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 NEPA Scene Staff

Steamtown NHS presents ‘A Cool Look at the Ice Industry,’ starting Feb. 7 in Scranton

Steamtown NHS presents ‘A Cool Look at the Ice Industry,’ starting Feb. 7 in Scranton

From a press release: To celebrate winter and the tradition of ice harvesting in the Pocono Mountains, including the 22nd annual Tobyhanna Ice Harvest on Mill Pond No. 1, the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton will feature an exhibit entitled “A Cool Look at the Ice Industry.” Through historic artifacts and images from local […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 3-9

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 3-9

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 3 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Thursday, Jan. 29 Event: Artist’s Opening Reception for Dale Threlkeld: End of Illusion Time: 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Location: […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Watch Title Fight create a reflective mural in downtown Wilkes-Barre

Last month, Kingston punk rockers Title Fight posted a short video documenting the process behind the creation of a mural in downtown Wilkes-Barre that would become the band’s album cover for “Hyperview,” due to be released on Tuesday, Feb. 3 via Anti- Records. Filmed in black and white with a GoPro Hero 3+, the video […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Jan. 20-26

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Jan. 20-26

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Jan. 20 Event: The Art and Architecture of Paris Cemeteries Time: 6 p.m. Location: Le Manhattan Bistro […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients for 2015 announced in Scranton

Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients for 2015 announced in Scranton

From a press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners Corey D. O’Brien, Jim Wansacz, and Patrick M. O’Malley announced the 2015 arts and culture organizations and individuals who have received grant support for their various community projects, events, and activities at a reception and grants ceremony held at the Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14. Financial assistance […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna County awards Arts & Culture Grants at Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14

Lackawanna County awards Arts & Culture Grants at Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department will hold its 2015 reception and grants ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton). Organizations that receive annual support through Lackawanna County’s program stream funding […]

 Rich Howells

Behind the scenes of the cover shoot for MiZ’s new album, ‘Parking Meters’

Behind the scenes of the cover shoot for MiZ’s new album, ‘Parking Meters’

Photographer Keith Perks shoots and designs promos on compressed schedule in downtown Scranton

When a new album hits stores and a musician begins the publicity cycle, there is so much focus on the finished product that few are privy to all the previous preparation behind the scenes. From the album cover to the promotional photos, every image must represent the artist and set the stage for the performances […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Doug’s Myth with K.K. Gordon and Brian Fanelli at Synaesthesia Social, 12/14/14

PHOTOS: Doug’s Myth with K.K. Gordon and Brian Fanelli at Synaesthesia Social, 12/14/14

Every few months, Synaesthesia Social has a jazz and poetry night, blending these arts together as the Beat poets once did with its own unique spin. On Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton, Doug’s Myth – made up of Doug Smith on the upright bass, Chelsea Smarr on the harp, Nick […]

 Rich Howells

Auction includes rare photos of NEPA 100 years ago and historical portraits, books, and letters

Auction includes rare photos of NEPA 100 years ago and historical portraits, books, and letters

Pieces of history will be auctioned off on Saturday, Jan. 3 in Archbald

As everyone looks forward to 2015, a collection of old photos that is about to be sold at auction takes a leap back almost 100 years and gives the public a chance to see a very different and largely undeveloped Northeastern Pennsylvania once again. The photos at Savo Auctioneers in Archbald, which were allegedly picked […]

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