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 NEPA Scene Staff

Talk with William Shatner live at ‘Star Trek II’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 17

Talk with William Shatner live at ‘Star Trek II’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 17

From a press release: Set phasers to stun and beam yourself to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Jan. 17 for an unforgettable night with the one and only William Shatner, live on stage. Audiences will enjoy a screening of the classic film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big […]

 The Conversation

‘Joker’ fans flock to Bronx stairway – and New Yorkers aren’t happy with new tourism

‘Joker’ fans flock to Bronx stairway – and New Yorkers aren’t happy with new tourism

New York’s newest tourist attraction isn’t a museum, park, or art installation. It’s a stairway. Sandwiched between apartment buildings in the Bronx, it’s been dubbed by moviegoers the “Joker Stairs,” earning its name and fame after being featured prominently in “Joker.” Since the film’s release, fans have flocked to the stairs, where they’ve been posing […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Comic Con assembles artists, writers, wrestlers, and cosplayers at Radisson Hotel on Nov. 24

Scranton Comic Con assembles artists, writers, wrestlers, and cosplayers at Radisson Hotel on Nov. 24

From a press release: The Scranton Comic Book Convention will return to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel for its fall edition on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., gathering writers, artists, cosplayers, vendors, and even pro wrestlers in downtown Scranton. Special guests will include professional wrestlers Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (WWE, WCW, NWA) and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia University dean shares NASA and Mars rover stories at free talk on Nov. 5

Misericordia University dean shares NASA and Mars rover stories at free talk on Nov. 5

From a press release: Heidi L.K. Manning, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Misericordia University in Dallas, will share stories about her work with NASA and new discoveries from the “big Mars rover” during a talk presented by the Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

After Christmas, WWE Live Holiday Tour stops at Giant Center in Hershey on Dec. 29

After Christmas, WWE Live Holiday Tour stops at Giant Center in Hershey on Dec. 29

From a press release: The WWE announced today that the WWE Live Holiday Tour is coming to the Giant Center in Hershey on Sunday, Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m. The stars of WWE RAW are heading to Hershey for a non-televised professional wrestling event. Universal Champion Seth Rollins, United States Champion AJ Styles, Women’s Champion […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2019 New York Comic Con Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2019 New York Comic Con Edition

It’s that time of year again, when NEPA meets NYC. In 2018, attendance at New York Comic Con grew to over 250,000, and it appeared to be just as busy on Thursday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. As usual, I selected some of my […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ creator Joel Hodgson brings final live tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 23

‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ creator Joel Hodgson brings final live tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 23

From a press release: It was announced today that the award-winning television comedy “Mystery Science Theater 3000” is returning to Wilkes-Barre with an all-new live show featuring Joel Hodgson, the original host and creative vision behind the beloved TV and Netflix series for more than three decades, in his final live tour. Produced by Alternaversal […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Special sneak preview of ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ screens in NEPA theaters Oct. 15-17

Special sneak preview of ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ screens in NEPA theaters Oct. 15-17

From a press release: The stoner icons who first hit the big screen 25 years ago in 1994’s “Clerks” are coming back to movie theaters with their long-awaited adventure “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.” The new film sees Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith return to the roles they originated and developed across six feature films […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PPW’s ‘Brawl at the Mall’ brings live wrestling to Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Aug. 10

PPW’s ‘Brawl at the Mall’ brings live wrestling to Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Aug. 10

From a press release: PPW, an independent wrestling company based in Hazleton, will host its first-ever wrestling event in Scranton at an usual venue, bringing regional talent as well as a WWE Superstar to The Marketplace at Steamtown on Saturday, Aug. 10. The “Brawl at the Mall,” held on the second floor in the atrium […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dean Ambrose, Goldust, Jerry Lawler, Rhyno, and more wrestle at PNC Field in Moosic on Aug. 18

Dean Ambrose, Goldust, Jerry Lawler, Rhyno, and more wrestle at PNC Field in Moosic on Aug. 18

From a press release: While the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are playing an away game on Sunday, Aug. 18, several classic and modern pro wrestling stars will take over PNC Field in Moosic for a live wrestling event and meet and greet. The Triple-A minor league baseball team and Northeast Wrestling will present Wrestling Under the Stars […]