Rich Perry

ALBUM REVIEW: Ryan Kenton makes fun and energetic self-titled debut

ALBUM REVIEW: Ryan Kenton makes fun and energetic self-titled debut

Before I begin this album review, I’m going to take a quick trip down memory lane. I attended my first club when I was 15 years old (yes, NEPA used to have underage clubs), and soon after that, I attended my first party or rave, which baptized me into DJ culture and the world of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia Players present the farce ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ on Nov. 13-15

Misericordia Players present the farce ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ on Nov. 13-15

From a press release: The Misericordia Players will present the award-winning farce “Lend Me a Tenor” by Ken Ludwig on Nov. 13-15 at 8 p.m. in the Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall. “Lend Me a Tenor” was a huge hit when it premiered in London’s West End in 1986. It opened on Broadway in 1989, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tufts Beelzebubs to perform a cappella holiday concert at Misericordia on Nov. 23

Tufts Beelzebubs to perform a cappella holiday concert at Misericordia on Nov. 23

From a press release: Tufts University’s oldest all-male a cappella group, the Beelzebubs, will kick-off the holiday season with the concert, “Christmas with the Tufts Beelzebubs,” in Lemmond Theater at Misericordia University (301 Lake St., Dallas) on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Recognized as leaders of contemporary a cappella, the Bubs, as they are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Everyday beauty of NEPA’s suburban landscapes captured in realistic, yet abstract paintings

Everyday beauty of NEPA’s suburban landscapes captured in realistic, yet abstract paintings

'Here and There: Paintings by Nina Davidowitz' runs through Nov. 21 at the University of Scranton

From a press release: The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery will showcase the beauty that can be found in suburban architecture in Northeastern Pennsylvania in an exhibit that runs until Friday, Nov. 21. “Here and There: Paintings by Nina Davidowitz” will be on display in the gallery located on the fourth floor of Hyland […]

 Sara Pokorny

British professor to discuss Dickens and Misericordia’s new master’s program with English university

Local students will be introduced to BA to MA program with University of Reading in England

English majors at Misericordia University are about to see – and benefit from – a collaboration with some friends across the pond; a seamless transition into the master’s degree program in English literature at a renowned school in England is on the horizon. From Oct. 22-25, the Department of English at Miseri will host Dr. […]

 Sara Pokorny

NEPA Scene among winners of 2014 NEPA Blog of the Year Awards

NEPA Scene among winners of 2014 NEPA Blog of the Year Awards

The 2014 NEPA BlogCon was held this past weekend at Misericordia University in Dallas, and afterwards, the NEPA Blog of the Year Awards were distributed, including one award to NEPA Scene. The winners were announced just before the annual convention on Oct. 9 via Twitter: Congrats to @lulacpolletter @nafsnep @nepascene @thewingmen1 on winning a #NEPABOTY! […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Jon Higgins – ‘How I Wish’

Rock musician Jon Higgins recently released a music video for “How I Wish,” the first single from his upcoming solo album entitled “Righting Wrongs.” Higgins, an 18-year-old Dallas, Pennsylvania resident, has been playing guitar for about six years. After playing in a few bands, he started working on a five-song EP as a solo artist. […]

 Sara Pokorny

The surreal life of Salvador Dalí on display in Misericordia University exhibit

Even if you aren’t into art, you know who he is. How could you forget the pencil-thin mustache, the melting clock, or Adrien Brody’s spot-on performance of the eccentric creative mind in “Midnight in Paris?” Salvador Dalí is a man whose work made an impact on the arts scene, and it continues to do so […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia University exhibit shows surreal and playful sides of Salvador Dalí

Misericordia University exhibit shows surreal and playful sides of Salvador Dalí

From a press release: The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University is showcasing the print series “The Divine Comedy” and “Dalí: The Halsman Photographs” by Surrealist icon Salvador Dalí from Oct. 4-Dec. 10. In the adjacent MacDonald Gallery, the mixed media exhibit, “Musings of a Private Collector,” will be on display featuring oil paintings, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA BlogCon returns in October, hosts Blog of the Year Awards

NEPA BlogCon returns in October, hosts Blog of the Year Awards

From a press release: Marking its third consecutive year, NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11. Having received overwhelmingly positive feedback from sold-out audiences in past years, the convention will make its return this fall at Misericordia University (301 Lake St., Dallas) with a new […]