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Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble offers fractured in fairy tales in 'Stinky Cheese Man' show

July 24th

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble offers fractured fairy tales


MOVIE AMY

July 24th

Old Forge native had a role in the classic ‘Showboat’


Health

A royal pain

July 14th

Taste

Peanut butter bliss

July 16th

From cups to loaves, there's no wrong way to eat this dessert


Exhibits Listings: July 25 to 31, 2014

Jul 24

THIS WEEK: July 25 to 31, 2014

Events Listings: July 25 to 31, 2014

Jul 24

THIS WEEK: July 25 to 31, 2014

Buys Listings: July 25 to 31, 2014

Jul 24

THIS WEEK: July 25 to 31, 2014Hazleton Farmers Market, along Broad Street in downtown Hazleton. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 29. 570-455-1509.

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Jul 24

THIS WEEK: July 25 to 31, 2014Hazleton Farmers Market, along Broad Street in downtown Hazleton. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 29. 570-455-1509.

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble offers fractured in fairy tales in 'Stinky Cheese Man' show

Jul 24

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble offers fractured fairy tales
A princess might not feel a pea under 100 mattresses, but would a bowling ball give her a restless night?

'Hercules' opens

Jul 24

ALSO OPENING“Hercules,” a retelling of the story of the mythic hero from ancient Greece, opens this week. Look for a review at www.timesleader.com and check out next week's Guide.

'Lucy is an ambitious popcorn popper

Jul 24

After a decade when the only person to take her seriously was Woody Allen, Scarlett Johansson seems to have found her groove of late, with the new actioner “Lucy” as further confirmation of her niche.

St. Joseph Center Festival provides hope and help

Jul 24

St. Joseph Center Festival provides hope and help
Mention St. Joseph's Center and most people will tell you about a facility in Scranton which offers residential living and care for physically and mentally challenged adults.

A fashionable way to fight cancer

Jul 24

Survivors strut their stuff on colorful catwalk
Marlene Burkhart plans to “wear makeup, a pretty outfit and a smile” for her stint on the catwalk at a local fashion show.That's good solid advice for any model.

Keaton clicks with Douglas, 'And So It Goes'

Jul 24

Two old pros show the kids how chemistry works in a romantic comedy in “And So It Goes,” a love-the-last-time-around romp that'll give its target audience the warm fuzzies.

MOVIE AMY

Jul 24

Old Forge native had a role in the classic 'Showboat'
Finally available on DVD courtesy of Warner Archive, “Showboat” (1936, unrated, $20) is a beautiful charmer of a musical that's so vibrant, it rarely shows its age.

Five Folks

Jul 24

With the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble putting on a play filled with fractured fairy tales this week, we were inspired to ask passersby in downtown Wilkes-Barre:

Fire by Friction

Jul 24

The kids' hands were getting sore and the wood was getting warm.

Isabella Sobejano landed role of shapeshifter Venus

Jul 19

The cast of characters includes a ghost, a vampire and a pale witch, so will the independent movie “Sugar Skull Girls” have audiences shivering in their seats?

Fragrance adds the signature, finishing touch

Jul 19

Throughout the existence of fashion, industry insiders have stated that you are not completely dressed until your fragrance is applied. Jane Leslie Alperin, owner of Jane Leslie & Co, Kingston, has an amendment to that statement. She likes to think that fragrance is the...

STILL SHOWING

Jul 24

22 JUMP STREET — This buddy-cop parody hits many sweet spots and offers the biggest, loudest laughs of any movie this summer. 112 mins. R for language, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity and violence. ♦ ♦...

Thoughts of what could have been

Jul 20

PLAINS TWP. — Walking to my car one evening after work, I noticed something stuck in the driver's side window.It was a photo of a girl — a graduation photo from 2013. Her name was Kennedy.

Grapevines are symbolic of one woman's roots

Jul 18

Plants are symbolic of one woman's roots
The three grapevines in Christine Mash's backyard which form an arbor yield some fresh fruit for the picking, but to her the plants mean a lot more than food. They are symbolic of the roots that the home holds for her and her family. And that's nourishment...

County band will bring a touch of Texas 'Under the Stars'

Jul 18

Even though all of the members of country band Lonestar are from Texas, they had to go to Nashville to find each other.

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' really takes off

Jul 17

There's a cheerful simplicity about the animated “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” Contrast it with the chaotic, clanging “Transformers” movie, made for a slightly older preteen audience. The high-flying new Disney cartoon has a clearer story, more...

'Purge' sequel gets it all out of our systems

Jul 17

The clever conceit behind James DeMonaco's 2013 sleeper hit “The Purge” was not that American society had resolved its crime/ inequality/ population problems with an annual free-pass-for-murder “purge.” It was that this hell night came home...

'Sex Tape' is an X-rated tale with a PG plot

Jul 17

The high-concept comedies spawned by “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” need to start using birth control.

'Persecuted' fails as a thriller aimed at the Religious Right

Jul 17

The unholy bond between religion and politics is the background for “Persecuted,” a confused and confusing thriller about a TV preacher ruined by a sinister government plot.

Five Folks

Jul 17

During these days of seasonal food stands and summer bazaars, we asked people in downtown Wilkes-Barre:“What is your favorite ice cream flavor?”•••“Definitely vanilla. Not chocolate.”

The best way to meat a new adventure is at Wurst Festival

Jul 17

Meat, bier and stein races to highlight Pocono event
If you love meat, beer and are proud of your Polish or German heritage, then the Poconos' Wurst Festival is the best place to have a good time this weekend.

ZooMobile brings critters up close and personal

Jul 17

ZooMobile brings critters up close and personal
Have animals, will travel.That could be the motto for the Ross Park Zoo's ZooMobile program which brings a variety of critters to areas within a three-hour radius of the Binghamton, N.Y., zoo to provide fun along with an educational program.

Rolling down and around the river in Tunkhannock

Jul 17

Tunkhannock celebrates the Susquehanna
You can paddle down the Susquehanna River in a kayak or do a sunset salutation pose by the river.

Kids Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014Fancy Friday, stories and activities geared to young readers. Fancy dress encourages. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 6:30 tonight.

Reads Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014Valley of the Minds, a creative-fiction panel discussion with local authors Dr. Jaclyn Fowler, Keith Gilman and Barbara J. Taylor with readings from their own works and works by...

Concert Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014

Outdoors Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014

Exhibits Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits at 16 venues in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 tonight. Map of galleries at thirdfridaywb.com.

Events Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014

Stage Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014

Buys Listings: July 18 to 24, 2014

Jul 17

THIS WEEK: July 18 to 24, 2014Hazleton Farmers Market, along Broad Street in downtown Hazleton. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 29. 570-455-1509.

Like mother, like daughter

Jul 17

Rebecca Zaneski leaps into the air, ponytail flying, legs forming a 180-degree split.
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