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 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 24-March 2

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 24-March 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 Tuesday, Feb. 24 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

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. 10 Event: Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber Women in Business Networking Luncheon Time: 11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m. Location: […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Author Brandon Halsey holds ‘Bliss’ book release party at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

Author Brandon Halsey holds ‘Bliss’ book release party at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

From a press release: Brandon Halsey, author of “Bliss,” will host a reading and signing event at Le Manhattan Bistro (264 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Autographed copies of Halsey’s book may be purchased during the event. Complimentary food and drinks, including burgundy escargot, pate crostini, smoked salmon, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/27/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/27/15

For the second week in a row, another young local musician – acoustic rocker C-Rock – won the audience vote on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. East Stroudsburg native C-Rock (pictured above), who recently released an EP called “Common Cents,” has been a regular […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches. We also have a movie recommendation […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Scene hosts Mid-Winter Talent Showcase at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 27

NEPA Scene hosts Mid-Winter Talent Showcase at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 27

Comedians, musicians, poets, and magicians join together to highlight homegrown talent

The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre and NEPA Scene are partnering up to present a local talent showcase on Friday, Feb. 27, featuring some of the very best comedians, musicians, poets, and magicians that the area has to offer. The NEPA Scene Mid-Winter Talent Showcase aims to highlight homegrown talent and expose these performers to new […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/13/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/13/15

It was another night of hilarious and outrageous comedy at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. Fiddy Shades, Joel Bonn, Chris Zawatsky, and C-Rock performed acoustic music, and regular comedians Sergio Marzitelli, Alan Dudeck, Kevin Lepka, Delmer Von W, Zack Hammond, Russell Austin, Elliott Elliott, […]

 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 […]

 Sara Pokorny

Leadership Wilkes-Barre’s ‘Read to Lead’ project and fundraiser at Bottlenecks benefits Osterhout Library

Leadership Wilkes-Barre’s ‘Read to Lead’ project and fundraiser at Bottlenecks benefits Osterhout Library

Event on Saturday, Jan. 17 includes music by MiZ, food, drinks, and auction baskets

A book is so much more than ink and paper – it’s a portal to other worlds, a way to endlessly educate oneself. And, even more, a library is more than a building to house such things – it’s a place of community, comfort, and education. One group from the 2015 Leadership Wilkes-Barre class recognizes […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/06/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/06/14

Comedians have typically swept the audience vote at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Nights, but on Tuesday, Jan. 6, a comedian who is also a magician brought a new trick to the stage of The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. Tony Klusmeyer entertained everyone with a $5 bill, sleight of hand, and a funny voice, while […]