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THE 570’S FREE ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY • THE570.C0M • VOL. 26 NO. 19 • MAY 3-9, 2018





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WARS’ #1 ‘STAR NIGHT Feel the force during “Star Wars” Night on Friday, May 4, as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders take on Pawtucket Red Sox at PNC Field, 235 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 6:35. Fans are encouraged to wear costumes, and characters from Lucasfilm’s iconic series will be on hand for photos. The first 2,500 fans will receive a Chance Adams bobblehead. A pre-game “Junior Jedi” parade also will take place. The RailRiders will don special “Star Wars”-themed uniforms for the game and auction off the jerseys that night with all proceeds benefiting Geisinger Children’s Miracle Network. For tickets or information, visit swbrailriders.com.



Promote environmental protection, public health and sustainability in the region Saturday, May 5, during the inaugural NEPA Green Fair & 5K Run/Walk for Clean Air. The free, family-friendly event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blakely Borough Recreation Complex, 100 Keystone Ave. Peckville. It features live music, local food, raffle baskets, exhibitors, more than 40 ecofriendly vendors, yoga workshops, educational programs, art and more. The 5K run/walk begins at 9 a.m. along the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. To register in advance as an individual or part of a team, visit racemenu.com/nepa. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Guests also are encouraged to bring used sneakers to recycle and used clothing and books to swap or donate. For more information, visit nepagreenfair.org.

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The Scranton Fringe Festival will raise money for its programming with a special night of food, drink and live entertainment. Taste of Fringe will take place Thursday, May 3, at 6 p.m. at POSH at the Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave. Tickets cost $35 and are available at eventbrite.com/e/ taste-of-fringe-tickets-44613518234. The event is open to all ages, but guests must be 21 or older with a valid photo ID to drink or buy alcohol. For details, email info@scrantonfringe.org or visit the event’s Facebook page. The annual Scranton Fringe Festival will run Saturday, Sept. 22, through Sunday, Sept. 30, at various venues in the city.

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COMIC #4 DERBY BAE MAYO #5 FREE BOOK DAY Celebrate two seasonal favorites in one night on Saturday, May 5. Derby Bae Mayo at Jack’s Draft House, 802 Prescott Ave., Scranton, combines the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo into one giant dance party with DJ duo SaturBae. The DJs plan to play a lot of pop hits and dance anthems from the late ’90s and early 2000s. The night starts at 9; there is no cover charge. For information, visit the Facebook event page.

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with giveaways, activities and more at Comics on the Green, 307 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. The comic book shop will join numerous other comic book stores around the country in celebrating the event on Saturday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to offering free books whose subjects range from “Avengers” and “Doctor Who” to Disney princesses and “Riverdale,” the store will offer sales, free face painting and pictures with “Star Wars” characters, including a stormtrooper. DC Comics artist Tom Derenick also will sign books and do sketches. For more information, visit the Facebook event page. To view all the titles being offered for free this year and find more participating shops, go to freecomicbookday.com.



EOTC’s Cinco De Mayo Fiesta, Friday, May 4, 5 to 7 p.m. Light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar available. Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, 100 Adams Ave. $20. 570-558-7565 or EOTCworks.org. South Side Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through May 5. Market features fresh and local produce, baked goods, artisan foods and vendors. UNC South Side Winter Farmer’s Market, 509 Cedar Ave., Scranton. 570-346-0759 or uncnepa.org. Spring Craft Show, Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Includes vendors with canvas prints, purses, soy candles, vitamins and supplements, jewelry, cake pops, handmade cards and more. Refreshments available for sale. Proceeds benefit First Assembly Women’s Ministry. First Assembly of God, 424 Stanton St., Wilkes-Barre. Free. 570-829-0989 or wilkesbarreag.com. Kentucky Derby Day, Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Double header of live harness racing. Champagne brunch and all-you-can-eat dinner buffet at Pacer’s Clubhouse. Hat Revue in the Racing Lobby from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp. 570-831-2100 or mohegansunpocono.com. West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival, Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, May 6, noon to 5 p.m. Parade, 11 a.m. Event includes Little Miss Cherry Blossom contest, arts vendors, food, live entertainment and instant bingo. 555 Exeter Ave. Free. wpcherryblossom. com. Big Band Society of NEPA Cinco De Mayo Dance, Saturday, May 5, 6:30 p.m. Music by the Shorelines. Dinner and dancing included with price. Reservations required. Genetti’s Best Western, 77 E. Market St., WilkesBarre. $35. 570-344-4324 or bigbandnepa@gmail.com. Mother’s Day Pow Wow, Saturday, May 12, through Sunday, May 13. The circle opens with storytelling and flute playing. There will be children’s craft area. Grand entry of all dignitaries and dancers in full regalia begins at noon. Noxen Fire Company Grounds, 3493 Stull Road. 570-947-2097 or noxenpowwow@yahoo.com. Waverly Waddle 5K Run/Walk, Saturday, May 12. Mother’s Day race honors mothers and caregivers. Check in, 8 to 8:45 a.m.; race, 9. Waverly Community House, 1115 North Abington Road. $20 adults/$12 children 12 and younger by May 10; $25 adults/$15 children 12 and younger day of; family rate available (three or more participants). 570-586-8191 or waverlycomm.org. Third annual Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch, Sunday, May 13, 11 a.m. Benefits student mothers of Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program. Brunch includes a buffet, with special food for kids, and drinks including champagne, mimosas and bloody Mary cocktails. Silent auction and raffle baskets available. Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. $50 adults/$20 children 12 to 18/free for children under 12. 570-674-1877 or cougarconnect. misericordia.edu/wwcbrunch18. Mother’s Day Gala, Sunday, May 13, 1 p.m. A gourmet dinner and performance of “The Producers.” Entrees include a choice of prime rib beef au jus or jumbo shrimp stuffed with crabmeat. Bar opens, 1 p.m.; show, 3. Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. $50. 570-283-2195 or musicbox.org. Mother’s Day Concert, Sunday, May 13, 3 p.m. The Madison String Quartet performs classical music. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $10 suggested donation. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com. 63rd Annual Fine Arts Fiesta, Thursday, May 17, through Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Art show packed with juried exhibits, art and craft vendors, food trucks, street performers, a children’s tent and live entertainment. Public Square, Main and Market streets, Wilkes-Barre. Free. 570-208-4240 or wilkes-barre.pa.us.

In Recital with Alexander Pattavina, Sunday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. Houlihan-McLean Center at University of Scranton, 800 Linden St. Free. 570941-7624 or scranton.edu/music or music@ scranton.edu. Catholic Choral Society Concert, Friday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. Abington Heights Honor Chorus also performs. Holy Rosary Church, 316 William St., Scranton. $10 adults/$8 seniors and students. 570-578-2753. Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Friday, May 18, 8 p.m. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. $25 premium/$20 regular. 570-325-0371 or pennspeak.com. Montgomery Gentry, Friday, May 18, 8 p.m. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, WilkesBarre. $38-$43, plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter. org. Catholic Choral Society Concert, Sunday, May 20, 7 p.m. Hazleton Area High School Cougar Chorus. St. Ignatius Church, 339 N. Maple St., Kingston. $10 adults/$8 students and seniors. 570-587-2753.

Danielle Nicole will perform Thursday, May 10, at 8 p.m. at Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling 570-325-0249 or visiting mcohjt.com.


