Fab 5 – December 14, 2017

1. A Musical Celebration of Christmas Head to Clark Summit University, 538 Venard Road, South Abington Twp., for “A Musical Celebration of Christmas” this weekend in its historic Murphy Memorial Library. Presented by the university’s Department of Music, the Christmas...
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Bassist joins multi-instrumentalist for Kirby Center show

Keller Williams often performs as a one-man jam band, looping multiple instrumental segments during live performances. But when the songwriter plays F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, he’ll sing a different tune. “I’m very proud and so excited to...
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Sounds – December 7, 2017

GRIZZLY BEAR — ‘Painted Ruins’  THE GOOD: Brooklyn indie rock outfit Grizzly Bear returns with its fifth album (and first in five years). THE BAD: Just like the band’s previous sets, “Ruins” won’t grab hold immediately. You must give the record a few spins, pick...
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Annual Festival of Trees embraces 1920s theme

Annual Festival of Trees embraces 1920s theme

Branch out into the holidays with an exhibit that promises to be the bee’s knees. The annual Festival of Trees exhibit kicks off this weekend with a Roaring ’20s theme, and people and groups from across the region decorated or created from scratch Christmas trees...

Stunt performers to heat up arena in ice-racing show

Stunt performers to heat up arena in ice-racing show

Bikes rocket around the track with sharp, studded tires, reaching 60 mph in less than three seconds — on ice. International Championship Events World Championship Ice Racing slides into Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp., on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30...

Fab 5 – December 7, 2017

Fab 5 – December 7, 2017

1. Live Nativity of the Abingtons More than two decades of tradition continue with the return of the annual Live Nativity of the Abingtons. The reenactment of the birth of Jesus takes place Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9, at 6 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 10,...

Up Close & Personal – Jessica Colvin

Up Close & Personal – Jessica Colvin

Jessica Colvin owns and operates Pure Suds Co. in Clarks Summit. The business, which opened in 2009, offers fine, handmade body goods, specialty bathing items and pure ingredients. Colvin is a native of Ransom Twp. and is a graduate of Abington Heights High School....