend most of my spare time finding different things to paint and once I start each new painting, I don’t stop until I finish the whole thing, even if it takes […]

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