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 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Christmas Parade in Wilkes-Barre, 11/22/14

PHOTOS: Christmas Parade in Wilkes-Barre, 11/22/14

Soon after Scranton’s Santa Parade ended on Saturday, Nov. 22, Wilkes-Barre’s annual Christmas Parade began at 3 p.m., culminating in a tree lighting ceremony on Public Square. Scenes from “The Nutcracker” were performed by the Dance Theatre of Wilkes-Barre and the YOUniversal Suzuki Strings played at the F.M. Kirby Center beforehand, and groups like the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Scranton Fringe-tastic Party, 11/15/14

PHOTOS: Scranton Fringe-tastic Party, 11/15/14

The first-ever Scranton Fringe Festival won’t be held until Oct. 1-4, 2015, but local supporters witnessed a taste of what is to come at a fund/awareness raiser on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the AfA Gallery in Scranton. Performers included Steve Werner playing his handpan, musical duo Daniel Amedee and Sarah Burke from New Orleans, and […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: Needle Points and Teen Men, 11/15/14

PHOTOS: Needle Points and Teen Men, 11/15/14

Psychedelic rock band Needle Points made the trip up from Philadelphia to once again headline a night of trippy fun at The Bog in Scranton on Saturday, Nov. 15. The group, which features Scranton native Brian Langan, recently released a music video for “Biting at the Rose,” a song from their debut album, “Bom Tugangu,” […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/18/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/18/14

NEPA Scene held its first-ever Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Nov. 18, and while all types of artists were welcome to participate, comedians filled six of the eight available slots that evening, turning it into a fun and hilarious comedy night. Kevin Lepka, Zack Hammond, Nick Potoeski, Checkout Joe, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Greater Scranton Chamber Gala and SAGE Awards, 11/11/14

PHOTOS: Greater Scranton Chamber Gala and SAGE Awards, 11/11/14

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and MetroAction always go all out with the annual Chamber Gala, and this year was no exception. From the red carpet entrance to the Ballet Theatre of Scranton‘s high-energy performance at The Theater at Lackawanna College in Scranton, the 2014 SAGE Awards (Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence) on […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade, 11/09/14

PHOTOS: Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade, 11/09/14

Today is Veterans Day, a day when the nation takes the time to remember and honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Wilkes-Barre and Kingston made that time on Sunday, Nov. 9, holding the 68th annual Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade, the area’s largest Veterans Day celebration. NEPA Scene photographers Robb Malloy […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: Clever Clever and Those Clever Foxes, 11/07/14

PHOTOS: Clever Clever and Those Clever Foxes, 11/07/14

Two very smart indie rock bands – Clever Clever and Those Clever Foxes – helped celebrate the grand opening of Loyalty Barber Shop & Shave Parlor‘s second location on Adams Avenue in downtown Scranton on Friday, Nov. 7. The shop was packed wall to wall with supporters of the new venture and with music fans […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Loyalty Barber Shop & Shave Parlor of Scranton grand opening, 11/07/14

PHOTOS: Loyalty Barber Shop & Shave Parlor of Scranton grand opening, 11/07/14

Friends, family, customers, well-wishers, and appreciators of fine mirror art attended the grand opening of Loyalty Barber Shop & Shave Parlor in downtown Scranton on Friday, Nov. 7. This is Loyalty’s second location (342 Adams Ave., Scranton), its first established in Archbald a few years prior. In conjunction with the First Friday art walk, artists […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Mastodon, 11/02/14

PHOTOS: Mastodon, 11/02/14

Progressive metal rockers Mastodon have reached new heights of popularity since the release of their sixth album, “Once More ‘Round the Sun,” in April, debuting at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart and performing on the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Oct. 27. NEPA fans, who last saw the Grammy Award-nominated band from […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: NYC Village Halloween Parade, 10/31/14

PHOTOS: NYC Village Halloween Parade, 10/31/14

New York City’s Greenwich Village held its 41st annual Village Halloween Parade on Friday, Oct. 31, the largest parade of its kind worldwide. Started in 1974 by mask maker and puppeteer Ralph Lee as a simple walk from house to house, the parade now stretches over a mile with over 60,000 participants in costume and […]

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