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Mostly Opera to present ‘The Ghosts of Tin Pan Alley’ dinner theater Oct. 28

SCRANTON — Three “ghosts” are preparing to “haunt” the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 28. But there is no need to worry; they are of the friendly — and musical — persuasion. Actors Larry Vojtko, David Spitzer and Connor McGuigan will portray the ghosts of 1920s American composers George […]

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Dietrich Theater’s October Open Mic Night to feature Vocal Accord

TUNKHANNOCK — Vocal Accord, a local quartet, will be the headliner at this month’s Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 in the Dietrich Theater’s Peg Fassett Performance Studio. The quartet includes a mix of experienced and novice talent. Tenor Raleigh Bloch earned two bronze medals at the international competition level in 2004 […]

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Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Oct. 18, 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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Judy Garland program comes to the Dietrich Theater

TUNKHANNOCK — A journey back in movie history will come to the Dietrich Theater at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22. “Judy Garland and the Hollywood Musical” explores Judy Garland’s contribution to American film from the Depression to the Cold War. With a variety of film clips from “The Wizard of Oz,” “Babes in Arms,” “Girl […]

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More Than Movies: Silence observed

I have been noting lately we have so few opportunities to observe silence in our lives. This is so dramatically illustrated in our art classes, because art classes are times when silence sometimes reigns, silence while creating an art project, especially as it is planned and conceived. As Dietrich Theater art teacher Amy Colley says, […]

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Dietrich Movie Mania for week of Oct. 18, 2017

This week’s question: What new movie at the Dietrich will remind you of another classic ending with “Day?” Last week’s answer: Officer K. Last week’s winner: Charles Fretti, of Springville. http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_AJ_Dietrich_Mania_BW-Copy-2.jpg

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Dancing with NEPA Stars Gala to highlight holistic health

LAPLUME — The second annual Holistic Health for Everyone (HHFE) Dancing With the Stars of NEPA Benefit will take place Sunday, Nov. 19 in the Brooks Theater at Keystone College. The public is invited to enjoy a night of dancing and a buffet that includes vegan and gluten-free foods in support of HHFE initiatives. Dancing […]

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Keystone College to host fall concert Sunday, Oct. 29

LA PLUME — Performance Music at Keystone College will host the fall concert, “To Wonder…Naturally” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 in The Theatre at Brooks on campus. Groups to be featured include the Keystone College Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, The Chorale at Keystone, Keystone Voices and the Chamber Singers. The one-hour, family friendly event […]

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Kala School of Indian Classical Dance to present program Oct. 28 in Scranton

CLARKS SUMMIT — Kala School of Indian Classical Dance will present “Ancient Legacies Modern Lands – Erasing Borders” from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 in Shapland Hall at the Scranton Cultural Center. Kala School was established in 1995 in Clarks Summit and has been training students in Indian classical dance for the past […]

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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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