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MUSIC VIDEO: A fun-loving skeleton dances around Wilkes-Barre in A Fire With Friends’ ‘Pocket Leaves’

Earlier this month, NEPA Scene premiered the lyric video for “Cat Sitting, LA,” the first single from Scranton indie rock band A Fire With Friends’…

Arrival from Sweden pays tribute to ABBA at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 20

From a press release: One of the world’s most popular and bestselling ABBA tribute shows, Arrival from Sweden, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in…

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 4, 10/10/17

NEPA Scene Rising Talent had its most exciting week yet on Tuesday, Oct. 10, opening with a special performance by SUZE singer Adam McKinley and…

Metal bands Killswitch Engage and Anthrax shred at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Jan. 27

From a press release: It was announced today that gold-selling Massachusetts metalcore outfit Killswitch Engage and legendary Big Four thrash metal band Anthrax will bring…

CONCERT REVIEW: Jim Thorpe gets with the ‘Program’ as Living Colour rocks Penn’s Peak

“Is this an Amish meeting hall? Was it raised in a day?” vocalist Corey Glover asked of the cavernous wood-lined concert hall after Living Colour’s…

SONG PREMIERES: NEPA alt rockers Permanence and Alma Mater team up for split EP

SONG PREMIERES: NEPA alt rockers Permanence and Alma Mater team up for split EP

As they announced during NEPA Scene’s red carpet interview at the Steamtown Music Awards last…

Scranton rock band Graces Downfall returns from year-long hiatus with Black Friday show at The V-Spot

Scranton rock band Graces Downfall returns from year-long hiatus with Black Friday show at The V-Spot

This week, popular Scranton grunge rock band Graces Downfall announced that they will return from…

PHOTOS: Stone Sour, Steel Panther, and Cherry Bombs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 10/03/17

PHOTOS: Stone Sour, Steel Panther, and Cherry Bombs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 10/03/17

With fire dancing, sharp weapons, comedic parody, confetti guns, wacky waving inflatable tube men, and…

Chart-topping rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 17

Chart-topping rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 17

From a press release: With his new album “The Bigger Artist” and its singles topping…

Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen play Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute at Kirby Center on Nov. 18

Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen play Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute at Kirby Center on Nov. 18

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre’s own Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen will bring their…

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PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2017 New York Comic Con Edition – Part 1

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2017 New York Comic Con Edition – Part 1

While there’s still plenty of people back home to photograph, sometimes you need to get out of town and see some…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Super Castlevania IV’ whipped the franchise into shape for 16-bit era

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Super Castlevania IV’ whipped the franchise into shape for 16-bit era

In the gaming industry, as in any other form of entertainment, there are no guarantees for success. This is especially true…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Simon’s Quest’ is an NES ‘Castlevania’ misstep, but not a horrible curse

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Simon’s Quest’ is an NES ‘Castlevania’ misstep, but not a horrible curse

Welcome to October here on Turn to Channel 3, where I’m all about the cheese factor, so let’s amp it up…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Pokémon Stadium’ is super effective N64 fun, even for non-Pokémon fans

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Pokémon Stadium’ is super effective N64 fun, even for non-Pokémon fans

I’m often asked at my store if, value wise, there are any constants in the world of retro video games and,…

‘Samurai Jack’ premiere movie screens for one night only in Moosic and Stroudsburg on Oct. 16

‘Samurai Jack’ premiere movie screens for one night only in Moosic and Stroudsburg on Oct. 16

From a press release: Created by famed animation director Genndy Tartakovsky, the fully remastered Emmy-nominated premiere movie from the acclaimed first…

Catch Pokémon music played by a live orchestra at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 2

Catch Pokémon music played by a live orchestra at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 2

From a press release: The Pokémon Company International and Princeton Entertainment announced today that the official Pokémon live orchestral concert, “Pokémon:…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Perfect Dark’ is a nearly perfect N64 shooter for ‘Goldeneye’ fans

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Perfect Dark’ is a nearly perfect N64 shooter for ‘Goldeneye’ fans

In the 1990s, gamers were in frenzy over “GoldenEye 007,” in large part to it bucking the trend that had been…

NEPA BlogCon announces 2017 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 14

NEPA BlogCon announces 2017 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 14

From a press release: Now entering its sixth year, NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, has announced both the start of registration and selected speakers for…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Killer Instinct Gold’ isn’t polished, but still shines as an N64 fighter

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Killer Instinct Gold’ isn’t polished, but still shines as an N64 fighter

In the ‘90s, fighting games were king in both the arcades and home consoles and, while it certainly seemed like the “Mortal Kombat” and “Street Fighter” franchises ruled the roost,…

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Often overlooked, N64’s ‘Diddy Kong Racing’ outpaces ‘Mario Kart 64’

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Often overlooked, N64’s ‘Diddy Kong Racing’ outpaces ‘Mario Kart 64’

Labor Day has come and gone and we are heading towards fall, so what that means for this writer is a continuing the tradition here on Turn to Channel 3…

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‘Little Shop of Horrors’ screens with original ending in NEPA theaters Oct. 29-31

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ screens with original ending in NEPA theaters Oct. 29-31

From a press release: For the first time ever, the cult hit musical “Little Shop of Horrors” will be presented in select movie theaters nationwide…

CULT CORNER: ‘Popcorn’ should be consumed by more than just ’90s horror fans

‘It’s morphin’ time!’ – ‘Power Rangers Live’ kicks into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 20

Play Hollywood’s Greatest Game Shows with host Bob Eubanks in Bethlehem on Dec. 8

CULT CORNER: With Stephen King resurgence, ‘Children of the Corn’ is worth another watch

One McDonald’s in NEPA will carry ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan sauce for one day only on Oct. 7

CULT CORNER: Discover giallo films and disturbing horror with ‘What Have You Done to Solange?’

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