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 […]

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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 […]

 Rich Howells

The complete updated guide to the 2017 Electric City Music Conference

The complete updated guide to the 2017 Electric City Music Conference

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference will feature performances by over 150 bands from eight states in 11 venues throughout the Scranton area, the Steamtown Music Awards with many new awards and special performances of its own, and free panel discussions and mentoring sessions for local musicians, professionals, and music fans. It’s a great […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Comedians Angelia Petrillo and Elliott Elliott and Back to the ‘80s Comedy Show

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Comedians Angelia Petrillo and Elliott Elliott and Back to the ‘80s Comedy Show

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 MUSIC NOTES: Black Tie Stereo, Brother Roy, Patrick McGlynn, Dani-elle, Karl Hall, and SMAs

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Black Tie Stereo, Brother Roy, Patrick McGlynn, Dani-elle, Karl Hall, and SMAs

This week in local music, there are some exciting albums set to be released soon, another one that needs your help, a new song and a recent lyric video for a Josie Music Award-nominated song, a brand new music venue coming to Wilkes-Barre that is owned by some great people with personal connections to the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna County hosts free marketing and branding workshop in Scranton on Sept. 14

Lackawanna County hosts free marketing and branding workshop in Scranton on Sept. 14

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council will present “Telling Your Story: A Workshop About Communicating Your Brand” for free at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., featuring a distinguished expert in the […]

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Grocery delivery service app Instacart expands into NEPA starting Sept. 12

Grocery delivery service app Instacart expands into NEPA starting Sept. 12

From a press release: If you hate grocery shopping or have just become too busy (or lazy) to go out and shop, Instacart has a quick and easy solution. The national service/app is launching in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area next week to do all your grocery shopping for you. Plus, they’re planning to bring on over […]