1. A$ap Rocky: ‘Long Live A$ap’

First Posted: 1/23/2013 1. A$ap Rocky: ‘Long Live A$ap’ 2. Dropkick Murphys: ‘Signed & Sealed In Blood’ 3. Pink: ‘Truth About Love’ 4. Stone Sour: ‘House Of Gold & Bones Pt.1′ 5. Adele: ‘21′ 6. T.I.: ‘Trouble Man-Heavy Is The Head’ 7. Soundgarden: ‘King Animal’ 8. Imagine Dragons: ‘Night Visions’ 9. Hollywood Undead: ‘Notes From […]

SECURELY FASHIONED: The ’90s are over…Not!

Model of the Week: Kristen Rinaldi

First Posted: 6/24/2013 Kristen Rinaldi Age: 29 Hometown: Moscow Favorite Weekender Feature: I enjoy browsing through to see what special events are taking place in the area. I crave adventure! Favorite bar/restaurant: Café Gratitude What are you passionate about?: I study and practice fine arts and animation Who do you admire?: Julie Andrews What’s something […]

Thorn’s strange journey

Weekender Live, 9.25.13-10.2.13

First Posted: 9/22/2013 Wednesday: 279 Bar & Grill: StingRay Blues Bart and Urby’s: Musician’s Showcase @9:30p Hops and Barley’s: Karaoke w/ DJ Bounce My Lower End: Strawberry Jam River Street Jazz Café: Open Mic @ 9pm Thursday: 279 Bar & Grill: NFL – Free Jukebox Bart and Urby’s: Trivia Night Breakers, Mohegan Sun: DJ Danny […]

Drummer remembered as father, friend in 28-band concert

First Posted: 6/3/2013 The night before his interview with The Weekender, Bryant August had a surreal but poignant dream about his friend and bandmate RJ Minichello, who passed away suddenly on April 12.“It was strange because in the dream he came back, and eventually he had to go back, but he was talking to me. […]

Theater, 9.11.13-9.17.13

First Posted: 9/9/2013 Actors Circle at Providence Playhouse (1256 Providence Rd, Scranton, reservations: 570.342.9707, • “Ghost of a Chance”: Sept. 19-22, 27-29, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. $12, general; $10, seniors; $8, students. Sept. 19 tickets are $8, general and seniors; 46, students. The Corner Bistro Community Theater (76 S Main […]

Stomp @ Scranton Cultural Center • 03.05.13

First Posted: 4/3/2013 Photos by Jason Riedmiller


First Posted: 1/23/2013 BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS American Cancer Society Relay for Life Events Meetings: Feb. 4 Camp Papillion Pet Adoption and Rescue (570.420.0450, Adoption Days: • Jan. 27, 11 a.m.-3p.m., Washington Pet Store, 1310 Blue Valley Drive, Pen Argyl. • Feb. 10, 11 a.m.- 3p.m.,Petco, 3895 Dryland Way, Easton. Safe Haven Dog Rescue (, […]

REVIEW: Mojgani talks loss, love, and biscuits

First Posted: 8/26/2013 Anis Mojgani’s TED Talks, book sales, YouTube hits, National Book Award nomination, and back-to-back Slam championships craft an impressive profile of the poet, but it isn’t until you read his poetry, experience his performance, or meet the friendly, gracious writer that it really strikes you: Anis Mojgani is a super cool guy […]