ALBUM REVIEW: Eye on precision

I’D TAP THAT: Drink like a dog

First Posted: 6/18/2013 Beer: Old Brown Dog Ale Brewer: Smuttynose Brewing Company Style: American Brown Ale ABV: 6.70% Description: Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale pours a beautiful russet-brown color with a tan-like head that dissipates and leaves nice creamy foam on top with perfect lacing. The aroma is very rich and is dominated by a […]

AGENDA, 5.15.13-5.21.13

First Posted: 5/13/2013 BAZAARS/FESTIVALS Endless Mountains Nature Center (280 Vosburg Road, Tunkhannock. 570.836.3835.) • Vosburg Neck Festival: June 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hazleton Unico • 6th annual Bell ‘Italia Festival: May 18, Hazle Township Community Park. Peculiar Music Fest to raise funds for the restoration of Jefferson Park in Pittston: June 22, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.. […]

PA Film School generates massive interest

First Posted: 4/22/2013 There was standing room only at an informational seminar, “How to Produce an Independent Film,” by the co-creators of The Pennsylvania Film School April 8 at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. The Pennsylvania Film School is the vision of Scranton natives, filmmakers, and entrepreneurs Joe Van Wie and Tim […]

Third Friday brings art walk back to Wilkes-Barre

First Posted: 6/18/2013 Friday nights may be reserved for some as a night to go out on the town, but why wait until later in the evening to do so? Third Friday Wilkes-Barre is giving folks an opportunity to do just that, to stroll about the downtown area and enjoy all that local artists and […]

GET YOUR GAME ON: Platforming through Mexican culture

First Posted: 4/16/2013 9:01:00 AM “Guacamelee!” doesn’t just have an unusual name – it is also a pretty unusual mash-up of platforming, fighting game, and RPG that oozes with Mexican culture. I was interested in “Guacamelee!” because I enjoyed Drinkbox Studios’ last project, “Tales from Space,” and some of their other titles, like “About a […]

GIRL TALK: Here comes the bride

First Posted: 7/7/2013 It is every girl’s dream to have her once upon a time someday turn into a happily ever after. A few weekends ago, I had the ultimate joy of watching this happen for one of my very best friends. After being engaged longer than I can remember and bringing two beautiful children […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Building an instrumental Empire

First Posted: 9/30/2013 “Ghosts Everywhere,” the new album from Wilkes-Barre post-rock foursome Empire of the Sea, is aptly named. Not only is it ethereal and otherworldly, it’s truly immersive. Spectral tendrils of metallic shoegaze blossom out of your speakers like ectoplasm from a medium’s mouth and wrap themselves around you, blocking out everything else. Par […]

CONCERT REVIEW: Cinderella’s Keifer placed spell on Luzerne crowd

First Posted: 6/3/2013 Tom Keifer put to bed any pre-conceived notions of soulless, hair band-era musical wanking with his performance Sunday night at Brews Brothers West (75 Main St., Luzerne). The Cinderella frontman, touring in support of his solo debut, “The Way Life Goes,” put together a set that was heavy on Nashvillian singer/songwriter perspective, […]

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

First Posted: 1/23/2013 AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) You’re such a slut. Your actual sexual activity is irrelevant here; I’m referring to your social butterflyism, which has multiplied to truly shocking proportions. I’m surprised you can spare a minute between phone calls, appointments, lunch meetings, texts, and e-mails to even read this horoscope. Don’t worry, I’m […]

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