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South Side Bandits to greet Parade Day in Scranton with solidified lineup

South Side Bandits to greet Parade Day in Scranton with solidified lineup

Beyond the decorated procession and ritual celebration of Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Parade, local artists bring live entertainment to parade patrons throughout venues in the Electric City. With a solidified lineup that includes veteran drummer Bill Lieback, South Side Bandits is poised to be part of an all-day music event that will take place from 9 […]

Movie ‘The Irishman’ to tell tale of Russell Bufalino and alleged Hoffa hit

Movie ‘The Irishman’ to tell tale of Russell Bufalino and alleged Hoffa hit

Netflix is getting involved with “The Irishman,” the proposed movie based on Charles Brandt’s chilling book about the late Russell Bufalino reportedly ordering a mob hit on Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa. Entertainment industry reports last week said Netflix acquired the rights to the movie, which will be directed by Martin Scorsese and star Robert DeNiro. […]

The Rat Pack takes stage in Scranton

The Rat Pack takes stage in Scranton

Are you a die hard Rat Pack fan who may have never had the chance to see them perform live? Did you see them live and wish you could relive that magical evening? The Rat Pack tribute group has performed around the world and JZ Tours, a Scranton based tour company, is bringing the tribute […]

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Brad Paisley brought his Life Amplified world tour to the Mohegan Sun Arena Feb. 16. Special guests Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell helped Paisley keep the arena crowd entertained throughout the evening with guitar-centric country music. http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-17.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-19.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-20.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-21.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-22.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-23.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-1.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-2.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-3.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-4.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-5.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-6.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-7.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-8.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-9.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-10.jpg […]

The NEPA Creative Series: Old-fashioned art gets new lease on life with Christine Medley

The NEPA Creative Series: Old-fashioned art gets new lease on life with Christine Medley

It’s not everyday you think of letterpressing, so for this week’s The NEPA Creative Series, CoalCreative shines some light on an individual who is extremely passionate about this old-fashioned printing technique. Letterpressing is an art many people do not even realize it is still an option when looking to create unique stationery, business cards, wedding […]

Wilkes-Barre photographer Katie Senunas to show landscapes at King’s College

Wilkes-Barre photographer Katie Senunas to show landscapes at King’s College

WILKES-BARRE — Katie Senunas wants people who view her photographs to see what she has seen. Senunas, 24, of Wilkes-Barre, will showcase her photographs of landscapes and nature scenes from Feb. 27 through March 24 in an exhibition titled Through My Eyes in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. A 2014 King’s graduate, Senunas began […]

ZZ Top poised to record full-length live album and continue touring

ZZ Top poised to record full-length live album and continue touring

Last fall, ZZ Top fans got the chance to enjoy something the group has rarely done in a career that now stretches more than 40 years – a live album. Called “Live – Greatest Hits From Around The Globe,” the album features concert performances of 15 of the best known songs from across the career […]

CoalCreative helps NEPA spotlight local creatives

CoalCreative helps NEPA spotlight local creatives

This year, CoalCreative wanted to find a way to bring light to the incredible, creative people we have living right here in our region. The team at CoalCreative believes creativity is a broad term that cannot be easily confined within the walls of one simple definition. With that being said, the local start up company […]

Wilkes University brings ‘Charlie Brown’ to Wilkes-Barre stage

Wilkes University brings ‘Charlie Brown’ to Wilkes-Barre stage

WILKES-BARRE — Lucy coaxes and cajoles and promises not to say a word, until Charlie Brown finally confides his secret wish: “I’d like to be called ‘Flash.’” “Hey, listen to this,” she shouts, running off to tell the first people she sees. Good grief! Argh! We know what it feels like because, after all, didn’t […]

Up-and-coming Chase Bryant to open for Brad Paisley

Up-and-coming Chase Bryant to open for Brad Paisley

WILKES-BARRE — On Feb. 16, country star Brad Paisley will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Opening for Paisley is up-and-coming musician Chase Bryant. Bryant comes to the country scene from an impressive musical legacy. His grandfather played piano for Roy Orbison and Waylon Jennings, and his uncles co-founded the band Ricochet. […]