Tips and Tricks for Organists, Friday, May 4, 6 p.m. Participants will learn how to set appropriate registrations for hymns and solo works, discover how different combinations of sounds can affect the mood of various organ selections and find out how to maximize their church’s organ resources. All experience levels welcome. Church of Christ Uniting, 190 S. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 570-287-2476. Delaware Valley Jazz Festival, Friday, May 4, 6:30 p.m. Ensembles from several school districts in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey participate alongside DVHS and DVMS Jazz Bands. Delaware Valley High School, 252 Routes 6 and 209, Milford. $2. divajazz.com. 10th annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert, Friday, May 4, 7:30 p.m. Features Kako Miura on violin and University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center at U of S, 800 Linden St. Free. 570-941-7624, scranton.edu/music or music@scranton.edu. Native Flute Workshop, Saturday, May 5, 1 to 3 p.m. Learn the basics of playing from how to properly hold the instrument to where to position the fingers to create sounds. The Belize Fund’s American Indian Cultural Center, 163 Melrose Road, Susquehanna. $25 (includes refreshments). 570-727-3614 or TheBelizeFund.org. David Brown and the Dishonest Fiddlers, Saturday, May 5, 6 p.m. Cinco De Mayo and grand opening of the patio. Susquehanna Brewing Co., 635 S. Main St., Pittston. In Concert with University of Scranton String Orchestra, Saturday, May 5, 7:30 p.m. Features Kako Miura on violin. Houlihan-McLean Center at U of S, 800 Linden St. Free. 570-941-7624 or scranton.edu/music. Jesse Jerry and Rupert Wates, Saturday, May 5, 8 p.m. RiverFolk concert series. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. $20 reserved/$25 at the door. 570-2532020 or thecooperageproject.org. The Mavericks, Saturday, May 5, 8 p.m. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. $32 regular reserved/$37 pit. 570-325-0371 or pennspeak.com. Incantation album release, Sunday, May 6, 2 to 5 p.m. Steve Werner releases a new album “Incantation.” There will be a listening party, performances and light fare available. The Wonderstone Gallery, 100 N. Blakely St., Dunmore. $10 admission (includes copy of CD). Chamber Music Recital, Sunday, May 6, 3 p.m. Per-



Marvel Universe Live, Thursday, May 3, through Friday, May 4, 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 6, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Watch as favorite superheroes like the Avengers and Guardians of formed by the NEPA Philharmonic’s Mentorship students. the Galaxy fight off evil villains. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. Donations accepted to benefit the mentoring program. Marian Chapel at Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., $18.50 and up. 570-970-7600 or mohegansunarenapa. com. Scranton. Connection Beyond Live with Medium Marisa Liza Mainly Classical, Sunday, May 6, 3 p.m. Presented by Anthracite Opera Company. Show features pieces such Pell, Saturday, May 5, 7:30 p.m. Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave. as “Rigaletto,” “Madame Butterfly” and other Broadway $28-$48. 570-344-1111. tunes. Reservations required for dinner at the Rossetti On Golden Pond, Saturday, May 5, 7:30 p.m.; SunEstate. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1000 Taylor Ave., day, May 6, 3 p.m. Presented by Lakeside Players. LakevScranton. $25 dinner and show/$15 show only (payable ille Community Hall, Route 590. $14/$12 each for groups at door). 570-335-7702. of 10 or more. 570-226-6207 or lakesideplayers.net. Open jam session, Mondays, 6 to 8 p.m. Bring an Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat, Friday, May instrument and jump in to this weekly musical session. 11, through Sunday, May 13. Nuremberg Community Duffy’s Coffee House, 306 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Players, 283 Hazle St. 570-384-4309. 570-586-1380. CaPAA Playhouse presents The Lion King and Ukulele for Adults, Mondays, May 7 and 14, 7 to 7:45 Aladdin, Friday, May 11, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 12, p.m. The Gathering Place, 304 S. State St., Clarks Sum11 a.m., 1 and 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 13, 2 and 4 p.m. mit. $50. 570-586-4721 or gatheringplacecs.org. The Lion King Kids Only: Saturday, May 12, 11 a.m. A Salute to Sinatra, Monday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 13, 2 p.m. CaPAA Theater at the Ritz, Features the Arcadia Chorale and Doug Smith Jazz Trio. 222 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. Limited reserved seating: Maple Lake Methodist Church, 35 Harriet Drive, Spring $15 adults/$10 children; general seating: $10 adults/ $5 Brooke Twp. $8.50 at door. children. 570-252-4156 or showtix4u.com. Art Garfunkel, Tuesday, May 8, 8 p.m. F.M. Kirby Cabaret, Thursday, May 17, 7:30 p.m. The touring Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkesproduction of the Tony Award-winning production. F.M. Barre. $38-$98, plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, org. Pre-Commencement Concert, Thursday, May 10, 7:30 Wilkes-Barre. $45-$65, plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org. p.m. Features University of Scranton String Orchestra Symphonic Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center at U of S, 800 Linden St. Free. 570-941-7624, CALENDAR SUBMISSIONS scranton.edu/music or msuic@scranton.edu. Ani DiFranco, Friday, May 11, 8 p.m. Singer-songEmail your event information to electriccity@ writer, poet and feminist icon performs with opening act Gracie and Rachel. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing timesshamrock.com or we will accept submissions Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $25-$49.50, plus mailed to Current Events, Electric City, 149 Penn fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org. Ave.,Scranton,PA18503.Highresolution(min.200 Highway 81 Revisited Anniversary Party, Saturday, May 12, 7 p.m. Featuring Lewis & Clarke, Brother Roy, dpi) photos are welcome. Deadline for submissions Rosu Lup and Chris Kearney Karl Hall, 57B N. Main St., is the Monday prior to the Thursday edition by Wilkes-Barre. noon. Due to the high demand for submissions, Starman: the Ultimate Bowie Experience, Saturday, May 12, 8 p.m. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadwe cannot guarantee all events will be printed on way, Jim Thorpe. $24. 570-325-0249 or mcohjt.com. a weekly basis. Most events do not run more than The New York Bee Gees, Saturday, May 12, 8 p.m. two to three weeks in advance. Regardless, all F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $29.50-$49.50, plus fees. 570-826events submitted are published at The570.com. 1100 or kirbycenter.org.

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Tickets: 570-822-2992 Of Good Nature, Thursday, May 3 Clarence Spady Band, Friday, May 4 MiZ, Saturday, May 5 Starman, Friday, May 11 Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentleman present the Stevie Ray Vaughn Retrospective, Saturday, May 12 The Dishonest Fiddlers with Clarence Spady, Friday, May 18 Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones — Prince tribute, Saturday, May 19 Subnotics, Friday, May 25


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CONCERTS F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: 570-826-1100 Criss Angel Raw, Wednesday, May 2 Miranda Sings, Saturday, May 5 Art Garfunkel, Tuesday, May 8 Ani DiFranco, Friday, May 11 The New York Bee Gees, Saturday, May 12 Montgomery Gentry, Friday, May 18 Guitars and Stars, Tuesday, May 22 Joe Nardone presents the Ultimate Doo Wop and Rock Show, Saturday, June 9 Mount Airy Casino Resort, Mount Pocono Tickets: 877-682-4791 Jessica Kirson, Saturday, May 5 (Gypsies Lounge and Nightclub) I Love the ’90s Tour with Salt N Pepa, Saturday, May 26 (Outdoor Summer Stage) Dai Nhac Hoi Da Vu Memorial Day, Sunday, May 27 (Gypsies Lounge and Nightclub) Earth, Wind and Fire, Saturday, June 2 (Outdoor Summer Stage) Third Eye Blind, Friday, June 8 (Summer Outdoor Stage) DJ Pauly D, Saturday, June 23 (Wet Nightclub)

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Vic Latino’s Freestyle Live, Saturday, June 30 (Outdoor Summer Stage) Huey Lewis and the News, Saturday, July 14 (Outdoor Summer Stage) Lee Brice, Friday, July 20 (Outdoor Summer Stage) Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College Tickets: 570-955-1490 The Cameos, Saturday, June 16 Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe Tickets: 570-325-0371 Get the Led Out, Friday, May 4 The Mavericks, Saturday, May 5 Queensryche, Sunday, May 6 Eric Kearns, Tuesday, May 8 Sinatra: Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back, starring Tony Sands & the comedy of Bob Goss, Wednesday, May 9, and Thursday, May 10 Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, Friday, May 18 Dark Star Orchestra, Saturday, May 19 Michael McDonald, Sunday, May 20 The Machine performs Pink Floyd, Friday, June 1 Satisfaction, Saturday, June 1 River Street Jazz Cafe, Plains Twp.

