Rich Howells

From singer to whisperer, Scranton musician Katie Evans starts dog training business

From singer to whisperer, Scranton musician Katie Evans starts dog training business

Since the coronavirus pandemic started shutting down music venues, bars, and restaurants in March, local musicians have had to make some big adjustments in their lives. Katie Evans has made one of the biggest – starting her own business. That’s not an easy thing to do in these uncertain times, but after working at PetSmart […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Pet Food Pantry helping dog and cat owners in need with free distribution on Aug. 1

NEPA Pet Food Pantry helping dog and cat owners in need with free distribution on Aug. 1

From a press release: Many people in Northeastern Pennsylvania have been economically impacted by COVID-19 and need help to continue to provide food for their pets in order to keep them in loving homes. The NEPA Animal Welfare Collaborative, comprised of over 40 individuals and organizations in the animal shelter, rescue, sanctuary, and welfare community, […]

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Young cast (and ‘chihuahua’) performs in ‘Legally Blonde’ musical at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Dec. 13-22

Young cast (and ‘chihuahua’) performs in ‘Legally Blonde’ musical at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Dec. 13-22

From a press release: “Oh my God, you guys!” Act Out Theatre Group is bringing the Broadway musical “Legally Blonde” to Dunmore on Friday, Dec. 13 through Sunday, Dec. 22. Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. […]

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‘My Cat from Hell’ host Jackson Galaxy speaks at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 13

‘My Cat from Hell’ host Jackson Galaxy speaks at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Jackson Galaxy, host of the hit Animal Planet show “My Cat from Hell,” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Presented by Litter Genie, the Total Cat Mojo Live Tour is a series of in-depth, personal speaking engagements […]

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‘Into the Wild’ host Jack Hanna brings live animals to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 28

‘Into the Wild’ host Jack Hanna brings live animals to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 28

From a press release: America’s most beloved animal expert, Jack Hanna, will bring his three-time Emmy Award-winning television series to the live stage with “Into the Wild Live!” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 28 at 3 p.m. Tickets, which are $27.50, $37.50, and $75, plus fees, are on sale now […]

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Indraloka Sanctuary lets rescued farm animals feast in annual ThanksLiving event in Mehoopany

Indraloka Sanctuary lets rescued farm animals feast in annual ThanksLiving event in Mehoopany

From a press release: For most Americans, Thanksgiving is a day off to gorge on turkey with all the fixings before putting their feet up and watching football. The staff and friends of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Mehoopany have a very different view of the season – which involves feeding and caring for turkeys and […]

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Dog-friendly wine festival Pittie Palooza returns to Maiolatesi Wine Cellars in Scott Twp. on June 10

Dog-friendly wine festival Pittie Palooza returns to Maiolatesi Wine Cellars in Scott Twp. on June 10

From a press release: Wine festivals are popping up more and more frequently in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but Pittie Palooza is the only one that you can bring your dog to. Hosted by the nonprofit Lehigh Valley Pitbull Awareness Club and Pittie Chicks, which sells apparel and accessories for pit bull lovers, the pet friendly festival […]

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‘America’s Got Talent’ winners Olate Dogs perform tricks at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 29

‘America’s Got Talent’ winners Olate Dogs perform tricks at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 29

From a press release: The Olate Dogs, the adorable dog trick act that won Season 7 of “America’s Got Talent,” will perform at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 for general admission and $50 for a VIP meet and greet, are on sale now and […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Watch PeeWee the pig paint a masterpiece at The Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton

It was Santa’s pet photo day and rescue pet expo at The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton on Sunday, Dec. 11, so we expected to see dogs, cats, and maybe a few reptiles, but a huge pig painting pictures? That’s a new one. We cover all types of artists on NEPA Scene, but PeeWee […]

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Popovich Comedy Pet Theater brings trained rescue animals to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre April 5

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater brings trained rescue animals to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre April 5

From a press release: It has been announced that Magic City Productions and CrossRhodes Entertainment will welcome the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $12.50, $22.50, and $27.50, plus fees, are on sale now and available through the Kirby Center […]