Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: Scranton Zine Fest at the Tripp Park Community Center, 06/13/15

PHOTOS: Scranton Zine Fest at the Tripp Park Community Center, 06/13/15

Celebrating its fifth year with birthday banners and a party atmosphere, the Scranton Zine Fest on Saturday, June 13 at the Tripp Park Community Center in Scranton was a colorful gathering of artists, zinesters, distros, indie publishers, designers, writers, musicians, and more. In addition to vendors sharing their work, the free festival also included workshops, […]

 Rich Howells

Shanty Town Design crowdfunding Brick & Motor road trip, taking Scranton goods across the country

Shanty Town Design crowdfunding Brick & Motor road trip, taking Scranton goods across the country

A small graphic and web design company from Scranton is planning a big trip with even bigger ambitions – but they can’t do it without your help. Artist and entrepreneur Samantha Nardelli of Shanty Town Design, along with music enthusiast Timothy Roxby and their beagle Daisy, are taking a trailer towed by 2001 Dodge Durango […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch a video of the creative chaos of Synaesthesia Social’s private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration

In celebration of Synaesthesia Social founder Ted Michalowski‘s birthday, he held a private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton on Sunday, Feb. 8, but if you missed it, don’t feel left out – NEPA Scene has your invitation right here. Before its premiere on Monday, Feb. 16 on local television station […]

 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

Watch the illustrated posters for a production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ come together step by step with live actors

Watch the illustrated posters for a production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ come together step by step with live actors

Any actor tasked with embodying a character in a production as iconic as “A Christmas Carol” is challenging enough, but what about having to stand still, not saying a word, and still being instantly recognizable to any audience? That’s exactly what the actors in a local production of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic did last month […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton artist Nick Ogonosky draws outside the line between illustrator and musician

Scranton artist Nick Ogonosky draws outside the line between illustrator and musician

A Social State drummer and freelance illustrator displays both his talents at The Keys

Whether he’s playing the music on an album or drawing that same record’s cover art, the work of Nick Ogonosky leaves a distinctive impression. The 26-year-old drummer of A Social State has been seen around Scranton lately performing and promoting the songs on the band’s latest record, “How to Get to Heaven,” but he’s also […]