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Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg Tickets: 570-420-2808 The Used, Friday, May 4 ’70s Flashback — Make-A-Wish of Greater Pennsylvania benefit, Saturday, May 5 Stone Sour, Sunday, May 6 Stone Temple Pilots, Tuesday, May 8 Eaglemania, Saturday, May 12 Open Mic Night featuring Wilbium, Sunday, May 13 Bullet for My Valentine, Friday, May 18 Allen Daniel, Saturday, May 19 The Fillmore, Philadelphia Tickets: 215-625-3681 Company of Thieves, Thursday, May 3 Mir Fontane presents More Macaroni, Friday, May 4 Craig Wedren, Monday, May 7 Iron Maidens with Live Evil, Wednesday, May 9 Saint Jhn, Thursday, May 10 Lake Street Dive, Saturday, May 12 Mo Lowda and the Humble, Saturday, May 12 Madison Beer, Wednesday, May 16 Elvana, Thurday, May 17 Bokante, Friday, May 18 Electric Factory, Philadelphia Tickets: 215-627-1332 Greta Van Fleet, Saturday, May 12 Sum 41, Monday, May 14 New Found Glory, Wednesday, May 23 Old Crow Medicine Show, Tuesday, July 24 Sleep, Wednesday, July 25 This Is Hardcore Fest, Friday, July 27 Glassjaw and Quicksand, Wednesday, Aug. 1 Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia Tickets: 800-298-4200 Bon Jovi, Thursday, May 3 Justin Timberlake, Saturday, June 2

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Madison Square Garden, New York City Tickets: 212-307-7171 Bon Jovi, Wednesday, May 9, and Thursday, May 10 Billy Joel, Wednesday, May 23, and Saturday, June 2 Wisin & Yandel, Friday, June 8 Luis Miguel, Saturday, June 9 Def Leppard and Journey, Wednesday, June 13 Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train, Thursday, June 14 Imagine Dragons, Tuesday, June 19 Thirty Seconds to Mars, Wednesday, June 20 Harry Styles, Thursday, June 21, and Friday, June 22 U2, Monday, June 25, and Tuesday, June 26

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NO AGE – ‘Snares Like A Haircut’ THE GOOD: L.A. noise/punk duo No Age (drummer/vocalist Dean Allen Spunt and guitarist Randy Randall) comes back after a half-decade away with its fourth fulllength (and first since leaving Sub Pop for Drag City). THE BAD: No gripes. THE NITTY GRITTY: Expect a bit of everything this time. One could classify “Haircut” as a loud straight-up indie set, but it’s much more multi-dimensional. The ripping “Cruise Control” kicks things off with a tuneful explosion. From

DJANGO DJANGO – ‘Marble Skies’ THE GOOD: British indie pop outfit Django Django gives us a precious third. THE BAD: Nope. THE NITTY GRITTY: These guys have always smashed together a bevy of influences transcending all decades – psychedelic ’60s, funky ’70s, synth-soaked ’80s, underground ’90s – they’re all here. The trick is making all

there, we plow through the harsh blues of “Send Me,” the loopy instrumental psychedelics forming the title track, and the catchy stomping grunge throwback “Tidal.” Further twists and turns include the feedback symphony “Third Grade Rave” and the tawdry D.I.Y. electronics carrying “Squashed.” You often forget there are only two guys behind this brew that’s both abrasive and vulnerable (often at the same time). No Age sticks to loud territories, yet its naked emotions always bubble to the surface. It can penetrate a wall of sound with a feather. BUY IT?: Yep. these different sounds actually WORK together. Django Django does that. “Marble Skies” is its unabashed pop record. Sure, past indulgences remain intact. Only now, the familiar sounds are coated with big melodies, galloping rhythms and shiny guitar/ synth duels that bring on the stinging riffs and engaging countermelodies. The title track immediately sucks you in and from then on, all bets are off. Django Django has never been this much FUN before. However, “Marble Skies” is more than just a slick, disposable ear candy collection. Pull these tracks apart, and you’ll notice that the aforementioned complex meshing of eras hasn’t been abandoned. This band still believes in multi-faceted pleasures. Lucky us. BUY IT?: OK BORN RUFFIANS – ‘Uncle, Duke and the Chief’ THE GOOD: Canadian indie outfit Born Ruffians releases its fifth.

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THE BAD: Same as it ever was … but is that bad? THE NITTY GRITTY: If you liked the first four albums, you won’t find much to gripe about here … except maybe a 30-minute running time. Frontman/guitarist Luke Lalonde and his crew deliver another dose of rag-tag, catchy and slightly quirky indie rock. Hand-clappers such as “Fade to Black,” sloppy bluestinged numbers such as “Side Tracked,” disposable stompers a la “Ring That Bell” – they all leave a mark and they all click. “Uncle” is the type of record that sounds as if it were tossed off in a single afternoon. Then you play it a couple of times, peel back all the murky layers and slowly realize these songs are much more accomplished and smarter than the jagged first impressions. Be careful. Spin “Uncle” a few MORE times, and you might start looking forward to the NEXT Born Ruffians outing. That’s how they get ya! BUY IT?: Sure … why not?

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Mike Evans is a super cool radio guy who doesn’t mess around when it comes to music. Sounds appears weekly in electric city. mevans@shamrocknepa.com

Thursday, May 3

279 Bar & Grill, 279 S. River St., WilkesBarre: Dustin Douglas Backyard ale house, 523 Linden St., Scranton: Blues Broker Records Blues Jam with Chris London Bart & urby’s, 119 S. Main St., WilkesBarre: Trivia Night Bartolai Winery, Route 92 and Coolidge Avenue, Falls: Open mic with Big Al and Billy Edwards Bobby Keen’s, 117 W. Market St., Scranton: Karaoke with Edwin Boulder View Tavern, 123 Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony: Strawberry Jam Chacko’s Memory Lane Lounge, 195 N. Wilkes-Barre Blvd., Wilkes-Barre: Kartune Grotto Pizza, 36 Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville: Bingo Night Grotto Pizza/skybox sports Bar, Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Twp.: Know Limit Trivia heat Bar & Nightclub, 69-71 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Karaoke Levels Bar & Grill, 519 Linden St., Scranton: DJ NRG OsE (Oak street Express), 601 N. Main Ave., Taylor: DJ Famous river street Jazz Cafe, 665 N. River St., Plains Twp.: Of Good Nature with Jordan Ramirez and Mike Stec Thirst T’s Bar & Grill, 120 Lincoln St., Olyphant: Marilyn Kennedy Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) No. 1227, 492 Stephenson St., Duryea: Chris Malvizzi The V-spot Bar, 906 Providence Road, Scranton: Mark Sutorka Wise Crackers Comedy Club at Mohegan sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.: The Lab — Comedy Showcase World of Brew Bar & Bottle shop, 170 Laurel Plaza, Pittston: Open call hosted by Jami Kali

iii Guys Pizzeria & restaurant, 11 Garbutt Ave., Dallas: Shelly’s Underground JJ Bridjes restaurant, 925 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: The Wanabees Karl hall, 57B N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Indigo Moon Brass Band Mendicino’s Pizza, Route 502, Covington Twp.: Tony Vergnetti and Robby Walsh OsE (Oak street Express), 601 N. Main Ave., Taylor: Paul LaQuintano and JOB river street Jazz Cafe, 665 N. River St., Plains Twp.: Clarence Spady Band Tap at humboldt Beer depot, 573 Can Do Expressway, Hazleton: Ostrich Hat Thirst T’s Bar & Grill, 120 Lincoln St., Olyphant: Torey Mengoni, Jon Sembrat and J.R. Huffsmith The V-spot Bar, 906 Providence Road, Scranton: Metal Meltdown Wise Crackers Comedy Club at Mohegan sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.: Steve Shaffer and Peter Guarraci World of Brew Bar & Bottle shop, 170 Laurel Plaza, Pittston: Ol’ Cabbage

saTurday, May 5

279 Bar & Grill, 279 S. River St., WilkesBarre: Vine Street ale Mary’s at the Bittenbender, 126 Franklin Ave., Scranton: Rare Form Backyard ale house, 523 Linden St., Scranton: Blast Off with Rogue Chimp, Microcave and Newpy Hundo Bar Louie at Mohegan sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.: Until Sunrise (formerly That 90s Band) Barrett’s Pub, 474 Main St., Archbald: FullCircle

Bobby Keen’s, 117 W. Market St., Scranton: Cinco De Derby with DJ Cadillac Cukin Boulder View Tavern, 123 Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony: Crimson Tears Bradley’s sports Bar, 462 W. State St., Larksville: Sammich Kings Band Breakers at Mohegan sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.: Nova City Cavanaugh’s Grille, 163 N. Main St., Mountain Top: Tori Viccica Crabby’s seafood Grill and Pipes Bar, 3159 Lower Demunds Road, Dallas: Strawberry Jam iii Guys Pizzeria & restaurant, 11 Garbutt Ave., Dallas: Better with Beer The Keys, 244 Penn Ave., Scranton: Samurai Pizza Cats, Charming Beards and E57 Kildare’s, 119 Jefferson Ave., Scranton: Liam Alone Mendicino’s Pizza, Route 502, Covington Twp.: Sugar Ray Solojam Mil & Jim’s Parkway inn, 24 W. Kirmar Ave., Nanticoke: 40lb Head OsE (Oak street Express), 601 N. Main Ave., Taylor: The Girlz and Pink Slip river street Jazz Cafe, 665 N. River St., Plains Twp.: MiZ skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop Lodge Road, Skytop: Doug Smith Orchestra streamside Bandstand at the Woodlands, 1073 Route 315, Plains Twp.: Se Acabo — Santana tribute The V-spot Bar, 906 Providence Road, Scranton: Cinco De Mayo with Black Tie Stereo and Buzz, Metal Meltdown Wise Crackers Comedy Club at Mohegan sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.: Steve Shaffer and Peter Guarraci

