Rich Howells

Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg announces first 2020 concert since COVID-19 – Another Day Dawns on Dec. 12

Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg announces first 2020 concert since COVID-19 – Another Day Dawns on Dec. 12

For the last eight months, the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg has been forced to either cancel or reschedule its concerts due to the coronavirus pandemic. Today, it was finally able to announce one for the end of 2020. Lehighton hard rock band Another Day Dawns, who have been climbing the Billboard and Mediabase charts all […]

 Rich Howells

Save Our Stages legislation moves forward as NEPA music venues await federal aid, among other small businesses

Save Our Stages legislation moves forward as NEPA music venues await federal aid, among other small businesses

Since COVID-19 shut down music venues across the country, the National Independent Venue Association has been pushing legislation that will help those businesses stay afloat, including several venues and festivals in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Half a year later, it is finally starting to pick up steam in the state and federal government. The Save Our Stages […]

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RiffTrax carves up cheesy horror movie ‘Jack-O’ in NEPA movie theaters on Oct. 21

RiffTrax carves up cheesy horror movie ‘Jack-O’ in NEPA movie theaters on Oct. 21

From a press release: The hilarious RiffTrax guys – Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fame – are back in select movie theaters to take a few funny stabs at a cheesy ’90s slasher, just in time for Halloween. On Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m., they gives […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 17-22 for 40th anniversary

Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 17-22 for 40th anniversary

From a press release: Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events’ fourth annual TCM Big Screen Classics series, which was set to run throughout the year in movie theaters across the country, had to skip a few months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s back with a menacing cry of “Here’s Johnny!” Directed by Stanley […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 11-12 for 60th anniversary

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 11-12 for 60th anniversary

From a press release: Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events’ fourth annual TCM Big Screen Classics series, which was set to run all year in movie theaters across the country, had to skip a few months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s back with 60th anniversary screenings of “Psycho” on Sunday, Oct. 11 and […]

 Rich Howells

Luzerne County comedian Zack Hammond releases offensively ‘Considerate’ new album

Luzerne County comedian Zack Hammond releases offensively ‘Considerate’ new album

In times like these, some people need positive and reassuring words to lift their spirits and take their minds off the grim situation. Other people accept how bad things are and embrace a dark sense of humor to get them through this harsh reality. If you find yourself in the latter group, the new comedy […]

 Rich Howells

From gospel to metal, The Contact Collective fuses genres into soulful sounds from Stroudsburg to Scranton

From gospel to metal, The Contact Collective fuses genres into soulful sounds from Stroudsburg to Scranton

Stroudsburg rock fusion band The Contact Collective blends soul, gospel, jazz, funk, reggae, new-age, and even a little metal into a sound that they say “tastes like mom’s cookin’ but feels like a summer’s breeze.” In the wide-ranging music scene of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the relatively new group has still managed to stand out since forming […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pocono Arts Council in Stroudsburg hosts drive-by art exhibition on June 27

Pocono Arts Council in Stroudsburg hosts drive-by art exhibition on June 27

From a press release: Leave it to artists to find a creative way to bring people together while staying apart. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Pocono Arts Council has announced a brand new drive-by art exhibition slated for Saturday, June 27 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. In case of rain, it will move to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: Folk singer Regina Sayles performs on 2nd ‘NEPA Live From Home’ episode

VIDEO: Folk singer Regina Sayles performs on 2nd ‘NEPA Live From Home’ episode

From a press release: Following its kickoff last week, the second episode of “NEPA Live From Home” featured East Stroudsburg acoustic folk singer/songwriter Regina Sayles on Thursday, May 7. Organized by the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, NEPA Live From Home is a live music series featuring regional artists […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

East Stroudsburg folk singer Regina Sayles performs on ‘NEPA Live From Home’ series on May 7

East Stroudsburg folk singer Regina Sayles performs on ‘NEPA Live From Home’ series on May 7

From a press release: Following its kickoff last week, the second episode of “NEPA Live From Home” on Thursday, May 7 will feature East Stroudsburg acoustic folk singer/songwriter Regina Sayles. Organized by the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, NEPA Live From Home is a live music series featuring regional […]