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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ star Felissa Rose will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ star Felissa Rose will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

As a longtime supporter of the event, NEPA Scene has signed on to be the official media sponsor of the 2019 NEPA Horror Film Festival, just in time for the fifth annual event’s first guest announcement. Festival founder Bobby Keller confirmed today that actress and producer Felissa Rose, best known for starring in the 1983 […]

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Burton and Schumacher ‘Batman’ movies return to NEPA theaters in May for Batman’s 80th anniversary

Burton and Schumacher ‘Batman’ movies return to NEPA theaters in May for Batman’s 80th anniversary

From a press release: In select movie theaters nationwide this May, “Batman” returns… followed by “Batman Returns,” “Batman Forever,” and “Batman & Robin.” All four blockbuster cinematic adventures from the ’80s and ’90s are coming back to theaters in honor of Batman’s 80th anniversary. Each “Batman” film will play one day only in more than […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Philadelphia building $50 million video gaming venue, first esports arena in U.S.

Philadelphia building $50 million video gaming venue, first esports arena in U.S.

From a press release: Video games just leveled up in Philly. Today, Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies announced plans for a $50 million, next-generation esports and entertainment venue in the heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex. Adjacent to Xfinity Live!, the first-of-its-kind venue will seat up to 3,500 guests and stand as the largest […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dark concept band September Mourning mixes comic books with hard rock in Scranton visit on March 6

Dark concept band September Mourning mixes comic books with hard rock in Scranton visit on March 6

From a press release: September Mourning is a dark culture fantasy that resides in the pages of a comic book and comes to life as a musical art project on stage. Both sides will be on display when the theatrical hard rock group comes to Scranton on Wednesday, March 6. First, singer and co-creator Emily […]

 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. […]

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‘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 […]

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