World of Brew Bar & Bottle shop, 170 Laurel Plaza, Pittston: Alex Culbreth

suNday, May 6

Bandits roadhouse Bar & Grill, 1922 W. Front St., Berwick: Brant Quick heat Bar & Nightclub, 69-71 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Not Yo Granny’s Bingo North slope Brewing Co., 33 Tunkhannock Highway, Dallas: Dishonest Fiddlers Duo The stonehouse, 47 Fallbrook St., Carbondale: Pearl



MONday, May 7

Boulder View Tavern, 123 Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony: Trivia Night with Josh and Michael duffy’s Coffee house, 306 S. State St., Clarks Summit: Open jam session

TuEsday, May 8

279 Bar & Grill, 279 S. River St., WilkesBarre: Bill Hoffman Open Mic iii Guys Pizzeria & restaurant, 11 Garbutt Ave., Dallas: Bret Alexander

WEdNEsday, May 9

Bads, 415 Main St., Luzerne: Open mic night Ole Tyme Charley’s restaurant & Pub, 31 S. River St., Plains Twp.: Karaoke OsE (Oak street Express), 601 N. Main Ave., Taylor: DJ Edwin Velez Pour Boys Bar, 932 Wyoming Ave., Scranton: Village Idiots The V-spot Bar, 906 Providence Road, Scranton: Jamie Zaleski

Friday, May 4

279 Bar & Grill, 279 S. River St., WilkesBarre: The Husty Brothers ale Mary’s at the Bittenbender, 126 Franklin Ave., Scranton: Barrel-Chested Beer Bellies Backdraft sports Bar & restaurant, 1256 Hamlin Highway, Lake Ariel: Marilyn Kennedy Backyard ale house, 523 Linden St., Scranton: Blast Off with Escaper, Mountain Sky Orchestra and Digitaldavy Bads, 415 Main St., Luzerne: Karaoke Bandits roadhouse Bar & Grill, 1922 W. Front St., Berwick: Wells River Band Benny Brewing Co., 1429 Sans Souci Parkway, Wilkes-Barre: Acousticstein Boulder View Tavern, 123 Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony: Leighanne and Company Breakers at Mohegan sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.: Kira Lee Evolution Nightclub at the Woodlands, 1073 Highway 315, Plains Twp.: DJ NRG Grotto Pizza, 36 Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville: R.J. Scouton Grotto Pizza/Grand slam sports Bar, RR 415, Harveys Lake: Whiskey ‘N Woods Grotto Pizza/skybox sports Bar, Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Twp.: Wayne from Facing Giants heat Bar & Nightclub, 69-71 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Inferno Drag Show

Rouge Chimp will perform Saturday, May 5, at Backyard Ale House, 523 Linden St., Scranton.

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LyrIcaL Legend

‘Beautiful — The Carole King Musical’ tells songstress’ story If you go What: “Beautiful — The Carole King Musical,” presented by Broadway Theatre League of Northeastern Pennsylvania When: Tuesday, May 8, through Thursday, May 10, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 11, 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 12, 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, May 13, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Where: Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave. Details: Tickets cost $37 to $117 and are available at the box office, ticketmaster.com and 800-745-3000. Carole King and Gerry Goffin impacted the musical landscape with their creative genius, a story that lives on in a Broadway show coming to Scranton next week. “Beautiful — The Carole King Musical” takes over Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., from Tuesday, May 8, through Sunday, May 13, for eight shows thanks to Broadway Theatre League of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The show traces King’s career as a songwriter and her relationship, both romantic and professional, with Goffin, as well as her coming into her own as a performer. The pair wrote numerous songs other performers made famous, and many, such as “The Locomotion,” appear in the musical. The first time King sits down at the piano and sings “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” tour star Andrew Brewer said, he can hear the audience trying to sing along. “And the show is kind of full of those moments, especially (in) the first act, of ‘I didn’t know they wrote that’ and ‘I didn’t know they wrote that,’” he added. “It’s all these recognizable songs that we think of as (belonging to) these other groups, and then ... it shows up that it’s (King).” King wrote “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” as a 17-year-old, and she and Goffin followed it with numerous hits for such acts

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as the Drifters, the Righteous Brothers and Herman’s Hermits. She began recording her own vocals, too, and her 1971 solo album, “Tapestry,” won her four Grammy awards, including best record, song and pop vocal performance (female) as well as album of the year. She has released numerous platinum and gold albums through the years and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987. Brewer, who plays Goffin in the tour, has had a chance to see King in person a few times when she has come backstage, and he called her “very sweet.” Her story has been part of his life for several years, going back to his job as a swing — a cast member who can step into various roles when needed — on the Broadway production, which continues to run in New York City. Brewer then moved on to the national tour, where he worked his way up to the role of King’s ex-husband and songwriting partner. The experience let him see multiple actors’ takes on the role and learn “what sort of worked with audiences or what didn’t work with audiences and kind of build my own version of that.” It can be a tough role, too, “because he’s the catalyst for a lot of things happening in sort of a negative way,” Brewer said. “I try to get you on his side as much as possible at the beginning and to understand

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and make clear that they were in love,” he said. “Despite the mistakes that he makes ... through it all, he did care. And that’s the one thing I want to make sure is as clear as possible. He’s not just a bad guy doing bad stuff to be mean.” The show has so much emotion and relatability, Brewer noted, with many moments people have all experienced, such as the fear of losing love that “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” emphasizes. “That’s what makes the song so powerful, and the melodies play into that,” he said. “And (King and Goffin) were such a great team. … It really shows through the notes why they’ve remained so popular through the years.” Brewer hopes that, at the bare minimum, audiences “just have a good evening” when they come to see “Beautiful.” They will hear King’s songs in context and see what the songwriters thought of as they penned them, he said. And the musical “ends on a very high note,” he added. “It’s a very fun show,” Brewer said. “It has some heavier moments, and I think what’s surprising to a lot of people is, while it is whatever we call a ‘jukebox musical’ ... there is a great story behind it that I don’t think a lot of people know.” —BY CAITLIN HEANEY WEST

Culture clash

After Mayfield resident Jake Bidgood built up his Lake Winola restaurant, Lake Road Cafe, into a well-established operation, he set his sights on expanding with another place a little closer to home. When it came to inspiration for a name for his new Olyphant eatery, Bidgood turned to his caramel-colored pit bull, and Cafe Lilah was born. The East Lackawanna Avenue restaurant serves up eclectic breakfasts and lunches six days a week and draws on Bidgood’s 20 years of experience working in local kitchens for its menu. The Mountain View High School graduate started as a dishwasher at 14 years old and moved up through the years, eventually managing a friend’s family diner by age 20. Bidgood later became a new restaurant opening trainer for Olive Garden (where he met his fiance, Justine), and assisted in opening four brand new locations between Niagara Falls and Baltimore. Now, with two businesses of his own at age 34, Bidgood differentiates his food by

Midvalley eatery Cafe Lilah serves up ‘different but familiar’ breakfast and lunch dishes

focusing on underserved breakfasts and lunches in the Midvalley. “My regulars in Lake Winola are very regular, but here I can experiment more. People don’t really touch on breakfast as much around here,” he said. With seating for around 38 and delivery to businesses with orders of $35 and up, Cafe Lilah dishes out classics like breakfast sandwiches, build-your-own omelettes, four kinds of Eggs Benedict and house specials that include creative combinations like the Pancakewich, which stuffs eggs, cheese and bacon or sausage between two pancakes. Hearty skillets fall under amusing names like the John Stamos (a Greek-inspired dish that features spinach, tomatoes, black olives, feta cheese and hummus) and ... Because ‘Merica (certified Angus beef, American cheese, bacon, onions, tomatoes and cheddar served with “#freedom”). But the work that goes into preparing certain menu items is no joke. The house pork, for example, is smoked for 18 hours over wood chips before it’s added to popular Cafe

Lilah dishes like El Hefe (a sandwich that also comes with ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and house-made mustard) and the Pork BBQ. And all baguettes are baked to order. “They come par-baked, but they’re finished right before they’re served,” Bidgood said. “It’s as fresh as you can get.” The Honey Garlic Chicken Salad comes with a house Arizona dressing (a blend that features the house-made mustard as a base), and the Grilled PB&J with Bacon is a hit for its unexpected combination of creamy peanut butter, strawberry jam and crispy bacon on grilled sourdough. Other standouts include the Vietnamese Banh Mi (“It represents a clash of cultures and I love that,” Bidgood said) and the Parisian, which is an American twist on a French classic sandwich of ham, Swiss, mayo and European butter. Off-site catering is available, but the bright cafe is a welcome respite from the nearby industrial parks for dining in, though the broad menu travels well for takeout wherever customers choose to enjoy their

food. “It’s just a lot of classic culinary things,” Bidgood said. “Cafe Lilah focuses more on different but familiar food, most of which you can’t get at many other places. “We try to keep it fresh and different and appealing, because it’s not the diner down the street that’s been open for 30 years, nor is it the pizza shop on every corner in NEPA,” he said. “A lot of it is comfort food from different regions with our own twist on it.”

