Movies/TV

 Bill Thomas

Wrestling returns to the former Scranton CYC with Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, and more on June 5

Wrestling returns to the former Scranton CYC with Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, and more on June 5

Local wrestler hopes to see the sport make a comeback at the Lackawanna College Student Union Gym

It’s not Madison Square Garden or Korakuen Hall. It’s not even Philadelphia’s Viking Hall. But the building at 500 Jefferson Avenue in Scranton has a long legacy in the history of professional wrestling. Once, it was known as the Scranton Catholic Youth Center, and just about every WWE wrestler from Bruno Sammartino to Mick Foley, […]

 Bill Thomas

Tapes and B-movies live on at Severed Short Film Night and VHS Swap Meet Convention in Stroudsburg

Tapes and B-movies live on at Severed Short Film Night and VHS Swap Meet Convention in Stroudsburg

Annual gathering on May 30 is more than just nostalgia - it's a community

When Earl Kess founded the Severed horror film showcase in 2009, he admits he didn’t expect much to come of it. In truth, his ambitions were modest. “I always told everyone that after the first Severed event, that would be all I’d need. I really wanted that experience, and when we had that first show, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Everything that’s coming to and leaving Netflix in June

Everything that’s coming to and leaving Netflix in June

While we recommend going out and supporting the local arts and entertainment scene as frequently as possible, sometimes you need to just curl up on the couch and watch some Netflix. Here’s the full list of what’s coming to the streaming service and what will be leaving in June. Available June 1: Employee of the […]

 Rich Cicci

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ is another successful successor by Marvel

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ is another successful successor by Marvel

Do you want your summer blockbusters to balance spectacular action and drama with character development and a few laughs along the way? If so, then you may want to check out this little quasi-independent film by a virtual Hollywood unknown that was just released. Can you taste the hyperbole? We hope so, as we’re clearly […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Free workshop for artists on protecting intellectual property offered in Scranton on April 29

Free workshop for artists on protecting intellectual property offered in Scranton on April 29

From a press release: The creative ideas, music, literature, or other materials an artist or organization formulates in thought or design are very valuable and need to be protected because they just might lead to the next bestseller, great innovation, or world-renowned performance. Valuable information on safeguarding one’s work, concepts, or discoveries will be offered […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Paul Sorvino delivers copies of ‘The Trouble with Cali’ to Lackawanna County, public showing planned

Paul Sorvino delivers copies of ‘The Trouble with Cali’ to Lackawanna County, public showing planned

From a press release: Finally, the taxpayers of Lackawanna County have their movie – “The Trouble with Cali.” Three Blu-ray discs were delivered to the county commissioners’ office this morning from actor and director Paul Sorvino. The arrival of the package from West Hollywood, California brings to a close a 10-year journey to secure the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedy legend Bill Hicks’ special ‘Relentless’ screening at Cinemark in Moosic on April 27

Comedy legend Bill Hicks’ special ‘Relentless’ screening at Cinemark in Moosic on April 27

From a press release: Fathom Events and Comedy Dynamics present a not-to-be-missed cinema event featuring one of the biggest names in comedy with “Comedy Dynamics Presents: Bill Hicks,” in select U.S. cinemas on Monday, April 27 at 8 p.m., including Cinemark 20 in Moosic. The event will include approximately 90 minutes of stand-up and special […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Cello, djembe, and handpan cover of the ‘Game of Thrones’ theme song

The fifth season of the epic fantasy series “Game of Thrones” begins tonight to HBO, so Scranton musicians Steve Werner and Dan King are celebrating with their own epic cover of the show’s main theme music. King, who plays cello in A Fire With Friends, and Werner, the drummer for Blinded Passenger, won the audience […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live version of PBS KIDS show ‘Wild Kratts’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 1

Live version of PBS KIDS show ‘Wild Kratts’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 1

From a press release: The wildly popular PBS KIDS television show “Wild Kratts” is coming to the live stage – “Wild Kratts LIVE!” visits the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre for two performances on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 27 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: March 17-23

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: March 17-23

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, March 17 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

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