Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: New Threatpoint music and live footage in CD release show promo

What kind of chaos will you be in for if you attend Threatpoint‘s CD release party on Friday, Oct. 3? This video, created by Ken Jones Imagery, will prep you for a night of unrelenting brutality. The Scranton-based groove metal group is unleashing their second album, “Careful What You Wish For,” at the New Bar […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

$15 social fundraiser at POSH supports Diva Productions

$15 social fundraiser at POSH supports Diva Productions

From a press release: What happens when you put a renowned creative strategist, an entrepreneurial restaurateur, and a fabulous venue together? A big idea with a small price tag. “When POSH’s Joshua Mast reached out, it was very clear to me how much he cares about our community,” notes Helen Lavelle, president and CEO of […]

 Rich Howells

Getting to know Jack Woodbridge

Getting to know Jack Woodbridge

Scranton singer/songwriter opens up about his multiple musical personalities

ven after about three decades in the business, three solo albums, and countless performances from here to New York City, we’re still getting to know Jack Woodbridge. Actually, he’s still figuring out who he is as well. Releasing a new album called “You Don’t Know Jack” last Sunday at Duffy’s Coffee House in Clarks Summit, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Jack Woodbridge – ‘It’s All in His Head’

Scranton singer/songwriter Jack Woodbridge just released his third album, “You Don’t Know Jack,” and we’ve got the exclusive online premiere of the music video for his first single, “It’s All in His Head.” The video, starring Jimmy Reynolds, Steven Beautz, Jonathan Chesnick, Amanda Yitkakovitch, Colleen Reynolds, Victoria Orazi, and Susan Kitcho, was filmed in Scranton […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Minus Fields – ‘Andro’

Minus Fields premiered their first-ever music video on Sept. 17 for “Andro,” featuring animation and direction by Kyle Rebar. The track comes from the Scranton-based trio’s five-song EP, “Ceramic,” which was released earlier this month. Minus Fields features Chris Genovese on bass, Jarett Schnessel on drums, and Michael Lambert on guitar and vocals. The hard […]

 Rich Howells

‘A Behanding’ in Scranton

‘A Behanding’ in Scranton

Diva Productions at the Olde Brick Theatre takes a risk with a twisted dark comedy

asey Thomas is greeting acting students as they come in the door of the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton on Wednesday night for a preview of his latest production, but he stops short of shaking hands – they’re covered in spray paint from all the prop hands this play requires. As if this wasn’t evidence […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn about the Italian experience in America and share your stories

Learn about the Italian experience in America and share your stories

From a press release: On Sunday, Oct. 5, author Paolo Battaglia will give a presentation on his new book, “Explorers, Emigrants, Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress” at the Lackawanna Historical Society’s Catlin House (232 Monroe Ave., Scranton). The program, which is free and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Meet Civil War generals at the Catlin House in Scranton

Meet Civil War generals at the Catlin House in Scranton

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society will be hosting members of the Confederation of Union Generals on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. for a wine and cheese reception at the Catlin House (232 Monroe Ave., Scranton). The generals will return to Scranton Oct. 4 for a train ride to East Stroudsburg with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Austin Burke auctions his original artwork at the Scranton Cultural Center

Austin Burke auctions his original artwork at the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will feature Austin Burke, former President of the Scranton Chamber of Commerce and one of the founding board members of the Cultural Center, as he releases his original artwork of the most iconic buildings, landscapes, and celebrations of Northeastern Pennsylvania. His featured pieces […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Motionless In White – ‘Reincarnate’ (with behind-the-scenes photos)

Motionless In White released their new album, “Reincarnate,” on Tuesday, along with a characteristically creepy music video for the title track. Filmed in Los Angeles, California in the ballroom and the supposedly haunted Valentino Suite of the Alexandria Hotel, Alternative Press posted a set of behind-the-scenes photos from the shoot (which can be viewed here) […]