NEPA Scene Staff

Luzerne County concert series drives bands through 6 neighborhoods on flatbed truck every Friday from July 10-Aug. 7

Luzerne County concert series drives bands through 6 neighborhoods on flatbed truck every Friday from July 10-Aug. 7

From a press release: Last year, music filled the air near the Luzerne County Courthouse and brought the community together for the first Rockin’ the River Summer concert series along the Wilkes-Barre River Common. This year, the coronavirus pandemic is keeping people closer to home, but Luzerne County is not going to let COVID-19 stop […]

 Rich Howells

Bazaar of the Bizarre gathers horror, punk, and tattoo culture at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

Bazaar of the Bizarre gathers horror, punk, and tattoo culture at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

While most summer gatherings have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it seems like people can still look forward to the fall and the unique events it will bring as Northeastern Pennsylvania transitions into the yellow and green phases of reopening. One such event is Bazaar of the Bizarre, which is set for Sunday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Street Art Society of NEPA issues call for artists to create virtual mural with unifying theme

Street Art Society of NEPA issues call for artists to create virtual mural with unifying theme

From a press release: It is no secret that the communities of Northeastern Pennsylvania are feeling the social, economic, and health effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Keeping the integrity of social distancing intact but also attempting to unify people, the Street Art Society of NEPA would like to engage the local community in its Social […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia University professors discuss race and superheroes in new book ‘All New, All Different?’

Misericordia University professors discuss race and superheroes in new book ‘All New, All Different?’

From a press release: Misericordia University professors Allan W. Austin, Ph.D., and Patrick L. Hamilton, Ph.D., will discuss their new book, “All New, All Different? A History of Race and the American Superhero,” during a Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library lecture and book signing on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Audition for 3rd annual NEPA Sings competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 8

Audition for 3rd annual NEPA Sings competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 8

From a press release: Are you a passionate performer? Do you dream of the stage? Long to share your song? And would you like to use your talents to change the story of a local abused or neglected foster child? NEPA Sings is your chance. Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County […]

 Rich Howells

Skip Santa and get a photo with Krampus at The Strange and Unusual in Kingston on Dec. 22

Skip Santa and get a photo with Krampus at The Strange and Unusual in Kingston on Dec. 22

If you’ve been naughty this year, you can avoid those lines at the mall waiting for Santa Claus and go straight to The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor in Kingston to meet Krampus instead on Sunday, Dec. 22. A dark counterpart to ol’ Saint Nick and his rewards for good children, Krampus is a horned […]

 Rich Howells

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Irishman’ paints Scorsese mob film legacy with mature brush

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Irishman’ paints Scorsese mob film legacy with mature brush

Before an advance screening of “The Irishman” began last Monday at R/C Movies 14 in Wilkes-Barre, filmmaker Robert May stood in the same theater where his directorial debut, “Kids for Cash,” premiered locally and told the crowd that he felt it was important to have a local screening in addition to those planned at the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kingston stuntwoman-turned-director completing NEPA film ‘F-Word’ with Kickstarter campaign

Kingston stuntwoman-turned-director completing NEPA film ‘F-Word’ with Kickstarter campaign

From a press release: Long after the director yells “Cut!” on any film, there’s still plenty of post-production work to do, and that work requires funding. To finish a movie written, filmed, and set in Northeastern Pennsylvania, a local filmmaker is asking for tax-deductible donations via Kickstarter to make her vision a reality before time […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Munsters’ star Butch Patrick will meet fans at Strange and Unusual in Kingston on Aug. 1

‘Munsters’ star Butch Patrick will meet fans at Strange and Unusual in Kingston on Aug. 1

From a press release: The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor in Kingston seems like the kind of place that the Munsters would shop for basic home goods and decor, so it’s fitting that a member of the classic TV family will visit the store this Thursday, Aug. 1. Actor Butch Patrick, who played the child […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Street Art Society of NEPA begins first of 10 local murals in Edwardsville July 26-27

Street Art Society of NEPA begins first of 10 local murals in Edwardsville July 26-27

From a press release: This weekend, the Street Art Society of NEPA will officially begin the first of 10 murals slated for the West Side Mural Revitalization Project. Murals will be painted on buildings in Kingston, Edwardsville, and Luzerne during the fall of 2019 and the spring of 2020. Philadelphia muralist Evan Lovett will be […]

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