Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 4, 10/10/17

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 4, 10/10/17

NEPA Scene Rising Talent had its most exciting week yet on Tuesday, Oct. 10, opening with a special performance by SUZE singer Adam McKinley and packing the place with both performers and engaged audience members both in person and on the Facebook Live stream. Week 4 of the open mic and talent contest brought a […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 1, 09/19/17

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 1, 09/19/17

After two years and four seasons of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent wrapped up in the fall of 2016, our unique open mic and talent took a break for almost a year before it was relaunched last week as NEPA Scene Rising Talent at The V-Spot in Scranton on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Week 1 of the […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest comes to V-Spot in Scranton Sept. 19-Dec. 5

NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest comes to V-Spot in Scranton Sept. 19-Dec. 5

After two years and four seasons of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent culminated last October, the 12-week open mic and talent contest is getting a new name, new location, and some fun new features when it comes to The V-Spot in Scranton for the first time on Tuesday, Sept. 19 due to popular demand. Hosted by […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Scene earned 6 awards and gave away over $5,000 in cash and prizes to local artists in 2016

NEPA Scene earned 6 awards and gave away over $5,000 in cash and prizes to local artists in 2016

NEPA Scene, the only independent publication covering all arts and entertainment in Northeastern Pennsylvania, took home six awards from four different organizations in 2016, showing its continual growth and impact on local culture in the website’s second year of operation. In four different polls this past year, NEPA Scene and its staff were named the […]

 Rich Howells

New ‘NEPA Scene Live’ series features select local artists on Tuesday nights at Thirst T’s in Olyphant

New ‘NEPA Scene Live’ series features select local artists on Tuesday nights at Thirst T’s in Olyphant

The NEPA Scene’s Got Talent open mic and talent contest series at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant brought something new and exciting to the Northeastern Pennsylvania arts and entertainment scene two years ago, giving musicians, comedians, poets, magicians, performance artists, and more a unique event to feature and develop their talents, meet and […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent Comedy Finals Showcase at Thirst T’s, 10/04/16

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent Comedy Finals Showcase at Thirst T’s, 10/04/16

For the first time in the event’s year-long history, the NEPA Scene’s Got Talent Finals Showcase for Season 4 was split into two separate finales – one for musicians and one for comedians – to make the judging portion of the contest more fair and give more local artists the chance to be recognized and […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent Music Finals Showcase at Thirst T’s, 09/27/16

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent Music Finals Showcase at Thirst T’s, 09/27/16

For the first time in the event’s year-long history, the NEPA Scene’s Got Talent Finals Showcase for Season 4 was split into two separate finales – one for musicians and one for comedians – to make the judging portion of the contest more fair and give more local artists the chance to be recognized and […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 12, 09/13/16

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 12, 09/13/16

The final week of Season 4 of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent on Tuesday, Sept. 13 went out with a bang, drawing the biggest crowd and number of performers this season for a night packed with fun and surprises at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant. The competition throughout the extended evening was tight and […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 3, 07/12/16

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 3, 07/12/16

During the third week of Season 4 of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent on Tuesday, July 12, two crowd favorites from last season won the audience vote at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant – one who had won before and another who was finally given his due. Scranton band Crock Pot Abduction put on […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 2, 07/05/16

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 2, 07/05/16

The second week of Season 4 of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent on Tuesday, July 5 saw the debut of several new faces at the open mic and talent contest at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, and one even won the audience vote with an unexpectedly hilarious story. Dane Bower from West Wyoming was […]

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