Art

 NEPA Scene Staff

Free Throop Arts + Food Festival returns for 2nd year with 70+ vendors on April 22

Free Throop Arts + Food Festival returns for 2nd year with 70+ vendors on April 22

From a press release: The second annual Throop Arts + Food Festival is the first of its kind in Throop, gathering over 70 vendors to showcase their art, goods, and food on Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m.-6 pm. at the Throop Community Civic Center. It is free and open to the public. After a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Montrose Chocolate & Wine Festival celebrates 10th anniversary on May 20

Montrose Chocolate & Wine Festival celebrates 10th anniversary on May 20

From a press release: The annual Montrose Chocolate & Wine Festival will be celebrating its 10th year on Saturday, May 20. The historic town of Montrose is host to the only wine and chocolate festival in Susquehanna County, running from 2:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Regional wineries, numerous vendors, and local businesses will give visitors an opportunity […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna County celebrates Irish culture with exhibit and panel at Globe Store in Scranton April 7-8

Lackawanna County celebrates Irish culture with exhibit and panel at Globe Store in Scranton April 7-8

From a press release: Irish traditions and folklore are steeped in the fabric of Lackawanna County. To celebrate this vibrant part of our community, the Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen Cummings are sponsoring a unique exhibit and panel honoring Irish culture. “The Face of Irish Music: Photographs by Robin Hiteshew” opens […]

 Brendan Howells

DRUNK ILLUSTRATION TUESDAY: Interview with NEPA illustrator and concept artist Tom Kraky

DRUNK ILLUSTRATION TUESDAY: Interview with NEPA illustrator and concept artist Tom Kraky

Drunk Illustration Tuesday is back after a long hibernation! To celebrate our return, we have Northeastern Pennsylvania’s own Tom Kraky. Tom and I met while attending an unnamed school in Scranton and recently linked up again in Japan for some drinking and drawing. I had a lot of practical questions for him about the art […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey will star in ‘Ink Master Angels’ special on Spike TV

Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey will star in ‘Ink Master Angels’ special on Spike TV

From a press release: Along with renewing for a 10th season, Spike TV’s hit original tattoo competition series “Ink Master” has green-lit a new television special, “Ink Master Angels,” starring Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, who became the first female Ink Master in the live Season 8 finale last year. With […]

 Rich Howells

First Friday Scranton art walk expands with Third Thursdays starting April 20

First Friday Scranton art walk expands with Third Thursdays starting April 20

The long-running First Friday Scranton art walk has had a lasting impact on the city’s downtown area and its arts scene, bringing hundreds and sometimes thousands of patrons into businesses throughout the year to appreciate artwork, music, theatrical performances, and everything else the Electric City has to offer. On Tuesday, March 21, the First Friday […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn ‘How the Arts Help Us Heal’ in free program at Scranton Cultural Center on April 1

Learn ‘How the Arts Help Us Heal’ in free program at Scranton Cultural Center on April 1

From a press release: The world of art impacts people in a number of different ways – socially, recreationally, and spiritually. Continuing in that vein, a panel of distinguished speakers from a variety of disciplines will examine the impact the arts have on healing. The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Buy Local Spring Fling Marketplace with 75+ vendors returns to Scranton Cultural Center on April 2

Buy Local Spring Fling Marketplace with 75+ vendors returns to Scranton Cultural Center on April 2

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced its second annual Buy Local Spring Fling Marketplace to be held on Sunday, April 2 from 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. The event is modeled after the SCC’s highly popular Holiday Marketplace, which takes place each year on the Sunday after […]

 Rich Howells

With arts funding in danger, In Concert with the Arts shows its importance in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

With arts funding in danger, In Concert with the Arts shows its importance in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

In January, Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings talked about changing the way the county’s annual arts and education tax is distributed, which could have limited or cut funds for projects, venues, and events across the area, but the Tea Party Republican was quickly met with resistance from the local arts community, resulting in Commissioner Patrick […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Design Collective throws bowling fundraiser at Idle Hour Lanes in Dickson City on March 18

NEPA Design Collective throws bowling fundraiser at Idle Hour Lanes in Dickson City on March 18

The NEPA Design Collective, a new group formed to build and support a community of Northeastern Pennsylvania-based designers, creatives, and makers, will be holding their first fundraiser, a bowling event called Rise & Bowl, on Saturday, March 18. Registration at Idle Hour Lanes (2008 Scranton Carbondale Hwy., Dickson City) is at 11:30 a.m., and supporters […]

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