More Than Movies: Bangladesh presentation success at Dietrich Theater

Bangladesh doesn’t seem so very remote and far away now that Dr. Rahman Bhuiyam brought his presentation to the Dietrich last Saturday. A Fulbright Scholar at Keystone College,Bhuiyam spoke of the dense population of 160,000,000 people in a country the size of Wisconsin. Probably many in the audience were wearing garments made in Bangladesh, perhaps […]

8 Comments - 8:39 am

More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater gears up for the holidays

Sometimes a wonderful opportunity comes along that is a win-win for everyone. WVIA and Box of Light Studio in Bloomsburg are partnering for a Sit Next to Me Film Festival, a diversity project featuring the experiences, challenges and opportunities of any group: those who are bullied or issues of gender, race, age, religion or ability. […]

8 Comments - 12:27 pm

More Than Movies: Father and son bond through music at Dietrich Theater

At the Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater, we believe our classes and events should be accessible to all ages. All of our children’s offerings are available for free or a nominal cost, providing scholarships for those in need. This last week we were reminded of the reason we work so hard to […]

8 Comments - 10:20 am

More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater programs are informative, spooky, fun

Sometimes a program at the Dietrich Theater is so informative, we feel we must tell all of you about it. Last Saturday, Mike Lovegreen presented “Agriculture – The Roots of the Endless Mountains,” a program sponsored by the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) with funding from the PA DCNR. I don’t know about you, but […]

8 Comments - 1:43 pm

More Than Movies: Silence observed

I have been noting lately we have so few opportunities to observe silence in our lives. This is so dramatically illustrated in our art classes, because art classes are times when silence sometimes reigns, silence while creating an art project, especially as it is planned and conceived. As Dietrich Theater art teacher Amy Colley says, […]

8 Comments - 1:48 pm

More Than Movies: Stories take center stage at the Dietrich Theater

A Lake Carey story and a Harding story – our exhibits often tell wonderful stories. The newly installed Heritage Quilts exhibit, on display through Nov. 15, tells two stories of the special quilting tradition in our area, the story of two special families. Robert Fellows, of Lake Carey, is sharing the quilts and memorabilia of […]

8 Comments - 8:12 pm

Shavertown firefighters to be honored for saving woman in burning building

LEHMAN TWP. — The Shavertown Volunteer Fire Department will honor five of its own with Medals of Valor for saving the life of a Dallas woman trapped in a burning house. The event will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Nesbitt Academic Commons Building on the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus. […]

8 Comments - 12:44 pm

Back Mountain Trick or Treat Neighborhood set for Oct. 31 at fairgrounds

LEHMAN TWP. — A Back Mountain Trick or Treat Neighborhood will be held from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 at the Luzerne County Fairgrounds. Parents, community members and volunteers are looking to provide a safe, controlled and fun Halloween experience for both children and residents. The fairgrounds will simulate a neighborhood and kids […]

8 Comments - 10:37 am

More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater patrons show interest in Native American history

We have so much rich Native American history in our area and so many are hungry to find out more about it. Sixty people attended Jim Remsen’s presentation, “Visions of Teaoga,” which is also the title of his book that he signed for those who purchased it. We learned that most of the attendees found […]

8 Comments - 9:19 am

Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

Gov. Tom Wolf this week joined women’s health advocates and medical professionals to denounce the fast-tracking of Senate Bill 3, which the governor said would eliminate a woman’s right to make choices about her own health care in consultation with her doctor. “I want to thank the members of the Senate who fought this bill, […]

8 Comments - 11:36 am

Next Page ->