Thursday, April 24, 2014


Arts & Entertainment

Citrus adds taste of spring to shrimp tempura

Apr 23

Citrus fruits are popping up in a variety of recipes this spring, from cocktails to salad dressings and even entrees.

Going hog wild? Use your head — wear a helmet

Apr 23

Last week's April snow showers aside, spring is here — at least that's what the Almanac says — and driving around during the pleasant 80-degree weekend before winter had its last laugh, I couldn't go more than few miles without seeing an...

Yoga, with a twist

Apr 23

Musical energy just one of the ideas that set downtown studio apart
On a vacation to Las Vegas last autumn, Miranda Russell of Scranton and her boyfriend, Ricky Dunkailo, decided to take a gamble.

Local talents to sing in Mostly Opera's 'A French Pastry'

Apr 23

To local singer Abigail Zieger, opera is more than just a form of entertainment. It's an experience and a journey.

Local students in Scranton Prep's production of 'The Music Man'

Apr 23

The Scranton Prep Players will present one of American Musical Theatre's timeless classics, Meredith Wilson's “The Music Man” Fridays and Saturdays, April 25, 26 and May 2, 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays April 27 and May 4 at 2 p.m. in the Bellarmine...

Dance, music and song raises supports Scranton Cultural Center

Apr 23

The Pancholy family, of Clarks Summit, hosted West Meets East at the Scranton Cultural Center April 19. The program, which included Indian music and dance, a tea party and time for friends to socialize, served as a fundraiser for the Scranton Cultural Center.

Dietrich Movie Mania!

Apr 23

Who wrote the book the movie “Heaven Is For Real” is based on?Last week's answer: Jesse EisenburgThis week's winner: Scott Adams, of Clarks Summit

More than the movies Radio Players return to Dietrich

Apr 23

Last December, the Dietrich Theater's Radio Players wowed us with an amazing live performance of two popular radio plays “My Favorite Wife” and Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol.” Twenty-one community members participated in the...

Grant to fund health programs at the Dietrich

Apr 23

The Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater announced it's able to offer free health and wellness classes and programs because of a $5,000 grant from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation.

Misericordia to offer performance arts training

Apr 23

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology is offering beginners and established regional performers and professional speakers of all ages an opportunity to learn or refine their skillset in the performing arts at the inaugural Summer Performing Arts Training Academy...

Theater, 4.23.14-4.29.14

Apr 23

Actors Circle at Providence Playhouse (1256 Providence Rd., Scranton, reservations: 570.342.9707, actorscircle.org)

Agenda, 4.23.14-4.29.14

Apr 23

BAZAARS/FESTIVALSFriends of the Dalton Community Library 5th Annual Herb & Perennial Festival:May 17, 9 a.m.-noon, Dalton Fire Hall.BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS

Concerts, 4.23.14-4.29.14

Apr 23

THE COOPERAGE PROJECT(1030 Main St., Honesdale)570.253.2020 , thecooperageproject.org• Holy Ghost Tent Revival: April 25, 9 p.m., donations at door.

Good Eats!

Apr 22

Editor's note: Please send news for this space by noon Friday to people@timesleader.com or by mail to Good Eats, The Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. To ensure accuracy, information must be typed or computer...

Steveskey to present Cuban Guitar Concert

Apr 21

Classical Guitarist Jay Steveskey will celebrate Spring on Sunday, May 4 at 3 p.m. at the Dietrich Theater by exploring the vibrant and colorful music of Cuba.

Going for 'the globe'

Apr 19

She's studying math and preparing to become an actuary.But she's also studying Irish dance and dreams of performing with a group like Riverdance.

“What is your favorite Easter memory?”

Apr 18

“Butter lambs and getting the baskets blessed at church.”Sonia JonesDallas“Spending Easter with the grandkids and family.”Tom YoniskiLehman

Only yesterday

Apr 18

20 YEARS AGO - 1994

YOUR SPACE

Apr 18

H. Shultz, of Trucksville, calls this photo “The colors of spring.”

Meet Aries

Apr 18

DM - X

Disneynature gets up close, personal and cute with 'Bears'

Apr 17

“Bears” is exactly the sort of nature documentary we've come to expect from Disneynature, the film division of the company that rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day.

'A Haunted House 2' is too much of a bad thing

Apr 17

Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap you will find the fright-film spoof “A Haunted House 2,” a scattershot, anything-goes affair that's unapologetically stupid. Proudly stupid.

'Transcendence' can't transcend sci-fi cliches

Apr 17

For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn't take a role that required him to get a haircut. “Chocolat,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Once Upon a Time in Mexico,” “Sleepy Hollow” — mop-topped...

Events Listings: April 18 to 24, 2014

Apr 17

THIS WEEK: April 18 to 24, 2014

Reads Listings: April 18 to 24, 2014

Apr 17

THIS WEEK: April 18 to 24, 2014Book Discussion, of “I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran and the Inside Story of the Mafia, the Teamsters and the Last Ride of Jimmy Hoffa,”...

Outdoors Listings: April 18 to 24, 2014

Apr 17

THIS WEEK: April 18 to 24, 2014Guided Bird Walk, a morning stroll to seek out spring songbirds. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 8 a.m. Saturday. Free. 570-403-2006.

Kids Listings: April 18 to 24, 2014

Apr 17

THIS WEEK: April 18 to 24, 2014Toddler Storytime, for ages 2 to 3.5. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Saturdays through April 26 at 10 a.m.; Wednesday at 10 and 11 a.m. Registration:...

Exhibit Listings: April 18 to 24, 2014

Apr 17

THIS WEEK: April 18 to 24, 2014

Concert Listings: April 18 to 24, 2014

Apr 17

THIS WEEK: April 18 to 24, 2014

Stage Listings: April 18 to 24, 2014

Apr 17

THIS WEEK: April 18 to 24, 2014

An Easter Monday tradition

Apr 17

Spotted, blue-eyed camelsamong the rare animalsto dazzle at Shrine Circus
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my. And house cats and poodles and camels? Why not?

STILL SHOWING

Apr 17

CAPTAIN AMERICA — Chris Evans re-enlists in the comic-book sequel. PG-13 for violence, gunplay, action. ♦ ♦ ♦

MOVIE AMY

Apr 17

Did you know that Wilkes-Barre native Joseph Mankiewicz collaborated with Joan Crawford on a whopping nine movies?

Small-town life, a child's faith tested in 'Heaven is for Real'

Apr 17

Greg Kinnear, an actor perpetually on the verge of tears, is the perfect choice to play a preacher whose son tells him he's been to heaven. And “Heaven is for Real,” based on a book by a Nebraska pastor about his then-4-year-old son's near-death...
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