Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 03/30/16

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 03/30/16

This is Harry. He was my oldest living relative and one hell of an interesting guy. I loved his stories about being on tank crew during the Battle of the Bulge. I’ve always been fascinated with the aged, listening to their stories and making their portraits. The only problem is that they tend to die […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: G. Love & Special Sauce at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, 03/26/16

PHOTOS: G. Love & Special Sauce at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, 03/26/16

G. Love & Special Sauce brought their “Love Saves the Day Tour” to The Fillmore in the historic Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia on Saturday, March 26. The hometown show began with an almost complete performance of their 2015 release “Love Saves the Day.” Several of the songs were backed by opening act (Boston funk outfit) […]

 Jason Riedmiller

CONCERT REVIEW: Beck’s beat is correct at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival

CONCERT REVIEW: Beck’s beat is correct at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival

For his headlining set at the first night of the 13th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, March 11, Beck Hansen brought the hits – and he brought them hard and fast. At 9:35 p.m., Beck took the main stage at Margaret T. Hance Park and exploded into raucous renditions of […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 02/03/16

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 02/03/16

I am the corporate photographer at a company that makes power wheelchairs, and these are some people I work with. This is Ashley and Kiel. Kiel is a Quantum Rehab consumer advocate and law student. He thinks he’s cool and funny, but he’s really kind of a dork. Exeter, PA. 12/5/15 This is Sgt. Bryan […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Best of 2015

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Best of 2015

These are my favorite portraits I’ve taken for Beautiful People in 2015 in chronological order. This is Bob. He has been in and out of hospice for eight years. Every time time I visit him, he tells me he’ll be dead the next time I come. It’s been a year since the first time he […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/30/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/30/15

This is Monica. I asked her to be in this column today and she left a note on my desk, which read, “I’m ready to be a beautiful person.” You already are. Exeter, PA. 12/29/15 This is me in my lucky Vikings hat. They have not lost a game since I got it. My sister […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/09/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/09/15

This is my high school art teacher, Nancy. She is partly responsible for this column. Scranton, PA. 11/28/15 This is my good friend Chris and his attempted beard. Scranton, PA. 11/28/15 This beautiful S.O.B. is Tom. I really don’t know how it took so long for him to get into this column. Scranton, PA. 11/28/15 […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Road Trip – Philadelphia, 11/25/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Road Trip – Philadelphia, 11/25/15

This is the first-ever Beautiful People road trip to 1617 Barber Shop & Beauty Salon (1617 Cecil B. Moore Ave., Philadelphia). Saddiq. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Matt. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Hair did… Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Keepin’ it tight. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Bangin’. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Daughter and mother. Philadelphia, PA. 11/14/15 Waiting on a cut. Philadelphia, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Cabinet Halloween show at the Sherman Theater, 10/31/15

PHOTOS: Cabinet Halloween show at the Sherman Theater, 10/31/15

Northeastern Pennsylvania bluegrass band Cabinet returned to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg for the second year for a Halloween concert complete with all the fun and atmosphere of the holiday. Joined by Coal Town Rounders picker and vocalist Chris Kearney, the band gathered around a big campfire right on stage, complete with trees and a […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 10/14/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 10/14/15

This is Casey – actor, director, man about town. Scranton, PA. 10/4/15 This is Graham. He has exceptional hair. Scranton, PA. 10/4/15 This is Bob. He and I are always debating if he should keep his head shaved or not. Scranton, PA. 10/4/15 This is Jack. He was one of my high school teachers. 20 […]