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This week

To­day – Amer­ica, Penn’s Peak, 325 Maur y Road, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m.; tick­ets are $37 and $45; www.pennspeak.com or 610-8269000 or 866-605-7325.

To­day through Oct. 1 – “Shared Mem­o­ries,” an in­vi­ta­tional group ex­hi­bi­tion of pho­to­graphs and paint­ings from the 2017 MMI trip to Italy, 90 W. County Road, Su­gar­loaf Twp.; open­ing re­cep­tion to­day from 2 to 4 p.m.; ex­hibit open Fri­day through Sun­day from 2 to 4 .m. or by ap­point­ment at 570-9563336.

Thursday – “An In­ti­mate Evening of Songs and Sto­ries with Gra­ham Nash,” Sher­man Theater, 524 Main St., Strouds­burg, 8 p.m.; tick­ets range from $46 to $395; 570-420-2808 or www.sher­manthe­ater.com.

Fri­day – Char­lie Daniels Band, Penn’s Peak, 325 Maur y Road, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m.; tick­ets are $40 for reser ved seat­ing and $45 for premium reser ved; www.pennspeak.com or 610-826-9000 or 866-605-7325.

Fri­day – The Damn Truth, from Mon­treal, per­form­ing rock mu­sic, Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broad­way, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m.; ad­mis­sion is $18; www.mco­hjt.com or 570-325-0249.

Fri­day to Sept. 24 and Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 – “The Glass Me­nagerie,” by Ten­nessee Wil­liams, pre­sented by The Univer­sity Play­ers, Royal Theater, Mc­Dade Cen­ter for Lit­erar y and Per­form­ing Ar ts, Univer­sity of Scran­ton, Fri­day and Satur­day at 8 p.m. and Sun­day at 2 p.m.; ad­mis­sion is $10 for adults and $7 for fac­ulty, staff, stu­dents and se­nior cit­i­zens; 570941-4318 or uof­s­play­ers@gmail.com.

Fri­day to Sept. 24 – “Spies Like Us,” pre­sented by the Penn­syl­va­nia Theatre of Per­form­ing Ar ts, J.J. Fer­rara Cen­ter, Broad Street, Ha­zle­ton, Sept. 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 24 at 3 p.m.; all seats are $25 and in­clude din­ner ; 570454-5451.

Satur­day – Ana Popovic, pro­mot­ing her new triple al­bum “Tril­ogy,” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maur y Road, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m.; tick­ets are $22 in ad­vance and $27 the day of the show; www.pennspeak.com or 610-826-9000 or 866-605-7325.

Satur­day – Willy Por ter, with Car­men Nick­er­son, Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broad­way, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m.; ad­mis­sion is $25; www.mco­hjt.com or 570-3250249.

In the fu­ture

Sept. 25 – Co­me­dian Brian Re­gan, a reg­u­lar on “The Tonight Show” star­ring Jimmy Fal­lon, F.M. Kirby Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Ar ts, Pub­lic Square, Wilkes-Barre, 7 p.m.; www.tick­et­mas­ter.com, www.kir­by­cen­ter.org or 570-8261100.

Sept. 27 – River City Brass, a mod­i­fied Bri­tish-style brass band, of­ten called “The Bos­ton Pops of Brass,” di­rected by in­ter na­tion­ally renowned tuba soloist and Bri­tish con­duc­tor James Gour lay from Scot­land, fea­tur­ing a 20-piece ensem­ble per­form­ing mu­sic of Broad­way and more, as par t of the Greater Ha­zle­ton Con­cer t Se­ries, Ha­zle­ton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St., Ha­zle Twp., 7:30 p.m.; tick­ets by sea­son mem­ber­ship are $100 for adults, $50 for stu­dents, in­clud­ing col­lege stu­dents with ap­pro­pri­ate ID, and $225 for a fam­ily; in­di­vid­ual tick­ets are $30 for adults and $10 for stu­dents, with no ad­di­tional fees; 570-788-4864, 570436-6615 or www.ha­zle­ton­con­cert­series.org .

Sept. 28 – The Young Nov­el­ists, from Toronto, per­form­ing their rich, but rus­tic sound, Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broad­way, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m.; ad­mis­sion is free; www.mco­hjt.com or 570-3250249.

Sept. 29 – Jim Breuer, one of Com­edy Central’s “100 Great­est Stand-Ups of All-Time,” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maur y Road, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m.; tick­ets are $25 and $30; www.pennspeak.com or 610-826-9000 or 866-6057325.

