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 […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Organizing DIY community events in Scranton with Jess Meoni

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Organizing DIY community events in Scranton with Jess Meoni

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street and the Sunset Sessions open mic

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street and the Sunset Sessions open mic

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: GRRRLS Night at Ale Mary’s in Scranton, 03/25/16

PHOTOS: GRRRLS Night at Ale Mary’s in Scranton, 03/25/16

GRRRLS Night, “an open platform for all women to showcase their talents in poetry, spoken word, music, and comedy,” made its return to Ale Mary’s in downtown Scranton on Friday, March 25 after a few months off, allowing eight young ladies the opportunity to share a bit of themselves through their art in an intimate […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Girls-only open mic GRRRLS Night returns to Ale Mary’s in Scranton on March 25

Girls-only open mic GRRRLS Night returns to Ale Mary’s in Scranton on March 25

After taking a few months off, GRRRLS Night, the only girls-only performance night in Northeastern Pennsylvania, returns to Ale Mary’s in downtown Scranton on Friday, March 25 at 8 p.m. Created by Jess Meoni, graphic designer and founder of the Scranton Zine Fest and Ruthless Zine, the monthly open mic platform began in July 2015 […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Youth Scene Open Mic at Adezzo in Scranton, 12/02/15

PHOTOS: Youth Scene Open Mic at Adezzo in Scranton, 12/02/15

Our Youth Scene Open Mic with the Breaking Ground Poets at downtown Scranton coffee shop Adezzo on Wednesday, Dec. 2 started off with just a few sign-ups, but it eventually turned into so much more. Once the performers listed below were finished, it seemed like the night would end early, but slowly and surely, many […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Youth Scene Open Mic at Adezzo in Scranton, 10/07/15

PHOTOS: Youth Scene Open Mic at Adezzo in Scranton, 10/07/15

After almost a year of success hosting open mic events like NEPA Scene’s Got Talent for the 21+ crowd, our friends in the Breaking Ground Poets convinced us it was time to collaborate on a monthly all-ages event for younger artists from Northeastern Pennsylvania to express themselves and showcase their work, and judging by the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New monthly Youth Scene Open Mic in Scranton welcomes all performing artists ages 14-20, starts Oct. 7

New monthly Youth Scene Open Mic in Scranton welcomes all performing artists ages 14-20, starts Oct. 7

A common complaint in Northeastern Pennsylvania is the lack of events and venues that are open to those under 21, so NEPA Scene and the Breaking Ground Poets are looking to change that – at least for one night every month. These two local organizations dedicated to the arts have announced a brand new monthly […]

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