NEPA Scene Staff

Comedic musical ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ scams its way into Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre April 21-30

Comedic musical ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ scams its way into Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre April 21-30

From a press release: A casino, a bodyguard, a con artist or two, and some wealthy young women. Love, lies, and even a few laughs. Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre presents the comedic musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” beginning Friday, April 21 at 8 p.m. and running through Sunday, April 30. The show is directed by Katie […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Poetry in Transit seeking local poems to display on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre

Poetry in Transit seeking local poems to display on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Poetry in Transit, an award-winning community program, is inviting writers to submit poems to be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses. The submission deadline for this year’s program is next Friday, April 28. The theme for the 2017 program is “migration,” and poems should reflect some aspect of this theme. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

40th annual Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with free entertainment at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre April 22-23

40th annual Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with free entertainment at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre April 22-23

From a press release: The city of Wilkes-Barre will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Kirby Park on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 with food and craft vendors, amusement rides and games, and live entertainment, including music and dancing. The free festival will run from 11 a.m. through […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Watch the Season 10 premiere of ‘Doctor Who’ with spin-off ‘Class’ in NEPA theaters April 17-19

Watch the Season 10 premiere of ‘Doctor Who’ with spin-off ‘Class’ in NEPA theaters April 17-19

From a press release: Fathom Events will present the Season 10 premiere of hit science fiction series “Doctor Who” in movie theaters nationwide for two nights only on Monday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. both days, following BBC America’s television premiere on Saturday, April 15 at 9 p.m. In addition to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Meet Foghat at Grotto Pizza in Wilkes-Barre before they play Rock 107 Birthday Bash on April 13

Meet Foghat at Grotto Pizza in Wilkes-Barre before they play Rock 107 Birthday Bash on April 13

From a press release: Hours before multi-platinum-selling blues rock band Foghat hits the stage at Scranton classic rock radio station Rock 107’s annual Birthday Bash at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, April 13, the band will be meeting fans for free at the nearby Grotto Pizza next to the Wyoming Valley Mall in […]

 Corey Kime

6 quick questions with Fastball on their 6th album and 20+ years of catchy ’90s rock

6 quick questions with Fastball on their 6th album and 20+ years of catchy ’90s rock

Whether you grew up in the ‘90s or just appreciate all the amazing rock music that came out of that decade, songs by Fastball are certainly in your playlist. Hitting No. 1 on the Billboard chart, earning a Grammy nomination, and named one of the 100 Greatest Songs of the 1990s by VH1, “The Way” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Legendary Hit Men ‘Time Travel’ back to the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

Legendary Hit Men ‘Time Travel’ back to the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

From a press release: The Hit Men, the legendary performers who toured and recorded with Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, Carly Simon, Carole King, Elton John, and many more, return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 28 at 8 p.m., sponsored by Erwine Home Health […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Theatrical brass band Rhythmic Circus tap dances into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

Theatrical brass band Rhythmic Circus tap dances into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

From a press release: Homegrown hoofers from the Minneapolis arts scene known as the Rhythmic Circus will bring their dynamic tap and music performance “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!” to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 and $35, plus fees, are on sale now […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton alt rock band Just Blush debuts moody ‘And Your Mother Too’

After a contentious election and with a general state of unrest across the world these days, the “us vs. them” mentality is rampant, which is embodied in the moody new single by Scranton alternative rock band Just Blush. The band’s current lineup – Nick Barno (drums), Andrew Bryant (guitar), Abby Vail (bass), and Todd Oravic […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 new acoustic songs by Ed Cuozzo of Scranton’s University Drive

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 new acoustic songs by Ed Cuozzo of Scranton’s University Drive

Last week during the live recording of Episode 2 of the newly relaunched NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Scranton singer, songwriter, and guitarist Edward Cuozzo opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of two songs from “On/Off: Reset,” the debut album by his new alternative rock […]