— Patrice Wilding

Cafe Lilah Address: 1450 E. Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant Phone: 570-382-8333 Owner: Jake Bidgood Established: December 2017 Cuisine: Eclectic breakfasts and lunches Hours: Mondays through Fridays, 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; closed Sundays Online: Visit the restaurant’s Facebook page or follow @CafeLilah on Instagram.

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Tuscany offers a lot of different wine entry points when it comes to reds. They all can be good, but it also can be confusing. Tuscany is the broad, general area of Italy’s west coast, comprised of sun-baked beaches with surfers and ancient buildings among cypress trees. If the wines of Tuscany — which include blends Toscana, Chianti and more — have one thing in common, it is sangiovese, the red grape that has been called Italy’s pinot noir. Chianti may have some cache today, although in the middle of the last century, it was notoriously over-produced and watery. Having that DOC or DOCG label designates the geographic area from where the grapes were produced and, to an extent, how they were grown. But those designations don’t offer an assurance to wine quality. It is easy to imagine an ambitious, conscientious producer sourcing grapes on the other side of the Chianti border, bearing the more generic “Toscana” moniker but putting out wines superior to some Chianti producers. Often you have producers in Chianti who want to add more cabernet or merlot to the traditional sangiovese than is permitted and they end up with a Toscana designation. The different Chianti — superiore, classico, riserva and the new gran selezione — all have their unique twist. Google them if interested. Castellani Il Burchino 2010 Toscana is a blend of sangiovese, cabernet sauvignon and merlot. The wines has a powerful smells of cocoa and plum with ripe black cherry, prune and vanilla character delivered in a rich, round texture. Lots of flavor in a wine from a hot year that is ready to drink. ★★★★. $13. I found a deal on Tenuta Campriano Buccia Nera 2015 Chianti. It’s exactly what I’d expect from an affordable Chianti. It’s not fruity and jumping out of the glass. It’s light and crisp. This fresh wine combines earthiness and cherry in a way that many Chiantis remind me of cherry pits with a hint of spice. The wine has a nice acidity that is ideal to support — rather than overshadow — food. ★★★★. $9. La Spinetta Il Rosso Di Casanova Toscana 2013 Sangiovese is fresh and spicy with an acidic backbone for stronger flavored meat dishes and sauces. Tasty and perfect for this time of year. ★★★★. $14.

—david falchek David is executive director of the American Wine Society and reviews wines each week.

GRADE: Exceptional ★★★★★, Above average ★★★★, Good ★★★, Below average ★★, Poor ★.

Melissa Carestia is an art enthusiast working to grow the Scranton arts community. A native of Leonardo, New Jersey, she graduated from Keystone College with a degree in visual art and concentrations in photography, print making and book arts, and she is pursuing a master’s degree in arts administration from Drexel University. She is employed by AFA Gallery, Scranton, and sits on the board of Scranton Fringe Festival. In her spare time, you most likely can find her baking, hiking or having fun at a dance party. She lives in Scranton with her boyfriend. Meet Melissa Carestia… Talk about your role at the AFA Gallery. I’m the gallery coordinator. I’m here part-time, and I’m the only employee. I work with artists who are exhibiting (and) manage volunteers. I’m the public face, and I talk to people. I do outreach and plan monthly rotating exhibitions as well. What made you so passionate about art? When I was a kid, I would always steal my parents’ camera and take pictures around the house. From there it spiraled. In high school, I was the kid who always had a disposable camera. It was something that I knew I wanted to continue doing. When I was looking at colleges, it was a no-brainer I wanted to go for photography. After college when I was looking for jobs, I realized I didn’t want to be making art for people as a living. I would rather have my art in my own time, but I want to help other people who want to make a living with their art. I feel like getting into arts administration was finding my calling. I’m also starting to get into arts advocacy work. If I don’t pursue that as a full-time career, being an advocate is always going to be a hobby of mine. What specifically do you advocate for in the arts? Part of it is education to the public, lawmakers. … It’s to help show the importance of arts and what they can do for



What type of art do you enjoy doing most? I love to go out and take photographs. Anything I can do with my hands, so crocheting (too). I was getting into making paper collages at one point, and that was very methodical. I love learning new skill sets because I think you can apply that knowledge to other things like problem-solving. Who is your favorite artist? Ansel Adams is hands-down my favorite photographer of all time. His work speaks so much and is so beautiful. He really captured the landscape of America and helped conserve it. I love his work. I love (Edgar) Degas. The way he captured light; he and other impressionists were really inspired by Melissa Carestia photography, and you can see that through their work. I’m also super-obsessed with Nan friends. There is also something very special Goldin and her “Ballad of Sexual Depenin the works for October, so stay tuned for dency.” It was amazing to see her prints in that. person. Why do you enjoy supporting local art? People are making great stuff. Old masters and things like the Impressionists, those are beautiful images that mean so much. People who are working locally and trying to make a living by selling their artwork are doing great stuff, too. We have an ample amount of talent in this area, and a lot of them are selling stuff for really affordable prices. Art is an investment, and it’s valuable, but if you don’t love it, why have it? Some of my favorite work is done by my friends. Are there any upcoming events we should look out for at the AFA Gallery? This is AFA’s 30th-year anniversary. The organization was created in 1988. We have some plans in the works. Sept. 1, we’re going to have an anniversary party here, and it’s going to coincide with our Founders Exhibition. An exhibition on the first floor will highlight our founding members, and then on the second floor will be the friends and active volunteers, so it will be founders and

With First Friday coming up, what type of work will we see on display at the next exhibit? (This) month is always my favorite. It’s the member show. Twice a year, (AFA) members can exhibit work with us. It’ll be opening May 4. It’s going to be a sampling of what is currently being made in NEPA. You’re going to be able to see all different mediums with all different themes. It’s really eclectic and nice. It’s nice to see what local people are doing. You have people who do traditional oil landscapes, but you also have people who do found-object sculpture. What is your involvement with the Scranton Fringe Festival? I sit on their board of directors. I also run their visual fringe, which is the visual art portion of the festival, and I sit on the programming committee, and we put together the schedule. The Scranton Story Slam is part of the Fringe Festival, too. I’m not heavily involved with that, but we do good stuff.

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people. There are a lot of things with the new tax reform that affect artists, so (I can be) advocating to have those lawmakers make sure that people such as art teachers who buy their own supplies are able to write that off in their taxes. Whether it’s art in health, education or the economy, you can find something to advocate for.

We’re having our first story slam on May 12 at the Scranton Cultural Center, and I’m really looking forward to it. Have you had a moment in your life that helped shape you into who you are today? Getting that camera in my hand. I feel like if I didn’t do that when I was little, I don’t know what I’d be doing now. I had such an interest in image making and capturing moments that it has really spiraled into what my life is, and I love everything that I do, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. There’s this one picture, I must be 5 or 6, and my parents have this really large mirror in their house, and it’s me taking a picture of myself. Retrospectively, it’s so artsy; it was just me and something to take a picture of in that moment.

Emma Black UP CLOSE & PERSONAL with EMMA BLACK is a regular feature in electric city, profiling people from all walks of life throughout NEPA.

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Rhonda Bryner of Carlisle, left, and Geri Rich Woodyatt and Mindy Hill, both of Scranton Silbaugh of Harrisburg

Erica and Erica Quinones of Freeland


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The fourth annual Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival at Nay Aug Park in Scranton attracted record-high attendance. The festival featured music, vendors, artists and more.

Katie Maurer and Zane Cawthorn, both of Lykens

Cheryl and Steve Wilson of Montrose

Gaspare and Grace Gaudino of Long Island, N.Y.

