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Up Close: Michael Snopkowski

Up Close: Michael Snopkowski

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH ALAN K. STOUT Michael Snopkowski is the owner and operator of 12 Inc. Venue Services, a full-service professional sound and lighting company. Snopkowsk is a graduate of Pittston Area High School and founded his company in 2010. He lives in...
Sounds: Top 10 of 2016

Sounds: Top 10 of 2016

THE TOP TEN We’re back in the New Year, wrapping up our look at 2016’s 20 best albums. And now, THE TOP TEN. 10. DEERHOOF — “The Magic” (June) Avante-rockers Deerhoof played it straight (about as straight as they can play it anyway) and delivered a wildly spontaneous...
Liquid: Jan. 5, 2017

Liquid: Jan. 5, 2017

Soaking Up the Suds with James Crane Happy New Year, everyone! I’m sure you’re knee-deep in resolutions to make a better you. I’m all for it. Run that marathon. Eat better. Learn krav maga. Kick all the ass and take all the names. Go ahead and be that best possible...
Festive Farewell: Ten ways to say goodbye to 2016

Festive Farewell: Ten ways to say goodbye to 2016

Partygoers who haven’t quite decided on New Year’s Eve plans didn’t drop the ball yet. There are dozens of parties, dinners and concerts happening in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region. Here are a few suggestions to get your plans started. Get ready to moonwalk Beat it...
Up Close: Tim Meyers

Up Close: Tim Meyers

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH ALAN K. STOUT Tim Meyers is the brewery manager at the ShawneeCraft Brewing Co., Shawnee On Delaware. Meyers is a native of New Jersey, but he has lived in NEPA since seventh grade. He grew up in Archbald and is a graduate of Valley View...
North East Skate Crew marks 20 years with film

North East Skate Crew marks 20 years with film

When T.C. Harding, Brent Postupak and Jason Pearce created North East Skate Crew in 1996, Postupak chose purple as its color. In celebration of the group’s 20th anniversary, Harding went back to its roots to co-produce the skate crew’s latest film, “Purple.” “It has...
Sounds – Dec. 29, 2016

Sounds – Dec. 29, 2016

THE BEST OF 2016 As 2017 inches ever so closer, it’s time to look back and count down the 20 albums that mattered most over the past 12 months. 20. THE LONDON SUEDE — “Night Thoughts” (January) The Britpop legends continued the comeback that started with 2013’s...