NEPA Scene Staff

Jack Woodbridge returns with new album ‘You Don’t Know Jack’

Jack Woodbridge returns with new album ‘You Don’t Know Jack’

From a press release: As a composer, Jack Woodbridge has scored the music to several films, including “Even in My Dreams,” The Secret Friend,” and “Tom in America.” He has also composed the music and lyrics for the off-Broadway production “The Tale of Tyler T,” as well as the musical revue “Vampire Blues,” so it’s […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: A Social State and A Fire With Friends, 09/06/14

PHOTOS: A Social State and A Fire With Friends, 09/06/14

A Social State‘s “How to Get to Heaven” album release party was held on Saturday, Sept. 6 at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton. A Fire With Friends opened, and along with Blinded Passenger and Eww Yaboo.

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘Building Social Capital’ by Joseph Cabrera at TEDxScranton

TED Talks, or conferences that follow the motto “ideas worth spreading,” have become a global phenomenon since the nonprofit organization began posting them online for free in 2006. With the introduction of TEDx, which supports independent organizers who want to create TED-like events in their own communities, it was only a matter of time before […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘Architecture of the Body, Mind, and Soul’ by Lara Rubin Alexiou at TEDxScranton

TED Talks, or conferences that follow the motto “ideas worth spreading,” have become a global phenomenon since the nonprofit organization began posting them online for free in 2006. With the introduction of TEDx, which supports independent organizers who want to create TED-like events in their own communities, it was only a matter of time before […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Infect Scranton Dan ‘Leatherface’ Yeager signing, 09/05/14

PHOTOS: Infect Scranton Dan ‘Leatherface’ Yeager signing, 09/05/14

The annual Infect Scranton convention invaded the Backyard Ale House in Scranton on Friday, Sept. 5, offering a free autograph signing with Dan Yeager, who played Leatherface in 2013’s “Texas Chainsaw 3D.” Many fans came dressed up as zombies and other creatures of the night.

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: First Friday Scranton, 09/05/14

PHOTOS: First Friday Scranton, 09/05/14

First Friday Scranton on Sept. 5 had everything from fish sculptures to tile art. Take a look at just a few of the stops we made at this month’s art walk.

 NEPA Scene Staff

Acoustic concert and drum circle to be held on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Acoustic concert and drum circle to be held on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

From a press release: When most people think of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, walking, jogging, biking, and fishing come to mind. Now, they can add music to the list. For the second time this season, a free acoustic concert will be held at the Amphitheater along the Central New Jersey extension of the Lackawanna […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center’s revamped Comedy Variety Series features Joe Ohrin and Brad Todd

Scranton Cultural Center’s revamped Comedy Variety Series features Joe Ohrin and Brad Todd

From a press release: As the saying goes, variety is the spice of life, and the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple is giving audiences just that with the Comedy Variety Series (formerly “Up and Coming Comedy”), which will offer a new spin on the popular series as it transforms Shopland Hall into an […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Broadway in Scranton 2014-2015 season at Cultural Center announced

Broadway in Scranton 2014-2015 season at Cultural Center announced

The 2014-2015 Broadway in Scranton season was just announced yesterday, featuring “Mamma Mia,” “Sister Act,” and “Flashdance.” The 55th season at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple (420 North Washington Ave., Scranton), brought to the downtown venue by the Broadway Theatre League and Albert Nocciolino, also includes “Million Dollar Quartet,” 2011 Tony Award […]

 Rich Howells

The Moonshine officially renamed The Leonard, with opening planned for spring

The Moonshine officially renamed The Leonard, with opening planned for spring

With a nod to the building’s roots, the Scranton theater most recently known as The Moonshine has officially been renamed The Leonard after receiving the most votes during an event held there in the summer. On June 26, the American Advertising Federation hosted a “Mix at The Moonshine” in honor of new and returning board […]