NEPA Scene Staff

Steamtown String Fling springs back into Scranton Cultural Center on March 15

Steamtown String Fling springs back into Scranton Cultural Center on March 15

From a press release: Following up a successful debut last year, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host the second annual Steamtown String Fling this Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. This year’s lineup will once again feature Dave Brown and the Dishonest Fiddlers as the headlining act, joined by Serene Green, […]

 Rich Howells

After ‘Late Show’ debut, NEPA comedian Samantha Ruddy performs at Scranton Cultural Center on March 23

After ‘Late Show’ debut, NEPA comedian Samantha Ruddy performs at Scranton Cultural Center on March 23

Following her network television debut on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on CBS in January, Scranton-born comedian Samantha Ruddy is returning home from New York City to headline a night of stand-up comedy in Shopland Hall at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m. She will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

4th annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon heats up Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 15

4th annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon heats up Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 15

From a press release: Featuring expert guitar work that is sure to melt this cold weather away, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host the fourth annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon in the Grand Ballroom this Friday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Due to increasing popularity, Winter Blues Guitarmageddon IV has expanded to […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton singer/songwriter James Barrett deals with change in ‘First Days of July’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton singer/songwriter James Barrett deals with change in ‘First Days of July’

This weekend, Scranton singer/songwriter James Barrett will once again live out a longtime dream and return to the Scranton Cultural Center to open The Menzingers’ annual NEPA Holiday Show – this time with a full band. To give locals a taste of what that will sound like, he is premiering a brand new single today, […]

 Rich Howells

The Menzingers shake up NEPA Holiday Show lineup at Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 22

The Menzingers shake up NEPA Holiday Show lineup at Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 22

Since it was first announced in October, fans of The Menzingers have been eager to learn who would perform with them at the punk band’s annual Scranton homecoming – the NEPA Holiday Show at the Scranton Cultural Center – on Saturday, Dec. 22. For years, fellow Scranton bands Tigers Jaw; Captain, We’re Sinking; and Three […]

 Rich Howells

After cancer diagnosis, musicians fundraise for Bog co-owner Brian Craig at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 23

After cancer diagnosis, musicians fundraise for Bog co-owner Brian Craig at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 23

The Scranton music and arts scene owes much to Brian Craig, so it’s only appropriate that artists and friends alike plan to give back to him in his time of need. It was announced publicly today that Craig, well-known in the area as the co-owner of The Bog in downtown Scranton, a drummer in several […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Musical mermaid comedy ‘Fruit of the Sea’ swims to Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 27-29

Musical mermaid comedy ‘Fruit of the Sea’ swims to Scranton Cultural Center Sept. 27-29

From a press release: “Fruit of the Sea,” a modern American fish tail and nautical cabaret, is coming from New York City to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Thursday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Sept. 29 as part of the fourth annual Scranton Fringe Festival. In this show, a pet store clerk […]

 Rich Howells

Experience ‘Rocky Horror’ with a live shadow cast at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 3

Experience ‘Rocky Horror’ with a live shadow cast at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 3

It may be a few days after Halloween, but there’s never a bad time to watch “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” with a rowdy crowd, especially with a live shadow cast to reenact the debauchery shown on screen. Sweet Translucent Dreams, known for their reoccurring shows in Bethlehem and Emmaus, will return to Scranton for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn how to excel in nonprofits and the arts in free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 15

Learn how to excel in nonprofits and the arts in free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education (ACE) Council will present a free panel discussion, “Nurturing and Sustaining Yourself in the Nonprofit and Arts World,” in the Ladies Parlor at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Saturday, Sept. 15 from […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Masters of the Telecaster’ with ‘SNL’ bandleader G.E. Smith shred at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 21

‘Masters of the Telecaster’ with ‘SNL’ bandleader G.E. Smith shred at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 21

From a press release: Blazing riffs, hot licks, and jaw-dropping guitar mastery will be on full display when “Masters of the Telecaster,” featuring three of the world’s preeminent blues rock guitarists, take the stage of the Grand Ballroom of the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Friday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. The […]

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