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APRIL 2021


The Scranton Fringe is seeking performing artists and creative groups with a keen eye to visual aesthetics, strong performances, and an openness to a collaborative process to participate in their Fringe Under Glass Program which is an innovative audience walking tour of live performing arts staged behind the windows of various storefronts throughout the city of Scranton, PA. The performances will be from Thursday September 23rd until Sunday September 26th. Applications will close on Friday April 9th. For More Information


The Front Room Gallery in New York City, NY will present their I Have A Voice Arts Festival until April 12th. For More Information.


The Pocono Arts Council gallery presents their 27th Annual Student art exhibition until April 23rd. For More Information.


The Office/Gallery at Chant Realtors in Lords Valley, PA  will present the works of Marie Liu and Keith Helwig until April 27th. For More Information. 



The Gamut Gallery in Stroudsburg, PA presents the work of Al Kratzer, Arthur Kvarnstrom, Tricia Lowery Lippert, Miharu Lane, and Albert Shivers until June 26th. For More Information. 



The 22nd Annual Black Bear Festival in Milford, PA is seeking artists to participate in their Artful Bear Project featuring sculptures of uniquely designed bears that will be placed around the town until The festival takes place. Submissions of designs are due May 15th. For More Information.



Thursday April 8th

The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA will present the film “Freedom Writers” beginning at 6:30pm as part of their community film series sponsored by the Rotary Club of the Stroudsburgs. A discussion of the film will be hosted via zoom by Dr. Sandra Eckard of East Stroudsburg University on Sunday April 11th beginning at 6pm. For More Information.



Friday April 9th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Erin McClelland Quartet at 6pm and 8pm. For More Information


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Start Making Sense (Talking Heads tribute). For More Information.


Saturday April 10th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Ken Peplowski at 6pm and 8pm. For More Information.



The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Soulshine (music of the Allman Bros.). For More Information.


Sunday April 11th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Bill Washer beginning at 5pm. For More Information.


Monday April 12th

The Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center in Bangor, PA will present Coffee with Kirkridge beginning at 10:30am. For More Information.


Wednesday April 14th

The Centenary Stage Company will present a Staged Reading of “Atlas the Lonely Gibbon” by Deborah Yarchun at The Sitnik Theatre in Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown, NJ as part of their 2021 Women Playwrights Series. For More Information. 


The Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center in Bangor, PA will present A Circle of Trust mini-retreat: Facing into our Grief with Elaine Sullivan and Jean Richardson beginning at 5pm. For More Information. 


Thursday April 15th

The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA will present the film “Birds of Prey” beginning at 6:30pm as part of their community film series sponsored by the Rotary Club of the Stroudsburgs. A discussion of the film will be hosted via zoom by Dr. Sandra Eckard of East Stroudsburg University on Sunday April 18th beginning at 6pm. For More Information.


The Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center in Bangor, PA will present Jazz and Spirituality with Rev. Bill Carter beginning at 5pm. For More Information


Friday April 16th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present A New Kind of Talk at 6pm and 8pm. For More Information.


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers. For More Information


Saturday April 17th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Carolyn Leonhart at 6pm and 8pm. For More Information


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present a James Taylor Tribute. For More Information.



The Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center in Bangor, PA will present Black Women’s Radical Self-Love (Mini) Retreat Final Session beginning at 12pm. For More Information


Sunday April 18th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Russ Kassoff beginning at 5pm. For More Information.


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Comedian Robert Kelly. For More Information.


Tuesday April 20th

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present Bill Frye as part of their Community Concert Series. For More Information.


Wednesday April 21st

The Centenary Stage Company will present a Staged Reading of “The Persuadables” by Hallie Palladino at The Sitnik Theatre in Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown, NJ as part of their 2021 Women Playwrights Series. For More Information.  


The Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center in Bangor, PA will present Sharing, Caring, and Daring with Terri Jump beginning at 5pm. For More Information.


Monday April 22nd

The Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival titled “Eyes and Minds Wide Open” will be presented at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA featuring new cutting-edge films from around the globe, of every genre and description, including a slew of US and Pennsylvania premieres. The Festival will continue to take place until April 25th. For More Information.


The NEXTstage Repertory will present their production of “A Midsummer Night's Dream” by William Shakespeare at The Sitnik Theatre in Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown, NJ. The production will continue to be performed until May 2nd. For More Information.


Friday April 23rd

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Spencer Reed Trio at 6pm and 8pm. For More Information.


The Pocono Arts Council will present Earth Speaks VII: Virtual Poetry and Music Open Mic Night  beginning at 6pm on Zoom. For More Information

Saturday April 24th 

The Pocono Arts Council will hold an Artists’ Reception for their Earth Speaks VI Exhibition that will take place in the Dunning Art Gallery at Northampton Community College, Monroe Campus in Tannersville, PA from April 19th to May 28th. For More Information.


