Dean Ford & the Beautiful Ones bring Prince tribute to River Street Jazz Cafe

WILKES-BARRE — For a musician who grew up loving pop, it took Dean Ford a while to find Prince. But once he did, he was hooked. Dean Ford & the Beautiful Ones will perform their tribute to the late funk-pop icon at 9 p.m. May 13 at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains Township. […]

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‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ stars to perform at Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — A night of entertainment hosted by a local healthcare organization and featuring two internationally celebrated improvisational comedians will demonstrate that humor can be healing. Geisinger Health will present Laughter is the Best Medicine on May 11 at the F.M. Kirby Center. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” fame […]

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St. Louis artist Lyndon Barrois Jr. shows at Wilkes’ Sordoni Art Gallery

Lyndon Barrois Jr.’s work raises questions about what is attractive to the eye, but beyond the explicit aesthetic is an examination of the American social construct. Barrois’ sculptural installation, “Of Color” is open now through May 21 at Wilkes University’s Sordoni Art Gallery. His mixed-media pieces incorporate plywood, toner cartridge boxes and half-toned fashion images […]

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New Spike TV special to feature Shavertown Ink Master Ryan Ashley Malarkey

Spike TV has announced a new one-hour special featuring the Wyoming Valley’s resident Ink Master Ryan Ashley Malarkey. Malarkey, of Shavertown, will star alongside fellow female ‘Ink Master’ competitors Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson and Gia Rose on “Ink Master Angels,” which is slated to debut later this year. According to a press release from Spike […]

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Cabinet works on new record, readies for Susquehanna Breakdown in Scranton

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton based Americana outfit Cabinet is greeting 2017 by getting to work. The peddlers of Pennsylvania bluegrass have already hit the studio in the new year to work on their latest record, and they’ve announced the fifth annual Susquehanna Breakdown music festival for May 19 and 20 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. […]

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Blackberry Smoke slated to play Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center June 23

WILKES-BARRE — Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke took the main stage by storm at the 2016 Peach Music Festival, and the band is poised to return to Northeastern Pennsylvania for a theater performance. Blackberry Smoke will perform at 8 p.m. June 23 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square. The Atlanta-based quintet brings a fresh, […]

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Dance Theatre of Wilkes-Barre to celebrate 10th anniversary at Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Dance Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will hold a local celebrity dance competition for charity at 7 p.m. April 6 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square. Emceed by special guest state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre, the event, titled 10 Years of Excellence — A Celebration of […]

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‘No loud booms! bams! or pows!’ rule thrown out at Scranton’s Everhart Museum

SCRANTON — It’s a bird … It’s a plane … It’s the upcoming superhero-themed exhibit at Scranton’s Everhart Museum! Superman, Batman, Robin and a number of other comic-born characters are featured in “Here I Come to Save the Day! The Science, Culture & Art of Superheroes,” a new exhibit in the museum’s Maslow Galleries. Everhart […]

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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, jokes are told and people laugh. Foxworthy is a man of many professions — sitcom star, game show host, author, voice actor — but stand-up comedy remains closest to his heart. That, and his desire to be a cowboy. “I love doing […]

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Misericordia University in Dallas hosts week-long celebration of MLK

DALLAS — At Misericordia University, Martin Luther King Day lasts all week. Starting Jan. 16, the university will celebrate the African American civil rights leader with performances, screenings, panels and more during a week-long series of events. King will even be in attendance himself — as one of the main characters in “The Meeting,” a […]

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