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Jewish Food Festival

Food, Funny and Jewish Bluegrass The Jewish Food Festival finds a home at Nay Aug Park   The Jewish Food Festival will be held outdoors for the first time, on Sunday, July 13. The air in Nay Aug Park, Scranton will tease your nose with the savory aromas of corned...

Headphones

HEADPHONES Assorted Declarations from Editor Tom Graham   Zappa on Zappa Two years after making his Wilkes-Barre debut, Dweezil Zappa will return to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, July 11 at 8 p.m. As a composer, singer-songwriter,...

Sounds

IT’S LOUD IN HERE CLOUD NOTHINGS — Here and Nowhere Else THE GOOD: Cleveland indie rockers Cloud Nothings improve on their fourth. THE BAD: No. THE NITTY GRITTY: Dylan Baldi and his crew further distance themselves from the humble beginnings of what was essentially...

Screens

Opening This Week   Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Gary Oldman, Keri Russell Those damn dirty apes are at it again! After 1968’s Planet of the Apes went, well, ape at the box office, it spawned four sequels (Beneath the …, Escape from …, Conquest of… and Battle...

Liquid

Soaking Up the Suds with James Crane   Victory Brewing Company has been one of my favorite breweries almost as long as I’ve been drinking. Located about 45 minutes outside of Philadelphia, this 100,000 square foot brewery is best known for their Hop Devil, a...

Gasoline

Make: Audi Model: R8 Coupe Year: 2011 Owner: Josh Bohanon Specs: Ibis White, 4.2 V8 quattro, 6 speed manual, black leather interior, piano black accents and Titanium 19-inch...

20 Warped Years

  Vans Warped Tour Returns to the Pavilion at Montage Mountain   Vans Warped Tour 2014 is celebrating 20 years the only way it knows how — by enjoying yet another cross-country trek and delivering a diverse dose of wild acts to music lovers. The world-famous...

Screens: July 3, 2014

OPENING THIS WEEK Tammy Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon As reported in a Variety cover story last week, comedienne Melissa McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcone have six projects lined up for production the near future. Through their company, On the Day, they’re...

the artists’ studio: declare it yourself

Above: One of The Vintage social media/outreach interns, Kyle Holland.   The Vintage celebrates community art manifestos this First Friday   “The word, the word, the word outside your domain, your stuffiness, this laughable impotence, your stupendous...

CURTAIN CALL: Six Days of Twelfth Night

Above, from left: Leah Gabriel as Viola/Cesario, Lee Minora as Olivia, and Conor McGuigan as Malvolio in Scranton Shakespeare Festival’s production of Twelfth Night running July 11-13 and 18-20 in Nay Aug Park under the direction of Adam Fitzgerald. All shows begin at...

Sounds: Lady Survivors part two

LILY ALLEN — Sheezus THE GOOD: British indie bad girl Lily Allen is back after a five-year hiatus. THE BAD: Too many shifts in direction and changes in attitude. THE NITTY GRITTY: What made Allen’s first two albums so enjoyable was their musical diversity and sense of...

Up Close & Personal: Katie Kelly

Charming Outer Folk   Katie Kelly is a charming musician based in Wilkes-Barre. Her band, Katie Kelly and the Charming Beards, specialize in a unique blend of folk, rock, jazz, cabaret, bluegrass, psychedelia and hip-hop they like to call “Outer Folk,” and they...

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