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 NEPA Scene Staff

Nancy Kerrigan’s ‘Halloween on Ice’ skates into Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

Nancy Kerrigan’s ‘Halloween on Ice’ skates into Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

From a press release: StarGames, SMG and the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza announced today that Nancy Kerrigan’s “Halloween on Ice,” one of the longest running shows in all of figure skating, will return this fall with a new story, expanded fan experience opportunities, and a star-studded cast of Olympic, World, and U.S. National […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Do or do not. There is no try.

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Do or do not. There is no try.

Since today is a great and noble holiday in the Star Wars Universe, I thought we should examine some immortal words of wisdom from one of the greatest teachers the galaxy has ever known. In that memorable scene in “The Empire Strikes Back,” Yoda is training a young Luke Skywalker in the ways of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Tucker (pit bull terrier) and Ricky and Lucy (orange kittens)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Tucker (pit bull terrier) and Ricky and Lucy (orange kittens)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal […]

 Guest Contributor

Laughter is the best medicine on World Laughter Day at McDade Park in Scranton

Laughter is the best medicine on World Laughter Day at McDade Park in Scranton

Pennsylvania winters can seem grueling, bleak, and downright depressing. Now that the ice has thawed and the sun is out, it is time to warm your heart with the power of laughter. Scranton business Laugh to Live will sponsor two events this year that celebrate World Laughter Day. The World Laughter Day celebration, started by […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: Sound recording copyright, a.k.a. ‘the master,’ explained simply

PUTTING IN WORK: Sound recording copyright, a.k.a. ‘the master,’ explained simply

In my last article, we talked about one of the two copyrights used in music – the musical composition copyright. Today, we’re going to talk about the second main copyright used in music and the one that record labels control and exploit – the sound recording copyright or master. Going back to our example of […]

 J. Bear Savo

BEHIND THE BLOCK: More silly conversations with customers

BEHIND THE BLOCK: More silly conversations with customers

Being asked to appraise a sentimental block of cheese is perhaps the most ridiculous conversation I’ve ever had as an auctioneer. Of course, there have been other silly dialogues. Many others. Here are three of my favorites… Fur your information A woman called to inquire about selling a fur coat, and it sounded as if […]

 Ken Jones

PHOTOS: NEPA Cannabis Rally at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, 04/19/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Cannabis Rally at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, 04/19/15

The NEPA Cannabis Rally, held just before 4/20 on April 19, gathered speakers, activists, musicians, artists, and supporters together at Nay Aug Park in Scranton to discuss cannabis legalization and decriminalization across the United States, but particularly in Pennsylvania, where medical marijuana legislation is currently being debated. Learn more about the rally in Episode 22 […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Spring cleaning for yourself and your life

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Spring cleaning for yourself and your life

Last week, we discussed “Spring cleaning for your mind,” and after some really positive feedback, I decided to continue this topic further. We primarily focused on thoughts, behaviors, and choices that have a negative impact on our lives, but what about poor and/or destructive relationships? Relationships take many forms. Let’s take the root word which […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Mya (German shepherd mix) and Winnie (long-haired cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Mya (German shepherd mix) and Winnie (long-haired cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO PREMIERE: ‘NEPA Scene: Behind the Scenes’ offers closer look into the website and its impact

NEPA Scene launched to the public in September of 2014 and has since grown into the area’s leading independent arts and entertainment website, winning awards and gaining a loyal following earned through perseverance and positive word of mouth. Founder and editor Rich Howells started the site on his own after he was laid off from […]

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