VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS
George Schelling exhibit, through February, in the Earnshaw Gallery at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, whenever movies are shown or by appointment. On display are natural landscapes in oil and acrylic by Laceyville artist George Schelling. Info: 570-996-1500.
Exhibit: “Women for the Arts: selections from The University of Scranton Permanent Collection,” Through March 14, in Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, University of Scranton. Free during gallery hours. Info: 570-941-4214.
Exhibit: “The Mutiny on the Bounty: a 225-Year Voyage from Fiction to Fact,” Through April 17, in the Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Features selections from the Edward R. Leahy Collection. Free during library hours. Info: 570-941-6341.
“TAG: Works by Susan Scranton Dawson and You,” Interactive Art Display, through May 16, in various locations throughout the Loyola Science Center at The University of Scranton. This interactive installation features nine large-scale composite photographs. Artist Susan Scranton Dawson invites members of the campus community and visitors to help further develop these abstract pieces by writing and drawing with marker on the works’ plexiglas coverings. The ongoing transformation of the works will be discussed at a public reception on Friday, April 4. Info: 570-941-4214.
Wyoming County Reads — “The Scarlet Letter” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns” book discussions, Feb. 26 and March 5 and 17 at 7 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Public Library. Women’s Forum will be held March 16 at 3 p.m. at the Dietrich Theater. Cost: free. Info: 570-996-1500.
“Harvey”, Feb. 28 and 29 and March 1, at Baptist Bible College in the Phelps Student Center, 7:30 p.m. “Harvey,” a comedy written by Mary Chase, will be performed by BBC students. Cost: $8 advanced sale and $10 at door. Tickets/info: www.bbc.edu/events or 570.585.9000.
Open Mic Night Featuring Brian Fanelli, Feb. 28, at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, 7 p.m. Doors open for seating and sign ups at 6:30 p.m. Open to audiences and performers of all types. Poet Brian Fanelli will read from his new book, “All That Remains.” Cost: free. Info: 570-996-1500.
Lakeland Junior-Senior High School and Lakeland Curtain Club’s spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” Feb. 28 - March 2, Friday and Saturday performances at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Based on the low-budget 1960s “B” horror flick of the same name directed by Roger Corman, this musical comedy, albeit dark in many senses, satirizes early science fiction movies. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for students, free for children under 10.
“One Night In Paris” After School Theatre Arts Show, March 1 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, 11 a.m. For all ages. Presented by: After School Theatre Arts students. Cost: $5. Info: 570-996-1500.
“She Loves Me” by Joe Masteroff presented by The University of Scranton Players, March 1- 2 and 7-9, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts, University of Scranton, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Cost: fees vary. Info: 570-941-4318 or email@example.com.
Music In Our School’s Month Celebration 2014, March 3 - 5, in the Limited Court of the Viewmont Mall, 4 – 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by District 9 of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, the events will feature students from area school districts. Cost: free.
The University of Scranton Performance Music students in recital, March 5, in the university”s Houlihan-McLean Center, 7:30 p.m. Features guest appearance by The North Pocono Steel Drum Project. Info: scranton.edu/music or 570-941-7624.
The Quietmen concert, March 6 in Evans Hall, Keystone College, 7 p.m. 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: www.keystone.edu.
Steve Fidyk and Friends CD Release concert, March 8, at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center, 7:30 p.m. A percussion masterclass will also be held at 2 p.m. (pre-registration required.) Info: scranton.edu/music or 570-941-7624.
Social Change Film Series showing of “Two Days in October,” March 14, presented by Marywood University Social Sciences department in Comerford Theater, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, 7 p.m. Cost: free.
French Choral Masterworks with the NEPA Choral Society, March 16 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave. Scranton, 3 p.m. Cost: free; food donations for the Safety Net Food Pantry are welcomed.
Social Change Film Series showing of “Made in Dagenham,” March 21, presented by Marywood University Social Sciences department in Comerford Theater, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, 7 p.m. Cost: free.
Ever-changing Light: Recent Landscape Paintings by Collier B. Parker, March 22 - May 3, Marywood University, Suraci Gallery. Exhibit features landscapes painted on site locally along the Lackawanna River in Scranton and abroad in Tuscany, Italy, capturing the ever-changing effects of light, color, and atmosphere. Artist reception will be held March 22, 6-8 p.m. Regular hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m.
Actors Circle presents: “Doubt,” a parable by John Patrick Shanley, March 27, 28, 29 and 30 and April 4, 5 and 6 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., tickets $12 General, $10 Seniors, $8 Students. Thursday, March 27, at 8 p.m., tickets $8 General and Seniors, $6 Students. Reservations: 570-342-9707.
Ukelele Band On The Run!, March 27, at North Pocono High School Auditorium, 7 p.m. “The Ukes of S” from The University of Scranton will make a guest appearance with the North Pocono H.S. Steel Drum Project. Info: scranton.edu/music or 570-941-7624.
Organist David Ball in recital, March 28, at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center, 7:30 p.m. Info: scranton.edu/music or 570-941-7624.
Social Change Film Series showing of “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” March 28, presented by Marywood University Social Sciences department in Comerford Theater, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, 7 p.m. Cost: free.
The Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra and The University of Scranton Singers in concert, April 6, at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center, 7:30 p.m. Info: scranton.edu/music or 570-941-7624.
Marywood University Senior ART Exhibition 2014, April 12-27 in the Mahady Gallery, opening reception April 12, 2-4 p.m. and viewing hours Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9-4, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9-8 and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4. Features a group exhibition of 60 undergraduate art students receiving their bachelor of art and fine art degrees in art education, art therapy, ceramics, graphic design, illustration, painting, and photography. Info: 570.348.6278 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We The Kings, April 25 at 7 p.m. at Misericodia University’s Anderson Sports and Health Center. Tickets: $25 for Misericordia students with valid ID, $25 general admission.
The University of Scranton String Orchestra in concert, April 25, at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center, 7:30 p.m. Info: scranton.edu/music or 570-941-7624.
Social Change Film Series showing of “If a Tree Falls,” April 25, presented by Marywood University Social Sciences department in Comerford Theater, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, 7 p.m. Cost: free.
Dietrich Classic Movie Series: “Double Indemnity”, March 12 a the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cost: $5. Tickets: www.dietrichtheater.com or at the Dietrich ticket booth.
Writing a Novel: A Personal Journey, March 9 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, 3 p.m. Local author and physical therapist Jeanne Moran will share her experiences from idea to publication of her historical fiction novel “Risking Exposure”, including her research at the Library of Congress and the city archives in Munich, Germany. Cost: Free. All proceeds from book sales will support the Dietrich Theater. Info: 570-996-1500.
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: 570-996-1500.
STACKS Writing Group, at The Vintage/Morning Glory Cafe, 326 Spruce St., Scranton, every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Info: email@example.com.
ARTS, CRAFTS AND MORE
Quilting for Everyone: Stairway to Heaven, Wednesdays through March 26 at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock, 6 - 7:30 p.m. For ages 13 and up. Instructors Terri Keller, Peggy Lane and Ingrid Rogler will teach early quilting techniques as participants create their own Amish art with this classic bar quilt. Cost: $6 per class. Register: 570-996-1500.