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Renowned photographer Lydia Panas shows raw portraits at Sordoni Gallery

Renowned photographer Lydia Panas shows raw portraits at Sordoni Gallery

WILKES-BARRE — Bringing out both the serene and the solemn of her subjects, Lydia Panas’ photography showcases raw and honest beauty and vulnerability in human form. A collection of Panas’ portraits is on display in an exhibition titled Lydia Panas: After Sargent until March 3 at Wilkes University’s Sordoni Art Gallery. The models Panas chose […]

Randy and Mr. Lahey plan stop at Kirby Center

Randy and Mr. Lahey plan stop at Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — “Trailer Park Boys’” Randy and Mr. Lahey are bringing Sunnyvale to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts during their No Pants Unpissed U.S. Tour 2017. The duo will bring their “cheeseburger-loving, liquor-swilling sweet talk” during an evening of stand-up comedy and improv during the 7:30 p.m. April 10 show, according to […]

Natalie Lynn distributes health-friendly craft kombucha throughout NEPA

Natalie Lynn distributes health-friendly craft kombucha throughout NEPA

For Natalie Lynn, her health, passion and business have become as symbiotic as the fermenting agent in her signature product, and it happened organically. Lynn, 29, of Elysburg, has developed her own kombucha business, Natalie’s Craft Kombucha, and she distributes the probiotic tea drink through multiple stores in Scranton and the Wyoming Valley. Kombucha is […]

Grammy Museum plans East Coast experience in New Jersey

Grammy Museum plans East Coast experience in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. — The Grammy Museum is planning a location in New Jersey. Officials on Tuesday announced plans for the 8,000-square-foot Grammy Museum Experience at the Prudential Center arena in Newark. The Los Angeles-based museum says it will be the first location on the East Coast. Beyond the main museum in Los Angeles, there are […]

College Snowjam packs fun and value into wintery day

College Snowjam packs fun and value into wintery day

SCRANTON — An idea that originally started as something small on a Scranton university campus has quickly grown into something much larger. College Snowjam, an annual skiing and snowboarding rail jam event for college students at Montage Mountain, will return to the mountain Saturday, Feb. 11. Frank Winger is a 23-year-old fifth year student at […]

WB Chamber hosting live game show to raise funds for area non-profits

WB Chamber hosting live game show to raise funds for area non-profits

WILKES-BARRE — It started out as a dream for Gerard Durling. The Coal Creative founder wanted to plan a game show. And with the backing of the Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, Durling’s idea is coming to fruition on Wednesday, Feb. 15. “The Chamber Challenge” will begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at the THINK Center, […]

Look What You Missed: Rally for Refugees and Immigrants

Look What You Missed: Rally for Refugees and Immigrants

WILKES-BARRE — On Feb. 4 hundreds of people gathered for a Rally for Refugees and Immigrants on Public Square. The peaceful event was organized by Religious Sisters of Mercy, the Peace and Justice Center of NEPA, the Islamic Center of NEPA and the Jewish Community Alliance of NEPA. Here’s a look at what you missed. […]

Flea market brings vendors, craft makers and artists to Wyoming Hose Company No. 2

Flea market brings vendors, craft makers and artists to Wyoming Hose Company No. 2

WYOMING — Cash isn’t king at the NEPA Punk Rock Flea Market. Sure, money will be accepted as currency at the Feb. 12 event, but the marketplace, which opens at noon at the Wyoming Hose Co. No. 2, 70 E. Third St., will operate under a sell/swap/barter format. Co-founder Mark Campas, 39, said the event […]

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco to make funny faces at F.M. Kirby Center

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco to make funny faces at F.M. Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — Jerry Seinfeld described comedian Sebastian Maniscalco as someone who “looks funny, moves funny and talks funny.” On Feb. 11, Maniscalco brings his unique brand of humor to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. The stand-up comedian has gained popularity for his observational humor and over the top facial expressions. He starred […]