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 […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Director Robert May searches for cinematic justice in ‘Kids for Cash’ documentary

ARCHIVES: Director Robert May searches for cinematic justice in ‘Kids for Cash’ documentary

When federal prosecutors charged Luzerne County judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan in 2009 with accepting millions of dollars from a new, privately-owned juvenile detention facility where they had harshly sentenced over 3,000 children, everyone in the country seemed to have an opinion on the scandal dubbed “kids for cash,” particularly about the corrupt judiciary. […]

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