Art

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Synaesthesia Social, 09/21/14

PHOTOS: Synaesthesia Social, 09/21/14

The Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton hosted a night of improvisational music and poetry on Sunday, Sept. 21 as part of the weekly Synaesthesia Social series. Performers that night included musicians Chelsea Smarr, Benya Barshai, and Jeff Brozena and poets Brian Fanelli and Scott Thomas. Created by illustrator and educator Ted Michalowski, Synaesthesia Social “combines […]

 Rich Howells

Help this talented young NEPA photographer fight cancer by keeping him working

Help this talented young NEPA photographer fight cancer by keeping him working

Anyone who has walked around First Friday Scranton or picked up a local newspaper in the last few years has probably seen the work of Alex Seeley, a talented young photographer who has already amassed an impressive body of work that ranges from raging metal bands tearing up Montage Mountain to tender moments captured during […]

 Sophia Kowalczyk

PHOTOS: 5th annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show

PHOTOS: 5th annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show

Snow has been known to come early to NEPA, but Christmas arrives even earlier. The fifth annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show was held Sept. 26-28 at St. Michael’s Center (403 Delaware St., Jermyn), featuring over 25 vendors; Russian, Ukrainian, and American foods; hundreds of homemade desserts, and nearly 200 classic […]

 Sara Pokorny

The surreal life of Salvador Dalí on display in Misericordia exhibit

The surreal life of Salvador Dalí on display in Misericordia exhibit

Even if you aren’t into art, you know who he is. How could you forget the pencil-thin mustache, the melting clock, or Adrien Brody’s spot-on performance of the eccentric creative mind in “Midnight in Paris?” Salvador Dalí is a man whose work made an impact on the arts scene, and it continues to do so […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Austin Burke auctions his original artwork at the Scranton Cultural Center

Austin Burke auctions his original artwork at the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will feature Austin Burke, former President of the Scranton Chamber of Commerce and one of the founding board members of the Cultural Center, as he releases his original artwork of the most iconic buildings, landscapes, and celebrations of Northeastern Pennsylvania. His featured pieces […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia exhibit shows surreal and playful sides of Salvador Dalí

Misericordia exhibit shows surreal and playful sides of Salvador Dalí

From a press release: The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University is showcasing the print series “The Divine Comedy” and “Dalí: The Halsman Photographs” by Surrealist icon Salvador Dalí from Oct. 4-Dec. 10. In the adjacent MacDonald Gallery, the mixed media exhibit, “Musings of a Private Collector,” will be on display featuring oil paintings, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: First Friday Scranton, 09/05/14

PHOTOS: First Friday Scranton, 09/05/14

First Friday Scranton on Sept. 5 had everything from fish sculptures to tile art. Take a look at just a few of the stops we made at this month’s art walk.

 NEPA Scene Staff

First Friday Scranton map for Sept. 5, 2014

First Friday Scranton map for Sept. 5, 2014

The map for First Friday Scranton on Sept. 5 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. AFA Gallery – Mark Chuck, Dana Gabel, and Travis Prince. 2. AFA Gallery (Upstairs) – Michael B. Harris and Judith Snyder. 3. Artwork’s Gallery & Studio – In Color: Rolfe Ross. 4. Bella Faccias Personalized Chocolates, Inc. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Makers wanted for inaugural Scranton Mini Maker Faire at Johnson College

Makers wanted for inaugural Scranton Mini Maker Faire at Johnson College

From a press release: Makers, crafters, tech enthusiasts, tinkerers, and even food vendors are all wanted for the inaugural Scranton Mini Maker Faire at Johnson College on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The call for makers, artists, performers, and crafters is open now through Sept. 15. Any groups or individuals interested in presenting […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Third Friday Wilkes-Barre map for Aug. 15, 2014

Third Friday Wilkes-Barre map for Aug. 15, 2014

The map for Third Friday Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. Arts SEEN Gallery – “Music Night” featuring teacher/artist-in-residence Mary Ann Saylor, director of the YOUniversal Suzuki Strings, playing classical and fiddle music, Art SEEN’s classical guitarist and music teacher Joseph Ward, and the newest gallery co-op member, […]