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Taste and discuss the Italian ‘Wines of Romeo & Juliet’ at The Cooperage in Honesdale on Feb. 2

Taste and discuss the Italian ‘Wines of Romeo & Juliet’ at The Cooperage in Honesdale on Feb. 2

From a press release: The American Wine Society will host a wine tasting and discussion called “The Wines of Romeo & Juliet” at The Cooperage in Honesdale on Thursday, Feb. 2 from 7 p.m. through 9 p.m. The tragic tale of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet takes place in the diverse Italian wine region known […]

 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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New Vintage Ensemble pokes fun at Shakespeare at Cooperage in Honesdale Nov. 11-12

New Vintage Ensemble pokes fun at Shakespeare at Cooperage in Honesdale Nov. 11-12

From a press release: Known for their distinctive style and award-winning productions, the New Vintage Ensemble is proud to announce an upcoming production presented in partnership with The Cooperage Project in Honesdale. “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield will run Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, […]

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New Vintage Ensemble presents thoughtful comedy ‘The Fourth Wall’ in Honesdale July 9-10

New Vintage Ensemble presents thoughtful comedy ‘The Fourth Wall’ in Honesdale July 9-10

From a press release: Known for their distinctive style and award-winning productions, the New Vintage Ensemble is proud to announce two theatrical productions presented in partnership with The Cooperage Project in Honesdale. The 2016 season will include “The Fourth Wall” by A. R Gurney and “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged” by Adam Long, […]

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Renowned jazz pianist Fred Hersch plays for charity at The Cooperage in Honesdale on July 2

Renowned jazz pianist Fred Hersch plays for charity at The Cooperage in Honesdale on July 2

From a press release: Renowned jazz pianist and composer Fred Hersch will perform at The Cooperage in Honesdale on Saturday, July 2 at 8 p.m., donating all proceeds from this benefit solo concert to the Wayne County Pantry Program and The Cooperage Project. Hersch, a member of the pantheon of great jazz pianists, has been […]

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3 NEPA comic stores celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 7 with sales, artist signings, and more

3 NEPA comic stores celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 7 with sales, artist signings, and more

Now in its 15th year, the first Saturday in May is always Free Comic Book Day, when comic shops across the country give away special comics to fans of all ages, and three local comic shops in Scranton, West Pittston, and Honesdale will be celebrating again on May 7 with giveaways, sales, artist signings, cosplayers, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Tween brothers in Brotality perform metal cover of ‘Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)’ in Scranton

The two young brothers in hard rock band Breach the Barrier have formed a brutal new side project aptly named Brotality, but instead of covering another metal band for their first music video, they’ve done something quite different. Putting their own aggressive spin on “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” the 2015 debut single from another young […]

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Shakespeare film series debuts with ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in Honesdale on Feb. 25

Shakespeare film series debuts with ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in Honesdale on Feb. 25

From a press release: On Thursday, Feb. 25, The Cooperage Project will present a new film series, “Such Sweet Thunder: Shakespeare on Film,” curated by Robert Dugan, Ph.D., at The Cooperage in Honesdale. This month’s film, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” will begin at 7 p.m. Donations will be collected at the door, and there will […]

 Guest Contributor

Club Funny presents steampunk post-apocalyptic night of improv comedy in Honesdale Feb. 20

Club Funny presents steampunk post-apocalyptic night of improv comedy in Honesdale Feb. 20

The Black Box Players of Club Funny only need a few audience suggestions to create a new production with original characters and unique situations, and they’ll be introducing a new world at Dateless Date Night, a steampunk post-apocalyptic night of comedic skits and improvisational games. The evening of laughter will be hosted at Basin and […]

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Documentary about Holocaust survivor ‘Blue Tattoo’ screens Jan. 24 at The Cooperage in Honesdale

Documentary about Holocaust survivor ‘Blue Tattoo’ screens Jan. 24 at The Cooperage in Honesdale

From a press release: At first glance, Dina Rosenberg Jacobson and Joe Crookston seemed like unlikely collaborators. When they were introduced in 2008, the 86-year-old Holocaust survivor with white hair and a tattooed left forearm and the youthful folk singer/songwriter from Ithaca, New York came from different worlds. But Jacobson’s story inspired Crookston to write […]