NEPA Scene Staff

Third Friday Wilkes-Barre map for Aug. 15, 2014

Third Friday Wilkes-Barre map for Aug. 15, 2014

The map for Third Friday Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. Arts SEEN Gallery – “Music Night” featuring teacher/artist-in-residence Mary Ann Saylor, director of the YOUniversal Suzuki Strings, playing classical and fiddle music, Art SEEN’s classical guitarist and music teacher Joseph Ward, and the newest gallery co-op member, […]

 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre Cannabis Reform Rally to be held at Kirby Park

Wilkes-Barre Cannabis Reform Rally to be held at Kirby Park

As polls across the country continue to show growing support for marijuana legalization, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Cannabis Network and the Keystone Cannabis Coalition are planning a rally for cannabis reform for Saturday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. at Kirby Park (160 Market St., Kingston). The focus of the Wilkes-Barre Cannabis Reform Rally will be the […]

 Rich Howells

Superheaven sign with SideOneDummy, tour with Basement

Superheaven sign with SideOneDummy, tour with Basement

Superheaven, the Doylestown artists formerly known as Daylight, has just signed with SideOneDummy Records and will record a new full-length album in October with famed producer Will Yip (Title Fight, Tigers Jaw, Circa Survive) at Studio 4 in Conshohocken. “We are also excited to let you know that our previous LP ‘Jar’ will be re-released […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

George Thorogood & The Destroyers celebrate 40 years of rock in Wilkes-Barre

George Thorogood & The Destroyers celebrate 40 years of rock in Wilkes-Barre

40 years strong and they’re still bad to the bone. It was announced today that legendary rockers George Thorogood & The Destroyers will bring their 40th anniversary tour to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, Aug. 7 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Give blood, receive a pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee

Give blood, receive a pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee

From a press release: Dunkin’ Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at its Wilkes-Barre location (1020 Wilkes-Barre Township Blvd.) from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4. All blood types are needed. At the Wilkes-Barre blood drive, all donors will receive a pound of Dunkin’ […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Brewsterhout Patio Party benefit raises glass to library’s 125th anniversary

Brewsterhout Patio Party benefit raises glass to library’s 125th anniversary

From a press release: The annual Rooftop Party is back, but with a new name and a new location. The Brewsterhout Patio Party will be held next Friday, Aug. 8, from 5-8 p.m. on the patio at the Osterhout Free Library (71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre), as well as inside the library. The party is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Progressive rockers Umphrey’s McGee to play F.M. Kirby Center

Progressive rockers Umphrey’s McGee to play F.M. Kirby Center

From a press release: It was announced today that Umphrey’s McGee will take the stage at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. After 16 years of performing over 100 concerts annually, releasing seven studio albums and selling more than 3.3 million tracks […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Cirque du Soleil gives Wilkes-Barre seven chances to catch ‘Dralion’

Cirque du Soleil gives Wilkes-Barre seven chances to catch ‘Dralion’

From a press release: After 15 years performing around the world, “Dralion” will make its final curtain call in January 2015. From October 15-19, Wilkes-Barre will have its final opportunity to experience this unique and colorful Cirque du Soleil signature production that has performed in more than 150 cities. Fusing the 3000 year-old tradition of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre

Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre

It seems that Infect Scranton is no longer the only horror convention in NEPA. The Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear Part II was just announced today, a three-day celebration of horror, sci-fi, and pop culture planned for Sept. 5-7 at The Woodlands Inn and Resort (1073 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre). The event is named after “Mr. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE brings Smackdown back to Wilkes-Barre

WWE brings Smackdown back to Wilkes-Barre

Those who missed WWE Live at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in January will have another chance to catch a live show when WWE Smackdown returns to Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Randy Orton (pictured above), Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Alberto Del Rio, The Big Show, Goldust and […]