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 NEPA Scene Staff

Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

From a press release: Cultivated in the coal mine lands of Northeast Pennsylvania, the new Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo will bring the local DIY subculture to the forefront on Saturday, June 8. Two hours from New York City and Philadelphia in either direction, Scranton is a town of artistic miscreants, urban […]

 Rich Howells

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

It was announced today that, along with a two-season renewal of the popular tattoo competition reality series “Ink Master,” the Paramount Network is expanding this hit franchise with a new spin-off series, “Ink Master: Grudge Match,” starring former Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist and business owner Ryan Ashley Malarkey. According to a press release, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NYC brass funk band Lucky Chops headlines free Fine Arts Fiesta in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

NYC brass funk band Lucky Chops headlines free Fine Arts Fiesta in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

From a press release: It was announced this week that high-energy brass funk band Lucky Chops will come from New York City to headline Saturday night of the 2019 Fine Arts Fiesta on Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre on May 18 at 7:30 p.m. The Fine Arts Fiesta, a community celebration of diversity, talent, passion, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PostSecret exhibit shares anonymous postcard secrets at Misericordia in Dallas April 6-June 9

PostSecret exhibit shares anonymous postcard secrets at Misericordia in Dallas April 6-June 9

From a press release: Featuring a collection of postcards anonymously submitted from around the world, the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University in Dallas is presenting “PostSecretX,” an art installation that explores the impact of secrets, secret-sharing, and artistic expression of secrets among young adults from Saturday, April 6 through Sunday, June 9. The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Striking mural in Marketplace at Steamtown depicts Scranton’s opioid epidemic in new light

Striking mural in Marketplace at Steamtown depicts Scranton’s opioid epidemic in new light

From a press release: A new eye-catching mural addressing the realities of the opioid epidemic has been installed inside of The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton. Local artist Eric Bussart spray-painted the storefront piece, which addresses an issue that the Department of Health has deemed to be the worst public health crisis in Pennsylvania, […]

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‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

The theme of the 2019 Clarks Summit Festival of Ice is “Ice Wars,” a frozen take on “Star Wars,” but if that’s not enough science fiction fantasy for the Abingtons, the annual event will host an Ice Wars Comic Con at Clarks Summit Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 17. Promoted by […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University features female art and poetry Jan. 15-March 1

Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University features female art and poetry Jan. 15-March 1

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present “Peasant War” and “Sacred Sisters” from Tuesday, Jan. 15 through Friday, March 1, a pair of exhibitions that offer insight into the female perspective through visual arts and poetry. During these exhibits, the Sordoni Art Gallery in Wilkes-Barre will be divided into […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Holiday Arts Market returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ screening on Nov. 24

Holiday Arts Market returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ screening on Nov. 24

From a press release: As Small Business Saturday returns to downtown Wilkes-Barre, so will the Holiday Arts Market to the F.M. Kirby Center. The fourth annual Holiday Arts Market will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The afternoon will feature a screening of the 1947 classic holiday film “Miracle […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Celebrity Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Celebrity Edition

Earlier this month, I showed you some of the best cosplayers of New York Comic Con – but it wouldn’t be NYCC without the celebrity guests. Held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan on Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 7, New York Comic Con has been bringing in bigger and […]

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Pick the best mac and cheese in the Poconos at bake-off benefit in Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

Pick the best mac and cheese in the Poconos at bake-off benefit in Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

From a press release: Everyone loves mac and cheese, but who makes it the best – home cooks or professionals? As the cold weather arrives in Northeastern Pennsylvania, warm up with some of the area’s best comfort food while supporting the Pocono Arts Council at the Starving Artist Mac & Cheese Bake-Off. The sixth annual […]