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Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Nov. 1, 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. Gallery hours are […]

8 Comments - 4:55 pm

The University of Scranton Players to present ‘Hannah and Martin’

SCFRANTON — The University of Scranton Players will present “Hannah and Martin” by Kate Fodor, directed by Jennifer Rhoads, Fridays through Sundays, Nov. 3-5 and Nov. 10-12. Performances begin at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Joseph M. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts on the […]

8 Comments - 12:22 pm

Dietrich Theater patron Harry Sweppenheiser has seen 1,050 movies

TUNKHANNOCK — 1,050 and counting. Harry Sweppenheiser, of Tunkhannock, has seen 1,050 movies at the Dietrich Theater since 2004. Not only has he seen the movies, but he has also recorded when he saw them. Sweppenheiser maintains that some people collect stamps, hub caps or other collectibles. “For me ,it is movies,” he said in […]

8 Comments - 11:36 am

Anthracite Opera Company presents ‘Here’s to Love!’ at St. Paul’s Church

SCRANTON — 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 is directed by Anthracite founder Gary Richards. Headlining singers include Erik Sparks, Ann Marie Dupre, Barbara Liberasky-Nowicki, and Gary […]

8 Comments - 11:33 am

Holy Cross High School to hold Second Annual Student Exhibit and Silent Art Auction

Holy Cross High School in Dunmore will hold its Second Annual First Friday Student Exhibit and Silent Art Auction from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at the Diocese of Scranton Pastoral Center, 330 Wyoming Ave., in conjunction with the First Friday Scranton activities, featuring local artists as well as the work of Holy […]

8 Comments - 11:31 am

Dietrich Theater to host two free showings of ‘We Were Soldiers’

TUNKHANNOCK — Just in time for Veterans Day, the film “We Were Soldiers” is coming to the Dietrich Theater at 1 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, with free showings sponsored by Post 457 Dennis Strong American Legion. This film was chosen for the Dietrich Film Favorites series to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the […]

8 Comments - 11:29 am

Man on the street: ‘What is your favorite food?’

“Hot dogs with ketchup or mustard.” Bella Foley Scranton “Vanilla ice cream.” Gavin White Clarks Summit Hot dogs with ketchup.” Aiden White Clarks Summit “Blueberries.” Michael Jenkins Scranton “Pizza with spinach.” Maeve Hourihane South Abington Twp. “Chocolate birthday cake.” Makenna Parsons Clarks Summit “Hot dogs with ketchup or mustard.” Bella Foley Scranton http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_MOS1-1.jpg “Hot dogs […]

8 Comments - 10:05 am

Little Sisters of the Poor to host Spirited Art fundraiser Nov. 17

SCRANTON — The Little Sisters of the Poor will host a Spirited Art party from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave. Spirited Art, a popular program for creative and non-creative types, provides people an opportunity to create paintings while sampling beverages and snacks, such as wine and […]

8 Comments - 10:02 am

Keystone Players to present fall play, ‘The 39 Steps,’ Nov. 2-5

LA PLUME — The Keystone Players will present their fall play production, “The 39 Steps,” adapted by Patrick Barlow. This outlandish comedy features a cast of Keystone College students and is directed by Rachel Luann Strayer. Performances will be held at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4 and 2 p.m. Nov. […]

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Clarks Green pocket library offers more opportunities to read

CLARKS GREEN — Borough residents now have easy access to reading materials. All they have to do is ‘take a book and leave a book’ inside the newly developed pocket library located next to the clock in the town’s pocket park on North Abington Road. The pocket library was built by Clarks Green Mayor William […]

8 Comments - 3:30 pm

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