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 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton’s Everhart Museum curator Nezka Pfeifer resigns after 12 years

Scranton’s Everhart Museum curator Nezka Pfeifer resigns after 12 years

From a press release: After 12 years, Nezka Pfeifer, curator of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton, has officially resigned from her position, effective today. During her 12-year tenure, Pfeifer has curated and overseen the installation of dozens of exhibitions. “She has shaped a strong exhibition program, creating unique experiences […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Marywood students express their ‘Call to Art Therapy’ through exhibit in Scranton Feb. 16-March 21

Marywood students express their ‘Call to Art Therapy’ through exhibit in Scranton Feb. 16-March 21

From a press release: Marywood University’s art galleries will hold an exhibition titled “Our Natural Call to Art Therapy” from Friday, Feb. 16 through Wednesday, March 21 in the Suraci Gallery at the Shields Center for Visual Arts on Marywood’s campus in Scranton. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 4 […]

 Rich Howells

Despite Commissioner Cummings’ disapproval, Scranton Fringe Festival receives county arts grant

Despite Commissioner Cummings’ disapproval, Scranton Fringe Festival receives county arts grant

Despite one Lackawanna County Commissioner’s vocal disapproval, the Scranton Fringe Festival accepted a $2,400 grant during the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department’s annual awards ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center last night, surrounded by supporters while its biggest critic was absent from the event. Republican Minority Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings sparked a debate with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jim Thorpe WinterFest has train rides, ice and wood carving, free entertainment, and more Feb. 17-18

Jim Thorpe WinterFest has train rides, ice and wood carving, free entertainment, and more Feb. 17-18

From a press release: A mix of train rides, family activities, special shopping and dining promotions, and popular Mauch Chunk Opera House performances will mark a weekend of winter fun when the Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency hosts the borough’s 26th annual WinterFest on President’s Day weekend, Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18. The weekend […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Artwork and free lectures put women in spotlight at Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Jan. 16-March 2

Artwork and free lectures put women in spotlight at Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Jan. 16-March 2

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present “The Bones of Us Hunger for Nothing,” an exhibition featuring the works of Angela Fraleigh, from Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Friday, March 2. In this exhibition, Fraleigh reimagines the role of women as they have been depicted in art history, literature, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Infamous Stringdusters, Delta Rae, and Dar Williams play SouthSide Arts & Music Festival in Bethlehem April 20-21

Infamous Stringdusters, Delta Rae, and Dar Williams play SouthSide Arts & Music Festival in Bethlehem April 20-21

From a press release: Bluegrass sensations The Infamous Stringdusters, indie rockers Delta Rae, folk singer/songwriter Dar Williams, popular Talking Heads tribute Start Making Sense, and blues guitarist Mr. Sipp highlight the 2018 SouthSide Arts & Music Festival in Bethlehem on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. The festival, presented by Capital BlueCross, offers attendees […]

 Rich Howells

Infamous ‘Party Monster’ artist Michael Alig returns to Analog Culture in Scranton on Jan. 5

Infamous ‘Party Monster’ artist Michael Alig returns to Analog Culture in Scranton on Jan. 5

While the First Friday Scranton art walk is typically quieter in January, with many downtown venues not participating due to the cold and snowy weather, Analog Culture will shake things up this Friday, Jan. 5 by featuring the work of controversial New York City club promoter and artist Michael Alig. As the co-founder of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with free, family-friendly entertainment at Ritz Theater in Scranton

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with free, family-friendly entertainment at Ritz Theater in Scranton

From a press release: With the annual First Night Scranton ending in 2016 after 16 years, Lackawanna County and the Creative and Performing Arts Academy of NEPA are stepping up to host a free, family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration at the Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton. Starting at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31 and […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ScrantonMade Holiday Market at The Globe Store with Dishonest Fiddlers, 12/03/17

PHOTOS: ScrantonMade Holiday Market at The Globe Store with Dishonest Fiddlers, 12/03/17

After the major success of last year, the ScrantonMade Holiday Market returned for the second year to the old Globe Store in downtown Scranton, turning what is now the Lackawanna County Government Center into a nostalgic trip down memory lane for those who remember the holiday rush of department store shopping on Friday, Dec. 1 […]

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See ‘A Day in the Life of an Anthracite Miner’ through 1940s art tour in Scranton on Jan. 7

See ‘A Day in the Life of an Anthracite Miner’ through 1940s art tour in Scranton on Jan. 7

From a press release: To kick off Anthracite Mining Heritage Month, the Lackawanna Historical Society will host a program by local historian Charles Kumpas entitled “A Day in the Life of an Anthracite Miner: The Remarkable Coalmining Artwork of Remo Trieste Russo” at the society’s headquarters, the Catlin House, in Scranton on Sunday, Jan. 7 […]