The W: Kirby Center 2013-2014 season, Froyo Mania, Crazy Chris’ Karaoke Contest, and WWE Live

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First Posted: 5/13/2013


…is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for the 2013-2014 season? You no longer have to wait to find out, because the lineup has been announced.

It’ll be another season with a little something for everyone, from headliners like Merle Haggard and Cesar Millan; Broadway shows like “American Idiot,” operas, family shows, and the Young People’s Theater Series; as well as offbeat performances such as famed Japanese drummers YAMATO.

As always, the Kirby Center is aiming to please with the acts it brings in.

“We agree with the YAMATO Drummers and just want to make the world a little more happy,” said marketing manager Anne Rodella.

For a complete list of events, visit


…is a perfect treat for a hot summer day? Find out when you stop in at Froyo Mania (10 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre).

There’ll be a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at 12:30 p.m. for the new business. Froyo Mania is a self-serve premium frozen yogurt shop that offers various choose-it-yourself toppings.

The ribbon-cutting is a part of Froyo’s grand opening celebration, which will take place today from noon to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The business will offer free samples, a 50 percent discount, a t-shirt giveaway for the first 25 customers, and hold a drawing for a chance to win an iPad mini.


…can you sing your heart out? Local Chris Concert, known in the country scene and for his website “In the Woodshed,” is raising money for a local charity yet again by holding “Crazy Chris’ Karaoke Contest 2013,” with proceeds from the event going to the Larksville Volunteer Fire Company.

Winners will receive a $500 cash prize, with the finals being held July 14 at the Larksville Bazaar at 6 p.m. For complete contest rules, visit


…should you work on you body slam? Because, this year, you’ve got only one shot to meet with some of wrestling’s greatest – the WWE Superstars.

WWE Live will come to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza (255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre) on July 7. Superstars scheduled to be there include Randy Orton, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, Cody Rhodes, AJ Lee, and many more.

Ticket prices range from $15 to $95 and go on sale May 18 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at the Pennstar Box Office at the arena, online at, at any Ticketmaster outlet, or charge by phone at 800.745.3000.