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Art of the Week: ‘Moosehead’ by Justin Coggin

Art of the Week: ‘Moosehead’ by Justin Coggin

“Moosehead” Materials: Digital painting created with ArtRage 4 Created by: Justin Coggin Location: Wyoming About the artist: I’ve been an art enthusiast and practitioner my whole life. I enjoy using a variety of mediums. My favorite subjects are comics and surrealist abstraction if that’s even a thing. If it’s not, I made it up, and […]

Kingston rockers SUZE to perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Kingston rockers SUZE to perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Funk-infused Kingston rock band SUZE will celebrate its 10-year anniversary at the F.M. Kirby Center this spring. “A Decade of SUZE” will honor the band’s anniversary through a performance at 8 p.m. May 12 at the downtown theater, 71 Public Square, as part of the Chandelier Lobby series. SUZE has released two studio […]

Art of the Week: ‘Take Me With You’ by Kyle Leslie

Art of the Week: ‘Take Me With You’ by Kyle Leslie

“Take me with you” Materials: Sharpie on paper Created by: Kyle Leslie Location: Harveys Lake About the artist: I was born in Estes Park Colo., and moved all over the country. I ended up in Pennsylvania when I was 12. I’ve been drawing since I can remember. I used to get in a lot of […]

Art of the Week: ‘Mosaic wine bottle lights’ by Jenna Kapral

Art of the Week: ‘Mosaic wine bottle lights’ by Jenna Kapral

“Mosaic wine bottle lights” Materials: Glass bottles, stained glass and Christmas lights Created by: Jenna Kapral Location: Harveys Lake About the artist: I make mosaic wine and liquor bottle lights. I sell them on Etsy and at Earth and Wears in Dallas. I use stained glass to make a mosaic over the wine or liquor […]

Our furry friends

Our furry friends

Name: Casey Breed: Weim Owner: Dave and Chrissy Antal Hometown: Pittston http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_pet020117.jpg

Art of the Week: ‘In Death We Bloom’ by Alicia Riggsbee

Art of the Week: ‘In Death We Bloom’ by Alicia Riggsbee

“In Death We Bloom” Materials: acrylic on canvas Created by: Alicia Riggsbee Location: Wilkes-Barre About the artist: I have been living with depression and anxiety for a while and art has been a huge outlet for me over the past few years. My usual approach is using vibrant colors and rough brush strokes to transfer […]

Our furry friends

Our furry friends

Name: Isis Breed: long hair Owner: Jessica and Anthony Hometown: Nanticoke Name: Isis Breed: long hair Owner: Jessica and Anthony Hometown: Nanticoke http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_pet012517-1.jpgName: Isis Breed: long hair Owner: Jessica and Anthony Hometown: Nanticoke

‘Monty Python’s’ John Cleese answers questions at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

‘Monty Python’s’ John Cleese answers questions at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow? The question isn’t just bar room trivia, it’s also a famous line from the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” John Cleese, the multifaceted entertainer and co-founder of the Monty Python comedy troupe, plans to divulge the swallow’s secrets – and maybe […]

Dietrich Theater and Kitson Arts Alliance team up for rock and roll event

Dietrich Theater and Kitson Arts Alliance team up for rock and roll event

TUNKHANNOCK — Neil Young may have been right — rock ‘n’ roll may never die — but the artists who create it eventually do. Those musicians, living and dead, have inspired a new multi-disciplinary event at the Dietrich Theater called “Rock and Roll in Art & Music,” held from 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 29, […]

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