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 Lora Kormos

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

PHOTOS: Mohegan Sun’s Boo Bash, 10/31/14

Halloween is a time for trick or treating, spooky costumes, haunted houses, and the annual airing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” And with the holiday landing on a Friday this year, it was the perfect excuse to don a pair of cat ears and get into the Halloween spirit while getting ready to […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Michale Graves, The Obscuse, and Silhouette Lies, 10/25/14

PHOTOS: Michale Graves, The Obscuse, and Silhouette Lies, 10/25/14

Michale Graves, former lead singer of horror punk band the Misfits throughout the ’90s, took his solo “Zombies Unite” tour to The Factory: Underground in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 25, appropriately just before Halloween. Opening for the singer/songwriter and his band, who successfully crowdfunded their latest album, “Wanderer,” earlier this year, that night were local […]

 Chris Hughes

PHOTOS: U.S. Navy Band Commodores, 10/30/14

PHOTOS: U.S. Navy Band Commodores, 10/30/14

The U.S. Navy Band Commodores marched into the Theater at Lackawanna College in Scranton for a concert on Thursday, Oct. 30, providing a night of free jazz music to the public. First formed in 1969, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, currently made up of 18 members, has been performing big band jazz across the nation […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Breaking Ground Poets poetry slam, 10/25/14

PHOTOS: Breaking Ground Poets poetry slam, 10/25/14

The Breaking Ground Poets held their first poetry slam of the season at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton on Saturday, Oct. 25, and it was standing room only for good reason. Maggie Gilbertson, Hayden Nichols, Mason Crawford, Aidan Cronin, Mitchell Winters, Claire Sheen, Cassi Miller, Jessica Yagloski, Kevin Parker, Mayling Ijomah, Adriana Adams, Abby Yurksza, Skyler […]

 Sophia Kowalczyk

PHOTOS: ‘Evil Dead’ 35mm film print marathon, 10/24/14

PHOTOS: ‘Evil Dead’ 35mm film print marathon, 10/24/14

The Syracuse, New York chapter of the Zombie Research Society and the Palace Theater in Syracuse hosted the grooviest horror marathon imaginable on Friday, Oct. 24, playing 35mm prints of Sam Raimi‘s “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn,” “Army of Darkness,” and the 2013 “Evil Dead” remake, but that wasn’t all these […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin unplugged, 10/26/14

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin unplugged, 10/26/14

Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin has been playing to sold-out crowds since they came back from hiatus with a new lineup, and Sunday, Oct. 26 was no different. The band’s fall acoustic tour has taken them through the tri-state area and Delaware, and they ended the eight-day jaunt back in NEPA at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg. […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Thrill the World in Scranton, 10/25/14

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Thrill the World in Scranton, 10/25/14

For the first time ever, Scranton participated in the global zombie flash mob Thrill the World, not only to break the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Simultaneous Dance to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller,’” but to fundraise for the Scranton Cultural Center‘s Creative and Performing Arts Academy and the Matthew Flynn Memorial Scholarship. The numbers have […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Derek Jolley acoustic set, 10/24/14

PHOTOS: Derek Jolley acoustic set, 10/24/14

We published a set of photos yesterday from the Lila Ignite CD release show on Oct. 24 at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, but we didn’t forget about the first opener, the multi-talented Derek Jolley. As part of the Sherman Independent Rock Series, Jolley played a solo acoustic set to start off the night that […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: Lila Ignite CD release show, 10/24/14

PHOTOS: Lila Ignite CD release show, 10/24/14

Lila Ignite, a Binghamton, New York-based punk rock group that often plays in NEPA, released their third studio album, “Not Punk Rock,” on Friday, Oct. 24 at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, a show that garnered plenty of area support. “Not Punk Rock” is an ambitious double record produced by former drummer Scott Rasmussen and […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Bring the Heat, 10/18/14

PHOTOS: Bring the Heat, 10/18/14

After forming in 2009 and playing throughout the tri-state area, Bring the Heat took a few years off. When they came back from hiatus on Oct. 18 with new members and new music, they certainly lived up to their name and made a triumphant return. The Wilkes-Barre hardcore band was just one of several acts […]

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