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Meet Leatherface actor at ‘Texas Chainsaw’ screening at NEPA Film Fest on April 2

Meet Leatherface actor at ‘Texas Chainsaw’ screening at NEPA Film Fest on April 2

From a press release: Following the February release of the latest entry in “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” franchise on Netflix, the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival is going back nearly a decade to present “Texas Chainsaw” with one its main stars. On Saturday, April 2, the festival will begin screening films at 11 a.m. at […]

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‘Marionette Land’ tells quirky story of Lancaster puppeteer at NEPA Film Fest on April 3

‘Marionette Land’ tells quirky story of Lancaster puppeteer at NEPA Film Fest on April 3

From a press release: The fifth annual Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival will wrap up this Sunday, April 3 with a screening of “Marionette Land” from 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton. The showing includes a special Q&A with director and Clarks Summit native Alexander Monelli, along with his subject, Robert Brock. […]

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5th NEPA Film Festival screens drama, horror, and more in Scranton and Waverly April 1-3

5th NEPA Film Festival screens drama, horror, and more in Scranton and Waverly April 1-3

From a press release: After hosting a smaller event last year, the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival is back for a fifth year with three full days of screenings and programs at the Waverly Community House and The Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton. Dedicated to nurturing emerging and independent filmmakers from Northeastern Pennsylvania and around the […]

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Original ‘Friday the 13th’ star brings metal band First Jason back to Finnegan’s in Scranton on March 24

Original ‘Friday the 13th’ star brings metal band First Jason back to Finnegan’s in Scranton on March 24

From a press release: Chicago heavy metal/punk band First Jason, fronted by singer and actor Ari Lehman, who played the role of young Jason Voorhees in the classic 1980 horror film “Friday the 13th,” will return to Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club in Scranton on Thursday, March 24. Wilkes-Barre’s own horror rockers All the Damn Vampires […]

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WWE SmackDown returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 13

WWE SmackDown returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 13

From a press release: It was announced today that WWE and the Superstars of “Friday Night SmackDown” will return to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Friday, May 13 at 7:45 p.m. Roman Reigns will go up against Drew McIntyre for the Universal Championship, and Ronda Rousey and Naomi will take […]

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NEPA Horror Fest screens ‘Pet Sematary’ with star Miko Hughes at Circle Drive-In on June 25

NEPA Horror Fest screens ‘Pet Sematary’ with star Miko Hughes at Circle Drive-In on June 25

From a press release: On Saturday, June 25, the NEPA Horror Fest and Scranton DIY Punk Collective will host 2022’s scariest summer celebration, Spooky Summer II, from noon until midnight at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City. During the day, the bi-annual (June and October each year) NEPA Horror Fest combines a punk rock […]

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WVIA premieres new documentary ‘Agnes 50: Life After the Flood’ on June 23

WVIA premieres new documentary ‘Agnes 50: Life After the Flood’ on June 23

From a press release: This June marks the 50th anniversary of Hurricane Agnes’ devastation of Northeastern Pennsylvania. WVIA will commemorate the day with “Agnes 50,” a multi-platform initiative that will explore the events of June 23, 1972, as well as the response in the years after. The initiative will include the original documentary film “Agnes […]

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Former WNEP-TV anchor Marisa Burke chronicles public shame of ‘Husband’s Secret Life’ in new memoir

Former WNEP-TV anchor Marisa Burke chronicles public shame of ‘Husband’s Secret Life’ in new memoir

From a press release: After spending several years largely out of the public eye, former WNEP-TV news anchor and lead producer Marisa Burke is back to tell her side of a scandal that upended her life and broadcasting career as she knew it. Her new 221-page memoir, “Just Checking Scores: TV Anchor Publicly Shamed by […]

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Scooby-Doo musical explores ‘Lost City of Gold’ live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 20

Scooby-Doo musical explores ‘Lost City of Gold’ live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 20

From a press release: Today, Montreal-based production company Monlove and Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment announced new tour dates for “Scooby-Doo! and the Lost City of Gold,” including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Feb. 20. Created by Ella Louise Allaire and Martin Lord Ferguson, this show is a “live musical […]

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‘Trolls Live’ brings animated characters to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre May 24-25

‘Trolls Live’ brings animated characters to life at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre May 24-25

From a press release: Get ready for a hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch, and all their Troll friends from the DreamWorks animated movies come to life on stage in “Trolls Live,” their first-ever live tour. Jam-packed with children’s music, glitter, humor, and happiness, it was announced today that “Trolls Live” will visit the Mohegan Sun […]