Movies/TV

 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE lays the Smackdown on Wilkes-Barre on May 26

WWE lays the Smackdown on Wilkes-Barre on May 26

From a press release: Local WWE fans didn’t have to wait long for Smackdown to return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre – it was announced today that the live wrestling show would be back on Tuesday, May 26. Smackdown was most recently at the arena (255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre) […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA would only last about a month in the zombie apocalypse, according to researchers

NEPA would only last about a month in the zombie apocalypse, according to researchers

Northeastern Pennsylvania’s central location between New York City and Philadelphia has always been a major convenience for its residents, but in the case of a zombie apocalypse, it will unfortunately lead to their doom. Researchers at New York’s Cornell University just published a study on March 6 called “You Can Run, You Can Hide: The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: March 10-16

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: March 10-16

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 10 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

 Rich Howells

SHORT FILM PREMIERE: ‘My Zombie Flick’ by director Bobby Keller buries the undead trend

From cheesy t-shirts to “The Walking Dead” to first-person shooter video games to cheap Halloween costumes, zombies are everywhere nowadays, so much so that even some lifelong horror movie fans like Bobby Keller are wishing these corpses would just stay buried. His latest short film, “My Zombie Flick,” shows exactly why this trend should expire, […]

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