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Arts and entertainment calendar, week of March 6


March 05. 2013 6:45PM
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VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS


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.


Northeast Pennsylvania Philharmonic Chamber Concert recital, March 6 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, at 6:30 p.m. This concert and the Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert March 8, are part of the Philharmonic’s Mozart and Mendelssohn Festival. Tickets: $28 at 270.4444 or nepaphil.org.


The Quietmen, March 7 in the Theater at Brooks at Keystone College, LaPlume, at 7 p.m. All are invited to enjoy the music of The Quietmen, a traditional and contemporary Irish music group. The Quietmen originated in Scranton, grew up in Dalton, and now play everywhere from the Poconos to the New Jersey Shore, Northern Virginia and beyond. Info: keystone.edu.


An Afternoon Remembering “Glenn Miller and his Orchestra,” March 10 at Waverly United Methodist Church, 105 Church St., Waverly at 2 p.m. Narrated by Pete Noto. Featuring: Tex Beneke, Ray Ebrle, Marion Hutton, The Modernaires, Sgt. Johnny Desmond, The U.S. AAF Band, and prominent leaders of the Big Band Era. Cost: free. Info: 586.8166.


Covenant Public Concert featuring Violinist Mark Woodyatt, March 10 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave. Scranton, at 3 p.m. Woodyatt will be joined by a trio of local musicians as he presents violin repertoire ‘through the ages’ including classical masterworks by Mozart, Bach and Massenet, then moving to jazz inspired original compositions and improvisations. Cost: free; food donations for the Safety Net Food Pantry are welcomed.


The Power of Story, March 10 at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock at 3 p.m. Award-winning novelist and journalist Suzanne Fisher Staples, who has lived and worked in Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Hong Kong and many other places, will give a presentation about how stories have the power to change the world. Cost: Free. Register: 996.1500.


Narration of the life of Glenn Miller, March 10 at Waverly United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. The story of America’s popular Swing Era-Big Bandleader Glenn Miller will be narrated by local musician Pete Noto. Cost: free. Info: 586.8166.


Catholic Choral Society Lenten Concert, March 12 at St. Patrick’s Parish, 1403 Jackson St., Scranton at 7 p.m. Cost: free. Info: 575-1040 and also at www.catholicchoralsociety.org.


Actors Circle presents: “Seniors of the Sahara,” a romantic comedy by Barbara Pease Weber and directed by Art Walsh, March 14, 15, 16, 17, 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.


28th Annual NEPA Bach Festival, in Scranton. Organ concert March 16 at Elm Park United Methodist Church, at 4 p.m., chamber music concert March 16 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 8 p.m. and choral concert March 17 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 3 p.m.


Lackawanna Audubon Society “A Lifetime of Birds” Presentation, March 17 at the Anthracite Museum at 2:30 p.m. Presentation by photographer Dave Fisher. Info: at 586.5156 or http://academic.uofs.edu/faculty/careym1/las.html.


Celtic Woman Musical Ensemble, March 19 at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple at 7:30 p.m. Info: www.celticwoman.com.


“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.


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 lackawannahistory@gmail.com.


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).


Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra, April 13 at Tunkhannock Middle School, 200 Franklin Avenue, Tunkhannock, 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).


LITERARY ARTS


Writers Group, for ages 18 and up, at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock, Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m., ongoing. All genres and levels of writing welcome. Cost: Free. Info: 996.1500.


STACKS Writing Group, at The Vintage/Morning Glory Cafe, 326 Spruce St., Scranton, every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Info: emailstackswritinggroup@gmail.com.


ARTS, CRAFTS AND MORE


“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 www.dietrichtheater.com.




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