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Things to do in Philadelphia this weekend

Things to do in Philadelphia this weekend

Philadelphia Folk Festival: The annual Philadelphia Folk Festival returns to Old Poole Farm (near Schwenksville, PA) for the 56th year. From Aug. 17 to 20, enjoy the longest running outdoor music festival in North America. The weekend features live music, activities for all-ages and workshops. The festival raises funds for the Philadelphia Folksong Society. For […]

Theater Listings: Aug. 16 to 22

Theater Listings: Aug. 16 to 22

THIS WEEK: Aug. 16 to 22 Hairspray Jr., the 50’s rock and roll musical with all roles portrayed by students ages 13 to 17, enrolled in a theater workship. At the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 19; 2 p.m. Aug. 20. $10. 570-283-2195. ONGOING PRODUCTIONS Obsession, the […]

Speak and See Listings: Aug. 16 to 22

Speak and See Listings: Aug. 16 to 22

This Week, Aug. 16 to 22 ONGOING EXHIBITS Through the Half Box Current Landscapes, Northeast Pennsylvania landscapes painted in oil, on site, by Gregory J. Pelly. Artworks Gallery & Studio, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, through Aug. 25. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointmet. Evolution, featuring work by […]

Theater Listings: Aug. 9 to 15

Theater Listings: Aug. 9 to 15

THIS WEEK: Aug. 9 to 15 Gypsy, the timeless story of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous Burlesque Striptease artist, based loosely on her memoirs. At the Pheonix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. Aug. 11, 12 and 13. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. $12. Tickets available at the door or […]

Speak and See Listings: Aug. 9 to 15

Speak and See Listings: Aug. 9 to 15

This Week, Aug. 9 to 15 ONGOING EXHIBITS Through the Half Box Current Landscapes, Northeast Pennsylvania landscapes painted in oil, on site, by Gregory J. Pelly. Artworks Gallery & Studio, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, through Aug. 25. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointmet. Evolution, featuring work by […]

Things to do in New York City this weekend

Things to do in New York City this weekend

Taste on the Beach: Head to Long Beach’s National Boulevard for a beachfront party on Aug. 4, starting at 6 p.m. The evening includes live music, food, wine and beer. At 9 p.m., the Shorts on the Beach Film Series will be held in a tent. Some of the best studio and independent short films […]

Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend

Brewsterhout Rooftop Party. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event. The ninth annual fundraiser for the Osterhout Free Library will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 4 on the library roof at 47 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Patrons will enjoy local food and drink and music from DJ […]

Speak and See Listings: Aug. 2 to 8

Speak and See Listings: Aug. 2 to 8

This Week, Aug. 2 to 8 OPENING EXHIBITS Evolution, featuring work by Mitchell Lewis, Jules Perlmutter and Jackie Thomas. First Floor Gallery of AFA, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Aug. 3 to 25. An opening reception will take place 6 p.m. to 9p.m. Aug. 5. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. […]

Theater Listings: Aug. 2 to 8

Theater Listings: Aug. 2 to 8

THIS WEEK: Aug. 2 to 8 Funny Girl, the classic story of Fanny Brice’s rise to stardom from vaudeville, presented by the Nuremberg Community Players at their theater home, 283 Hazle St., Nuremberg. 7 p.m. Aug. 3, 4 and 5; 3 p.m. Aug. 6. $15. Reserve by calling 877-718-7894. Gypsy, the timeless story of Gypsy […]

Listings: Trivia, karaoke and other bar games

Listings: Trivia, karaoke and other bar games

Trivia, karaoke and other bar games: MONDAYS: Trivia at III Guys, 7 p.m., 11 Garbutt Ave., Dallas, 570-675-6161 Cards Against Humanity at Heat Bar and Nightclub, 9 p.m., 71 N. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, 570-266-8952 TUESDAYS: Trivia at III Guys, 7 p.m., 51 S. Wyoming Ave., Wilkes-Barre, 570-763-5242 WEDNESDAYS: Karaoke at Bart and Urby’s, 9:30 p.m., […]