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‘Carrie: The Musical’ takes bloody revenge on University of Scranton Players Feb. 28-March 8

‘Carrie: The Musical’ takes bloody revenge on University of Scranton Players Feb. 28-March 8

From a press release: The University of Scranton Players will present the gripping and tragic tale of “Carrie: The Musical,” based on the horror novel by bestselling author Stephen King and updated for the 21st century, on Friday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, March 8. Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she’s an outcast bullied […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Author Amye Archer talks about school shooting survivors at Marywood University in Scranton on Dec. 9

Author Amye Archer talks about school shooting survivors at Marywood University in Scranton on Dec. 9

From a press release: Marywood University’s Department of Communication, Language, and Literature will host the next entry in its “An Evening with Authors” series with Amye Archer, co-editor of the book “If I Don’t Make It, I Love You: Survivors in the Aftermath of School Shootings.” The free event will take place on Monday, Dec. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Laugh and learn with unique Stand Up Science comedy show at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 20

Laugh and learn with unique Stand Up Science comedy show at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 20

From a press release: Award-winning stand-up comedian and science podcast host Shane Mauss will present Stand Up Science, a one-of-a-kind show with local professors, scientists, and comedians that is equal parts “ahas” and “hahas,” at Stage West in Scranton on Wednesday, Feb. 20. As the host, Mauss will kick the evening off with some of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jenny’s Corner gift shop in Scranton holds grand opening on Dec. 15

Jenny’s Corner gift shop in Scranton holds grand opening on Dec. 15

From a press release: The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center has announced the grand opening of a new small business, Jenny’s Corner, a gift shop specializing in home decor, handmade items, clothing, bags, furniture, vintage finds, and much more. Jenny’s Corner will be featuring local Scranton artists. “The goal is to pay it […]

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NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

From a press release: Michel Martin, weekend host of “All Things Considered” on NPR, will be at The Royal Theater at the University of Scranton’s McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. to host the final installment of NPR’s “Going There” live event series – “Civics 101: What […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Scranton Shakespeare Festival – ‘Loose Canon,’ 07/25/15

PHOTOS: Scranton Shakespeare Festival – ‘Loose Canon,’ 07/25/15

Starting June 26 at Nay Aug Park and finishing its run on July 26 at the University of Scranton, the fourth annual Scranton Shakespeare Festival was as lively and diverse as ever, with the 2015 season featuring “Romeo + Juliet,” “Robin Hood: A New Musical,” “The Commedia Rapunzel,” “Loose Canon,” and “The Tavern.” Created and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Acclaimed trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to perform with University of Scranton Concert Band

Acclaimed trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to perform with University of Scranton Concert Band

From a press release: Internationally acclaimed musician Wycliffe Gordon will join the University of Scranton Concert Band as a guest soloist for a concert on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan McLean Center. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:40, and seating is on a first-come, […]

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Everyday beauty of NEPA’s suburban landscapes captured in realistic, yet abstract paintings

Everyday beauty of NEPA’s suburban landscapes captured in realistic, yet abstract paintings

'Here and There: Paintings by Nina Davidowitz' runs through Nov. 21 at the University of Scranton

From a press release: The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery will showcase the beauty that can be found in suburban architecture in Northeastern Pennsylvania in an exhibit that runs until Friday, Nov. 21. “Here and There: Paintings by Nina Davidowitz” will be on display in the gallery located on the fourth floor of Hyland […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘What If? The Power of Possibility’ by Michele Dempsey Cunningham at TEDxScranton

TED Talks, or conferences that follow the motto “ideas worth spreading,” have become a global phenomenon since the nonprofit organization began posting them online for free in 2006. With the introduction of TEDx, which supports independent organizers who want to create TED-like events in their own communities, it was only a matter of time before […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘Urban Renovation through Co-working Spaces’ by Joe Casabona at TEDxScranton

TED Talks, or conferences that follow the motto “ideas worth spreading,” have become a global phenomenon since the nonprofit organization began posting them online for free in 2006. With the introduction of TEDx, which supports independent organizers who want to create TED-like events in their own communities, it was only a matter of time before […]