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 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: Hersheypark Stadium dismantles concert stage; new stage ready for Memorial Day weekend

VIDEO: Hersheypark Stadium dismantles concert stage; new stage ready for Memorial Day weekend

Hersheypark Stadium has hosted many huge outdoor concerts on its current stage, but after two decades, it was time for an upgrade. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts partnered with Live Nation to build a “brand new, state-of-the-art stage” for performers and fans alike in 2018. Disassembly began in late March, and construction of the new stage […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Behind the scenes (and colorful costumes) of ‘Marvel Universe Live’ in Wilkes-Barre

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Behind the scenes (and colorful costumes) of ‘Marvel Universe Live’ in Wilkes-Barre

While Marvel fans of all ages enjoyed “Avengers: Infinity War” last weekend, helping the 19th film in the franchise set the record for the highest movie opening ever, the more mature tone and surprisingly dark ending may have left a few families looking for something lighter now to brighten their spirits before “Ant-Man and the […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Everhart Museum in Scranton creates ‘The Office’ lip dub parody for online dance-off

VIDEO: Everhart Museum in Scranton creates ‘The Office’ lip dub parody for online dance-off

The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art is representing Scranton and the eastern United States in a friendly dance competition among museums around the world – and they need your vote to advance to the next round. The website When You Work at a Museum hosts an annual contest asking museums from around […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Taste local history with Pocono Brewery’s Mauch Chunk Lager

Beer: Mauch Chunk Pale Lager Brewery: Pocono Brewery Company Style: Pale Lager Age: 2018 ABV: 5.50% Today’s review highlights another local brewery, the Pocono Brewery Company, in Swiftwater, and it’s clear that they’re proud of their roots in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Mauch Chunk is a light lager named after the coal mining city that would […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEOS: Watch full String Fling and Guitarmageddon concerts from Scranton Cultural Center

VIDEOS: Watch full String Fling and Guitarmageddon concerts from Scranton Cultural Center

Following the success of the third annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon on Feb. 16, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple debuted a new regional music showcase, the Steamtown String Fling, on March 23, and Electric City Television was there to film them both to air intermittently on the Scranton public access channel. If you […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: Lackawanna College in Scranton reveals new esports program with Falcons ‘video game’

VIDEO: Lackawanna College in Scranton reveals new esports program with Falcons ‘video game’

From a press release: With a special YouTube video presentation in the The Peoples Security Bank Theater, Lackawanna College in Scranton revealed the addition of a scholarship-supported collegiate esports program today that will be integrated into its athletics department. Collegiate esports – also known as electronic sports or e-sports – takes the form of organized […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton briefly referenced again by John Oliver on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

VIDEO: Scranton briefly referenced again by John Oliver on HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’

While it has been seven months since comedian John Oliver’s news satire program “Last Week Tonight” featured Scranton on HBO, but it’s clear that the Electric City left an impression on him. Oliver ended last night’s show with a segment on some of the last remaining brick-and-mortar Blockbusters in Alaska. With business dwindling at these […]

 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO: Breaking Benjamin is ‘Torn in Two’ as dark story continues and new album arrives

As the real-life story of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s biggest band continues today with the release of their sixth studio album, “Ember,” so does the dark tale Breaking Benjamin began telling in the “Red Cold River” music video released in January from Emmy Award-winning director Kyle Cogan. Just after midnight, the video for the new song “Torn […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Wallenpaupack Brewing’s Smoke on the Water is a deeply tasty doppelbock

Beer: Smoke on the Water Brewery: Wallenpaupack Brewing Company Style: Doppelbock Age: 2018 ABV: 8.00% There’s smoke on the water… and in the beer. Wallenpaupack Brewing Company has been producing some quality brews since they opened in Hawley a few months back, including the previously reviewed Paupack Cream Ale and Hydroelectric IPA, so let’s dive […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Will Wood and the Tapeworms, The Cryptid, Static in the Attic, and Harambe at Levels in Scranton, 03/14/18

PHOTOS: Will Wood and the Tapeworms, The Cryptid, Static in the Attic, and Harambe at Levels in Scranton, 03/14/18

Levels Bar & Grill in downtown Scranton is typically home to college dance parties with DJs and cover bands, but on Wednesday, March 14, the venue hosted something decidedly different and unlike anything else going on in the local music scene at the moment… or possibly ever. Avant-garde, experimental pop rock group Will Wood and […]