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 Sophia Kowalczyk

PHOTOS: RetroGameCon, 11/08/14

PHOTOS: RetroGameCon, 11/08/14

New Yorkers with an affinity for retro video games gathered at The Oncenter in Syracuse and plugged in for the second annual RetroGameCon on Saturday, Nov. 8. The day was filled with various gaming panels, vendors, console and “Magic: The Gathering” tournaments, remixed game music by DJ Silenze, arts and crafts for children, and basket […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Pink Hex at Synaesthesia Social, 11/23/14

PHOTOS: Pink Hex at Synaesthesia Social, 11/23/14

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 […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Dead End Path record release show, 11/14/14

PHOTOS: Dead End Path record release show, 11/14/14

Wilkes-Barre hardcore band Dead End Path released “Seance & Other Songs” through Triple-B Records on June 10, but the record release show was just held on Friday, Nov. 14 at the American Legion in Glen Lyon. Like any good hardcore show, particularly at the American Legion, the lineup was stacked with local talent, like Final […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Santa Parade in Scranton, 11/22/14

PHOTOS: Santa Parade in Scranton, 11/22/14

Everyone from Captain America to Ronald McDonald to Penn State‘s Nittany Lion participated in the 22nd annual Santa Parade in downtown Scranton – along with some guy named Kris Kringle in tow. Kicking off at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, Santa Claus made his way through downtown Scranton with 18-year-old Exeter Twp. resident and […]

 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 […]

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