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“There’s an Ant-Man AND a Spider-Man?” — One of the many chuckle-inducing moments in “Avengers: Infinity War” in which even the characters are having trouble keeping track of all the characters. Before you settle in for the massively enjoyable and just plain massive candy-colored thrill ride adventure that is “Avengers: Infinity War,” keep in mind this is part one of a two-part adventure. So don’t expect anything approaching a resolution in this, the 19th film in the Marvel Universe. Not that we’re ever going to see Full Marvel Closure in our lifetimes. There’s always another story to tell, another adventure to be had, another character to take center stage, as we’re reminded in the teaser scene(s) that pop up after the obligatory 10-minute end credits crawl. “Infinity War” might be the biggest and most ambitious Marvel movie yet, but it’s certainly not the best. (I’d put it somewhere in the bottom half of the Top 10.) However, there’s plenty of action, humor and heart, and some genuinely effective dramatic moments in which familiar and beloved characters experience real, seemingly irreversible losses. One of the elements setting “Infinity War” apart from far too many superhero movies is the introduction of a villain who’s more than just another fire-breathing, multi-tongued monster-god hell-bent on destroying everything in its way while mouthing platitudes through some kind of filter that makes him sound like he watched “Star Wars” a thousand times and was always rooting for Darth Vader. To be sure, the gigantic, all-powerful, merciless Thanos (voiced and depicted by Josh Brolin in perhaps the film’s most interesting performance) is a genocidal maniac who DOES want control of all living things, but according to his twisted and demented and damaged mindset, if he can arbitrarily remove half the population through a snap of his mighty fingers, he’ll actually be saving the universe by thinning out the population to a manageable number. “The universe is in need of a correction,” is the way Thanos puts it. Also, Thanos is actually capable of love — and of making a heartbreaking sacrifice in the name of what he believes to be a greater good. Rarely has the seemingly unstoppable evil force in a comic-book

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“AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR” superhero film been given such a richly dramatic background, and so many scenes in which there’s actual dialogue and not just CGI-laden battle sequences. In order to carry out a plan that will eliminate trillions of lives from the galaxies, Thanos needs to obtain all six of the brightly colored Infinity Stones, which are scattered among the planets. (Each time Thanos gains control of a stone, he drops it into place on the fingers of his enormous glove. That’s right: Thanos is bedazzling the heck out of that big armor glove thingy.) When Mark Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner/Hulk (last seen in “Thor: Ragnorak”) returns to Earth after an extended absence to warn his fellow Avengers of the coming storm, Tony Stark tells him they’ve broken up and aren’t even in touch anymore. “Broken up?” says the baffled Banner. “Like a group? Like the Beatles?” Yes, Bruce. Like the Beatles. Once the severity of the crisis is evident, most of the feuds and squabbles and self-interests are set aside, with Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), among others, teaming up to save not only the world, but the universe. “Infinity War” kicks into a particularly exhilarating gear when the action shifts to Wakanda, where Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther gathers his armies and joins the fight; the genius Dr. Bruce Banner is stunned by the amazing mind of Shuri (Letitia Wright), and the great warrior Okoye (Danai Gurira) gets one look at the powers of the Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) in battle and exclaims, “What was she doing (back in the lab) all this time”! Ah, but of course this is more than a mere Avengers All-Star movie, as we also have the very welcome presence of the Guardians of the Galaxy,

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who provide most of the comic relief (along with a few moving dramatic touches). When the mighty and stunningly handsome Thor literally crash-lands on the windshield of their ship, Drax (the always likable Dave Bautista Jr.) marvels at this god: “It’s as if an angel and a pirate had a baby,” as Gamora (Zoe Saldana) literally massages Thor’s muscles, apparently in an attempt to revive him, while Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) stews. Thor takes a liking to Rocket (Bradley Cooper), whom he calls “The Rabbit,” and he innocently calls the rest of the Guardians “morons” because he thinks that’s what they call themselves. Oh geez, and we’ve yet to mention the presence of the fantastic Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Strange, Sebastian Stan as the un-brainwashed White Wolf, Tom Hiddleston’s ever-duplicitous Loki, Idris Elba’s Heimdall, Benicio del Toro’s The Collector, and Peter Dinklage in a role sure to delight anyone who loves Peter Dinklage, and who in the world doesn’t love Peter Dinklage? At times it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all the Guardians and Avengers who are banding together on Earth and on far-flung planets such as Knowhere and Titan. “Infinity War” has just enough self-awareness without becoming too jokey or winking at the audience. When Spider-Man rescues a number of the Guardians and says, “I got you, I got you, I got you! I’m sorry I haven’t learned everyone’s names!” it’s just the right light comedic touch at just the right moment. The final moments of “Infinity War” are haunting and impactful and mysterious, taking us to a nearly hopeless place, but of course leaving the door open for a bigger and possibly even more ambitious second chapter. And yes, you should stick around for the end credits, and a hint of what’s to come.

NOW PLAYING A Quiet Place: John Krasinski is the director, co-writer and co-star (with his wife, Emily Blunt) of this neatly spun and well-crafted thriller about a family that must maintain complete silence to avoid stirring deadly monsters. That’s a pretty nifty setup to keep the tension going from moment to moment. Rated PG-13 for terror and some bloody images. 90 minutes. ★★★ — RICHARD ROEPER Black Panther: Even if you’re not normally into the superhero genre, if you appreciate finely honed storytelling, winning performances and tons of whizbang action sequences and good humor, then you should see “Black Panther.” It’s one of the best times I’ve had at the movies this decade. Rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture. 140 minutes. ★★★★ — RICHARD ROEPER Beirut: Well-acted, well written thriller about a bitter, failed diplomat (Jon Hamm) recalled to Lebanon during its civil war to negotiate a hostage exchange, a dangerous and complex affair involving competing factions within the U.S. contingent (Rosamund Pike, Shea Whigham, Dean Norris), militia groups and

Israeli intelligence. Written by Tony Gilroy, directed by Brad Anderson. Rated R for violence. 109 minutes. ★★★. — GARY THOMPSON, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER Blockers: On the night of the senior prom, parents of three teens try to thwart the girls’ vow to lose their virginity. Despite the best efforts of John Cena, Leslie Mann and Ike Barinholtz, “Blockers” becomes less interesting and less funny as the onscreen hijinks grow more outlandish and stupid and demeaning and crotch-oriented. Rated R for crude and sexual content, and language throughout, drug content, teen partying and some graphic nudity 102 minutes. ★★ — RICHARD ROEPER Chappaquiddick: Thanks to director John Curran and a powerfully effective ensemble cast, this flashback to the night in 1969 when Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) drove his car off a bridge, killing a young woman (Kate Mara), reminds us the real regret and outrage should be directed toward the privileged scion of an American political dynasty and everyone else who helped him minimize and excuse his unforgivable actions on that fateful night. Rated PG-13 for thematic material, disturbing images,

some strong language, and historical smoking. 101 minutes. ★★★1/2 — RICHARD ROEPER I Feel Pretty: A blow to the head deludes a cosmetics company staffer (Amy Schumer) into thinking she’s supermodel beautiful, enhancing her confidence. Schumer is clearly in her comfort zone and she eventually wins us over in this uneven, hitand-miss, broad comedy, but here’s hoping the next time around, she tries something new. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some partial nudity, and language. 107 minutes. ★★★1/2 — RICHARD ROEPER Isle of Dogs: In a work of stunning stop-motion animation, a boy tries to rescue his pet from an island of garbage where a Japanese mayor has quarantined all dogs. It’s smart and different and sometimes deliberately odd and really funny — rarely in a laugh-out-loud way, more in a smile-and-nod-Iget-the-joke kind of way. In other words, it’s a Wes Anderson movie. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some violent images. 94 minutes. ★★★1/2 — RICHARD ROEPER Rampage: In this really loud, extremely dumb and consistently predictable CGI showcase, an evil corporation loses its samples of an experimental

growth and aggression serum. It’s extremely bad luck for America that these samples are discovered by a wolf, a crocodile and a silverback gorilla whose human buddy is played by Dwayne Johnson. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief language, and crude gestures. 107 minutes. ★1/2 — RICHARD ROEPER Ready Player One: In a dystopian future, everyone spends as much time as they can in a virtualreality universe where events can have lasting and serious real-world consequences. Adapting Ernest Cline’s sci-fi novel, Steven Spielberg has created an eye-popping, mind-blowing, candy-colored, fantastically entertaining (albeit slightly exhausting) virtualreality fantasy adventure. Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, partial nudity and language. 140 minutes. ★★★1/2 — RICHARD ROEPER Sherlock Gnomes: Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet and their family and friends return, aided by the famous detective in this animated sequel. Voices by James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine, Johnny Depp. Directed by John Stevenson. Rated PG. 109 minutes. — LOS ANGELES TIMES

