Country star Martina McBride adds 2017 Wilkes-Barre date

WILKES-BARRE — Martina McBride has extended her current tour into the first half of 2017, and a March 11 engagement at F.M. Kirby Center is among the country star’s newest dates. Her newest album, “Reckless,” was released earlier this year and debuted at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. McBride, along with special […]

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Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy are coming to Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Jeff Foxworthy’s comedy has opened the doors to sitcoms, Grammy nominations, game show hosting and more, but early next year the foremost expert on if you might be a redneck is returning to the stage with the sleeveless one himself, Larry the Cable Guy. Foxworthy and Larry will perform at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Country artist Kelsey Waldon comes to Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Center with Girls, Guns and Glory

WILKES-BARRE — Kelsey Waldon is a different voice from a different place. The Monkeys Eyebrow, Ky. native’s approach to roots country is at once a callback to the artists who inspired her and a modern evolution of the genre. The singer/songwriter will bring her live show to the F.M. Kirby Center For the Performing Arts […]

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Ryan Ashley Malarkey competes for chance to be on ‘Ink Master’ finale

WILKES-BARRE — Only one taped episode of Spike TV’s “Ink Master” remains before fans of the hit reality series find out which three artists advance to the live Dec. 6 finale. For now, Shavertown tattooer Ryan Ashley Malarkey remains. Malarkey faces off against renowned artists Gian Karl Cruz, Nate Beavers and Kelly Doty at 10 […]

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The Wizards of Winter brings holiday magic to Scranton’s Lackawanna College

SCRANTON — Holiday magic becomes tangible in different ways — parties, decorations, dinners, and gifts — but for families that prefer magic of the musical variety, there’s the holiday-themed progressive rock act The Wizards of Winter. At 8 p.m. Dec. 3, The Wizards of Winter will perform at Scranton’s The Theater at Lackawanna College. The […]

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Nephew in Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ is ordered released from prison

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man whose homicide conviction was overturned in a case profiled in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” could be celebrating Thanksgiving at home with his family in Wisconsin after a judge Monday ordered him released from federal prison. Brendan Dassey’s release was ordered by U.S. Magistrate Judge William Duffin even […]

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Milky Chance, K. Flay headline Fuzz 92.1’s Nutcracker Ball

WILKES-BARRE — The time for sugarplums and carolers is upon us, and with it comes a budding Northeastern Pennsylvania tradition: Fuzz 92.1’s Annual Nutcracker Ball. German “folktronica” group Milky Chance will headline the 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 event with support from hip hop artist K. Flay and New York folk rock duo Lewis Del Mar. […]

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Cider Painters of America show miniatures at Kingston’s Mainstreet Galleries

KINGSTON — For these painters, it’s not about the size of the canvas — it’s about what they do with it. The Dallas-based Cider Painters of America organization paints — on canvases no larger than 3 inches by 5 inches — landscapes, still lifes and more, all the size of a note card. Its 2016 […]

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The Wizards of Winter enchant Scranton’s Theater at Lackawanna College

SCRANTON — Progressive yuletide rock act The Wizards of Winter will bring its modern interpretation of holiday music to Scranton’s The Theater at Lackawanna College Dec. 3. This year, the band has added former Ted Nugent bassist/vocalist Greg Smith and former Trans Siberian-Orchestra vocalist Peter Shaw to their lineup. They join former TSO members already […]

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Scranton’s revived Leonard Theater shocks Electric City arts scene to life

SCRANTON — An old Electric City theater has been revived, and it’s looking to give a shock to Scranton’s performing arts scene. After renovations on Leonard Theater’s 335 Adams Ave., location started in 2014, it was only a matter of time before the former vaudeville venue reopened its doors to the public. A Halloween party […]

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