Bloomsburg’s Jonah Whale pulls prog rock inspiration from dreams

Bloomsburg’s Jonah Whale pulls prog rock inspiration from dreams

The idea of bringing something over from the dreamscape to our world and giving it substance may seem like an idea reserved for far-flung fantasy fiction, but Michael Plevyak, front man of progressive rock band Jonah Whale, says he’s prone to draw influence from the land he visits in his sleep. “Generally I’m just listening,” […]

Breaking Benjamin returns to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain July 29

Breaking Benjamin returns to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain July 29

SCRANTON — When Benjamin Burnley returned to play The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in September, it was only a few months after the release of his band’s most successful album to date, “Dark Before Dawn.” Since then, the band has performed across the United States, Canada and — for the first time in Breaking Benjamin’s […]

Man of the Week: Henry Tlatenchi

Man of the Week: Henry Tlatenchi

Henry Tlatenchi Age: 22 Hometown: Wilkes-Barre Favorite weekend feature? Man and Model of the Week Who do you admire?: My manager Jeff Burns What would your last meal be?: Tacos http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_Henry-1.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_henry-2.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_henry5.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_henry6.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_henry8.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_henry10.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_henry11.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_Man072716.jpg http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Man072716.pdf Photos by Amanda Hrycyna | For Weekender

On the big screen: ‘Jason Bourne’ is back in action

On the big screen: ‘Jason Bourne’ is back in action

In theaters: JASON BOURNE — It’s been 10 years since Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) walked away from the agency that trained him to become a deadly weapon. CIA director Robert Dewey assigns hacker and counterinsurgency expert Heather Lee to find him. Lee suspects that former operative Nicky Parsons is also looking for him. Bourne finds […]

Ralphie Report: Troye Sivan prepares for tour, puts song writing on hold

Ralphie Report: Troye Sivan prepares for tour, puts song writing on hold

The good news for Troye Sivan fans is that the singer has a busy year of touring the globe ahead, so chances are you’ll get to see him in your neck of the woods at some point. The bad news is he seems nowhere near ready to begin work on the follow-up to his debut […]

Muggles and wizards alike are preparing for J.K. Rowling’s latest work to be released July 31

Muggles and wizards alike are preparing for J.K. Rowling’s latest work to be released July 31

WILKES-BARRE — There’s no doubt Harry Potter and his friends have captivated nations and readers. The excitement is building again, with not one, but two opportunities locally for fans to celebrate the magic and embrace their inner wizard. The family-fun begins at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 30, at the Barnes and Noble in the Arena […]

Model of the week: Katelyn McGuire

Model of the week: Katelyn McGuire

Katelyn McGuire Location: West Nanticoke Favorite Weekender feature: Tattoo of the Week. I like to see the amazing things tattoo artists create and how that creation is an expression of the personality of the body it is desired to be on. What is your biggest accomplishment: My biggest accomplishment is being part of a Division […]

Willie Nelson, Neil Young playing Montage Mountain’s Outlaw Music Fest

Willie Nelson, Neil Young playing Montage Mountain’s Outlaw Music Fest

SCRANTON — The Pavilion at Montage Mountain is already home to Susquehanna Breakdown, Camp Bisco and Peach Festival, and on Sept. 18 the venue will add another festival to the growing list when it hosts the inaugural Outlaw Music Festival, headlined by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and Sheryl Crow. Other acts scheduled to perform include […]

Dumpstaphunk features Ivan, Ian Neville, comes to River Street Jazz Cafe

Dumpstaphunk features Ivan, Ian Neville, comes to River Street Jazz Cafe

PLAINS TWP. — Descended from the Neville Brothers’ lineage of musicians, Dumstaphunk has become one of the most powerful funk outfits on the live music circuit since forming in 2003. The deep funk five-piece, accompanied by the Steeltown Horns trio from Pittsburgh, performs at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains Aug. 3. Local blues […]

Theater Listings: July 27 to Aug. 2, 2016

THIS WEEK: July 27 to Aug. 2, 2016 Auditions for the Actors Circle production of the dark comedy “The House of Blue Leaves” by John Guare, scheduled for a September run. Needed: men and women age 18 and older including a middle-aged man who can sing. Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. July […]

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