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Gilbert Gottfried chats with Scranton comedian about stealing toiletries, selfies with Nazis, and more hilarity

Gilbert Gottfried chats with Scranton comedian about stealing toiletries, selfies with Nazis, and more hilarity

While it was an honor and a blast chatting with Gilbert Gottfried before his gig at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in 2015, when it was announced that he would return to Scranton to perform at the Ritz Theater on Friday, April 27, the NEPA Scene team wanted to try something different this time around […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

After sold-out local shows, Jerry Seinfeld performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 30

After sold-out local shows, Jerry Seinfeld performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 30

From a press release: After selling out shows at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre once again last week, it was announced today that one of America’s most beloved comedians, Jerry Seinfeld, will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $89.50, $99.50, and $159.50, plus […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes take summer tour to Great Allentown Fair on Aug. 29

311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes take summer tour to Great Allentown Fair on Aug. 29

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum rock bands 311 and The Offspring are teaming up for the Never-Ending Summer Tour, a fun-filled summer amphitheater outing with special guests Gym Class Heroes. The tour will stop at The Great Allentown Fair, held at the Allentown Fairgrounds (302 N. 17th St., Allentown), on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2nd annual Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival announces movie lineup at Opera House April 12-15

2nd annual Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival announces movie lineup at Opera House April 12-15

From a press release: The second annual Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival kicks off on Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe with a special red carpet opening night event that filmgoers and music fans won’t want to miss. The opening night feature film is “Blaze” (2018), […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First-ever Steamtown String Fling debuts at Scranton Cultural Center on March 23

First-ever Steamtown String Fling debuts at Scranton Cultural Center on March 23

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced a third program in its regional musician showcases – the inaugural Steamtown String Fling. Featuring bluegrass, Americana, roots, folk, and Celtic music, the show will be headlined by Scranton’s own Dave Brown and the Dishonest Fiddlers and take place in the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New York Bee Gees tribute show gets Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre dancing on May 12

New York Bee Gees tribute show gets Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre dancing on May 12

From a press release: FriendlyHart Productions will present the New York Bee Gees, a tribute to the multi-platinum disco-era pop group and the music of the 1970s, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50, go on sale this Friday, March 16 […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Comparing Brewery Ommegang’s Three Philosophers aged from 2014 vs. 2017

Beer: Three Philosophers Brewery: Brewery Ommegang Style: Belgian Quadrupel Ale Age: Early 2014 vs. late 2017 ABV: 9.70% IBU: 19 Just about two hours from here in Cooperstown, New York, Brewery Ommegang brews some solid beers and even holds some concerts, festivals, and other events throughout the year. Ommegang’s Three Philosophers blends a “Belgian-style dark […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rock band Jounce featuring ‘Pete & Pete’ star Danny Tamberelli plays in Bethlehem on March 9

Rock band Jounce featuring ‘Pete & Pete’ star Danny Tamberelli plays in Bethlehem on March 9

From a press release: New York rockers Jounce, which features actor and comedian Danny Tamberelli of “The Adventures of Pete & Pete” fame, will bring their anthemic, punk-infused rock music to the Fowler Blast Furnace Room in the ArtsQuest Center at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Friday, March 9 with opening act Summer Scouts. Doors […]

 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried returns to Scranton to perform at Ritz Theater on April 27

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried returns to Scranton to perform at Ritz Theater on April 27

From a press release: After performing at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in 2015, the Scranton Comedy Club and DamnMillennial! Promotions is bringing comedian Gilbert Gottfried back to downtown Scranton, this time at the Ritz Theater on Friday, April 27. Known for his dirty and boundary-pushing jokes, distinctive voice work, and many television and movie […]

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