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See ‘NEPA Uncovered’ by regional artists at Lackawanna Heritage Valley in Scranton on Feb. 12

See ‘NEPA Uncovered’ by regional artists at Lackawanna Heritage Valley in Scranton on Feb. 12

From a press release: A new exhibit at Lackawanna Heritage Valley depicts the beauty and heritage of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s hidden gems through the eyes of regional artists. Their cameras and paint brushes take guests on a journey through the landscape of the region in a whole new way. An opening reception for the exhibit titled […]

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Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 10 Event: Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber Women in Business Networking Luncheon Time: 11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m. Location: […]

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Author Brandon Halsey holds ‘Bliss’ book release party at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

Author Brandon Halsey holds ‘Bliss’ book release party at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

From a press release: Brandon Halsey, author of “Bliss,” will host a reading and signing event at Le Manhattan Bistro (264 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Autographed copies of Halsey’s book may be purchased during the event. Complimentary food and drinks, including burgundy escargot, pate crostini, smoked salmon, […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival opens artist applications for inaugural October event

Scranton Fringe Festival opens artist applications for inaugural October event

The Scranton Fringe Festival has opened artist applications today for its first-ever event to be held Oct. 1-4, giving local artists of all kinds a brand new platform to express themselves that is unique to the area. Applications can be found on the festival’s website and will close on April 10. There are no application […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Lacey (cockapoo) and Noel and Teddy (gray and black cats)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Lacey (cockapoo) and Noel and Teddy (gray and black cats)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal […]

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Steamtown NHS presents ‘A Cool Look at the Ice Industry,’ starting Feb. 7 in Scranton

Steamtown NHS presents ‘A Cool Look at the Ice Industry,’ starting Feb. 7 in Scranton

From a press release: To celebrate winter and the tradition of ice harvesting in the Pocono Mountains, including the 22nd annual Tobyhanna Ice Harvest on Mill Pond No. 1, the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton will feature an exhibit entitled “A Cool Look at the Ice Industry.” Through historic artifacts and images from local […]

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Country music superstar Josh Turner and up-and-comer Raquel Cole coming to Wilkes-Barre on April 24

Country music superstar Josh Turner and up-and-comer Raquel Cole coming to Wilkes-Barre on April 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Josh Turner, a double-platinum-selling country artist and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. He will joined by special guest Raquel Cole. Tickets, which […]

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The Crackers lead acoustic-style open mic night in Honesdale on Feb. 11

The Crackers lead acoustic-style open mic night in Honesdale on Feb. 11

From a press release: On Wednesday, Feb. 11, The Crackers will be leading an acoustic-style open mic night at The Cooperage Project in Honesdale from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. If you like to sing, play an instrument, or just enjoy listening to good music, then Open Mic Night at The Cooperage Project is the place to […]

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‘Love Us or Leave Us: A Cabaret of Broken Dreams’ presented on Valentine’s Day in Carbondale

‘Love Us or Leave Us: A Cabaret of Broken Dreams’ presented on Valentine’s Day in Carbondale

From a press release: John Baldino and Erin Canedy have announced a fun and festive approach to love and relationships this Valentine’s Day as they take on “Love Us or Leave Us: A Cabaret of Broken Dreams” at the Theater at Trinity Church in Carbondale. The show is all about love: the good, the bad […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches. We also have a movie recommendation […]