Chris Hughes

CONCERT REVIEW: Postmodern Jukebox thrills nearly sold-out crowd with old school flair at Lackawanna College in Scranton

CONCERT REVIEW: Postmodern Jukebox thrills nearly sold-out crowd with old school flair at Lackawanna College in Scranton

What happens when you combine about a dozen superbly talented musicians, some of the biggest pop hits from the last three decades rearranged as jazz and doo-wop standards, and one of the dopest hype men to pick up a tambourine in years? If you ask the nearly 900 people that saw them perform at Lackawanna […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Postmodern Jukebox, ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ and more coming to Lackawanna College in Scranton

Postmodern Jukebox, ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ and more coming to Lackawanna College in Scranton

From a press release: Community Concerts at Lackawanna College will open its 88th season, sponsored by the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, with Aquila Theatre’s “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” on Sept. 26. The 2015-16 schedule also includes Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, “Danú: A Christmas Gathering,” and Gaslight Theatre Company’s East Coast premiere of “Drowning […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA BlogCon launches Squirrel Girls Tech Camp in July for young girls interested in technology

NEPA BlogCon launches Squirrel Girls Tech Camp in July for young girls interested in technology

From a press release: NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, has announced the launch of its girls’ STEM education camp: Squirrel Girls Tech Camp. To be held at Lackawanna College in Scranton from July 13-17 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily, Squirrel Girls Tech Camp will offer the opportunity for girls in […]

 Brittany Boote

PHOTOS: Big Time Wrestling at the Lackawanna College Student Union Gym in Scranton, 06/05/15

PHOTOS: Big Time Wrestling at the Lackawanna College Student Union Gym in Scranton, 06/05/15

There was a line running out the door to get into the Lackawanna College Student Union Gymnasium on Friday, June 5, and for good reason – wrestling had finally returned to the building formerly known as the Scranton Catholic Youth Center. Well-known WWE superstars like Bret “The Hitman” Hart, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, Jerry Sags, […]

 Bill Thomas

Wrestling returns to the former Scranton CYC with Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, and more on June 5

Wrestling returns to the former Scranton CYC with Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, and more on June 5

Local wrestler hopes to see the sport make a comeback at the Lackawanna College Student Union Gym

It’s not Madison Square Garden or Korakuen Hall. It’s not even Philadelphia’s Viking Hall. But the building at 500 Jefferson Avenue in Scranton has a long legacy in the history of professional wrestling. Once, it was known as the Scranton Catholic Youth Center, and just about every WWE wrestler from Bruno Sammartino to Mick Foley, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

MMA fighter Matt ‘The Hammer’ Hamill offers self-defense, anti-bullying tips in Scranton on June 6

MMA fighter Matt ‘The Hammer’ Hamill offers self-defense, anti-bullying tips in Scranton on June 6

From a press release: Matt “The Hammer” Hamill will visit the Lackawanna College Student Union (500 Jefferson Ave., Scranton) on Saturday, June 6 for a day filled with activities, ranging from an anti-bullying and self-defense demonstration to a screening of the movie inspired by his life, “The Hammer.” Hamill is a deaf American amateur wrestler […]

 Chris Hughes

PHOTOS: Rhythm of the Dance at Lackawanna College in Scranton, 03/05/15

PHOTOS: Rhythm of the Dance at Lackawanna College in Scranton, 03/05/15

With the St. Patrick Parade right around the corner, the Irish spirit came to Scranton a little early this year in the form of “Rhythm of the Dance” at the The Theater at Lackawanna College on Thursday, March 5. Telling a 1,000-year-old story through a mix of traditional Irish step dance and modern technology, the […]

 Rich Howells

SHORT FILM PREMIERE: ‘My Zombie Flick’ by director Bobby Keller buries the undead trend

From cheesy t-shirts to “The Walking Dead” to first-person shooter video games to cheap Halloween costumes, zombies are everywhere nowadays, so much so that even some lifelong horror movie fans like Bobby Keller are wishing these corpses would just stay buried. His latest short film, “My Zombie Flick,” shows exactly why this trend should expire, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Irish music/dance epic ‘Rhythm of the Dance’ steps into Lackawanna College in Scranton on March 5

Irish music/dance epic ‘Rhythm of the Dance’ steps into Lackawanna College in Scranton on March 5

From a press release: Community Concerts at Lackawanna College in Scranton will present “Rhythm of the Dance” at The Theater at Lackawanna College on Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. as the final part of the Community Concerts’ 2014-15 season. “Rhythm of the Dance” is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts […]

 Sara Pokorny

Gaslight Theatre Company unleashes ‘God of Carnage’ on Lackawanna College in Scranton

Gaslight Theatre Company unleashes ‘God of Carnage’ on Lackawanna College in Scranton

Thought-provoking play on parenting and relationships premieres locally tonight through Feb. 1

e are a culture that loves to take a look into the lives of others – a glance at a Facebook news feed or a tabloid magazine cover will tell you as much. It only makes sense, then, that the latest production from the Gaslight Theatre Company, “God of Carnage,” may be simple on the […]