A Dozen Questions with Christian Pilosi

Earlier this month, Eden — A Vegan Cafe, 344 Adams Ave., Scranton, announced that after five years of operation, it would be shutting its doors and closing down the business within the upcoming weeks. Owner Christian Pilosi cited a number of different reasons behind the tough decision (the struggling economy and parking issues to name a few), but what he...

Earfull: Trombone Shorty

SPREAD THE JOY TROMBONE SHORTY AND ORLEANS AVENUE SET TO MAKE THEIR F.M. KIRBY DEBUT   Grammy-nominated recording artist Trombone Shorty and his band, Orleans Avenue, will make their F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts debut on Friday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is currently touring in support of his third record, Say That To...

A DOZEN QUESTIONS with Emma Slater

A DOZEN QUESTIONS WITH EMMA SLATER   Making her series debut on Season 17 this past fall, Emma Slater is the newest dance pro on Dancing With The Stars. Slater will join Derek Hough on Sunday, Jan. 19 for a special Reality Check event beginning at 3 p.m. inside the Seasons Ballroom at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. A public signing will take place on the Sky...

Catch the Stars

CATCH THE STARS MOHEGAN SUN CELEBRATES THE GRAND OPENING OF THE NEW HOTEL AND CONVENTION CENTER   An all-star lineup including Jay Leno, Josh Turner, The Bacon Brothers and Derek Hough and Emma Slater of Dancing With The Stars are coming to The 570 to celebrate the grand opening of the new hotel and Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The...

WWE Live

A Dozen Questions with Ryback the WWE Superstar sounds off   Kick off the new year the right way — with a bodyslam! WWE Live is coming to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, this Friday, Jan. 10 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The featured main event is John Cena verses Randy Orton in a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match. Other WWE Superstars...

Earfull: The Fighting Jamesons

Fighting the Good Fight The Fighting Jamesons bring their own brand of Celtic rock to town As long as they’re still playing the music they love, The Fighting Jamesons (TFJs) feel at home just about anywhere the road takes them. Whether it’s on a large festival stage in front of thousands of people or on the dance floor of a pub, TFJs jump at any...

The Large and The Small of It

  The Large and The Small of It Artists Trudy Gerlach and John Bromberg exhibit two sides of the same spiritual landscape   The Large and the Small of It was initially conceived for a pitch to gallery in the Catskills, which unfortunately did not bite. But when ArtWorks facilitators Bill Teistsworth and Renee Emanuel responded to the recent works...

2013 Year In Review

2013 YEAR IN REVIEW   Maybe we were just too busy making derivative Vine videos or playing Candy Crush Saga on our smartphones to smell the zeitgeist, but 2013 hasn’t left a particularly remarkable aftertaste. As the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela and Miley Cyrus fights for the right to party, we enter 2014 in search of new role models and...

Ear Full: The Menzingers

Home Sweet Home The Menzingers return for a holiday show   The Menzingers are busy guys. Following heavy touring to support 2012’s critically acclaimed record, On the Impossible Past, they jumped straight into the studio to work on a new album. “We’ve pretty much been touring the entire time — just going and going and going,” said singer/guitarist...

Electric City Best Of 2013

On the Cover: The Best Of 2013 Splash PHOTO By Tom Bonomo. DESIGN BY ERIC TOFFEY. When we decided we wanted to throw buckets of water over someone’s head, John “DJ Cadillac” Culkin, Best Of 2013 Best DJ in electric city was immediately our go-to guy. Stay dry, Cadillac and thanks for the laughs.   Electric City Best Of 2013 Simply The...