NEPA Scene Staff

Comedy Central ‘Tosh.0’ star Daniel Tosh brings stand-up act to Wilkes-Barre on June 25

Comedy Central ‘Tosh.0’ star Daniel Tosh brings stand-up act to Wilkes-Barre on June 25

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian and Comedy Central star Daniel Tosh will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $59.50, $69.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. and can […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Brooklyn dream pop trio Lazyeyes performs at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on April 24

Brooklyn dream pop trio Lazyeyes performs at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on April 24

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre arts and entertainment collective Get Cryptic has announced another show exclusively through NEPA Scene – Brooklyn shoegaze band Lazyeyes will perform at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 24. Lazyeyes is a three-piece dream pop group formed in the summer of 2012. The band released a self-titled EP […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New York indie rockers Cymbals Eat Guitars to play The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

New York indie rockers Cymbals Eat Guitars to play The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

From a press release: You heard it here first – Wilkes-Barre arts and entertainment collective Get Cryptic has announced that Staten Island indie rock band Cymbals Eat Guitars will be performing at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 4. Cymbals Eat Guitars released their third full-length record, “Lose,” in 2014 via Barsuk Records […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘The Vagina Monologues’ returns to Wilkes University for international V-Day

‘The Vagina Monologues’ returns to Wilkes University for international V-Day

From a press release: The award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” returns to Wilkes University (84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre) this week on Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14, just in time for V-Day. Observed internationally on Feb. 14, V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girl, and it is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 10 Event: Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber Women in Business Networking Luncheon Time: 11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m. Location: […]

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Author Brandon Halsey holds ‘Bliss’ book release party at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

Author Brandon Halsey holds ‘Bliss’ book release party at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

From a press release: Brandon Halsey, author of “Bliss,” will host a reading and signing event at Le Manhattan Bistro (264 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Autographed copies of Halsey’s book may be purchased during the event. Complimentary food and drinks, including burgundy escargot, pate crostini, smoked salmon, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/27/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/27/15

For the second week in a row, another young local musician – acoustic rocker C-Rock – won the audience vote on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. East Stroudsburg native C-Rock (pictured above), who recently released an EP called “Common Cents,” has been a regular […]

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Country music superstar Josh Turner and up-and-comer Raquel Cole coming to Wilkes-Barre on April 24

Country music superstar Josh Turner and up-and-comer Raquel Cole coming to Wilkes-Barre on April 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Josh Turner, a double-platinum-selling country artist and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. He will joined by special guest Raquel Cole. Tickets, which […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Ex-Goodbye Soundscape frontman debuts new solo song ‘Pretty Good. Kinda Hood.’ as Fiddy Shades

STREAMING: Ex-Goodbye Soundscape frontman debuts new solo song ‘Pretty Good. Kinda Hood.’ as Fiddy Shades

NEPA singer/songwriter Fiddy Shades “has a pretty good, kinda hood, stage name” according to his Facebook page, so it’s appropriate then that the new song he released online today is called “Pretty Good. Kinda Hood.” A regular performer at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Nights at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre, Shades described the track […]

 Rich Howells

PosiPress Project aims to make NEPA news a little more optimistic

PosiPress Project aims to make NEPA news a little more optimistic

Northeastern Pennsylvania can be a great place to live, work, and enjoy quality entertainment, but it doesn’t always seem that way with all the negative news that the local and national media tends to focus on. The PosiPress Project is looking to change that, but it requires community involvement to work. Gerard Durling, a Kingston […]

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