Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Organizing and developing theatre with the Scranton Fringe Festival

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Organizing and developing theatre with the Scranton Fringe Festival

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

See John Oliver’s ‘irresponsibly large’ Scranton train set at Trolley Museum for free Sept. 22-24

See John Oliver’s ‘irresponsibly large’ Scranton train set at Trolley Museum for free Sept. 22-24

On HBO’s news satire program “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver tackles politics and important issues around the world through humorous but informative segments. He also pokes fun at local news stations on occassion, so it was inevitable that he would come across Scranton station WNEP-TV and its Talkback 16 segments, which often feature loud […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Comedy Club opens at Ramada Inn in Clarks Summit on Oct. 7

Scranton Comedy Club opens at Ramada Inn in Clarks Summit on Oct. 7

From a press release: Scranton stand-up comedian Kevin Lepka, owner of Laugh Out Lepkas Comedy, is set to open the Scranton Comedy Club in the Ramada Inn in Clarks Summit. Shows will be every Saturday night at 8 p.m. starting on Oct. 7. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for those who would like to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Philharmonic presents John Williams concert in Scranton on Oct. 7 before suspending operations

NEPA Philharmonic presents John Williams concert in Scranton on Oct. 7 before suspending operations

From a press release: Tickets are now on sale for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s PNC Pops at The Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. On the podium will be Maestro Lawrence Loh in his final concert as conductor and music director of the Philharmonic. […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award winners announced at V-Spot in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award winners announced at V-Spot in Scranton

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the Steamtown Music Awards at The V-Spot in Scranton, a huge party filled with local musicians of all genres and generations that spilled out into the street and raged long into the night. With red carpet interviews by NEPA Scene and […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Behind the Electric City Music Conference with Joe Caviston and Kenneth Norton

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Behind the Electric City Music Conference with Joe Caviston and Kenneth Norton

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA BlogCon announces 2017 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 14

NEPA BlogCon announces 2017 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 14

From a press release: Now entering its sixth year, NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, has announced both the start of registration and selected speakers for this year’s event. NEPA BlogCon will return to Penn State Worthington Scranton (120 Ridgeview Dr., Dunmore) on Saturday, Oct. 14. Free tickets, which include admission […]

 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

SUZE and Half Dollar kick off concerts in revived Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sept. 22

SUZE and Half Dollar kick off concerts in revived Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sept. 22

While the Ritz Theater building in downtown Scranton has served many different purposes over the years, the actual theater, which includes a huge stage and movie screen, has lay dormant since it was renovated and reopened as a dinner theater and piano bar in 2008, only to close again soon after. The Creative and Performing […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Steamtown National Historic Site runs fall foliage train excursions Sept. 24-Oct. 29

Steamtown National Historic Site runs fall foliage train excursions Sept. 24-Oct. 29

From a press release: There’s a chill in the air and autumn is on its way, so what better way to view Northeastern Pennsylvania’s colorful fall foliage than from a historic train coach? The Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton is scheduling excursions through some of the most beautiful fall countryside of the nearby […]

1 2 3 94