Art

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Hoy Jun Park remains Player of the Week

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Hoy Jun Park remains Player of the Week

Today, Hoy Jun Park was named the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. Catch him at PNC Field while you still can. Here are some photos of him taken on May 27 when the team won against the Buffalo Bisons. Congrats, Hoy!

 NEPA Scene Staff

Native American boarding school stories told at Everhart Museum in Scranton from June 17-Aug. 16

Native American boarding school stories told at Everhart Museum in Scranton from June 17-Aug. 16

From a press release: The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton will present “Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories,” an exhibition exploring off-reservation boarding schools through a kaleidoscope of voices, from Thursday, June 17 through Monday, Aug. 16. From the 1860s to the 1930s, the United States government attempted […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Martin Luther King, Jr. mural will be painted on Mulberry St. in downtown Scranton

New Martin Luther King, Jr. mural will be painted on Mulberry St. in downtown Scranton

From a press release: As part of Scranton Tomorrow’s new Mural Arts Program, illustrator Eric Bussart and letterer Emmanuel Wisdom A. are installing a mural titled “The Dream” on the façade of a building on Mulberry Street in downtown Scranton. The process began today and is expected to be completed by the end of the […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Gittens knocking it out of the park

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Gittens knocking it out of the park

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders fell 5-4 to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at PNC Field today. Chris Gittens gave it his all with a two-run home run in the fifth inning. Here he is on May 11 swinging for the fences. The Yankees are definitely watching this guy!

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: First home game of the season with Deivi Garcia and Miguel Andujar

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: First home game of the season with Deivi Garcia and Miguel Andujar

Professional baseball returned to Northeastern Pennsylvania tonight with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ first home game in 613 days. Miguel Andujar’s bat brought a double and a single in the fourth inning where SWB scored six runs. Pitcher Deivi Garcia was lights out with seven strikeouts through five scoreless innings. The team ended up shutting out the […]

 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre will hold ‘safe and scaled down’ Fine Arts Fiesta on Public Square May 14-16

Wilkes-Barre will hold ‘safe and scaled down’ Fine Arts Fiesta on Public Square May 14-16

Following a smaller version of the Cherry Blossom Festival at the beginning of the month, the city of Wilkes-Barre will present “a safe and scaled down” Fine Arts Fiesta on Public Square from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Friday, May 14 through Sunday, May 16. According to a message posted on the festival’s website, this year’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Who is Jane Jacobs? The life story behind the citywide Observe Scranton festival on May 4-8

Who is Jane Jacobs? The life story behind the citywide Observe Scranton festival on May 4-8

From a press release: The inaugural Observe Scranton festival that is set for Tuesday, May 4 through Saturday, May 8 is a tribute to hometown hero Jane Jacobs, but who was this iconic city activist and how will her hometown celebrate what would have been her 105th birthday? She was born Jane Butzner on May […]

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Graphic designers present annual art exhibit at Penn College in Williamsport April 26-May 7

Graphic designers present annual art exhibit at Penn College in Williamsport April 26-May 7

From a press release: The artistic talents of 21 graphic design seniors at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport will be showcased in “Graphic Design 2021,” the annual student portfolio exhibition in The Gallery at Penn College. Running from Monday, April 26 through Friday, May 7, the exhibit can be viewed in person at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New ‘Observe Scranton’ festival celebrates the city with live events, exhibits, and more May 4-8

New ‘Observe Scranton’ festival celebrates the city with live events, exhibits, and more May 4-8

From a press release: The Center for the Living City, in partnership with the Scranton Fringe Festival, is planning a nearly week-long community festival celebrating Scranton through the eyes of hometown hero Jane Jacobs, an iconic city activist, on what would have been her 105th birthday. Dubbed Observe Scranton, this new event on Tuesday, May […]

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Lackawanna County seeks local artwork to ‘beautify’ Government Center in Scranton

Lackawanna County seeks local artwork to ‘beautify’ Government Center in Scranton

From a press release: Today, Lackawanna County announced that it is seeking artwork for a “Beautify the Building” initiative. Area artists are invited to submit images of artwork celebrating Lackawanna County. The program’s goal is to showcase local artwork throughout its Government Center, located on Wyoming Avenue in the old Globe Store in downtown Scranton […]