The Art Factory of White Mills in White Mills, PA will hold their High School Photography Fair beginning at 1pm featuring the work of students from the Wallenpaupack Area High School, the Wayne Highlands High School, and the Western Wayne High School. For More Information.


The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Bill Charlap at 6pm and 8pm. For More Information.



The Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center in Bangor, PA will present Sustaining the Soul that Teaches with Marian David beginning at 11am. For More Information


Sunday April 25th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Jon Ballantyne beginning at 5pm. For More Information


Monday April 26th

The Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center in Bangor, PA will present Zentangle with Hilary Smith beginning at 7pm. For More Information.


Tuesday April 27th

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present The Juggernaut String Band as part of their Community Concert Series. For More Information


Wednesday April 28th

The Centenary Stage Company will present a Staged Reading of “Cotton's Tale” by Pauline David-Sax at The Sitnik Theatre in Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown, NJ as part of their 2021 Women Playwrights Series. For More Information.


Friday April 30th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Denny Carrig beginning at 7pm. For More Information.


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present The Music of Simon and Garfunkel. For More Information.


MAY 2021


Saturday May 1st

The Banana Factory Art Center in Bethlehem, PA will present their Compendium: Playlist Exhibition which will be on display until July 11th. For More Information.


The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Nellie McKay. For More Information.


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentlemen. For More Information.



Sunday May 2nd

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present pianist Patrick Kerssen. For More Information.


Tuesday May 4th

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present Chris London as part of their Community Concert Series. For More Information.



Wednesday May 5th

The Centenary Stage Company will present a Staged Reading of “Loretta the Yodeling Cowgirl” by Vita Patrick Morales at The Sitnik Theatre in Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown, NJ as part of their 2021 Women Playwrights Series. For More Information.


Friday May 7th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present pianist The Corrine Mammana Duo. For More Information. 


The Sherman Theater will present Blues Traveler at The Event Center at Mount Airy in Mt. Pocono, PA. For More Information


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present The Dead Letter Office (The R.E.M. Tribute). For More Information


Saturday May 8th

The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Bowie Live (The David Bowie Show). For More Information.


The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Alan Broadbent Trio. For More Information.



Sunday May 9th

The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Comedian Jessica Kirson. For More Information.


The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Guitarist Walt Bibinger. For More Information.


Monday May 10th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Vincent Herring Quintet. For More Information.


Friday May 14th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Jay Leonhart. For More Information.


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Double Vision – The Foreigner Experience. For More Information.


Saturday May 15th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Jim Snidero Quartet CD Release Party. For More Information.


The Centenary Stage Company will present Moe-tion Dance Theater Outside on the Front Lawn of Centenary University's Seay Building in Hackettstown, NJ as part of their Professional Dance Series. For More Information. 


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Classic Stones Live (The Stones show). For More Information.


Sunday May 16th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Guitarist Tom Kozic. For More Information


Friday May 21st

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Matt Vashlishan. For More Information


Saturday May 22nd

The Art Factory of White Mills in White Mills, PA will hold their Arts and Crafts Fair beginning at 12pm. For More Information.


 

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Marianne Solivan. For More Information.


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Kasim Sulton. For More Information.


Sunday May 23rd

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Regina Sayles. For More Information.


Wednesday May 26th

The Stroudsmoor Country Inn presents The Craig Thatcher Electric Trio as part of their Music in the Pavillion Series. For More Information. 


Friday May 28th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Silvano Monasterios. For More Information


The Centenary Stage Company will present productions from their Young Performers Workshop’s Spring Festival of Shows at The Sitnik Theatre in Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown, NJ. The festival will continue until May 30th. For More Information



Saturday May 29th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Paul Jost Quintet. For More Information.


The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present BoatHouse Row (Yacht Rock). For More Information. 


Sunday May 30th

The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA will present Rock Royalty. For More Information.



The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Nancy Reed. For More Information


JUNE 2021


Wednesday June 2nd

The Stroudsmoor Country Inn presents Regina Sayles as part of their Music in the Pavillion Series. For More Information


The Josie PorterFarm in Stroudsburg, PA will hold an Open Mic Nite beginning at 6pm. For More Information.


Wednesday June 9th

The Stroudsmoor Country Inn presents Jim Roberti as part of their Music in the Pavillion Series. For More Information


Wednesday June 16th

The Josie PorterFarm in Stroudsburg, PA will hold an Open Mic Nite beginning at 6pm. For More Information.


Saturday June 19th

The Art Factory of White Mills in White Mills, PA will hold their Arts and Crafts Fair beginning at 12pm. For More Information.


Wednesday June 23rd

The Stroudsmoor Country Inn presents The Craig Thatcher Electric Trio as part of their Music in the Pavillion Series. For More Information.


Wednesday June 30th

The Stroudsmoor Country Inn presents Chris London as part of their Music in the Pavillion Series. For More Information