Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO: Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin uncovers murder in ‘Red Cold River’

Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin showed their heavier side when they released their new single, “Red Cold River,” two weeks ago, and its accompanying music video they put out today is just as heavy emotionally. The video tells the story of a man searching for his lost daughter, so when he hits rock bottom, he […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Beer Boys celebrates 18 years in Wilkes-Barre with 18 special Tröegs beers on tap on Jan. 20

Beer Boys celebrates 18 years in Wilkes-Barre with 18 special Tröegs beers on tap on Jan. 20

From a press release: Beer Boys, the Wilkes-Barre bar and restaurant that features the area’s largest draft selection with 72 beers on tap, will be celebrating 18 years in business with 18 special brews from Tröegs Independent Brewing in Hershey on Saturday, Jan. 20, starting at 2 p.m. With year-round, seasonal, limited release scratch beers, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen and Ed Randazzo at Mauch Chunk Opera House, 01/13/18

PHOTOS: Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen and Ed Randazzo at Mauch Chunk Opera House, 01/13/18

Wilkes-Barre rock trio Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen returned to Jim Thorpe for their first show of the new year on Saturday, Jan. 13, heating up the Mauch Chunk Opera House with some red hot blues licks on a cold, snowy night. West Pittston roots rock vocalist Ed Randazzo opened the concert with some […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Artwork and free lectures put women in spotlight at Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Jan. 16-March 2

Artwork and free lectures put women in spotlight at Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Jan. 16-March 2

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present “The Bones of Us Hunger for Nothing,” an exhibition featuring the works of Angela Fraleigh, from Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Friday, March 2. In this exhibition, Fraleigh reimagines the role of women as they have been depicted in art history, literature, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Watch improvised ‘Greatest Pirate Story Never Told’ for free at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

Watch improvised ‘Greatest Pirate Story Never Told’ for free at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

From a press release: In conjunction with the Fine Arts Fiesta, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will present a free, fun-filled comedy show for all ages, “The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told” on Saturday, May 19 at 2 p.m. This is a free community event. Tickets can be picked up at the Kirby Center […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Iron Chef’ meets ‘Magic Mike’ in ‘Chefs’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 3

‘Iron Chef’ meets ‘Magic Mike’ in ‘Chefs’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 3

From a press release: Mills Entertainment will present the male revue “Chefs: The Sizzling Kitchen Showdown,” an “Iron Chef” meets “Magic Mike” interactive spectacular, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 and $35, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Jan. 12 at 10 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 126 in Top 200 worldwide arenas, 3rd in PA in 2017 ticket sales

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 126 in Top 200 worldwide arenas, 3rd in PA in 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: The SMG-managed Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township was once again ranked in the Top 200 arenas in the world in event ticket sales according to Pollstar’s “2017 Year End Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 200 Arena Venues” report in a recent issue of Pollstar magazine, one of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre ranks 104 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre ranks 104 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: Pollstar, the concert tour industry’s primary trade publication, has released its 2017 year-end theater listing, and the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts ranks No. 104 worldwide, based on ticket sales for the 2017 calendar year. This marks the Kirby Center’s highest year-end ranking after finishing No. 109 in 2016 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County has announced the upcoming NEPA Sings! competition. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary School’s Upper School campus in Kingston. 12 performers will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ when Tony-winning musical comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 17

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ when Tony-winning musical comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 17

From a press release: Based on the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (“Skyfall,” “American Beauty”) and Rob Marshall’s (the films “Into the Woods” and “Chicago”) “Cabaret” comes to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on […]

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