Arts and entertainment calendar, week of March 20

First Posted: 3/13/2013



Marywood University Art Galleries present: “Prints in a Series”, through March 24 in the Mahady Gallery, located on the first floor of the Shields Center for Visual Arts. An exhibition that examines a range of approaches employed by artists with respect to making works in a series. Cost: free.

“Illuminations” by Nina Davidowitz, through March 30 at ArtWorks Gallery and Studio, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. A second reception will be held March 1 from 6 - 9 p.m. with the addition of an exhibition of Nina’s drawings in the classroom.

“Imagination and Spirituality: Public Sculpture on The University of Scranton Commons” Exhibit, April 5 through May 10 at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, The University of Scranton. Also includes exhibit lecture April 5 in Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall at 5 p.m. and public reception April 5 in Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, at 6 p.m. Cost: free. Info: 941.4214.

Actors Circle presents: “Seniors of the Sahara,” a romantic comedy by Barbara Pease Weber and directed by Art Walsh, March 22, 23 and 24, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. Cost: $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 students; March 14 preview: $8 general and seniors, $6 students. Reservations: 342.9707, held 10 min. until show time.

“Living Way of the Cross” passion play, March 22 in the Church of Our Lady of the Snows, 301 South State Street, Clarks Summit at 7 p.m. Presented by the Catholic Youth Ministry of the Abingtons, this annual production has been presented since the 1980’s. Info: 586.1741.

“The Lettermen” Concert, March 22 in Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: 674.6719. Cost: $35.

Open Mic Night, March 22 at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock at 7:15 p.m. Feature at 8:15 p.m. Cost: Free. Musicians, poets, story-tellers, comedians, playwrights and other performers are invited to share their talents. Open mic sign-ups start at 6:30 p.m. Info: 996.1500.

New Visions Concerts, March 22 and 23 at New Visions Studio and Gallery, 201 Vine Street, Scranton, at 8 p.m. The March 22 lineup includes Halfling, Shorthand, Those Clever Foxes and Crock Pot Abduction and March 23 will feature Kids On Bikes, along with Down To Six, To Hell With This and Master Fox. Cost: $7. Info: 878.3970 or

La Dolce Vita: Celebrating the Sweet Life with Cookies, Cordials, and Cappuccino, March 23 at The Abington Community Library from 6:30 - 9 p.m. A fundraiser in celebration of all things Italian. Participants will be able to meet and greet former Italian vice consul to Philadelphia, Signore Renzo Oliva, and his wife Juri Kim, and enjoy their original photography and artwork. Finger foods including pizza will be served. Cost: $15 (includes 2013 membership in the Friends of the Abington Community Library). All who are over 21 are welcome. Tickets available in advance only at the circulation desk.

Gallery Talk, April 6 at the Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue in Scranton, at 2 p.m. The Lackawanna Historical Society will host artist Claire Marcus for a gallery talk and hands-on workshop discussing the inspirations and techniques behind her Railroad Perspectives series. Marcus’ work will be exhibited at the Catlin House from March 12 through May 28. Info: 344.3841 or [email protected]

Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra, April 6 at Honesdale High School, 459 Terrace St, Honesdale, at 8 p.m. Cost: Tickets in advance are $8 for adults, $4 for students and tickets at the door are $9 for adults and $5 for students. For advance tickets, mail check to: NTSO, P.O. Box 111, Nicholson, PA, 18446-0111. Active duty military and/or their immediate family may attend free (Call 570.289.1090 to pre-register).

Performance Music presents “In Concert”, April 7 in The University of Scranton Houlihan McLean Center at 7:30 p.m. Features The University of Scranton Singers with The Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra, Mark Gould, conductor, with Tim Smith, organist. Cost: free. Info: 941.7624.



“Yoga for You,” Dietrich Theater 60 E. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, Wednesdays 10 - 11 a.m. Yoga Instructor: Melissa Russo. This class will teach or reinforce the basic yoga poses (asanas) which gently stretch and strengthen the body. Attention will be given to breathing and alignment in postures. Bring a mat or beach towel. Cost: $10 per class. Info: 996.1500 or visit

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