NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

From a press release: Following the third annual Scranton Fringe Festival, its largest event yet that spanned five days in September of 2017, a new encore performance weekend will be held at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Thursday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 25. Three popular and unique theatrical Fringe works presented over […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

From a press release: Scranton author Laurel Radzieski will celebrate the release of her debut poetry collection, “Red Mother,” with a book launch and reading at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. The AFA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) will host the free event with light refreshments. Radzieski […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

AfA Gallery in Scranton hosts holiday auction of artwork, handmade dishware, and more on Nov. 18

AfA Gallery in Scranton hosts holiday auction of artwork, handmade dishware, and more on Nov. 18

From a press release: The annual AfA Gallery Holiday Auction to benefit the downtown Scranton gallery will be held this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m., offering a festive and artistic kickoff to the holiday season. With a variety of artwork and experience items up for auction at the AfA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton), […]

 Rich Howells

Stream or download the 2017 Electric City Music Conference panel discussions as free podcasts

Stream or download the 2017 Electric City Music Conference panel discussions as free podcasts

While live music takes center stage at the Electric City Music Conference, an important component to the yearly event is the informative panel discussions, offering advice and guidance to local musicians and those looking to get involved in the industry. On Saturday, Sept. 16, the fourth annual conference began its third and final day with […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Schedule of free Electric City Music Conference panels at AfA Gallery in Scranton on Sept. 16

EXCLUSIVE: Schedule of free Electric City Music Conference panels at AfA Gallery in Scranton on Sept. 16

The large lineup of music for the fourth annual Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards on Sept. 14-16 has been announced, featuring over 150 bands across 11 venues, and today, the free conference portion in downtown Scranton and its participating panelists have been revealed. After a free breakfast, the informative panels on Saturday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Zine Fest gathers artists, writers, and DJs at AfA Gallery in Scranton June 2-3

Scranton Zine Fest gathers artists, writers, and DJs at AfA Gallery in Scranton June 2-3

From a press release: The Scranton Zine Fest is an underground arts and literature festival and celebration of groundbreaking visual artists and writers. It is a gathering of zine makers, zine distros, artistic press publications, and letterpress artists, complete with live poetry readings and music performances under one roof for the public to enjoy – […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Leadership Lackawanna will help AfA Gallery rebrand, among other Scranton projects in 2016-17

Leadership Lackawanna will help AfA Gallery rebrand, among other Scranton projects in 2016-17

From a press release: The Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2016-2017 will complete three service projects in Scranton this year. As part of the 10-month curriculum, participants collaborate with local nonprofit organizations to complete various projects. In doing so, it helps enhance participant leadership skills and fosters teamwork. These projects impact the community, address […]

 Rich Howells

Stream or download the 2016 Electric City Music Conference panel discussions as free podcasts

Stream or download the 2016 Electric City Music Conference panel discussions as free podcasts

The third annual Electric City Music Conference packed so much music into one weekend – over 150 bands across 12 venues along with the Steamtown Music Awards from Thursday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 17 – that you may have partied a little too hard to make it to the fun and educational panel discussions […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Darkly funny Scranton Fringe hit ‘The Eulogy’ returns to festival Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Darkly funny Scranton Fringe hit ‘The Eulogy’ returns to festival Sept. 30-Oct. 2

From a press release: Playwright and performer Michael Burgos will return to the Scranton Fringe Festival with his internationally-acclaimed and award-winning solo show “The Eulogy” at the AfA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. “The Eulogy” […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: University Drive debut show with Black Hole Heart, Purcell, and Karate Camp in Scranton, 08/20/16

PHOTOS: University Drive debut show with Black Hole Heart, Purcell, and Karate Camp in Scranton, 08/20/16

Back in June, NEPA Scene premiered the very first song, “Only in the Way,” from University Drive, the brand new project from Scranton singer/songwriter Edward Cuozzo, so of course we had to catch the band’s anticipated debut show at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton, particularly with such a solid lineup of alternative, indie, and […]