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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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

Scranton college band Eye on Attraction looking for progressive rock perfection – and fun

Scranton college band Eye on Attraction looking for progressive rock perfection – and fun

Progressive rock band Eye on Attraction may be made up of three University of Scranton students and one Marywood University student, but a typical college band they are not. “Frantically” wanting to form a band, enthusiastic drummer Andrew Merkle, a senior, met bassist Joe Joules Quincy, a junior, during Quincy’s first class. He was wearing […]