Speak & See, 1.22.14-1.28.14



Recommended


    First Posted: 1/20/2014

    POETIC

    King’s College

    (133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5957 or kings.edu)

    • Campion Literary Society Writing Workshops: Jan. 22, Feb. 10, 4-6 p.m., Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.

    • Campion Literary Society Open Readings: Jan. 31, Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m., Gold Room, Administration Building.

    The Osterhout Free Library

    (71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, www.osterhout.info, 570.821.1959)

    • Teen Night: Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Come watch a movie, play games, enjoy snacks or do a craft.

    • One More Row, knit and crochet group: Every other Saturday. While One More Row is not a formal class, we do teach. To learn to knit, bring a 5mm (size 8) knitting needle and any color of medium Worsted weight yarn. To learn how to crochet, bring a 5.5mm (size 1) crochet hook and any color of medium Worsted weight yarn.

    Pittston Memorial Library

    (47 Broad St., 570.654.9565, [email protected])

    • Read to specially trained therapy dogs on the second Saturday of every month beginning at 10 a.m. Please call the library to register.

    • Crochet Club: Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Thursdays at 6 p.m.

    • Lego Club: Mondays at 4 p.m. No need to register.

    • Grandparents Support Group: Fourth Monday of each month at noon.

    • Movie night for kids: Jan. 23, 5:45 p.m. Call to register.

    • Friends Meeting: Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m.

    • Unclaimed Property Night: Jan. 30, 5-6:30 p.m. will be held on January 30. All are welcome to come anytime between 5:00pm to 6:30 p.m.

    • Board Game Night: Feb. 3, 5 p.m.

    • Craft Club: Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m. Kids 5.

    • *TAG, Teen Advisory Group, meeting: Feb. 13, 6 p.m. New members welcome.

    West Pittston Library

    (200 Exeter Ave., 570.654.9847, wplibrary.org)

    • Book Club: First Tues., 6:45 p.m. Free. Informal discussion of member-selected books.

    • Weekly story time for children: Fri., 1 p.m. Free.

    Wyoming County Reads 2014

    Feature books are “The Scarlet Letter” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns.” Discussions are held Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 7 p.m., Tunkhannock Public Library. Discussion leader Bill Chapla and special guests Dr. Len Gougeon and Suzanne Fisher Staples. Dietrich Theater will host a “Women’s Forum: Violence Against Women in Northeastern Pennsylvania” March 16, 3 p.m.

    VISUAL

    AFA Gallery

    (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton: 570.969.1040 or Artistsforart.org)

    Gallery hours Thurs.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.

    • Ted Michalowski: Live Ink: Through Feb. 1.

    • Bernard Mangiaracina and Mark Charles Rooney paintings and mixed media: Through Feb. 1.

    Converge Gallery

    (140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570.435.7080, convergegallery.com)

    • “Objects to Place,” featuring Chad Andrews: Through Feb. 22.

    Dietrich Theatre

    (downtown Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500)

    • “Pictures in Wood” by artist Dennis Gold: Opening reception Jan. 24, 5-7 p.m. Through February.

    Everhart Museum

    (1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA, 570.346.7186, everhart-museum.org)

    Admission $5 adults; $3 students/seniors; $2 children 6-12; members free.

    • everhART 101: Feb. 1, 8, 22, March 1, 8, 10 a.m.-noon. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Grades 3-6. Classes inspired by upcoming D-Day 1944 exhibit.

    • Everhart Wonder Club: Begins Feb. 7. Session 1, “Telling Stories through Memory,” Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 3:30-5 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Grades K-3. Session 2, “Jazz It Up: Creating Artwork Inspired by the 1940s,” April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 3:30-5 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Grades 4-6.

    • Early Explorers for pre-K: Mondays Feb. 10-April 28, 1-1:45 and 2:15-3 p.m. Ages 3-5. $25, museum members; $30, non-members.

    Everhart Reads @ Library Express (Steamtown Mall), all begin 6 p.m.:

    • February 13: “The Monuments Men” by Robert M. Edsel

    • March 13: “Suite Française” by Irène Némirovsky

    • April 10: “Dr. Suess Goes to War” by Richard H. Minear and “Hipster Hitler” by James Carr & Archana Kumar

    • May 8: “Assignment in Brittany” by Helen MacInnes

    • June 12: “D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II” by Stephen E. Ambrose

    The Gallery at Penn College

    (Pennsylvania College of Technology, One College Avenue, Williamsport)

    • “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home:” Through March 29. Lecture by Jack Quinan, founder of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy and a renowned architectural historian, presented Jan. 16 at 3:30 p.m. in Klump Academic Center Auditorium.

    Laura Craig Gallery

    (307 Linden St., 570.963.7995, [email protected])

    • Brian Keeler: Recent Works

    Marywood University

    (Shields Center for Visual Arts, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 570.348.6278, [email protected], www.marywood.edu/galleries)

    MAHADY GALLERY

    (Hours: Mon/Thur/Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues/Wed 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat/Sun 1-4 p.m.)

    • Recent Acquisitions, features recent additions to the Permanent Collection that include paintings, prints, sculpture, and works on paper.: March 10-23.

    SURACI GALLERY

    (Hours: Mon/Thur/Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues/Wed 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat/Sun 1-4 p.m.)

    • Ever-changing Light, Recent Landscape Paintings by Collier B. Parker, March 22-May 3. Artist’s Reception March 22, 6-8 p.m.

    MASLOW STUDY GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

    (Hours: Mon/Thur/Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues/Wed 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat/Sun 1-4 p.m.)

    • Selections from The Maslow Collection.

    Marquis Art and Frame

    (515 Center St., Scranton, 570.344.3313)

    • “Contemplation and Expression:” Through Feb. 3.

    Pauly Friedman Art Gallery

    (Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)

    Gallery Hours: Mon. closed, Tue.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-5 p.m.

    • “Classical Masters: The Grandeur of Rome:’’ Jan. 25-March 2. Opening reception Jan. 30, immediately following the special classical architectural lecture, “Drawing on the Ruins of Rome: Roman Architecture and the Etchings of Piranesi and Rossini,’’ by architect Russell B. Roberts, AIA at 6:30 p.m. Lecture will also be Jan. 30, 2:30 p.m. in Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall.

    Schulman Gallery

    (2nd floor of LCCC Campus Center, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, 570.740.0727, luzerne.edu/schulmangallery)

    Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    • “The Art of Illustration Exhibit:” Through Feb. 20.

    Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University

    (150 S. River St., Stark Learning Center, 570.408.4325)

    Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-4:30 p.m.

    • “A World Apart: The Legacy of George Gabin:” Through May 11.

    Verve Vertu Art Studio

    (Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)

    • Exhibit: Through April 2014.

    Widmann Gallery

    (Located in King’s College’s Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center between North Franklin and North Main Streets, Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5900, ext. 5328)

    Gallery hours: Mon. through Fri. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun. as arranged. Free and open to the public.

    • “Spirited Energy,” works by Michael Hiscox: Through Feb. 24.

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    Send your listings to [email protected], 90 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18703, or fax to 570.831.7375. Deadline is Mondays at 2 p.m. Print listings occur up until three weeks from publication date.

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