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 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: The Push, An Autumn Sunrise, Jimmy and Vitz, and Polly Anna, 12/13/14

PHOTOS: The Push, An Autumn Sunrise, Jimmy and Vitz, and Polly Anna, 12/13/14

The Push, the satirical Scranton rock duo made up of Jimmy Reynolds and Tim McDermott, hadn’t made a live appearance in over a year despite being as funny as they are musically talented, so what better time to gift Northeastern Pennsylvania with their presence than Christmas time? In conjunction with the venue’s two-year anniversary, the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ‘The Happy Elf’ at the Scranton Cultural Center, 12/17/14

PHOTOS: ‘The Happy Elf’ at the Scranton Cultural Center, 12/17/14

After years of preparation, Harry Connick, Jr.‘s “The Happy Elf” premiered at the Scranton Cultural Center last weekend to great fanfare, and NEPA Scene photographer Robb Malloy stopped by on Wednesday, Dec. 17 just before the opening to capture some moments from the full dress rehearsal run of the show. A description of the musical […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Wyoming Valley West Holiday Band Concert, 12/14/14

PHOTOS: Wyoming Valley West Holiday Band Concert, 12/14/14

Wyoming Valley West Senior High School in Plymouth held its annual Holiday Band Concert on Sunday, Dec. 14, so with it being Christmas Eve, NEPA Scene photographer Tammy Heid felt it was the perfect time to share some photos from the event. Under the direction of Andrew Kolojejchick, the band performed “Carol of the Bells,” […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/16/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/16/14

After a few weeks off, the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night returned to the The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 16, featuring the most diverse lineup of talents yet. Your Pal Frank and Fiddy Shades provided songs on acoustic guitar, while three poets new to this open mic, The Carlton, Gabbie, and Amy, […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: The Menzingers’ NEPA Holiday Show, 12/20/14

PHOTOS: The Menzingers’ NEPA Holiday Show, 12/20/14

The biggest concert of the year in Scranton also happened to be The Leonard‘s first. For years, the venue formerly known as The Moonshine sat dormant on Adams Avenue, but on Saturday, Dec. 20, The Menzingers brought the theater back to life for their annual Holiday Show at The Leonard, named after the hardware store […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: HIM and Motionless In White, 12/11/14

PHOTOS: HIM and Motionless In White, 12/11/14

After making an appearance in their hometown area just days before, Scranton’s Motionless In White opened for one of their favorite bands, Finnish rockers HIM, on Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. Wounds kicked the night off as only an Irish rock band can, followed by a solid set from […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Millions March NYC, 12/13/14

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Millions March NYC, 12/13/14

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered at Washington Square Park in New York City and marched to NYPD Headquarters on Saturday, Dec. 13 to demonstrate against police violence and excessive force, sparked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the chokehold of Eric Garner in Staten Island that also led to […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen, 12/06/14

PHOTOS: Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen, 12/06/14

Back in October, Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen released their debut album, “Black Skies and Starlight,” at the River Street Jazz Cafe, and they returned to the Plains venue on Saturday, Dec. 6 for another round of badass rock ‘n’ roll. NEPA Scene photographer Robb Malloy captured the Wilkes-Barre band in their element that […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Motionless In White meet and greet, 12/06/14

PHOTOS: Motionless In White meet and greet, 12/06/14

Motionless In White has had a busy year, releasing a new album, “Reincarnate,” headlining the Vans Warped Tour, touring with A Day to Remember and Bring Me the Horizon, and co-headlining a European tour with Lacuna Coil. They always make time for their fans, though, particularly those from their hometown area. The Scranton metal band […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/25/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/25/14

NEPA Scene’s second Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Nov. 25 was again largely a comedy night, headlined by last week’s audience-voted winner, Zack Hammond. Comedians Checkout Joe, Nick Potoeski, Dan Hoppel, Kevin Lepka, and Hammond were joined by Delmer von W and John Walton, while Russell Austin, who told […]

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