The Greater Scranton Black Diamonds Pipe Band has been entertaining crowds for almost 20 years with its bagpipes, drums, color guard, and synchronized marching. For the last four years, Jim George has been the group’s business manager — and one of its drummers. He recently spoke to the Independent Gazette about the pipe band, relaying that the Black Diamonds are a very talented group of musicians, ranging in age from 17 to 72, and hailing from many different towns throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.
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On Friday, March 14, the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock will be hosting fiber works from artist Rose M. Wright, with writer Robert Anderson reading from his book The Cat, the Sun, and the Mirror. Illustrator of the book, Hanna Way Rawe, will also have artwork hanging. The show is titled R&R+H:Image/Word.
Lately, in the company of friends, the John Cage exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City often becomes the subject of conversation. I thus bring up, nostalgically, that I once performed John Cage’s 4’33”, to the best of my ability, at a local university when I was a music student.
A husband and wife duo, Hank & Cupcakes is packed full of energy, joining the best indie bands out today.