NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

From a press release: Scranton author Laurel Radzieski will celebrate the release of her debut poetry collection, “Red Mother,” with a book launch and reading at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. The AFA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) will host the free event with light refreshments. Radzieski […]

 Rich Howells

Tunkhannock party rock band LondonForce plays final show at V-Spot in Scranton on Dec. 16

Tunkhannock party rock band LondonForce plays final show at V-Spot in Scranton on Dec. 16

Just a few days before their Saturday night show at The V-Spot in Scranton, alternative rock party band LondonForce has announced that it will be their last. Anyone who has gone out to dance to live music on a Friday or Saturday night in Northeastern Pennsylvania is familiar with the popular local group, and current […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Breaking Ground Poets hold Dialogue Arts Festival with performances and workshops in Tunkhannock April 7-8

Breaking Ground Poets hold Dialogue Arts Festival with performances and workshops in Tunkhannock April 7-8

From a press release: Local youth poetry group the Breaking Ground Poets will launch their second Dialogue Arts Festival, subtitled “Life as Primary Text,” at the Tunkhannock Public Library on Friday, April 7 and at Tunkhannock Area High School on Saturday, April 8. The festival is facilitated by the internationally acclaimed spoken word poets Adam […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Athlete, coach, sports analyst, and storyteller Yogi Roth speaking in Tunkhannock on July 2

Athlete, coach, sports analyst, and storyteller Yogi Roth speaking in Tunkhannock on July 2

From a press release: On Thursday, July 2, former Lackawanna Trail/University of Pittsburgh student-athlete/USC football coach and current media personality Yogi Roth will be in attendance as Tunkhannock Area English teacher Katie Wisnosky presents “A Conversation with Storyteller Yogi Roth” at 7 p.m. in the Tunkhannock Area High School auditorium (135 Tiger St., Tunkhannock). Roth, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Breaking Ground Poets hold 1st annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival on May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock

Breaking Ground Poets hold 1st annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival on May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock

Group is still seeking young poets and writers for workshop

From a press release: The Breaking Ground Poets have announced the first annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival, taking place from May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock. According to Katie Wisnosky, founder of the Breaking Grounds Poets and coordinator of the Youth Festival, “The festival will use creative writing and critical dialogue to bring communities together […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton acoustic indie pop duo Skip Monday stream debut EP ‘Wildfire’

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton acoustic indie pop duo Skip Monday stream debut EP ‘Wildfire’

Scranton acoustic indie pop duo Skip Monday just released their debut EP, “Wildfire,” and NEPA Scene has the exclusive first stream of the album. Vocalist/guitarist Kaylin Karr, originally from Alaska, relocated to Tunkhannock and met drummer Nathan Montella at her show at Duffy’s Coffee House in Clarks Summit. They started jamming soon after and immediately […]

 Lora Kormos

The Top 10 best ways to spend the holidays in NEPA (and beyond)

The Top 10 best ways to spend the holidays in NEPA (and beyond)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the Christmas season is officially upon Northeastern Pennsylvania. The cold weather, the holiday music, the Christmas parades, and the decorations that went up in the stores long before Halloween was even here are sure to have put you in the holiday spirit by now. Here are […]