NEPA Scene Staff

Learn ‘How the Arts Help Us Heal’ in free program at Scranton Cultural Center on April 1

Learn ‘How the Arts Help Us Heal’ in free program at Scranton Cultural Center on April 1

From a press release: The world of art impacts people in a number of different ways – socially, recreationally, and spiritually. Continuing in that vein, a panel of distinguished speakers from a variety of disciplines will examine the impact the arts have on healing. The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Buy Local Spring Fling Marketplace with 75+ vendors returns to Scranton Cultural Center on April 2

Buy Local Spring Fling Marketplace with 75+ vendors returns to Scranton Cultural Center on April 2

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced its second annual Buy Local Spring Fling Marketplace to be held on Sunday, April 2 from 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. The event is modeled after the SCC’s highly popular Holiday Marketplace, which takes place each year on the Sunday after […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

St. Patrick’s Parade festivities continue at free Scranton Cultural Center party on March 11

St. Patrick’s Parade festivities continue at free Scranton Cultural Center party on March 11

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple is once again the place to be after this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade. The SCC’s annual St. Patrick’s Parade Day Party will begin at 11 a.m. and will continue until 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. Celtic music will be provided by the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2017 Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients announced at Scranton Cultural Center

2017 Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients announced at Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen A. Cummings announced the 2017 arts and culture organizations and individuals who have received grant support for their various community projects, events, and activities on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Financial assistance was awarded in two forms: program stream grants and community project […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center hosts free screening of ‘Matilda’ with craft workshop on Feb. 18

Scranton Cultural Center hosts free screening of ‘Matilda’ with craft workshop on Feb. 18

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will be screening the 1996 children’s film “Matilda,” directed by Danny DeVito and based on the classic Roald Dahl book, on Saturday, Feb. 18 as the second event in its new series of free films and crafts. A craft workshop will be held […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon returns for 2nd year to Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 17

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon returns for 2nd year to Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 17

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple is pleased to announce that Winter Blues Guitarmageddon, a collaboration with The Soul Shakers, will return for its second year. Featuring some of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most talented blues musicians, the show will take place in the SCC’s Grand Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 17 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Madrigal Mixtape’ modernizes medieval dinner theatre at Scranton Cultural Center Dec. 10-11

‘Madrigal Mixtape’ modernizes medieval dinner theatre at Scranton Cultural Center Dec. 10-11

From a press release: The Scranton Shakespeare Festival is premiering a theatrical experience at the Scranton Cultural Center that would make the Bard proud – “The Madrigal Mixtape,” a pair of festive performances on Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11, along with a reveal on Sunday about Scranton Shakes’ exciting upcoming events in 2017. […]

 Rich Howells

The Menzingers’ annual NEPA Holiday Show returns to Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 17

The Menzingers’ annual NEPA Holiday Show returns to Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 17

After another successful punk rock holiday party last year, The Menzingers will return to the Scranton Cultural Center in downtown Scranton for their annual NEPA Holiday Show on Saturday, Dec. 17. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the all-ages concert (21+ to drink) is standing room only. Tickets, which are $20 in advance or $25 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center joins global ‘Thriller’ dance mob to break world record on Oct. 29

Scranton Cultural Center joins global ‘Thriller’ dance mob to break world record on Oct. 29

From a press release: On Saturday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m., tens of thousands of dancers throughout the world will come together for “Thrill the World,” a global flash mob which attempts to break the world record of “Largest Simultaneous Dance to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller.’” This year, the Scranton Cultural Center will join the celebration […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jump, Jive an’ Jazz at Scranton Cultural Center becomes tribute to late Patrick Marcinko Jr. on Sept. 25

Jump, Jive an’ Jazz at Scranton Cultural Center becomes tribute to late Patrick Marcinko Jr. on Sept. 25

From a press release: Jump, Jive an’ Jazz, which was originally intended to be an intimate evening of world-class jazz featuring the region’s finest jazz musicians, has now somewhat taken on a life of its own. As fate would have it, this event has become a vehicle to celebrate the music and influence of a […]

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