Arts & Entertainment
Featured in the new and yet-to-be-named art gallery at the Dietrich Theater are photos of wild mustangs of the Outer Banks of North Carolina, captured by Coralea Scranta of Tunkhannock. The exhibit can be viewed through March anytime movies are shown or by appointment. A...
Arts & Entertainment
How well do you know the streets where you live? The Abington Journal puts your powers of observation to the test with our “Pieces of the Abingtons” contest. Every other week within the paper, we'll feature a photograph of a landmark, architectural...
Believe it or not, we are less than a month away from the Dietrich's Spring 2014 Film Festival.
Are you ready for March? We are at the Dalton Community Library. We have our Spring lineup of programs ready to go. First up is our children's Storytime. After a great month of the Smart Starters program, we return to our regular children's Storytime to enjoy...
Whether one is interested in period-piece dramas, documentaries or films from around the world, the Dietrich Theater's Spring 2014 Film Festival will offer a vast selection of films for local movie goers to enjoy. The festival will run for fourteen days from...
VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTSKeystone College Faculty Exhibition, through March 9 at the Linder Gallery, Miller Library on campus.
Rose M. Wright, fiber artist, and Robert Anderson, writer and author, both of West Wyoming, will bring their visual and literary art to the Evans and the Sherwood Galleries of the Dietrich Theater in March and April with a reception for the public Friday, March 14 from 5...
The Arcadia Chorale (formerly the Robert Dale Chorale) will present the 29th Annual NEPA Bach Festival March 29 and 30, a celebration of the music of J. S. Bach and his contemporaries.
For six weeks, beginning Wednesday, March 5, the Waverly Community House (the Comm), 1115 North Abington Road, Waverly, will offer World Music Drumming therapy classes for children with special needs.
Marywood University's Music Department recently completed its work on a CD, “Meditations.” The recording is a celebration of spiritual music for violin and piano, featuring Sophie Till, M.M., clinical assistant professor of violin at Marywood...
“Education is the difference between life and death.” These are the words Suzanne Fisher Staples used to describe the importance of literacy in Afghanistan and Pakistan at our recent Wyoming County Reads discussion, and they still haunt me. Do you know the...
The Dietrich Theater is will present a theatrical performance to cure the winter blues Saturday, March 1 at 11 a.m.
Author, Jeanne Moran, of Nicholson, will share her personal journey in writing and publishing her novel “Risking Exposure,” Sunday, March 9 at the Dietrich Theater at 3 p.m.
VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS
The Abington Community Library is seeking hundreds of clean plastic bottle caps, all sizes (up to coffee can lid size) and colors for a 'novel' event coming to Clarks Summit in April.
Lakeland Junior-Senior High School and Lakeland Curtain Club will present its spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” Feb. 28 through March 2.
Contemporary Irish music group The Quietmen will continue a four-year St. Patrick's Day tradition of performing a free concert at Keystone College Thursday, March 6 at 7 p.m. The show, which is part of the college's Concerts and Lectures series, will be held...
The First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit hosted several events throughout the Ice Festival weekend, including live music, an art show, a juggling act and more.
Believe it or not, the library is more than just books. The library is a community gathering place. If you have been feeling cooped up all winter, a visit to the library may be just what you need. A safe and friendly environment, the library opens its doors to groups...
Last week, we started off our 10th year of Wyoming County Reads with fantastic discussions. Bill Chapla facilitated his first talk of the year at the Nicholson Methodist Church to a group of 15 participants and then met with 25 folks at the Tunkhannock Public Library for...
High school students interested in winning a scholarship to the Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Institute (PAI) musical theater program are invited to enter the Musical Theater Scholarship Competition.
Timmy Walsh, 11, and his nonprofit organization Camera For A Cure recently participated in the Marley's Mission Pre Gala Party at the Hilton Scranton.
Cultural Center to screen “Bride of the Monster” at Bad Movie Thursdays with Mystery Science Theater 3000 Feb. 20
This month's installment of Bad Movie Thursdays with Mystery Science Theater 3000 will feature “Bride of the Monster,” a film by Ed Wood. It tells the tale of a mad scientist (Bela Lugosi) and his bald, lumbering assistant (Tor Johnson) and their...
Steamtown National Historic Site will commemorate Black History Month with a new exhibit of images and reflections from the 1880's through 1960's, an era when a majority of American states enforced segregation through Jim Crow laws.
Dietrich Theater provides historic background of movie
The recently released movie “Monuments Men” tells the story of the civilian art experts who recovered artifacts that were stolen from private collections by the Nazis during World War II and returned them to their rightful owners. Not generally acknowledged...
What an amazing crowd came out to see Jeff Mitchell's recent hiking presentation at the Dietrich. Over 200 folks viewed his photos of the incredible vistas of our area. After seeing his presentation, I think I will make an effort to go to State Game Lands 57 and...
At his performance at the Clarks Summit Festival of Ice on Friday, Feb. 14, rhythm and lead guitarist of the Clarence Spady Band, Clarence Spady, said he and his band will try to accommodate everyone's taste in music when they take the stage at the Clarks Summit...
VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS
The Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, will end the month with an installment of Open Mic Night Friday, Feb. 28 featuring Poet Brian Fanelli.
According to Director Lou Bisignani, the Actors Cirle play, “Dracula,” will also be shown on Thursday, Feb. 13, in addition to Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. at the Providence Road, Scranton.