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Bar Pazzo serves dinner with culinary movie at Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sept. 12

Bar Pazzo serves dinner with culinary movie at Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sept. 12

From a press release: Two downtown Scranton businesses – Italian restaurant Bar Pazzo and the historic Ritz Theater – are pairing up for a special dinner and movie screening on Monday, Sept. 12. “Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter” tells the true story of Chicago chef Charlie Trotter. In the 2000s, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2022 panels and speakers in Dickson City

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2022 panels and speakers in Dickson City

Today, the Electric City Music Conference released its schedule of panels, panelists, and speakers exclusively on NEPA Scene. These educational presentations are free to performers and will take place on the NEPA Fair stage at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17. Register online for Friday here […]

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Celtic rockers Flatfoot 56 headline punk rock show at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Aug. 12

Celtic rockers Flatfoot 56 headline punk rock show at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Aug. 12

From a press release: The River Street Jazz Cafe will become a punk rock club for one night only on Friday, Aug. 12 when Chicago Celtic punk band Flatfoot 56 comes to Plains as part of their summer tour. New Jersey natives Blanks 77 (total pogo punk) and Fat Chance (singing ska punk songs of […]

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Emmanuel Wisdom creates ‘immersive art experience’ at Black Scranton Center for Arts & Culture July 29-30

Emmanuel Wisdom creates ‘immersive art experience’ at Black Scranton Center for Arts & Culture July 29-30

From a press release: “UNAPXLXGETIQ” is an alternate name adopted by artist and creative designer Emmanuel Wisdom, and it is also the title of his upcoming immersive art experience in Scranton. The exhibition is a sociological commentary on women empowerment, social justice, and worldly happenings in under-served communities around the world. Set for Friday, July […]

 Rich Howells

After 5 years, punk band Captain, We’re Sinking reunites at new Scranton music festival on Aug. 6

After 5 years, punk band Captain, We’re Sinking reunites at new Scranton music festival on Aug. 6

For local fans of punk rock, the future isn’t canceled and good things are right around the corner. Recently announced on NEPA Scene, the first-ever Good Things Are Happening Fest at the Scranton Iron Furnaces will be headlined by Captain, We’re Sinking, who are reuniting for their first show in nearly five years on Saturday, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announces 2022 performers for Scranton ceremony

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announces 2022 performers for Scranton ceremony

The Steamtown Music Awards will return to The V-Spot in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 15, and today the organizers of the Electric City Music Conference are announcing the artists that will perform at the event exclusively on NEPA Scene. This year, the award ceremony will feature live performances by The Human Beings, Sweetnest, Bullied by […]

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Post-apocalyptic pop culture explored in comedic play ‘Mr. Burns’ in Scranton July 21-23

Post-apocalyptic pop culture explored in comedic play ‘Mr. Burns’ in Scranton July 21-23

From a press release: The Scranton Fringe Festival will present the dark comedy “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play” at the Peoples Security Theater at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton on Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23. Award-winning playwright Anne Washburn’s imaginative play propels the audience forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton alt rockers University Drive ‘Heal’ with album release show at Jazz Cafe on Aug. 26

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton alt rockers University Drive ‘Heal’ with album release show at Jazz Cafe on Aug. 26

Two years filled with “an insane amount of work,” buckets of “blood, sweat, and tears,” and two months of touring the country supporting Cold are finally culminating in August when University Drive releases their third album with a hometown event announced today. This afternoon, Scranton-based alt rock outfit revealed the title of the anticipated record, […]

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Before returning to Scranton, Philly indie rockers The Tisburys grow ‘Garden’ on ‘Main Street’

Before returning to Scranton, Philly indie rockers The Tisburys grow ‘Garden’ on ‘Main Street’

From a press release: Originally formed in Scranton, Philadelphia-based indie rock/power pop band The Tisburys are showing their musical growth with “Garden,” the first single from their upcoming third album, “Exile on Main Street,” due out Sept. 16 via Sacks of Phones. Released on June 30, the song was recorded with Justin Nazario (Riverby, Dweller) […]

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Life’s work of photographer Alex Seeley on display in Scranton at ArtWorks Aug. 1-31

Life’s work of photographer Alex Seeley on display in Scranton at ArtWorks Aug. 1-31

From a press release: The newly established Alex Seeley Memorial Fund has announced an exhibition of Alex Seeley’s work at ArtWorks Gallery & Studio in downtown Scranton from Monday, Aug. 1 through Sunday, Aug. 31. “Perseverance: The Life’s Work of Alex Seeley” will have an opening reception to the public during the First Friday Scranton […]

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