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 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

The theme of the 2019 Clarks Summit Festival of Ice is “Ice Wars,” a frozen take on “Star Wars,” but if that’s not enough science fiction fantasy for the Abingtons, the annual event will host an Ice Wars Comic Con at Clarks Summit Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 17. Promoted by […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Star Wars’ burlesque parody strikes Sands Bethlehem Event Center on May 1

‘Star Wars’ burlesque parody strikes Sands Bethlehem Event Center on May 1

From a press release: After a sold-out, critically acclaimed tour of the United States, “The Empire Strips Back – A Star Wars Burlesque Parody” returns in 2019 for its largest run of shows ever, including a return to the U.S. and its first time in Canada. Featuring sexy Stormtroopers, a dangerously seductive Boba Fett, some […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia University in Dallas adds esports to athletics department this fall

Misericordia University in Dallas adds esports to athletics department this fall

From a press release: The Misericordia University Athletics Department in Dallas is introducing esports as a coed varsity activity beginning with the fall semester. Esports involves teams competing head-to-head in multi-player games online through gaming broadcasters. Misericordia will be the fifth team in the Middle Atlantic Conference to add esports and brings MU’s varsity offerings […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE takes ‘Road to WrestleMania’ to Giant Center in Hershey on March 31

WWE takes ‘Road to WrestleMania’ to Giant Center in Hershey on March 31

From a press release: Soon after “WWE SmackDown” returns to Wilkes-Barre, WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania comes to the Giant Center in Hershey on Sunday, March 31 at 7 p.m. The professional wrestling show will include the triple main event of Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose in an Intercontinental Championship Match, Women’s Champion Asuka vs. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘WWE SmackDown’ is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with live broadcast on March 5

‘WWE SmackDown’ is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with live broadcast on March 5

From a press release: WWE announced today that “WWE SmackDown Live” will return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. The pro-wrestling event will be broadcast live nationally on the USA Network from 8 p.m.-10 p.m., once again showcasing fans from Northeastern Pennsylvania in front […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Celebrity Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Celebrity Edition

Earlier this month, I showed you some of the best cosplayers of New York Comic Con – but it wouldn’t be NYCC without the celebrity guests. Held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan on Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 7, New York Comic Con has been bringing in bigger and […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Cosplay Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Cosplay Edition

Welcome to a place of make believe – New York Comic Con, where you can be yourself by not being yourself. Thousands of people spend hundreds of thousands of hours creating elaborate costumes (cosplay) of their favorite pop culture icons in hopes of luring photographers and boosting their Instagram profiles to land the big fish […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Though simple, ‘Keystone Kapers’ is criminally addictive on Atari 2600

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Though simple, ‘Keystone Kapers’ is criminally addictive on Atari 2600

To those who didn’t grow up with the Atari 2600, it can be easy to dismiss a large part of the library as a complete joke. The idea that many of these games not only entertained us but helped develop our love of video games seems like something a lover of “Fortnite” could not understand, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE Superstar James Ellsworth will meet wrestling fans for free at Dickson City Hyundai on Aug. 11

WWE Superstar James Ellsworth will meet wrestling fans for free at Dickson City Hyundai on Aug. 11

From a press release: Almost a month after “WWE SmackDown” returned to Wilkes-Barre, Dickson City Hyundai will host a free meet and greet with WWE Superstar James Ellsworth on Saturday, Aug. 11 from noon until 2 p.m. Autographs and pictures with the pro wrestler are free. The first 150 fans through the door at Dickson […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Swing by Atari’s ‘Jungle Hunt,’ but don’t plan on a long expedition

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Swing by Atari’s ‘Jungle Hunt,’ but don’t plan on a long expedition

In the world of video games, sometimes things just don’t go according to plan and you need to be able to improvise to keep the ball rolling, as it were. This was especially the case for today’s topic for Turn to Channel 3’s “Atari August” – “Jungle Hunt!” Initially called “Jungle Boy” and then “Jungle […]

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