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 NEPA Scene Staff

Kingston stuntwoman Heidi Schnappauf talks ‘Making It in Hollywood’ at Misericordia in Dallas on April 12

Kingston stuntwoman Heidi Schnappauf talks ‘Making It in Hollywood’ at Misericordia in Dallas on April 12

From a press release: As a stunt double for Jaime Alexander on the NBC hit television series “Blindspot,” Kingston native Heidi Germaine Schnappauf spends her days jumping off buildings, running through fire, getting hit by cars, and taking down bad guys. The professional stuntwoman and actor will share her experiences in the talk “Making It […]

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Interactive Disney Junior Dance Party adds 2nd show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 27

Interactive Disney Junior Dance Party adds 2nd show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 27

From a press release: Due to popular demand, the high-energy “Disney Junior Dance Party on Tour” has added a second show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 27 at 3 p.m. The first show announced last year is at 6 p.m. on April 27. Tickets for the 3 p.m. show, which […]

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Free movie screening and panel on human trafficking will be held at Marywood in Scranton on Feb. 22

Free movie screening and panel on human trafficking will be held at Marywood in Scranton on Feb. 22

From a press release: Marywood University’s social work club, Caritas, will host a showing of the movie “Sold” on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Comerford Theatre in the Center of Natural and Health Science on the university’s campus in Scranton. Following the movie screening, the Northeast Pennsylvania Task Force Against Human Trafficking […]

 Joe Evans

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Black Panther’ royally elevates Marvel blockbusters with bold new vision

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Black Panther’ royally elevates Marvel blockbusters with bold new vision

Editor’s note: This review is spoiler-free and does not reveal any major plot details. When it comes to pre-release hype, not too much comes to mind before Disney these days. Whether it’s a new “Star Wars” film, the latest Pixar project, or the next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Internet hype train runs […]

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Jim Henson’s cult classic fantasy ‘The Dark Crystal’ screens in NEPA theaters Feb. 25-28

Jim Henson’s cult classic fantasy ‘The Dark Crystal’ screens in NEPA theaters Feb. 25-28

From a press release: 35 years after it first stunned audiences and critics with its unprecedented visions and mythic storytelling, Jim Henson’s 1982 epic fantasy adventure “The Dark Crystal,” co-directed by Henson and Frank Oz, will return to big screens nationwide in a special two-night presentation from Fathom Events, The Jim Henson Company, and Universal […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: ‘Turbo Kid’ is all the post-apocalyptic ’80s nostalgia you’ll ever need

CULT CORNER: ‘Turbo Kid’ is all the post-apocalyptic ’80s nostalgia you’ll ever need

The 1980s are certainly having a renaissance of sorts lately. Shows and movies featuring the decade have become extremely popular – see “Stranger Things” or last year’s “It” remake for proof. However, for those of us who grew up the ‘80s, the nostalgia reaches even deeper, especially if you grew up a horror and/or sci-fi […]

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Classic romantic comedy ‘The Philadelphia Story’ screens in NEPA theaters Feb. 18-21

Classic romantic comedy ‘The Philadelphia Story’ screens in NEPA theaters Feb. 18-21

From a press release: Love is in the air as Fathom Events and the Turner Classic Movies Big Screen Classics series present one of movie history’s quintessential romantic comedies, 1940’s “The Philadelphia Story,” in select movie theaters nationwide for two days only on Sunday, Feb. 18 and Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 […]

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Comedian and TV dad Bob Saget tells dirty jokes at Mt. Airy Casino in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 3

Comedian and TV dad Bob Saget tells dirty jokes at Mt. Airy Casino in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 3

From a press release: Bob Saget may have starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced (“Full House” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos”), but he has also been an out-of-his-mind, Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian for over 30 years. From his HBO special “That Ain’t Right” to […]

 Corey Kime

Karl Anderson talks Finn Balor and Wilkes-Barre ‘WWE Ride Along’ before Mohegan Sun Arena match on Jan. 26

Karl Anderson talks Finn Balor and Wilkes-Barre ‘WWE Ride Along’ before Mohegan Sun Arena match on Jan. 26

This time last year, pro wrestlers Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows became the WWE Raw Tag Team Champions during the Royal Rumble pre-show, but they ended up losing the title to the Hardy Boyz at WrestleMania 33 a few months later. Now, after turning face as Finn Bálor’s surprise tag team partners on Jan. 1, […]

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‘The Office’ star Creed Bratton brings music and comedy to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 21

‘The Office’ star Creed Bratton brings music and comedy to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 21

From a press release: It was announced today that Creed Bratton, comedian, musician, and star of NBC’s “The Office” who has performed in the real city of Scranton before, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, March 21 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert […]