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Up Close: Vanessa Vergnetti Thomas

See Vanessa Thomas at the 9th annual NEPA Natural USBF Competition which takes place Oct. 25 at Old Forge High School, 300 Marlon St., Old Forge. For more information, visit nepanatural.com. Photos by Tom Bonomo.     Up Close & Personal: Meet Vanessa...

Screens: Oct. 9, 2014

Opening this Week   The Judge Robert Downey, Jr., Robert Duvall Following the blockbuster success of Iron Man 3 in 2013, Marvel Studios announced that Robert Downey, Jr. officially signed on to return as superhero Tony Stark in The Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1,...

Liquid: Oct. 9, 2014

Soaking Up the Suds with James Crane Lets talk about that magical wizard that lives inside every beer — yeast. Yeast takes the sugar that exists in a liquid and turns it into alcohol. It’s a divine sort of alchemy that has resulted in every brew you’ve ever had. These...

Enter the Dralion

Cirque du Soleil Comes to The 570   After 15 years performing around the world, Dralion makes its finale curtain call in January 2015. Wilkes Barre has its final opportunity to experience this Cirque du Soleil production from Wednesday, Oct. 15, to Sunday, Oct....

Headphones: Oct. 9, 2014

Assorted Declarations from Editor Tom Graham   Conference Time The inaugural Electric City Music Conference takes place this weekend at multiple venues in Scranton, as well as Olyphant’s Thirst T’s Bar and Grill. The conference kicks off Friday, Oct. 10 at the V...

Sounds: Oct. 9, 2014

LOVING COUPLES   JJ — V THE GOOD: Swedish duo JJ is back with a more ambitious third album. THE BAD: Nope. THE NITTY GRITTY: These two (producer/instrumentalist Joakim Benon and vocalist Elin Kastlander) feel like a modern indie folk act upon first listen. Their...

Concerts in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

CONCERTS   F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: (570) 826-1100 The Wailers, Oct. 10 Slapstick Sonata, Oct. 24 Badlands — A Tribute to the Music of Bruce Springsteen, Oct. 25 Umphrey’s McGee, Oct. 30 DooWop Spectacular, Vol. 7, Nov. 1 360 All Stars, Nov....

Live Music in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

Black Tie Stereo plays The Keys in Scranton on Sunday, Oct. 12 at approximately 9 p.m. as part of the Electric City Music Conference. For the full schedule, visit electriccitymusicconference.com. Clubs Thursday, Oct. 9 Bar on Oak, Pittston —The Tones Breakers @...

Bookmarks: Oct. 2, 2014

Autumn is upon us, folks, which means that many of us are gobbling up or slurping down anything with the word “pumpkin” attached to it. We’re getting our sweaters and scarves out of storage, we’re booking it back to school, we’re planning Halloween parties (group...

The Artists’ Studio: Oct. 2, 1014

Sublimity 45   Not unlike a text that constantly reveals new messages and layers of meaning with each reading, visual artists will often find a subject of their fixation revealing itself in new ways each time it is painted.   Leigh Pawling has painted...

Time for Wine

The 2014 PA Wine Land Festival uncorks at Montage Mountain this Saturday   The deep burgundy, crisp yellow and bright orange of the falling leaves will mirror the tasty reds and whites in glasses at the PA Wine Land Festival this Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Pavilion...

BLACK SKIES ON THE WAY

Dustin Douglas celebrates new CD with a special release concert in the 570.   Singer/songwriter/guitarist Dustin Douglas is no stranger to the local music scene. After years of playing in the successful power trio Lemongelli, Douglas moved on to play numerous...

Around Town

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