Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, 09/25/15

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, 09/25/15

The Yuengling Summer Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem that was opened by Cake in July was brought to a close on Friday, Sept. 25 with a solid performance by Philadelphia indie rock band Dr. Dog, marking the band’s only regional appearance on their current tour. The celebrated group has released nine […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Beards of Scranton, 09/30/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Beards of Scranton, 09/30/15

This week features a series of humorous outtakes from shooting the upcoming Beards of Scranton charity calendar, which will support the Catherine McAuley Center. This is Carmine. He is a scientist and karate instructor. As much as that sounds like the secret identity of a superhero, it is not… or is it? 8/4/15 This is […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 09/16/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 09/16/15

This is Shawn. He is my downstairs neighbor and a 49ers fan. I am a Vikings fan. He is not my favorite person today. Scranton, PA. 9/15/15 This is Jim. He did not speak a word of English, but we communicated quite well without understanding each other’s words. Scranton, PA. 9/15/15 This is Mei Ling […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 08/26/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 08/26/15

This is Chandra and Bina doing their laundry in South Side. Scranton, PA. 8/25/15 This is Nick. I asked him what song he liked better, “Jesus Just Left Chicago” or “La Grange?” It seems he has never heard of ZZ Top. Scranton, PA. 8/25/15 This is Lauren and Ashok. They are aspiring rappers. I shit […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/15-16/15

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/15-16/15

The fourth year of the Allman Brothers Band’s Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, held Aug. 13-16, was bigger and riper than ever, so NEPA Scene took a bite out of Saturday and Sunday’s festivities and enjoyed the show almost as much as the talented musicians performing in it. “The fans at […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Ladies Edition, 08/12/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Ladies Edition, 08/12/15

This is the ladies edition of Beautiful People of NEPA. This is Lindsay. She is a filmmaker preparing to shoot a movie called “Solacium.” I don’t know what “Solacium” means, but I can’t wait to see it. Dunmore, PA. 8/9/15 This is Ann. She couldn’t have been happier that this was her last day of […]

 Jason Riedmiller

CONCERT REVIEW: Mushrooms, aliens, and simulated nudity – Flaming Lips get weird at Bethlehem’s Musikfest

CONCERT REVIEW: Mushrooms, aliens, and simulated nudity – Flaming Lips get weird at Bethlehem’s Musikfest

After set opener “The Abandoned Hospital Ship,” Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne told the crowd gathered at the Steel Stage on the official opening night, Aug. 7, of Bethlehem’s Musikfest, “We may be the only band ever to be late because we were waiting for one of our giant mushrooms to get dressed, but it’s […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 07/29/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 07/29/15

This is Miguel. He fixed my car when it broke down due to a faulty fuel pump. He did not speak a word of English. Scranton, PA. 7/17/15 This is Tito. He translated for Miguel, who fixed my car when it broke down last Friday. On Monday, a landscaping truck dropped a rock in front […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Scranton Fire Department, 07/15/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Scranton Fire Department, 07/15/15

Members of the Scranton Fire Department, IAFF Local 60, posed for these portraits on Tuesday, July 7 at the firehouse on Mulberry Street in downtown Scranton. Captain Dave Schreiber. Scranton, PA. 7/7/15 Private Kris Kester. Scranton, PA. 7/7/15 Private Joe Coroniti. Scranton, PA. 7/7/15 Chauffeur Bob Strong. Scranton, PA. 7/7/15 Private Jeremy Klee. Scranton, PA. […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 07/01/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 07/01/15

This is Marie. I waited a long time to take this photo. She passed away seven days later. She was a cool lady. Dunmore, PA. 2/5/15 This is Josh, the most upbeat and outgoing McDonald’s employee ever. He swears he is not on drugs. It seems a lot of people think he’s on drugs. Scranton, […]