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 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn how to excel in nonprofits and the arts in free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 15

Learn how to excel in nonprofits and the arts in free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education (ACE) Council will present a free panel discussion, “Nurturing and Sustaining Yourself in the Nonprofit and Arts World,” in the Ladies Parlor at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Saturday, Sept. 15 from […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Lackawanna Arts Festival in Scranton with James Brown Dance Party, Rogue Chimp, and more, 08/04/18

PHOTOS: Lackawanna Arts Festival in Scranton with James Brown Dance Party, Rogue Chimp, and more, 08/04/18

On Saturday, Aug. 4, the area’s largest arts festival, Arts on the Square, returned to Lackawanna County Courthouse Square for the sixth year with a new name during a new weekend of events centered in downtown Scranton. Now called the Lackawanna Arts Festival, the free outdoor event created by ScrantonMade and Lackawanna County moved from […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Lackawanna Arts Fest offers interactive activities on Courthouse Square in Scranton on Aug. 4

New Lackawanna Arts Fest offers interactive activities on Courthouse Square in Scranton on Aug. 4

From a press release: With the rebranding of the former Arts on the Square to the Lackawanna Arts Festival, Lackawanna County is expanding its community reach and focusing on attracting new and different groups to the event, in addition to promoting the county as a cultural tourist destination by bringing the Lackawanna Arts Festival, First […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2018 Peach Music Festival Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2018 Peach Music Festival Edition

I had fun last year, so I decided to return to the Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22 to photograph a few live bands, review Cabinet’s only show of 2018 and, of course, take a few portraits of some random and familiar […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn how to earn a living in performing arts at free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on July 21

Learn how to earn a living in performing arts at free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on July 21

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture, and Education Council will present a free panel discussion, “Performance for a Living,” in Shopland Hall at the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, July 21 from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. The panel features local artists who work in the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Lackawanna Arts Weekend hopes to attract tourists to downtown Scranton Aug. 3-5

New Lackawanna Arts Weekend hopes to attract tourists to downtown Scranton Aug. 3-5

From a press release: With Lackawanna County and ScrantonMade’s Lackawanna Arts Festival (formerly Arts on the Square) joining the First Friday art walk and the annual Scranton Jazz Festival this year to form the new Lackawanna Arts Weekend on Friday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5, organizers are hoping the partnership will encourage tourists to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Diamond City Partnership, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association, and Art Block Wilkes-Barre are joining forces to present the third annual Small Business Christmas in July on Friday, July 20. During the event, over 40 small businesses throughout Greater Wilkes-Barre will offer a special deal […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tape Art Crew creates temporary mural at Wilkes University, displays work at Wilkes-Barre Art Block on July 20

Tape Art Crew creates temporary mural at Wilkes University, displays work at Wilkes-Barre Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present the Tape Art Crew, a team of artists from Rhode Island, from Tuesday, July 17 through Friday, July 20. The Tape Art Crew will create a temporary mural on the facade of the Sordoni Art Gallery building (141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Coney Island Mermaid Parade in New York City (some images NSFW), 06/16/18

PHOTOS: Coney Island Mermaid Parade in New York City (some images NSFW), 06/16/18

A sea of roughly 800,000 spectators (and many fishy creatures) came ashore for the 36th annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade which, unlike last year’s rainy but still fun day, featured beautiful weather to complement its beautiful people of all ages and backgrounds marching in creative, colorful, and often revealing attire. Appropriately, the largest art parade […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

43 artists display fragile cast iron artwork at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre June 2-July 2

43 artists display fragile cast iron artwork at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre June 2-July 2

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University presents “Solid Gone,” an exhibition of cast iron art, from Saturday, June 2 through Monday, July 2. The exhibit features 43 artists from around the world who push the limits of the medium. It is curated by Ben Woodeson, a British artist known for […]

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