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Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby will try to fool Penn & Teller on The CW Sept. 30

Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby will try to fool Penn & Teller on The CW Sept. 30

From a press release: Clarks Summit magician, mentalist, and comedian Denny Corby revealed today that he will appear on the hit television show “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” next month in an attempt to hoodwink the master magicians. The magic competition show on The CW features magicians performing for the titular duo and an audience […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

After sold-out opening, new Scranton speakeasy Madame Jenny’s plans weekly jazz music and 1920s fun

After sold-out opening, new Scranton speakeasy Madame Jenny’s plans weekly jazz music and 1920s fun

From a press release: The secret is out, and downtown Scranton’s speakeasy, Madame Jenny’s, is a hit with locals looking for something new to do… or, rather, something old to do again in modern times. This clandestine cocktail bar opened its doors last weekend with swingin’ sounds of the Madame Jenny’s House Jazz Band on […]

 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 […]

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‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

The theme of the 2019 Clarks Summit Festival of Ice is “Ice Wars,” a frozen take on “Star Wars,” but if that’s not enough science fiction fantasy for the Abingtons, the annual event will host an Ice Wars Comic Con at Clarks Summit Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 17. Promoted by […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton singer/songwriter James Barrett deals with change in ‘First Days of July’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton singer/songwriter James Barrett deals with change in ‘First Days of July’

This weekend, Scranton singer/songwriter James Barrett will once again live out a longtime dream and return to the Scranton Cultural Center to open The Menzingers’ annual NEPA Holiday Show – this time with a full band. To give locals a taste of what that will sound like, he is premiering a brand new single today, […]

 Rich Howells

The Menzingers shake up NEPA Holiday Show lineup at Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 22

The Menzingers shake up NEPA Holiday Show lineup at Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 22

Since it was first announced in October, fans of The Menzingers have been eager to learn who would perform with them at the punk band’s annual Scranton homecoming – the NEPA Holiday Show at the Scranton Cultural Center – on Saturday, Dec. 22. For years, fellow Scranton bands Tigers Jaw; Captain, We’re Sinking; and Three […]

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Mahoning Drive-In documentary ‘At the Drive-In’ gets TV premiere on WVIA Aug. 2-11

Mahoning Drive-In documentary ‘At the Drive-In’ gets TV premiere on WVIA Aug. 2-11

From a press release: As it continues to make its rounds on the film festival circuit, the award-winning independent documentary “At the Drive-In,” which tells the story of the Mahoning Drive-In Theater in Lehighton and their struggle to stay open in the modern world, will make its broadcast premiere on WVIA-TV this Thursday, Aug. 2 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby mystifies Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby mystifies Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

From a press release: Clarks Summit magician, mentalist, and comedian Denny Corby will make audiences believe the impossible in the first of his four-part series featuring industry legends, heart-stopping magic, mind reading, and illusions in the Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, July 7 at 7 p.m. with opening acts […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Local ladies read poetry for free at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit on June 23

Local ladies read poetry for free at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit on June 23

From a press release: Two Scranton writers will perform their poetry at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit on Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. Aptly named “Two Local Ladies Read Poetry,” Laurel Radzieski and Daryl Sznyter will offer selections from their published works. Radzieski’s most recent work, “Red Mother,” is a book of short […]

 Corey Kime

INTERVIEW: Honky Tonk Man tells WWE stories and ‘dirty secrets’ at Scranton Comedy Club on Jan. 18

INTERVIEW: Honky Tonk Man tells WWE stories and ‘dirty secrets’ at Scranton Comedy Club on Jan. 18

A week before WWE Live returns to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, a WWE pro wrestler from the past who is still hailed as the “greatest intercontinental champion of all time” will bring a different kind of show to the Scranton Comedy Club at the Ramada Inn in Clarks Summit on Thursday, Jan. 18 […]

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