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 […]

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Train and Goo Goo Dolls take 2019 tour to Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 1

Train and Goo Goo Dolls take 2019 tour to Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 1

From a press release: In a very early announcement for the summer concert season, multi-platinum pop/alternative rock icons Train and the Goo Goo Dolls revealed at midnight that they will bring their nationwide 2019 summer tour to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. Special guest Allen Stone, […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton rapper Lucas Hex releases debut single ‘Omen,’ announces album release show

Following up the release of his hard-hitting “Sermons” EP in March, Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex is premiering a bloody new music video for “Omen,” the debut single from his upcoming album “Blue Carolina,” exclusively on NEPA Scene. Directed by Timmypricefilm and produced by Neighbour Beats, the video implies the same type of harsh imagery […]

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Josh Balz’s kinky Noir Nights party returns to Stage West in Scranton on Black Friday, Nov. 23

Josh Balz’s kinky Noir Nights party returns to Stage West in Scranton on Black Friday, Nov. 23

From a press release: After a successful first run on Mischief Night, Oct. 30, Scranton music venue Stage West will once again be transformed into a sexy and seductive pop-up bar on Black Friday, Nov. 23. The kinky concept comes from Josh Balz, owner of The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor in Kingston and former […]

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Country rapper Bubba Sparxxx performs at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 12

Country rapper Bubba Sparxxx performs at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 12

From a press release: It was announced this week that Bubba Sparxxx, an originator of the modern rap country genre with songs like “Deliverance,” “Ugly,” and “Ms. New Booty,” will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at 8 p.m. Mountain Top duo Always Undecided, named Best New Artist in the […]

 Rich Howells

Ritz Theater in Scranton hosts all-day Halloween movie marathon for $10 on Oct. 31

Ritz Theater in Scranton hosts all-day Halloween movie marathon for $10 on Oct. 31

Over the past year, the Creative and Performing Arts Academy of NEPA has breathed new life into the Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton, hosting children’s theatre, classes, concerts, and movie screenings in the historic space. This month, they started showing daytime movies Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:15 p.m., along with […]

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‘Saint of Darkness’ dramatizes real-life Philly police case at Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton Nov. 1-11

‘Saint of Darkness’ dramatizes real-life Philly police case at Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton Nov. 1-11

From a press release: Diva Productions continues its 2018/2019 season at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton with Jeff Boam’s new original stage drama “Saint of Darkness,” based on real events. Set in 1979, the play finds a team of risk-taking detectives, led by Lieutenant Gerald Baker, using a mix of ingenuity, innovation, and old-fashioned […]

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Young the Giant headlines Alt 92.1 Snow Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 27

Young the Giant headlines Alt 92.1 Snow Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 27

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton alternative radio station Alt 92.1 will present its second annual Snow Show, featuring Young the Giant along with Grandson, The Interrupters, and The Nude Party, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, […]

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Celebrating its 30th anniverary, AfA Gallery in Scranton holds annual Holiday Auction on Nov. 17

Celebrating its 30th anniverary, AfA Gallery in Scranton holds annual Holiday Auction on Nov. 17

From a press release: The AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton will continue celebrating its 30th anniversary with its annual Holiday Auction on Saturday, Nov. 17, a festive and artistic kickoff to the holiday season. Eat, drink, and bid at the primary fundraiser for Artists for Art, which allows the gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) to […]

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Actors Circle presents comedy ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 25-Nov. 4

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 25-Nov. 4

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle continues its 37th season with the comedy “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright John Patrick at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 4. Directed by Art Walsh, the show is a lighthearted farce in […]

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