Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Eww Yaboo, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

PHOTOS: Eww Yaboo, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

Eww Yaboo of Sugar Notch opened the Summersteps Records Stage at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton on July 26. We were there to grab some pictures and film the song “Lost for So Long” from their latest record, “Keep Dreamin’.”

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center open houses invite students to join Creative and Performing Arts Academy this fall

Scranton Cultural Center open houses invite students to join Creative and Performing Arts Academy this fall

From a press release: As the curtain closes on its inaugural and highly successful Summer Camp program, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton) will expand its new and vibrant Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CaPAA) to include a wide variety of course offerings throughout the fall and spring. […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Cold Coffee, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

PHOTOS: Cold Coffee, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

Scranton’s Cold Coffee, featuring members of Das Black Milk, Girls Galore, and Brian TV, played the Summersteps Records Stage at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton on July 26, and we were there to shoot some pictures. Listen to two songs, “On a Rock” and “Let Yourself Go,” from the band below: On a […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Gentlemen East, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

PHOTOS: Gentlemen East, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

Gentleman East, comprised of former members of The Badlees and Breaking Benjamin, played the Highway 81 Revisited Stage at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton on July 26, and we were there to grab some pictures of the recently formed group.

 NEPA Scene Staff

First Friday Scranton map for Aug. 1, 2014

First Friday Scranton map for Aug. 1, 2014

The map for First Friday Scranton on Aug. 1 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. AFA Gallery – Joni Maya Oye-Benintende and Robin Dintiman. 2. AFA Gallery (Upstairs) – The Genesis Myths: Win Forman. 3. Ale Mary’s – Bits and Pieces: Watercolor on illustration board by Kim Akers; music by Asialena. 4. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Irish author Colum McCann to receive award at University of Scranton

Irish author Colum McCann to receive award at University of Scranton

From a press release: Award-winning, best-selling author Colum McCann will receive the 2014 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award from the University of Scranton’s Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library at a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 18. The event begins with a reception at 5 p.m., followed by a dinner and award presentation in […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Heavy Blonde, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

PHOTOS: Heavy Blonde, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

Scranton’s Heavy Blonde rocked the Highway 81 Revisited Stage at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton on July 26. We were there to grab some pictures and film the last song of their set, “Johnny’s Got His Fangs.” Look out for a new album from the band within the next few months.

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Indigo Moon Brass Band, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

PHOTOS: Indigo Moon Brass Band, Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

Wilkes-Barre’s Indigo Moon Brass Band brought their New Orleans sound to the Highway 81 Revisited Stage at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton on July 26. We were there to grab some pictures and film the last song of their set, “When the Saints Go Marching In.”

 Rich Howells

Scranton Prohibition play to premiere at Lackawanna Historical Society

Scranton Prohibition play to premiere at Lackawanna Historical Society

Considering the city’s current reputation, it may be difficult to imagine Scranton without booze, but history buffs will take locals back to that dark time next month. On Sunday, Aug. 10, the Slocum Hollow Historians will present “Scranton Dry,” a short play about Prohibition-era Scranton at the Lackawanna Historical Society, announced in a press release […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: A Social State release new single ‘Aging Egomaniac’

STREAMING: A Social State release new single ‘Aging Egomaniac’

Scranton indie rockers A Social State released the first single from their upcoming second full-length album today, the sorrowful yet catchy “Aging Egomaniac.” The song is streaming now on YouTube (embedded below) and can be purchased on the group’s Bandcamp, where the lyrics have also been posted: The new record, “How To Get To Heaven,” […]