Anthracite Opera Company to present ‘Here’s to Love!’ Nov. 5 in Scranton

SCRANTON — The Anthracite Opera Company will present “Here’s to Love!”, a show featuring classic love melodies from Opera to Broadway, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1000 Taylor Ave. The musical performance is directed by Anthracite founder, Gary Richards. The singers include professionals: Ann Marie Dippre, Barbara Nowicki and […]

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Dietrich Movie Mania for week of Oct. 11, 2017

This week’s question: What character does Ryan Gosling play in “Blade Runner 2049?” Last week’s answer: 1982. Last week’s winner: Pat Gyuraki, of Dalton. http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_AJ_Dietrich_Mania_BW-Copy-1.jpg

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Clarks Summit University Theatre Department to present ‘Emma’ Oct. 26-28

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Clarks Summit University’s (CSU) Theatre Department will bring “Emma,” the beloved Jane Austen novel, to the university’s main stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28. General admission tickets are $8 and may be purchased online at ClarksSummitU.edu/events or in person at the on-campus box office from 3 to 5 p.m. weekdays. Children […]

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More Than Movies: Stories take center stage at the Dietrich Theater

A Lake Carey story and a Harding story – our exhibits often tell wonderful stories. The newly installed Heritage Quilts exhibit, on display through Nov. 15, tells two stories of the special quilting tradition in our area, the story of two special families. Robert Fellows, of Lake Carey, is sharing the quilts and memorabilia of […]

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Two Clarks Summit residents to star in production of ‘The Odd Couple’

SCRANTON — Two Clarks Summit residents will return as co-stars to the Actors Circle stage in the theater group’s production of “The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon, to open Thursday, Oct. 19. And the show’s director, Factoryville resident Cathy Rist Strauch, couldn’t be more pleased with the casting. Tom Malone and David Hunisch, who recently […]

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Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Oct. 11, 2017

VISUAL ARTS & PERFORMING ARTS 2017 Marywood Faculty Biennial exhibit, Now through Nov. 19 in Marywood University’s Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts. This multimedia exhibition of current work by Marywood University’s Department of Visual Arts faculty showcases a diverse range of styles, mediums, and techniques of more than 30 artists/educators. A gallery talk […]

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Award-winning filmmaker’s documentary among NEPA FILM Festival’s offerings

WAVERLY TWP. — The Waverly Community House announced “The Messengers,” a film by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lucian Perkins, is among those being shown at this year’s NEPA Film Festival. An independent photographer and filmmaker based in Washington, D.C., Perkins’ focus on documenting human-interest stories encompasses daily life and social issues in the United States, […]

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Dietrich Theater class combines technology, arts

TUNKHANNOCK — Animation, drawing and film making are all taught in the upcoming free nine-day class series for 9-14 year olds, offered at the Dietrich Theater from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 12 to Dec. 14. Jessie Troisi, of Box of Light Studio, teaches the three-part residency covering film making for a Diversity and […]

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Waverly Community House to offer creative writing classes for children

WAVERLY TWP. — The Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, is offering a new “Exploring Creative Writing” class for children. The classes, with instructor Julie Klee, will explore weekly autumn themes and teach children to develop their writing skills through creative writing exercises. The Monday classes are open to children in grades five through […]

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Waverly Community House to offer drawing workshops for adults

WAVERLY TWP. — As a complement to its many art classes for children, the Waverly Community House (Comm), 1115 N. Abington Road, will offer workshops this fall to give adults the opportunity to learn basic drawing skills with instructor Merissa Garrison, director of the Small Works Gallery at the Comm. The “Basic Drawing for Beginners” […]

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