Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 11/19/17

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 11/19/17

The Scranton Comic Book Convention returned to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in downtown Scranton for its fall edition on Sunday, Nov. 19, filling a ballroom with comics, collectibles, original artwork, door prizes, a few cosplayers, and plenty of geeky fun. Guests in attendance included Darren Auck (veteran illustrator for Marvel Comics, including “Hulk vs. […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Trophy Scars 15th anniversary show with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves, 11/04/17

PHOTOS: Trophy Scars 15th anniversary show with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves, 11/04/17

After releasing their first new song since their 2014 album “Holy Vacants” earlier this year, Morristown, New Jersey experimental rock band Trophy Scars celebrated their 15th anniversary with a concert at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on Saturday, Nov. 4 with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves. Vocalist Jerry Jones was taking some […]

 Rich Howells

Captain, We’re Sinking’s Bobby Barnett performs with fellow Scranton singers in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 24

Captain, We’re Sinking’s Bobby Barnett performs with fellow Scranton singers in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 24

Before Captain, We’re Sinking returns home for the annual NEPA Holiday Show with fellow Scranton punk band The Menzingers, vocalist/guitarist Bobby Barnett will play solo at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. He will be joined by Spenser Colmbs of Scranton/Philadelphia indie rock band Three Man Cannon, who are […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton Comic Book Convention returns to Radisson in Scranton on Nov. 19

Scranton Comic Book Convention returns to Radisson in Scranton on Nov. 19

The Scranton Comic Book Convention will return to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel for its fall edition on Sunday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., bringing writers, artists, cosplayers, dealers, and some colorful characters to downtown Scranton. Guests will include Darren Auck (veteran illustrator for Marvel Comics, including “Hulk vs. Thing,” “Ren & Stimpy,” “Rocko’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

AfA Gallery in Scranton hosts holiday auction of artwork, handmade dishware, and more on Nov. 18

AfA Gallery in Scranton hosts holiday auction of artwork, handmade dishware, and more on Nov. 18

From a press release: The annual AfA Gallery Holiday Auction to benefit the downtown Scranton gallery will be held this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m., offering a festive and artistic kickoff to the holiday season. With a variety of artwork and experience items up for auction at the AfA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton), […]

 Rich Howells

Vans Warped Tour is ending in 2018, making one last Scranton stop on July 26

Vans Warped Tour is ending in 2018, making one last Scranton stop on July 26

After 24 years, Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman has announced that the annual traveling punk rock festival will be coming to an end, making its final cross-country summer run in 2018. Not only is Warped Tour is the largest traveling music festival in the United States, it is also the longest-running in North America, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks play at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 15

Pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks play at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 15

From a press release: Meat and Potato Entertainment has exclusively announced through NEPA Scene that The Escape Tour, featuring Victory Records pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks, along with up-and-comers GutterLIFE (CI Records), will make a stop at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Friday, Dec. 15. Local acts Dreamers, […]

 Rich Howells

The Menzingers’ NEPA Holiday Show returns with new lineup at Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 16

The Menzingers’ NEPA Holiday Show returns with new lineup at Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 16

Shaking up the lineup a bit this year, Scranton punk rockers The Menzingers will return to the Scranton Cultural Center in downtown Scranton for their annual NEPA Holiday Show on Saturday, Dec. 16. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the all-ages concert (21+ to drink) is standing room only. Tickets, which are $20 in advance […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Playwriting, filmmaking, and reviewing movies in NEPA with Jeff Boam

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Playwriting, filmmaking, and reviewing movies in NEPA with Jeff Boam

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the award-winning NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘Mary, Mary’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Nov. 30-Dec. 10

Actors Circle presents comedy ‘Mary, Mary’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Nov. 30-Dec. 10

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the comedy “Mary, Mary,” written by Scranton native Jean Kerr, at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 10. Nine months after they split up, Bob and Mary meet at his New York apartment to sort out some tax […]

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