NEPA Scene Staff

Native American ‘Peoples of the Susquehanna’ documentary premieres Nov. 16 on WVIA

Native American ‘Peoples of the Susquehanna’ documentary premieres Nov. 16 on WVIA

From a press release: “Peoples of the Susquehanna,” an original documentary film produced by Bucknell University and WVIA Public Media, will premiere on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV. The one-hour program examines the history, cultures, and traditions of the Native Americans of the Susquehanna River watershed. The film explores tribes of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

From a press release: Michel Martin, weekend host of “All Things Considered” on NPR, will be at The Royal Theater at the University of Scranton’s McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. to host the final installment of NPR’s “Going There” live event series – “Civics 101: What […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WVIA to air ‘Homegrown Music Concerts’ tribute episode to late George Wesley on July 23

WVIA to air ‘Homegrown Music Concerts’ tribute episode to late George Wesley on July 23

From a press release: WVIA television will air a special encore performance of the 2008 “Homegrown Music Concerts” episode featuring the late George Wesley on Saturday, July 23 at 9 p.m., re-airing again at 11 p.m. Wesley, who succumbed to liver cancer on July 19, had recorded numerous times over the years with WVIA’s George […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Homegrown Music Concerts season begins May 31 on WVIA-TV, features Bog Swing Group, Tauk, and more

New Homegrown Music Concerts season begins May 31 on WVIA-TV, features Bog Swing Group, Tauk, and more

From a press release: WVIA-TV’s “Homegrown Music Concerts” will air an all-new season beginning on Thursday, March 31. Recorded at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, the six episode series airs Thursday nights at 9 p.m. on WVIA-TV. The season premiere features the television debut of jazz ensemble The Tom Hamilton Band. Other acts included […]

 Neil Prisco

PHOTOS: Alexis P. Suter and Ed Randazzo at WVIA in Pittston, 01/11/16

PHOTOS: Alexis P. Suter and Ed Randazzo at WVIA in Pittston, 01/11/16

The seats were packed for a powerful blues double-header on Monday, Jan. 11 when Alexis P. Suter and Ed Randazzo took the stage of the Sordoni High Definition Theater at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston to deliver emotional performances for the live broadcast of WVIA-FM’s “Homegrown Music Concerts.” Hosted by veteran music producer and […]

 Rich Howells

WVIA holds free ‘Mercy Street’ preview screening and panel with Civil War reenactors in Pittston on Jan. 10

WVIA holds free ‘Mercy Street’ preview screening and panel with Civil War reenactors in Pittston on Jan. 10

From a press release: WVIA invites the public to a special preview screening of the premiere episode of PBS’ new six-part Civil War hospital drama “Mercy Street” and Civil War panel discussion on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 at 3 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston. Seats in the studio (100 WVIA Way, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Blues singers Alexis P. Suter and Ed Randazzo perform free show for WVIA’s Homegrown Music series on Jan. 11

Blues singers Alexis P. Suter and Ed Randazzo perform free show for WVIA’s Homegrown Music series on Jan. 11

From a press release: Blues singer Alexis P. Suter and singer/songwriter Ed Randazzo will perform during the next live broadcast of WVIA-FM’s Homegrown Music Concerts on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 at 8 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston. Seats in the theater (100 WVIA Way, Pittston) are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Genealogist, author, and ‘Genealogy Roadshow’ host Mary Tedesco speaks at WVIA in Pittston on Dec. 20

Genealogist, author, and ‘Genealogy Roadshow’ host Mary Tedesco speaks at WVIA in Pittston on Dec. 20

From a press release: WVIA Public Media will present a special presentation by Mary M. Tedesco, a professional genealogist, author, and co-host of PBS’ hit show, “Genealogy Roadshow,” on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston. Seating in the Sordoni High Definition Theater (100 WVIA Way, Pittston) is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Listen to live jazz performances recorded at 2015 Delaware Water Gap COTA Festival on WVIA-FM Nov. 2-13

Listen to live jazz performances recorded at 2015 Delaware Water Gap COTA Festival on WVIA-FM Nov. 2-13

From a press release: For the 18th consecutive year, WVIA-FM’s “All That Jazz” with George Graham presents comprehensive coverage of the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts Festival. Enjoy 10 nights of extraordinary jazz music starting Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-FM. WVIA’s broadcast is presented in memory of COTA co-founders Rick […]

 Neil Prisco

IN THE OFFICE: Tony Halchak – Wilkes-Barre indie folk singer/songwriter

IN THE OFFICE: Tony Halchak – Wilkes-Barre indie folk singer/songwriter

On Tuesdays, WVIA partners with NEPA Scene to bring you In the Office, a brand new online music series shot in an actual office space at WVIA’s home in Pittston. Featuring original musicians from Northeastern Pennsylvania, the series includes a full live performance video, streaming songs, photos, and an interview that’s exclusive to NEPA Scene. […]