NEPA Scene Staff

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts grants now available to NEPA artists of all kinds, deadline is June 20

Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts grants now available to NEPA artists of all kinds, deadline is June 20

From a press release: The Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts program, a regrant initiative of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts administered in Northeastern Pennsylvania by the Pocono Arts Council in Stroudsburg, is now accepting applications for Project Stream grants for art projects in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne counties. Arts-related and community-based nonprofit […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s Tigers Jaw explores abandoned Poconos honeymoon resort for music video

From the Scranton Lace Company to the Huber Breaker to Concrete City, Pennsylvania has its fair share of abandoned places that are run-down yet still beautiful in a way, symbolic of fading industries and times gone by. Just days after their annual NEPA Holiday Show appearance, Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw uploaded a behind-the-scenes […]

 Rich Howells

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Lancaster indie punk rock band Worries

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Lancaster indie punk rock band Worries

Worries City: Lancaster, Pennsylvania; originally from the Brodheadsville area in the Poconos Genre(s): Indie punk rock Years active: 2009-present Sounds like: A mix of mid-tempo and upbeat indie tunes that draw from folk and punk rock with lots of harmonies that encourage sing-alongs. It’s the kind of memory-evoking music that keeps the heartbroken going in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pocono Comic Expo bringing pop culture to Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort on April 23

Pocono Comic Expo bringing pop culture to Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort on April 23

From a press release: The Pocono Comic Expo, the only pop culture experience in the Pocono Mountains, is scheduled for Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort (100 Shawnee Inn Dr., Shawnee on Delaware). Dedicated to creating awareness and appreciation for all things comic books and pop culture, […]

 Rich Howells

Camp Bonfire offers new summer camp for adults in the Poconos

Camp Bonfire offers new summer camp for adults in the Poconos

If you’re missing the bygone days of summer camp, when your biggest worries in life were mosquitoes and sunburn, then Camp Bonfire may be the perfect summer vacation for you. Situated at Lake Owego in the Pocono Mountains, Camp Bonfire is for adults, ages 21 and over, but all the traditional camp activities will be […]