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Original ‘Friday the 13th’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 4-7 for 40th anniversary

Original ‘Friday the 13th’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 4-7 for 40th anniversary

From a press release: As movie theaters begin to let limited audiences back inside, Fathom Events has announced a few special screenings for the rest of 2020, including some just in time for Halloween. “Friday the 13th,” one of the most popular horror franchises of all time, is celebrating 40 years with the original terrifying […]

 Rich Howells

2020 Bloomsburg Fair canceled due to ‘concern for the health and safety of our community’

2020 Bloomsburg Fair canceled due to ‘concern for the health and safety of our community’

Following a series of controversial decisions this month, the Bloomsburg Fair Association announced today that the 2020 Bloomsburg Fair has been canceled. The 165th Bloomsburg Fair was one of the only events of its kind this year that had not been canceled yet due to health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic. Board […]

 Rich Howells

Bloomsburg Fair criticized for ‘transphobic’ dunk tank mocking Dr. Rachel Levine, PA Secretary of Health

Bloomsburg Fair criticized for ‘transphobic’ dunk tank mocking Dr. Rachel Levine, PA Secretary of Health

The Bloomsburg Fair is once again courting controversy with a Facebook post today containing photos of a dunk tank at the Fireman’s Relief Carnival on the fairgrounds last weekend. The photos appear to show a man wearing a dress that the LGBTQ community and their supporters say mock Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine […]

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Original ‘Alien’ film screens in NEPA theaters for 40th anniversary Oct. 13-16

Original ‘Alien’ film screens in NEPA theaters for 40th anniversary Oct. 13-16

From a press release: 40 years ago, director Ridley Scott’s masterpiece “Alien” revolutionized the science fiction and horror genres along with the industry. To celebrate its 40th anniversary and everlasting impact on filmmaking, Fathom Events is bringing the original 1979 movie back to the big screen as part of its Turner Classic Movies Big Screen […]

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‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ beams back into NEPA theaters for 40th anniversary Sept. 15-18

‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ beams back into NEPA theaters for 40th anniversary Sept. 15-18

From a press release: In 1979, the Starship Enterprise flew its very first big-screen mission in “Star Trek: The Motion Picture.” To mark the film’s 40th anniversary, Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures will bring this awe-inspiring adventure back to movie theaters for two days only on Sunday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 18. In its […]

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Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

From a press release: Wrapping up the casino’s three-month Hot Summer Fun promotion, Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre will host its annual Food Truck Festival on Sunday, Aug. 25. Held on the Pocono Downs racetrack from noon-5 p.m., this family-friendly event will feature some of the best food truck cuisine in Northeastern Pennsylvania, live entertainment, […]

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Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ film screens in NEPA theaters for one night only on April 10

Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited ‘Don Quixote’ film screens in NEPA theaters for one night only on April 10

From a press release: Following nearly 30 years of development hell, North American audiences will finally get their first look at celebrated director Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited film “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” this spring. Co-starring Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce, the adventure comedy had its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and […]

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Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms return to Scranton with American Opera on May 27

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms return to Scranton with American Opera on May 27

From a press release: After an impressive first performance in Scranton in March, New Jersey avant-garde pop/gypsy/experimental rock group Will Wood and the Tapeworms will return to downtown for a show with Brooklyn folk rock band American Opera at the Irish Wolf Pub on Sunday, May 27.at 6:30 p.m. Bloomsburg trio Merely Players will open […]

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‘Little Shop of Horrors’ screens with original ending in NEPA theaters Oct. 29-31

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ screens with original ending in NEPA theaters Oct. 29-31

From a press release: For the first time ever, the cult hit musical “Little Shop of Horrors” will be presented in select movie theaters nationwide with its original spectacular ending during a special two-day-only cinema event on Sunday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day. In addition to […]

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‘MST3K’ meets classic ‘Doctor Who’ in live RiffTrax event in NEPA theaters Aug. 17-24

‘MST3K’ meets classic ‘Doctor Who’ in live RiffTrax event in NEPA theaters Aug. 17-24

From a press release: Moviegoers should get ready to “exterminate” their boredom as the men of RiffTrax – Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fame – take on one of the most thrilling “Doctor Who” adventures ever, “The Five Doctors.” Originally released in celebration of the British television […]