Rich Howells

First Friday Scranton art walk expands with Third Thursdays starting April 20

First Friday Scranton art walk expands with Third Thursdays starting April 20

The long-running First Friday Scranton art walk has had a lasting impact on the city’s downtown area and its arts scene, bringing hundreds and sometimes thousands of patrons into businesses throughout the year to appreciate artwork, music, theatrical performances, and everything else the Electric City has to offer. On Tuesday, March 21, the First Friday […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: First Friday Scranton, 02/06/15

PHOTOS: First Friday Scranton, 02/06/15

Freezing weather does not stop great art – nor does it stop people from attending First Friday Scranton, even in February. Michael Straub Photography provided NEPA Scene with photos from several venues throughout the art walk, which we’re very grateful for, as most of our staff were battling colds that weekend. If you were stuck […]

 Sara Pokorny

What does the future look like to those with intellectual, developmental disabilities?

What does the future look like to those with intellectual, developmental disabilities?

The Arc of Luzerne County displays 'beautiful and creative' work at Third Friday Wilkes-Barre art walk

What do you see when you think about the future? Is it a big house? Plenty of kids? A life of travel, or perhaps settling down in the town you grew up? Every one vision differs from the next, depending upon who is creating it. Last year, a local organization that seeks to improve the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: First Friday Scranton, 09/05/14

PHOTOS: First Friday Scranton, 09/05/14

First Friday Scranton on Sept. 5 had everything from fish sculptures to tile art. Take a look at just a few of the stops we made at this month’s art walk.

 NEPA Scene Staff

First Friday Scranton map for Sept. 5, 2014

First Friday Scranton map for Sept. 5, 2014

The map for First Friday Scranton on Sept. 5 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. AFA Gallery – Mark Chuck, Dana Gabel, and Travis Prince. 2. AFA Gallery (Upstairs) – Michael B. Harris and Judith Snyder. 3. Artwork’s Gallery & Studio – In Color: Rolfe Ross. 4. Bella Faccias Personalized Chocolates, Inc. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Third Friday Wilkes-Barre map for Aug. 15, 2014

Third Friday Wilkes-Barre map for Aug. 15, 2014

The map for Third Friday Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. Arts SEEN Gallery – “Music Night” featuring teacher/artist-in-residence Mary Ann Saylor, director of the YOUniversal Suzuki Strings, playing classical and fiddle music, Art SEEN’s classical guitarist and music teacher Joseph Ward, and the newest gallery co-op member, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First Friday Scranton map for Aug. 1, 2014

First Friday Scranton map for Aug. 1, 2014

The map for First Friday Scranton on Aug. 1 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. AFA Gallery – Joni Maya Oye-Benintende and Robin Dintiman. 2. AFA Gallery (Upstairs) – The Genesis Myths: Win Forman. 3. Ale Mary’s – Bits and Pieces: Watercolor on illustration board by Kim Akers; music by Asialena. 4. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First Friday Scranton map for July 4, 2014

First Friday Scranton map for July 4, 2014

The map for First Friday Scranton on July 4 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. 310 North Washington – A Continuation…: Photography by John Ingiamo. 2. AFA Gallery – Lynn Gano and Gary Magakis. 3. AFA Gallery (Upstairs) – Mike Asente and Moniques Luchetti. 4. The Bog – Organic Abstract Symmetry: Michael […]