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Pittsburgh Fringe Festival director speaks at free arts breakfast at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 4

Pittsburgh Fringe Festival director speaks at free arts breakfast at Scranton Cultural Center on Oct. 4

From a press release: Dr. Xela Batchelder, Ph.D., executive director of the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival and professor of entertainment and arts management at Waynesburg University, will be the featured speaker at the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department’s “Wake Up with the Arts” breakfast, set for this Friday, Oct. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center […]

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See 1800s NEPA ‘Through the Photographer’s Lens’ at Lackawanna Historical Society in Scranton on Sept. 22

See 1800s NEPA ‘Through the Photographer’s Lens’ at Lackawanna Historical Society in Scranton on Sept. 22

From a press release: Old photos provide a fascinating glimpse of the past, proving the adage that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Learn about turn-of-the-century photography and zoom in on popular historic photos with the Lackawanna Historical Society this Sunday, Sept. 22. At 2 p.m., local historian John Revak will host an illustrated […]

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Explore ‘Graffiti Scapes’ of Mid-Atlantic ghost towns at Penn College exhibit in Williamsport through Oct. 6

Explore ‘Graffiti Scapes’ of Mid-Atlantic ghost towns at Penn College exhibit in Williamsport through Oct. 6

From a press release: A fascination with abandoned buildings and landscapes inspired Enola resident Michael Hower to begin working in digital photography seven years ago. His current body of work that focuses on ghost towns of the Mid-Atlantic, “Graffiti Scapes,” is on display now at The Gallery at Penn College in Williamsport through Sunday, Oct. […]

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‘Arts in Healthcare’ exhibit ties into Health Care Symposium at Misericordia in Dallas, running Aug. 23-Oct. 20

‘Arts in Healthcare’ exhibit ties into Health Care Symposium at Misericordia in Dallas, running Aug. 23-Oct. 20

From a press release: Misericordia University in Dallas will host “Arts in Healthcare,” a group art exhibition in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery that examines the benefits of art in the health care environment, from Friday, Aug. 23 through Sunday, Oct. 20. Featured artists include Curtis Salonick, Wilkes-Barre; Marta Sanchez, Philadelphia; Alexi Rutsch Brock, Connecticut; […]

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‘Assorted Scenes’ of colorful American life on display at AfA Gallery in Scranton through Aug. 31

‘Assorted Scenes’ of colorful American life on display at AfA Gallery in Scranton through Aug. 31

From a press release: Opening during First Friday Scranton, an exhibit called “Been There Done That: Assorted Scenes” featuring paintings by Gail Kolflat continues to run at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton through Saturday, Aug. 31. Exciting colors and engaging themes draw viewers into the vibrant paintings of regional artist Gail Kolflat. Eye-catching and […]

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Wilkes-Barre THINK Center hosts NEPA Creative monthly meetup on Aug. 20

Wilkes-Barre THINK Center hosts NEPA Creative monthly meetup on Aug. 20

From a press release: Creative individuals from across Northeastern Pennsylvania will gather at the Wilkes-Barre THINK Center on Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. for the next NEPA Creative meetup. Presented each month by Internet marketing company Coal Creative and Wilkes-Barre Connect, an extension of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the free event […]

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Street Art Society of NEPA begins first of 10 local murals in Edwardsville July 26-27

Street Art Society of NEPA begins first of 10 local murals in Edwardsville July 26-27

From a press release: This weekend, the Street Art Society of NEPA will officially begin the first of 10 murals slated for the West Side Mural Revitalization Project. Murals will be painted on buildings in Kingston, Edwardsville, and Luzerne during the fall of 2019 and the spring of 2020. Philadelphia muralist Evan Lovett will be […]

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Misericordia in Dallas displays Mexican-American art with Cheech Marin Chicano guitars June 28-Aug. 9

Misericordia in Dallas displays Mexican-American art with Cheech Marin Chicano guitars June 28-Aug. 9

From a press release: The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University in Dallas will highlight Mexican-American art this summer with the exhibition “Hope and Memory” from Friday, June 28 through Friday, Aug. 9. The exhibit will feature paintings by Philadelphia-based artist Marta Sánchez. In conjunction with Sánchez’ work, the gallery will host playable fine […]

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Lansford begins crowdfunding campaign to fund new mural by Scranton artists

Lansford begins crowdfunding campaign to fund new mural by Scranton artists

From a press release: A 501c3 nonprofit organization is working to brighten the small town of Lansford in Carbon County with a new mural that will be placed on Patterson Street on Route 209. Lansford Alive has teamed up with the Northeast Art Project, a Scranton-based mural company, to bring this project from an early […]

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Punk feminist icon Allison Wolfe gives talk in Scranton at Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo on June 8

Punk feminist icon Allison Wolfe gives talk in Scranton at Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo on June 8

From a press release: Third-wave feminist riot grrrl Allison Wolfe, the vocalist of 1990s all-female punk band Bratmobile and the co-founder of punk feminist fanzine Girl Germs, will be the featured guest at the Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo in Scranton this Saturday, June 8. At this new event, artists, makers, zinesters, […]

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