Movies/TV

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: ‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner at Backyard Ale House in Scranton, 11/18/21

PHOTOS: ‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner at Backyard Ale House in Scranton, 11/18/21

The Scranton party doesn’t stop when Brian Baumgartner is in town. The actor who portrayed the lovable Dunder Mifflin accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom “The Office” visited the real Electric City on Thursday, Nov. 18 to sign copies of his new book, but this was no stiff literary event. After stops at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference hosts free learning panels at Stage West in Scranton Nov. 19-20

Electric City Music Conference hosts free learning panels at Stage West in Scranton Nov. 19-20

The Electric City Music Conference has announced the educational panels and discussions that will be hosted at Stage West in Scranton this weekend. All panels are free of charge, with the exception of the “Hometown Boys” film screening and Q&A session on Friday, Nov. 19. That event will be held in between live performances by […]

 Rich Howells

‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner will return to Scranton to sign new book ‘Welcome to Dunder Mifflin’ on Nov. 18

‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner will return to Scranton to sign new book ‘Welcome to Dunder Mifflin’ on Nov. 18

Brian Baumgartner, who played Dunder Mifflin accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom “The Office,” is returning to Scranton in more ways than one. First, he is revisiting the fictional Electric City of the show in a new book called “Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office,” which is set […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

They may have been a few days early for Halloween, but the colorful tights, big personalities, and dramatic theatrics of the WWE Superstars topped anything you could possibly see trick-or-treating that weekend. After going virtual last year, “Friday Night SmackDown” was finally able to return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New ‘Rocky IV’ Ultimate Director’s Cut screens in NEPA theaters for 1 night only on Nov. 11

New ‘Rocky IV’ Ultimate Director’s Cut screens in NEPA theaters for 1 night only on Nov. 11

From a press release: The most triumphant sports drama franchise in history returns to select theaters nationwide for a one-night-only exclusive engagement on Thursday, Nov. 11 with “Rocky vs. Drago: The Ultimate Director’s Cut.” After more than 35 years, director, writer, and star Sylvester Stallone masterfully reshapes “Rocky IV,” delivering 40 minutes of never-before-seen footage. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center hosts free ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ screening on Oct. 30

Scranton Cultural Center hosts free ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ screening on Oct. 30

From a press release: Just before Halloween, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present a free showing of Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 3 p.m. The event will be held in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., […]

 Rich Howells

7 questions for Jess Meoni (Scranton Punk Rock Flea) and Bobby Keller (NEPA Horror Film Fest)

7 questions for Jess Meoni (Scranton Punk Rock Flea) and Bobby Keller (NEPA Horror Film Fest)

Over the last decade or so, Jess Meoni and Bobby Keller have been organizing all types of shows and events in the area, including the Scranton Punk Rock Flea Market & Zinefest and the NEPA Horror Film Festival, respectively. After combining both of them into one last year, they decided to do it twice this […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

From a press release: It was announced today that “Jackass” star, stand-up comedian, stunt performer, and New York Times bestselling author Steve-O will take the stage of the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Dec. 3 as part of his Bucket List Tour. Every idea on Steve-O’s bucket list was so ill-advised, he never expected […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WVIA documentary on prison rehab program ‘A Call to CARE’ premieres Oct. 14

WVIA documentary on prison rehab program ‘A Call to CARE’ premieres Oct. 14

From a press release: WVIA will premiere the original documentary film “A Call to CARE” on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV. “A Call to CARE” is a one-hour film produced by WVIA that explores the Court-Assisted Re-Entry Program, an effort to help individuals released from prison with a moderate-to-high risk of recidivism […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author Margaret Atwood speaks at Wilkes University on April 26, 2022

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author Margaret Atwood speaks at Wilkes University on April 26, 2022

From a press release: Margaret Atwood, the bestselling author of more than 50 novels, including “The Handmaid’s Tale,” will be the featured author of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Fund Spring Writers Series at Wilkes University next year. “A Conversation with Margaret Atwood,” hosted by the Wilkes English Department, will be held on Tuesday, April 26, […]

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