From a press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners Corey D. O’Brien, Jim Wansacz, and Patrick M. O’Malley announced the 2015 arts and culture organizations and individuals who have received grant support for their various community projects, events, and activities at a reception and grants ceremony held at the Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14. Financial assistance […]
This week’s episode contains an extra sad segment of Uninformed News, along with reflections on tofu, butterfly goo, social anxieties in Japan, and sleeping under my drawing desk. I also abandon some New Year’s resolutions already, making up a few new ones in the process.
From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department will hold its 2015 reception and grants ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton). Organizations that receive annual support through Lackawanna County’s program stream funding […]
Photographer Keith Perks shoots and designs promos on compressed schedule in downtown Scranton
When a new album hits stores and a musician begins the publicity cycle, there is so much focus on the finished product that few are privy to all the previous preparation behind the scenes. From the album cover to the promotional photos, every image must represent the artist and set the stage for the performances […]
Every few months, Synaesthesia Social has a jazz and poetry night, blending these arts together as the Beat poets once did with its own unique spin. On Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton, Doug’s Myth – made up of Doug Smith on the upright bass, Chelsea Smarr on the harp, Nick […]
This episode has a lot of great stuff in it. Maybe not great, but good stuff. All right, there’s stuff in it. There’s history, penises, New Year’s resolutions, and fears about being an art teacher. I make a lot of lofty promises. Make sure to tune in next week to see me not fulfilling those […]
Pieces of history will be auctioned off on Saturday, Jan. 3 in Archbald
As everyone looks forward to 2015, a collection of old photos that is about to be sold at auction takes a leap back almost 100 years and gives the public a chance to see a very different and largely undeveloped Northeastern Pennsylvania once again. The photos at Savo Auctioneers in Archbald, which were allegedly picked […]
This week, we’re discussing salient social issues that matter to you. No, just kidding. I’m ranting about things that don’t matter at all. Deal with it. This podcast is full of complaints and negativity. I might have forgotten to talk about art. Maybe. It’s good, though, so listen. I said listen, damnit!
First Night Scranton schedule of events includes music, magic, art, face painting, poetry, clowns, and more
First Night Scranton is back tomorrow night to ring in the New Year with a patriotic theme, and there’s a wide variety of things to do for all ages. The alcohol-free celebration of arts and culture is in its 16th year, and patrons are encouraged, though not required, to wear red, white, and blue this […]
This week, I express deep sadness regarding Taco Bell, draw emotional pieces involving whales, and explore cultural differences between Japan and the U.S.A. This is exactly what all of my teachers feared would happen.