NEPA film industry discusses nominees for 2017 Best Picture Academy Award

NEPA film industry discusses nominees for 2017 Best Picture Academy Award

Best Picture. It’s a coveted honor that stands at the apex of the Academy Awards. During an evening when fashion fans tune in to see the red carpet procession and film aficionados watch intently for winners in each category, Best Picture is the category even the most apathetic of movie viewers check in to see. […]

Advice from Melissa: Bridesmaid blues

Dear Melissa, I am recently engaged and am trying to pick my bridal party. My fiancé wants me to have his one female friend as one of my bridesmaids because they are very close. The problem is, she and I have never really gotten along and I don’t want her to stand with me. He […]

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Brad Paisley brought his Life Amplified world tour to the Mohegan Sun Arena Feb. 16. Special guests Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell helped Paisley keep the arena crowd entertained throughout the evening with guitar-centric country music. http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-17.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-19.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-20.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-21.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-22.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-23.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-1.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-2.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-3.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-4.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-5.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-6.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-7.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-8.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-9.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_brad-10.jpg […]

The NEPA Creative Series: Old-fashioned art gets new lease on life with Christine Medley

The NEPA Creative Series: Old-fashioned art gets new lease on life with Christine Medley

It’s not everyday you think of letterpressing, so for this week’s The NEPA Creative Series, CoalCreative shines some light on an individual who is extremely passionate about this old-fashioned printing technique. Letterpressing is an art many people do not even realize it is still an option when looking to create unique stationery, business cards, wedding […]

Scranton Fringe Festival returns to Electric City Sept. 27 through Oct. 1

Scranton Fringe Festival returns to Electric City Sept. 27 through Oct. 1

SCRANTON — The Scranton Fringe Festival has announced its return to multiple venues throughout the Electric City for 2017. Dedicated to presenting uncensored, unique and engaging works to bold audiences, the festival will showcase theater, dance, puppetry, magic and more from Sept. 27 through Oct. 1. In its third year, the festival has added an […]

Trance-fusion festival Camp Bisco to return to Pavilion at Montage Mountain

Trance-fusion festival Camp Bisco to return to Pavilion at Montage Mountain

SCRANTON — Electronic and trance-fusion music festival Camp Bisco is returning to Northeastern Pennsylvania for the third year in a row. Festival organizers have announced the three-day event, headlined by jamtronica pioneers The Disco Biscuits, is scheduled for July 13 through 15 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain & Montage Mountain Waterpark, 1000 Montage Mountain […]

I’d Tap That: Goes down fast and smooth

I’d Tap That: Goes down fast and smooth

Glassware: If a beer is said to have coffee as an ingredient the first area it should be sensed is in the aroma. Glassware that traps the rich coffee notes and allows the beer to warm to room temperature is best. Spiegelau makes a fantastic stout glass, but is not widely available due to its […]

Art of the Week: ‘Nature’ by Brittany Boote

Art of the Week: ‘Nature’ by Brittany Boote

“Nature” Materials: Digital photography Created by: Brittany Boote Location: Wilkes-Barre About the artist: Brittany Boote is a resident of NEPA. Her affinity for the camera began as a teenager when she signed a contract with Manhattan based talent agency CED as an actress and model, exposing her to art culture, fashion, and photography. She began […]

Tap This: Move over hops, coffee is the new flavor on scene

Tap This: Move over hops, coffee is the new flavor on scene

The craft beer movement has brought forth a wide array of ingredients previously overlooked as possibilities within beer. Many of these ingredients are new and exciting and forever pushing the definition of beer. One ingredient has been viewed as a perfect addition — coffee. While coffee as an ingredient is not traditional in a historic […]

News of the Weird: A rich janitor, free booze and a snake trapped in an unusual hole

News of the Weird: A rich janitor, free booze and a snake trapped in an unusual hole

The man with the golden mop San Francisco’s best-paid janitor earned more than a quarter-million dollars cleaning stations for Bay Area Rapid Transit in 2015, according to a recent investigation by Oakland’s KTVU. Liang Zhao Zhang cleared almost $58,000 in base pay and $162,000 in overtime, and other benefits ran his total income to $271,243. […]

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