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SOMETHING TO BELIEVE IN

An “I Believe” party will be held at Cork Bar & Restaurant (463 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre) on Tuesday, May 6 from 7-10 p.m. The get-together will feature information on the city of Wilkes-Barre as well as NEPA attractions and events. There will also be a complimentary sampling of Cork’s I Believanti martini and bar snacks. For more information, call 570.270.3818 or visit www.corkdining.com.

SAINTS COME MARCHING IN

The Underground Saints and special guest Jon Nova will perform at Fuse (41 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) Thursday May 1 for the Fixture original music series. The Underground Saints include former members of Bent Blue and Mere Mortals, and Nova is known for his guitar work with The Drama Club, Charles Havira Band and Stoney Creek Band. For more info and for future Fixture lineups, visit myspace.com/fixtureseries.

In related news, recent Fixture alumni Illinois will be included on the June 3 release of the “Weeds” soundtrack alongside Randy Newman, Kevin Nealon, Beirut and Oh No! Oh My!

SHOUT AT THE DEVIL

The Aug. 30 Motley Crue-led Crue Fest show at Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain has been confirmed. Tickets for the show, which in addition to Motley Crue will feature Sixx A.M., Papa Roach and Trapt, went on sale last week and are priced at $101, $81, $51, $35.50 (lawn) and $30.75 (4-pack lawn).

GLOVES OF GOLD

Odyssey Fitness (401 Coal St., Wilkes-Barre) will host the Pennsylvania State Golden Gloves Championship on Saturday, April 26. The event will include 18 bouts. Ringside, preferred and general admission tickets are available, starting at $13. Call Odyssey at 570.829.2661 for more info.

THAT’S NOT SO RAVEN

Raven-Symoné has postponed her upcoming tour, including a show scheduled for May 13 at the Wachovia Arena, due to “unforeseen circumstances,” according to a press release. Ticket refunds will be available from the original point of purchase.

PEAKIN’ IN JIM THORPE

Penn’s Peak has confirmed the July 6 Black Crowes show, which will also feature opening act Grace Potter and The Nocturnals.

Tickets ($47) go on sale Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m. at all Ticketmaster outlets and at the Penn’s Peak box office. Penn’s Peak box-office sales are walk-up only.

The venue has also announced Dark Star Orchestra and Pat Benetar shows. There’s more info in this issue’s concert listings beginning on p. 28.

ROCKIN’ MOVIES 14

Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 (Northampton and Main streets, Wilkes-Barre) will screen a Queen and Deep Purple concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 28. Tickets are $10.

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