Rock band Daughtry to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in July.

Rock band Daughtry to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in July.

WILKES-BARRE — The F.M. Kirby Center has announced that Daughtry, a rock band fronted by American Idol finalist and internationally celebrated a...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre drummer Ben Travers works as tech, engineer for renowned acts

Wilkes-Barre drummer Ben Travers works as tech, engineer for renowned acts

In terms of building a viable career in the music industry, Ben Travers is quietly killing it.The 30-year-old Wilkes-Barre drummer is currently the to...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Life Deconstructed:Snow dazed and confused with a turtle

Life Deconstructed:Snow dazed and confused with a turtle

OK. So, it snowed. We all know it snowed.We were pretty much paralyzed during snowmageddon last week. Only those acquaintances who lived or were vacat...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Viral video imagines Elmo getting fired over PBS budget cuts

Viral video imagines Elmo getting fired over PBS budget cuts

A viral online video imagines lovable “Sesame Street” character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS.The video shows an unseen man...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Kingston woman, German colleague share Alzheimer’s research

Kingston woman, German colleague share Alzheimer’s research

KINGSTON — When Ann Kolanowski, of Kingston, was a young nurse, she was distressed at the way nursing homes treated patients with Alzheimer̵...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Wyoming Sem. brings ‘William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play’ to Kingston

Wyoming Sem. brings ‘William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play’ to Kingston

KINGSTON — If you’re an actor who really loves Shakespeare, do you dream of appearing onstage as the playful Puck? Or is a tragic king mor...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Pittston native Shawn Klush to perform Elvis tribute show in Wilkes-Barre

Pittston native Shawn Klush to perform Elvis tribute show in Wilkes-Barre

Shawn Klush has compiled a stellar portfolio of accolades for his work as an Elvis tribute artist, and many of his honors come with the highest seal o...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


What’s Up, NEPA?/Good Eats And More!

What’s Up, NEPA?/Good Eats And More!

GOOD EATS!Editor’s note: Send news for this space by noon Friday to [email protected] or by mail to Good Eats, The Times Leader, 15 N. Main St....

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Chuck Barris, creator of ‘The Gong Show’ and ‘The Dating Game,’ dies at 87

Chuck Barris, creator of ‘The Gong Show’ and ‘The Dating Game,’ dies at 87

NEW YORK — Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” ”The Newlywed Game” and that infamous factor...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Review: So-so ‘Power Rangers’ reboot is cheesy, self-serious

Review: So-so ‘Power Rangers’ reboot is cheesy, self-serious

There’s a question every piece of intellectual property needs to ask itself before a new version is made: How seriously should we treat the sour...

March 22nd, 2017 |