SMALL SCREENS 12 STRONG (War action, R, 130 m., 2018). Chris Hemsworth plays the leader of the real-life U.S. Special Forces team that helped take out key Taliban and al-Qaida strongholds in Afghanistan after 9/11. But with a running time of two hours and 10 minutes, the action-packed but cliche-riddled adventure has at least 20 minutes of scenes that are either unnecessary or repetitive. Rating: ★★1/2 HOSTILES (Western, R, 133 m., 2018). Christian Bale is at the laser-focused top of his game (and perfectly cast) as an Old West soldier escorting a freed Cheyenne chief (Wes Studi) and his family to their ancestral land. The brutal violence is not for the faint of heart, but “Hostiles” winds up being about having a heart in a world that seems almost without hope. Rating: ★★★1/2 DEN OF THIEVES (Crime action, R, 140 m., 2018). For the first hour or so, it appeared as if this Los Angeles-based heist thriller pitting badass sheriff’s lieutenant Gerard Butler against badass gang leader Pablo Schreiber would catch us offguard in the best way. But just when things should

“Molly’s Game” have been heating up, the route grows bumpy and meandering and in some scenes drip-drip-drip SLOW. Rating: ★★ THE COMMUTER (Action thriller, PG-13, 104 m., 2018). On his daily train ride home, an insurance salesman (Liam Neeson) agrees to an offer that sets off a chain reaction resulting in bloodshed and conspiracy theories and madness. Many ridiculous things happen on the train, and virtually every big twist and every major reveal is telegraphed well in advance. Rating: ★1/2

THE POST (Historical drama, PG-13, 115 m., 2018). Meryl Streep has often played the most confident of characters, but as 1970s Washington Post publisher Kay Graham, she does an astonishing job of showing us someone unsure of herself as she debates publishing the Pentagon Papers and risking jail. This is a love letter to journalistic bravery and to the First Amendment, and it is the best movie about newspapers since “All the President’s Men.” Rating: ★★★★ ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (Historical

drama, R, 132 m., 2017). Ridley Scott’s wellpaced, great-looking and nimble take on one of the most famous kidnapping cases of the 20th century leaves us marveling at the enormous footprint J. Paul Getty left on the world. Playing the oil tycoon as a last-minute substitute for Kevin Spacey, Christopher Plummer delivers a powerful, magnetic, scene-stealing performance. Rating: ★★★1/2 MOLLY’S GAME (Biographical drama, R, 140 m., 2017). Jessica Chastain gives a nominationworthy performance as the organizer of highstakes, A-list poker games that aren’t exactly legal. With his feature directing debut, Aaron Sorkin hits a home run — a glimpse of life in the fast lane, a sobering cautionary tale and a brilliant character study. Rating: ★★★★ GRADE: ★★★★ Excellent, ★★★ Good, ★★ Fair, ★ Poor. Richard Roeper reviews movies for The Chicago Sun-Times. Distributed by Universal Press Syndicate.

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S “Soliloquyâ€? by Sarah Phillips. 13. Electric City Escape đ?… đ?…  S “ECE 2 Year Anniversaryâ€? by NEAP & Zeta Omicrow International Art Society. Music by Grand Debut - The Boastfuls. 14. Heaven & Earth Gift Shop đ?… đ?…  S “Musical Dreams in Mayâ€? by various artists. Music by Chris & Roni and various students of Musical Dreams Studio.



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ARIES (March 21-April 19): I hate rampant consumerism almost as much as I hate hatred, so I don’t offer the following advice lightly: Buy an experience that could help liberate you from the suffering you’ve had trouble outgrowing. Or buy a toy that can thaw the frozen joy that’s trapped within your out-of-date sadness. Or buy a connection that might inspire you to express a desire you need help in expressing. Or buy an influence that will motivate you to shed a belief or theory that has been cramping your lust for life. Or all of the above! (And if buying these things isn’t possible, consider renting.) TAURUS (April 20-May 20): These days you have an enhanced ability to arouse the appreciation and generosity of your allies, friends, and loved ones. The magnetic influence you’re emanating could even start to evoke the interest and inquiries of mere acquaintances and random strangers. Be discerning about how you wield that potent stuff! On the other hand, don’t be shy about using it to attract all the benefits it can bring you. It’s OK to be a bit greedier for goodies than usual as long as you’re also a bit more compassionate than usual. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): I bet that a healing influence will arrive from an unexpected direction and begin to work its subtle but intense magic before anyone realizes what’s happening. I predict that the bridge you’re building will lead to a place that’s less flashy but more useful than you imagined. And I’m guessing that although you may initially feel jumbled by unforeseen outcomes, those outcomes will ultimately be redemptive. Hooray for lucky flukes and weird switcheroos! CANCER (June 21-July 22): Born under the astrological sign of Cancer, Franz Kafka is regarded as one of the twentieth century’s major literary talents. Alas, he made little money from his writing. Among

ultimately evolve into being more like the later valuation — and it won’t take years.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): According to my analysis of the astrological omens, love should be in full bloom. You should be awash in worthy influences that animate your LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): “Every so often, a beautiful passion. So how about it? Are you painter has to destroy paintswooning and twirling and uncoiling? Are ing,” said twentieth-century you overflowing with abstract expressionist painter a lush longing to Willem de Kooning. “Cézanne celebrate the miracle did it. Picasso did it with Cubof being alive? If ism. Then Pollock did it. He your answer is yes, busted our idea of a picture congratulations. all to hell.” In de Kooning’s May your natural view, these “destructive” intoxication levels artists performed a noble service. They demolished continue to rise. But if my description doesn’t match entrenched ideas about the nature of painting, thus liberating their colleagues and descendants from stale your current experience, you may be out of sync with cosmic rhythms. And if that’s the case, please take constraints. Judging from the current astrologiemergency measures. Escape to a sanctuary where cal omens, Libra, I surmise the near future will be LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): If you really wanted to, a good time for you to wreak creative destruction you can shed your worries and inhibitions and maybe you could probably break the world’s record for in your own field or sphere. What progress and even your clothes. Get drunk on undulating music as most words typed per minute with the nose (103 breakthroughs might be possible when you dismantle you dance yourself into a dreamy love revelry. characters in 47 seconds). comfortable limitations? I bet you could also shatter AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): “Life never gives a host of other marks, as you anything that’s all bad or all good.” So proclaimed SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Mayflies are aquatic well, like eating the most the smartest Aquarian six-year-old girl I know as we insects with short life spans. hot chiles in two minutes, or kicked a big orange ball around a playground. I agreed Many species live less than 24 weaving the biggest garland with her! “Twenty years from hours, even though the eggs using defunct iPhones, or now,” I told her, “I’m going to they lay may take three years dancing the longest on a remind you that you told me to hatch. I suspect this may be tabletop while listening to a this heartful truth.” I didn’t tell somewhat of an apt metaphor continuous loop of Nirvana’s her the corollary that I’d add to for your future, Scorpio. A song “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” But I hope you her axiom, but I’ll share it with transitory or short-duration exwon’t waste your soaring capacity for excellence you: If anything or anyone perience could leave a legacy on meaningless stunts like those. I’d rather see you or seems to be all bad or all that will ripen for a long time before it hatches. But break your own personal records for accomplishgood, you’re probably not that’s where the metaphor breaks down. When your ments like effective communications, high-quality seeing the big picture. There legacy has fully ripened — when it becomes available community-building, and smart career moves. are exceptions, however! For example, I bet you will as a living presence — I bet it will last a long time. soon experience or are already experiencing a graceful VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Isaac Newton (1643SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): When a critic stroke of fate that’s very close to being all good. 1727) was among history’s at Rolling Stone magazine reviewed the Beatles’ Abthree most influential scienbey Road in 1969, he said PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): “Enodation” is an old, tists. Immanuel Kant (1724some of the songs were nearly obsolete English word that refers to the act of 1804) has been described as “so heavily overproduced untying a knot or solving a knotty problem. “Enodous” the central figure in modern that they are hard to listen means “free of knots.” Let’s philosophy. Henry James to.” He added, “Surely make these your celebratory (1843-1916) is regarded as they must have enough words of power for the month one of the greatest novelists talent and intelligence to of May, Pisces. Speak them in English literature. John do better than this.” Years out loud every now and then. Ruskin (1819-1900) was a later, however, Rolling Invoke them as holy chants prominent art critic and social thinker. What did these Stone altered its opinion, and potent prayers leading you four men have in common? They never had sex with naming Abbey Road the fourteenth best album to discover the precise magic anyone. They were virgins when they died. I view of all time. I suspect, Sagittarius, that you’re in a that will untangle the kinks and this fact with alarm. What does it mean that Western phase with metaphorical resemblances to the earlier snarls you most need to untangle. culture is so influenced by the ideas of men who assessment. But I’m reasonably sure that this will —Rob Brezsny

the day jobs he did to earn a living were stints as a bureaucrat at insurance companies. His superiors there praised his efforts. “Superb administrative talent,” they said about him. Let’s use this as a take-off point to meditate on your destiny, Cancerian. Are you good at skills you’re not passionate about? Are you admired and acknowledged for having qualities that aren’t of central importance to you? If so, the coming weeks and months will be a favorable time to explore this apparent discrepancy. I believe you will have the power to get closer to doing more of what you love to do.

