Son of a nutcracker ‘Elf: The Musical’ jingles all the way into Scranton

The national tour of a Broadway musical looks to spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear. Based on the hit Will Ferrell film of the same name, “Elf: The Musical” sweeps into Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., for a...

Boote Family Benefit to raise money for arts scholarship

When tragedy strikes, it can be difficult to find a silver lining. But a local group of arts promoters determined to help a friend in need believe that finding a light in the dark is possible. The Boote Family Benefit slated for Sunday, Nov. 11, at River Street Jazz...

Giving back in gratitude – God Box’ show to raise money for local hospice

Grief can be the mother of all emotions. Ever since her mom died suddenly in 2006, Mary Lou Quinlan’s journey to acceptance pinballed between humor and pain before finally landing at release. Quinlan shared this emotional odyssey in her best-selling book, “The God...

Wanda Sykes postpones Wilkes-Barre show

UPDATE WILKES-BARRE — Comedian Wanda Sykes postponed her Nov. 1 show at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Citing a scheduling conflict, Sykes rescheduled the show for 8 p.m., Sat., April 6,. Tickets will be honored for the new date, or refunds will be...
Concerts – November 8, 2018

Concerts – November 8, 2018

F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: 570-826-1100 The National Reserve and MiZ, Thursday, Nov. 8 Tommy James and the Shondells, Saturday, Nov. 10 Jo Koy, Sunday, Sunday, Nov. 11 Petula Clark, Wednesday, Nov. 14 Todd Snider, Friday, Nov. 16 The Fast Lane — Eagles...

Nightlife – November 8, 2018

Nightlife – November 8, 2018

Thursday, Nov. 8 Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Trivia Night Bartolai Winery, Route 92 and Coolidge Avenue, Falls: Open mic with Big Al and Billy Edwards Boulder View Tavern, 123 Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony: Strawberry Jam Chacko’s Memory Lane...

Up Close & Personal – Ed Cuozzo

Up Close & Personal – Ed Cuozzo

Ed Cuozzo is the guitarist and vocalist of University Drive. He has been a member of several bands over the years and also performs as a solo musician. He is self-employed as a construction worker and lives in Throop. Meet Ed Cuozzo... Q: What is your music...

Sounds – November 1, 2018

Sounds – November 1, 2018

Nine Inch Nails shines as Gorillaz, Orbital serve tepid sequels Nine Inch Nails — ‘Bad Witch’ THE GOOD: Nine Inch Nails’ ninth finds mastermind Trent Reznor taking some serious musical chances. THE BAD: Six tracks in 30 minutes blurs the lines between EP and LP. Or...