Sept. 29 – Shop­kins Live!, the first live theatri­cal pro­duc­tion based on the phe­nom­e­nally suc­cess­ful Shop­kins toy brand, F.M. Kirby Cen-- ter for the Per­form­ing Arts, Pub­lic Square, Wilkes-Barre, 6:30 p.m.; www.tick­et­mas­ter.com, www.kirby cen­ter.org or 570-826-1100.

Sept. 29 through Dec. 22 – “LCCC 50th An­niver­sar y: Back to the Be­gin­ning,” fea­tur­ing col­lege mem­o­ra­bilia through the past five decades de­pict­ing the changes and growth that have made LCCC what it is to­day, Schul­man Galler y, Cam­pus Cen­ter, Nan­ti­coke, Mon­day through Fri­day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; ad­mis­sion is free; 570740-0727, 800-377-5222, ext. 7727 or www.luzerne.edu/schul­man­galler y.

Sept. 30 – ’ 70s Flashback, an eight-piece show band per­form­ing re­mark­able re-en­act­ments of the great­est mu­sic of the 1970s, Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broad­way, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m.; ad­mis­sion is $20; www.mco­hjt.com or 570-325-0249.

Sept. 30 – Matthew West, a four-time Grammy Award-nom­i­nated Chris­tian record­ing ar tist with spe­cial guest Jor­dan Feliz, F.M. Kirby Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Ar ts, Pub­lic Square, WilkesBarre, 7 p.m.; tick­ets are $25.50, $27.50, $37.50, $78 and $93, plus fees; 570-826-1100 or www .kir­by­cen­ter.org.

Oct. 7 – “The Cat in the Hat,” ever yone’s fa­vorite Dr. Seuss tale, Wilt­sie Cen­ter at the His­toric Cas­tle, 700 N. Wy­oming St., Ha­zle­ton, 2 p.m.; tick­ets are $5 for adults and $3 for chil­dren; 570-4555863, di­rec­tor@wilt­siecen­ter.org or www.wilt­siecen­ter.org.

Con­tin­u­ing

“The An­thracite Min­ers and Their Hol­lowed Ground,” a wa­ter­color ex­hibit by Sue Hand and her hexagon-shaped his­tor­i­cal il­lus­tra­tions of min­ing, King’s on the Square, Pub­lic Square, WilkesBarre; 888-KINGSPA.

“Points of View: Luz er ne

County Land­scapes ,” fea­tur­ing paint­ings, prints, pho­to­graphs and maps from the col­lec­tion of the Luzer ne County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety ,69. S. Franklin St ., Wilkes-Bar re( be­hind the O st erh out Li­brary ), Tues­day through Satur­day from no onto 4 p.m .; ad­mis­sion is free for mem­bers, $5 for non-mem­bers and $2 for chil­dren; www.luzerne­his­tory.org.

End­ing to­day – “Ar t in Bal­ance: Mo­tor­cy­cles and Fine Ar t,” fea­tur­ing eight mo­tor­cy­cles and 20 works of fine ar t, pre­sented in pair­ings for the con­sid­er­a­tion of the viewer, Susque­hanna Ar t Mu­seum, 1401 N. Third St., Har­ris­burg, noon to 5 p.m.; www.Susque­han­naArtMu­seum.org/gal­leries/ar t-in-bal­ance.

Through Mon­day – An ex­hibit of vin­tage wood type posters from the col­lec­tion of the Hamil­ton Wood Type and Print­ing Mu­seum, Blooms­burg Univer­sity’s The Gallery of Green ly Cen­ter ,50 E. Main St., Blooms­burg; ad­mis­sion is free; www.wood­type.org/about.

Through Thursday – Ret­ro­spec­tive ex­hibit with 40 years of photography by Blooms­burg Univer­sity pro­fes­sor Vera Viditz-Ward, Haas Gallery of Art, Blooms­burg Univer­sity, 400 E. Sec­ond St., Blooms­burg; 570-389-5134.

Through Fri­day–15th In­vi­ta­tional Emerg­ing Artists Ex­hi­bi­tion, fea­tur­ing a va­ri­ety of orig­i­nal cre­ative works by nearly 40 lo­cal high school stu­dents, Wid­mann Gallery, King’s Col­lege, Mon­day through Fri­day from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Satur­day and Sun­day, as ar­ranged; 570208-5900, ext. 5328, or www .kings.edu.

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