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lacked this fundamental initiation? With that as our context, I make this assertion: If you hope to make good decisions in the coming weeks, you must draw on the wisdom you have gained from being sexually entwined with other humans.



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Record Store Day 2018 was celebrated in NEPA with live music all day at many local record stores. Sites of sounds in Scranton included Embassy Vinyl, 352 Adams Ave., and Gallery of Sound, 237 Scranton-Carbondale Highway.

Members of Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms, Jami Kali and Ray Novitski, both of Plains Twp.

From left, Kyle Drevenik of Wilkes-Barre, David Hage of Dallas and Candace Pratt of Scranton

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with writing deadlines, so I can’t carry on an email exchange, much as I’d like to. Hope you understand!” This message establishes a boundary, but without PSYCHOLOGICALLY SOUND STRAIGHT TALK FROM SYNDICATED COLUMNIST AMY ALKON violating your fan’s dignity. Dignity, explains international conflict resolution specialist Donna Hicks, is an “internal sometimes poorly matched with our modern world, Putting The Removes on Someone state of peace” a person feels when they’re treated as if as they evolved to solve mating and survival problems I recently had my addiction recovery memoir pubthey have value and their feelings matter. Preserving a in an ancestral (hunter-gatherer) environment. lished. I’m very honest and vulnerable in it, and readers person’s dignity can actually make the difference between Though it still pays for us to try to get close to feel super-connected to me because of it. Most just briefly their hating you and their accepting your need to have thank me for how it changed their life, etc. However, a few high-status people — so we might learn the ropes, a life — beyond waiting around to respond to their next have really latched on to me via social media. I respond to get status by association, and get some trickle-down 8,000-word email on their dating history, their medicatheir first message, and then they write back with pretty benefits — the adaptation pushing us to do this tion allergies, and their special relationship with cheese. much a whole novel and message me constantly. I don’t evolved when we gathered around fires, not flatwant to be mean, but this is time-consuming and draining. screens. This makes our poor little Stone Age minds Hello. Is it Me You’re Cooking for? ill-equipped to differentiate between people we know —Unprepared I’m a single woman in my mid-30s, and I can’t Not to worry…that fan won’t be stalking you forever and people we know from books, movies, and TV. cook. I’m also not interested in learning. My parents — that is, if you’ll just sign the medical release she’s had Psychologist David C. Giles and others who study paraare old-school, and this worries them. They keep telldrawn up for the two of you to get surgically conjoined. social relationships were used to these interactions remaining ing me that “the way to a man’s heart is through his In writing your book, you probably wanted to help one-sided, as until recently, it was challenging to even find a stomach.” Is that really still true? others get the monkey off their back — not point them celeb’s agent’s mailing address to send them a letter (which —Takeout Queen might only be seen by some assistant to their agent’s assisto the open space on yours so they could line up to A man does not stay with a mean woman simply take its place. The interaction these fans have with you tant). However, as you’ve experienced, that’s changed thanks because she makes a mean pot roast: “Yeah, bro, is a “parasocial” relationship, a psych term describing to social media, which is to say, Beyonce’s on Twitter. I was all ready to leave her, but then my stomach a strong one-sided emotional bond a person develops But the fact that you can be reached doesn’t mean chained itself to the kitchen table.” with a fictional character, celebrity, or media figure. you owe anyone your time. As soon as you see someone However, what really matters for a lot of men is that trying to hop the fence from fan to friend, write someThese people aren’t crazy; they know, for you’re loving as you pry the plastic lid off their dinner. thing brief but kind, such as: “It means a lot to me that example, that Jimmy Kimmel isn’t their actual “bro.” Being loving is not just a state of mind; it is something But we’re driven by psychological adaptations that are you connected with my book. However, I’m swamped

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you do — a habit of being responsive to what marriage researcher John Gottman calls “bids” from your partner for your attention, affection, or support. Being responsive involves listening to and engaging with your partner, even in the mundane little moments of life. So when your man grumbles that his hairline is retreating like the Germans at Kursk, you say something sweet or even funny back — as opposed to treating his remark like background noise or snarling something about being late to work. Sure, some men will find it a deal breaker that you don’t cook — same as some will find it a deal breaker if you aren’t up for raising children or llamas. But even a cursory familiarity with male anatomy suggests there are a number of ways to a man’s heart, from the obvious — a surgical saw through the sternum — to a more indirect but far more popular route: showing him you can tie a cherry stem into a knot with your tongue.

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Psycho sUdokU “Kaidoku”


Each of the 26 letters of the alphabet is represented in this grid by a number between 1 and 26. Using letter frequency, word-pattern recognition, and the numbers as your guides, fill in the grid with wellknown English words (HINT: since a Q is always followed by a U, try hunting down the Q first). Only lowercase, unhyphenated words are allowed in kaidoku, so you won’t see anything like STOCKHOLM or LONG-LOST in here (but you might see AFGHAN, since it has an uncapitalized meaning, too). Now stop wasting my precious time and SOLVE!

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ACROSS 1 Cereal aisle consideration 6 Former Senate Majority Leader Trent 10 Carpet protection 13 Diagnostic machine 15 Hawkeye’s state 16 “Here ___ Again” (1987 Whitesnake hit) 17 Spicy appetizers 20 Like chai, sometimes 21 M&Ms color replaced by blue 22 Parlor furniture 23 Charged subatomic particle 24 “Wild” author Cheryl 25 Some barnyard noises 29 Gender pronoun option 30 Card game where you match adjectives with nouns 36 Girl in “Calvin and Hobbes” 37 “The Subject Was Roses” director Grosbard 38 Ancient Aegean region 40 Slice choice 43 T or F, e.g. 44 Sleeper’s breathing problem, to a Brit 45 “You Might Think” band 50 ___ Awards (event held in Nashville) 51 Outburst from a movie cowboy, perhaps 52 Massage 53 “That ___ not fair!” 57 “Wacky Races” character who later got her own cartoon

60 Director Roth 61 1982 Disney movie with a 2010 sequel 62 Piña ___ (rum drink) 63 Sugar suffix 64 Bypass 65 Cobalt, for one DOWN 1 Tonga neighbor 2 Desktop that turned 20 in 2018 3 Hay unit 4 Watsonian exclamation 5 Certain theater company, for short 6 Pride member 7 Alley ___ (basketball play) 8 “Texas” dance move 9 ___ off (dwindle) 10 Devoutness 11 Give a thumbs-up 12 Gave a shot, perhaps 14 Mix again, as a salad 18 Photographer Goldin 19 School fundraising gp. 23 “Why do ___ trying?” 24 Olympic snowboarding medalist White 25 ___ in “questionable” 26 “___ and away!” 27 Domed church area 28 Movie snippet 29 One-person performances 31 Goes sour 32 Kate Middleton’s sister 33 Pork cut

34 Auto manufacturer Ferrari 35 10 1/2 wide, e.g. 39 Abbr. on a tow truck 41 Tune that’s tough to get out of your head 42 Like much of Keats’s poetry 45 Blood group known as the universal donor 46 High shoes 47 Kids’ rhyme starter 48 “Weekend Update” cohost Michael 49 Finnish architect Alvar who’s the first entry in many encyclopedias 50 Sippy ___ 52 “Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes” musical 53 Spot in the ocean 54 Sports page number 55 Scotch mixer 56 Birthstone that shares a first letter with its month 58 Luau delicacy 59 Cruise around Hollywood

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