NEPA Scene Staff

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

From a press release: Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight rose from local favorites to international fame with three acclaimed studio albums, but in the last few years, the young musicians have taken time off to live life and focus on other projects, playing only sporadic shows like a benefit with Turnstile last year. Bassist/vocalist Ned […]

 Rich Howells

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

It was announced today that, along with a two-season renewal of the popular tattoo competition reality series “Ink Master,” the Paramount Network is expanding this hit franchise with a new spin-off series, “Ink Master: Grudge Match,” starring former Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist and business owner Ryan Ashley Malarkey. According to a press release, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright performs at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Jan. 16

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright performs at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Jan. 16

From a press release: After celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album with the All These Poses Tour that wrapped up last month, singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright will perform at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary’s Upper School campus in Kingston on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Audition for 2nd annual NEPA Sings competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 9

Audition for 2nd annual NEPA Sings competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 9

From a press release: Start warming up those vocals – the Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County has announced that its NEPA Sings competition will return to the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary’s Upper School campus in Kingston this April. Auditions for the second annual event will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce has announced the honorees for the 2018 EPIC Awards (Extraordinary People Inspiring Community), which take place tonight at 5 p.m. at the Wyoming Seminary Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston, presented by Wells Fargo. The Innovator the Year Award, sponsored by Penn State Wilkes-Barre, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bacon (min pin mix) and Boo (black cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bacon (min pin mix) and Boo (black cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kingston stuntwoman Heidi Schnappauf talks ‘Making It in Hollywood’ at Misericordia in Dallas on April 12

Kingston stuntwoman Heidi Schnappauf talks ‘Making It in Hollywood’ at Misericordia in Dallas on April 12

From a press release: As a stunt double for Jaime Alexander on the NBC hit television series “Blindspot,” Kingston native Heidi Germaine Schnappauf spends her days jumping off buildings, running through fire, getting hit by cars, and taking down bad guys. The professional stuntwoman and actor will share her experiences in the talk “Making It […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

12 local singers compete in NEPA Sings! fundraising competition in Kingston on April 12

12 local singers compete in NEPA Sings! fundraising competition in Kingston on April 12

From a press release: After holding auditions last month, the Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County will host its NEPA Sings! competition on Thursday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. 12 local performers were selected to compete in the finals, which will take place at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pa. Paralympians Stephanie Jallen and Tyler Carter return to coach Camelback Adaptive Ski Camp

Pa. Paralympians Stephanie Jallen and Tyler Carter return to coach Camelback Adaptive Ski Camp

From a press release: Young Paralympians Stephanie Jallen of Kingston and Tyler Carter of Topton returned last week to Camelback Mountain Resort’s Adaptive Ski Camp, the place where they first learned to ski. The annual five-day residential camp in Tannersville trains aspiring athletes with disabilities in a challenging but supportive environment. The camp, which is […]

 Rich Howells

Kingston punk rockers Title Fight play New York benefit show with Turnstile on Jan. 26

Kingston punk rockers Title Fight play New York benefit show with Turnstile on Jan. 26

After rising success since their formation in 2003, Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight has slowed down in the last two years, only playing sporadic shows here and there despite the high demand. Those who have been waiting to see them again can finally catch them at a benefit concert for their friend Aaron Warman and […]

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