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‘America’s Road’ comes to Misericordia University in exhibit on Route 66

‘America’s Road’ comes to Misericordia University in exhibit on Route 66

DALLAS TWP. — “If you ever plan to motor west, travel my way. Take the highway that’s the best. Get your kicks on Route 66.” Some folks may remember Nat “King” Cole sang those words, as did Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, and dozens of other artists. You’ll be able to listen to recordings and […]

In theaters now

In theaters now

In theaters now: INCREDIBLES 2 — Telecommunications guru Winston Deavor enlists Elastigirl to fight crime and make the public fall in love with superheroes once again. That leaves Mr. Incredible with one of his greatest challenges ever — staying home and taking care of three rambunctious children. As Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack offer him a […]

Theater Listings: June 13 through 19

Theater Listings: June 13 through 19

THIS WEEK: June 13 through 19 Harvey, the story of Elwood P. Dowd and the rabbit only he can see, through June 17 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, 537 North Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Tickets, $17. ltwb.org Nunsense, Dan Goggin’s now classic musical about the Little […]

A female fan’s guide to festival season

A female fan’s guide to festival season

As the summer music season heats up, thousands will be getting ready for their first festival experience. Attending your first festival can be overwhelming, and even if it’s not your first festival, we wanted to offer some tips and tricks to enjoy any and all the festivals going on over the next few months. The […]

Peter Frampton to explore catalog at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Peter Frampton to explore catalog at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Peter Frampton’s latest single is based on a personal experience of his that, much like the animated video that accompanid the 2017 tune, can be described in one word. “It was surreal,” the iconic guitarist and songwriter said in a recent phone interview from Nashville, Tenn. “Early one Sunday morning, I heard this noise in […]

Ask Phil: Who’s in for some ‘Fortnite’?

Ask Phil: Who’s in for some ‘Fortnite’?

Dear Phil, I have been struggling with how to say “no” to things. I love to have a full social life, but sometimes I find that I am doing things that I just don’t want to do. I always fear missing out on the next great experience and also hurting the person/people that have invited […]

Day Tripper: Mystic, Conn.

Day Tripper: Mystic, Conn.

Older fans of the Weekender may remember a column we used to run, Day Tripper. The concept was simple: We’d travel around the Northeast, find great road-trip destinations and tell you about them. Well, we decided to bring it back. We all like going on trips, and want to share our experiences with you to […]

Exhibits: June 13 through 19

Exhibits: June 13 through 19

This Week: June 13 through 19 OPENING EXHIBITS America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66, features photographs, narratives, music and objects from Route 66’s heyday, and offers a geographical and historical tour down one of the world’s most iconic highways. Opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. June 16 at Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia […]

Will You Accept This Recap?: Week 3

Will You Accept This Recap?: Week 3

Before we get started, can we all just take a second and pour one out for my guy, Clay? In case you didn’t already know — if you read this you probably do, but I digress — Clay is Clay Harbor, the former Philadelphia Eagles fourth-round draft pick. And for me, in a season with […]

Country pioneer Dwight Yoakam to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in WB

Country pioneer Dwight Yoakam to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in WB

Country singer-songwriter and actor Dwight Yoakam will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, the downtown theater announced today. Throughout a successful career, Yoakam has charted nearly 40 singles, sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and has won multiple Grammy Awards. Yoakam’s Sirius XM channel, Dwight […]

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