Movies/TV

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2019-2020 season with over 50 events

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2019-2020 season with over 50 events

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts announced the lineup for its 33rd season as the premier performing arts center in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Always “At the Heart of the Arts and Entertainment,” the Kirby Center’s 2019-2020 season once again delivers a group of diverse and exciting performances that include […]

 Rich Howells

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

It was announced today that, along with a two-season renewal of the popular tattoo competition reality series “Ink Master,” the Paramount Network is expanding this hit franchise with a new spin-off series, “Ink Master: Grudge Match,” starring former Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist and business owner Ryan Ashley Malarkey. According to a press release, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Basket Case’ director and star will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Basket Case’ director and star will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

Following its first guest announcement last month, the NEPA Horror Film Festival is making its second celebrity guest announcement today exclusively on NEPA Scene. “Basket Case” writer/director Frank Henenlotter and the star of this twisted trilogy of cult classic films, Kevin Van Hentenryck, will both appear at the festival when it returns to the Circle […]

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Talk to actor Anthony Michael Hall live at ‘Breakfast Club’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 17

Talk to actor Anthony Michael Hall live at ‘Breakfast Club’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that actor Anthony Michael Hall will appear at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for a screening of everyone’s favorite coming-of-age dramedy, “The Breakfast Club,” followed by an interactive discussion and Q&A with “the Brain” himself, on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, […]

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WWE Live SummerSlam brings Heatwave Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

WWE Live SummerSlam brings Heatwave Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

From a press release: The WWE announced today that the WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave Tour will stop at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Sunday, July 7 at 7 p.m. The main event will feature Seth Rollins, AJ Styles, Braun Strowman taking on Drew McIntyre, Baron Corbin, and Bobby Lashley in […]

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Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 27

Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 27

From a press release: You could win cash and prizes during the interactive stage production of the longest-running game show in television history when “The Price Is Right Live!” returns to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, April […]

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Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival screens porn murder movie ‘Mope’ and more at Opera House April 25-28

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival screens porn murder movie ‘Mope’ and more at Opera House April 25-28

From a press release: The Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival returns for its third year with 90 new films, including dozens of Pennsylvania and United States premieres from all over the world, on Thursday, April 25 through Sunday, April 28 at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe. This years’ films were culled […]

 Rich Howells

‘At the Drive-In’ documentary on Mahoning Drive-In in Lehighton now available on DVD and digital

‘At the Drive-In’ documentary on Mahoning Drive-In in Lehighton now available on DVD and digital

After screening at film festivals, on television, and at the local drive-in theater that is the subject of this award-winning documentary, “At the Drive-In” is finally available on DVD and digital platforms like iTunes and Amazon. Released on home video on April 9, the heartwarming movie tells the story of the Mahoning Drive-In Theater in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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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Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

From a press release: It was announced this week that Chicago punk/metal band First Jason, fronted by singer and actor Ari Lehman, who played the role of the young Jason Voorhees in the classic 1980 horror film “Friday the 13th,” will terrorize Scranton with a performance at Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club on Thursday, May 9 […]