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.
I accidentally deleted an hour-long podcast I recorded. Consider yourself lucky. As a bonus episode this week, here’s a shorter version recorded under duress and under the influence. Merry Christmas.
This week, I’m drawing deer. You can find out why in my first podcast, embedded below. Do I really need a reason though? I don’t. Deer are wonderful, noble creatures who we occasionally eat or draw because they’re delicious or beautiful, respectively.
Watch the illustrated posters for a production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ come together step by step with live actors
Any actor tasked with embodying a character in a production as iconic as “A Christmas Carol” is challenging enough, but what about having to stand still, not saying a word, and still being instantly recognizable to any audience? That’s exactly what the actors in a local production of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic did last month […]
One of the best things an artist can do is hit the reset button. Forget everything you know and start over. I recently moved to Japan. I couldn’t bring my massive horde of art supplies with me, so I took it as an opportunity to start fresh. I went out and bought materials that I […]
A Social State drummer and freelance illustrator displays both his talents at The Keys
Whether he’s playing the music on an album or drawing that same record’s cover art, the work of Nick Ogonosky leaves a distinctive impression. The 26-year-old drummer of A Social State has been seen around Scranton lately performing and promoting the songs on the band’s latest record, “How to Get to Heaven,” but he’s also […]
From a press release: This season, Baby New Year might just be adding a red, white, and blue bow tie to his ensemble before heading to festivities in the Electric City. That’s because the organizers of First Night Scranton 2015 are planning the event with an American theme in mind. First Night Scranton is an […]
Pink Hex, a self-described “experimental/avant-garde/ambient/noise/drone/free form jazz band from Lehigh Valley,” is just the type of act made for an event like Synaethesia Social at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton. As described by organizer and artist Ted Michalowski in a press release: Synaethesia Social combines live music, drawing, poetry, and theatre: the performers are […]
From a press release: The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National, in conjunction with the Pro Loco “I Longobardi” of Guardia dei Lombardi, Italy, is hosting a photography exhibit featuring immigrants from Guardia dei Lombardi residing in Lackawanna County. The event, which takes place at the Seeley Memorial Library (406 N. Washington Ave., Scranton) at Lackawanna […]