NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Reading Association celebrates 50th anniversary with banquet in Scranton on Nov. 5

NEPA Reading Association celebrates 50th anniversary with banquet in Scranton on Nov. 5

From a press release: The Northeastern Pennsylvania Reading Association will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center in downtown Scranton. A banquet is planned, and members of the Keystone State Reading Association are planning to attend, as well as local members and special guests. The speaker […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Flatulence-filled one-woman show ‘Farty of One’ will be a gas at the Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 1-2

Flatulence-filled one-woman show ‘Farty of One’ will be a gas at the Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 1-2

From a press release: A theatrical show about farts? Sounds like a gas! The one-woman show “Farty of One” will come to the Scranton Fringe Festival in the Casey Amphitheater on the second floor of the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center (100 Adams Ave., Scranton) on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Electric City Tattoo Convention portraits and fresh ink, 04/15-17/16 (some images NSFW)

PHOTOS: Electric City Tattoo Convention portraits and fresh ink, 04/15-17/16 (some images NSFW)

The seventh annual Electric City Tattoo Convention, held once again at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center in downtown Scranton, attracted colorful characters – both inside and out – from Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17, and NEPA Scene photographers Jason Riedmiller and Michelle Beck returned this year to shoot portraits in a private […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

1st annual Guy’s Expo features rock music, cars, beer, girls, cigars, arm wrestling, and more in Scranton on Nov. 28

1st annual Guy’s Expo features rock music, cars, beer, girls, cigars, arm wrestling, and more in Scranton on Nov. 28

From a press release: The first annual Guy’s Expo, hosted by Guy’s Barber Shop, is coming to put some hair on Scranton’s chest. On Nov. 28, the shop is taking over the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center (100 Adams Ave., Scranton) for an all-day bash featuring rock music by Leash – A Tribute to Pearl […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton benefit concert with eclectic local lineup helps conserve Lackawanna River on Nov. 6

Scranton benefit concert with eclectic local lineup helps conserve Lackawanna River on Nov. 6

From a press release: The Lackawanna River Corridor Association will be raising money for the local environment on Friday, Nov. 6 with the Rock ‘N the River benefit concert, featuring a diverse lineup of many well-known Northeastern Pennsylvania musicians. The event will be held in the ballroom of the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center (100 […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: The faces and naked skin of the Electric City Tattoo Convention (some images NSFW)

PHOTOS: The faces and naked skin of the Electric City Tattoo Convention (some images NSFW)

Scranton photographer Jason Riedmiller teamed up with Michelle Beck of Allegro Photo and Design to cover the people and artistry of the sixth annual Electric City Tattoo Convention at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center on April 17-19, and what they came back with was art in its own right. Riedmiller, who was featured on […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Resolutions at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, 01/25/15

PHOTOS: Resolutions at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, 01/25/15

Organized by life coach and NEPA Scene “Strength & Focus” columnist Rich Perry, Resolutions was the first event of its kind in Northeastern Pennsylvania, transforming the typical health and well conference into a day of fun and self-discovery on Sunday, Jan. 25 at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center. The gathering included presentations by Sharon […]