Thursday, July 10, 2014





Speak & See, 2.19.14-2.25.14


February 19. 2014 1:33AM
Story Tools
PrintPrint | E-MailEMail | SaveSave | Hear Generate QR Code QR
Send to Kindle


POETIC


Lady Jane’s Salon Wilkes-Barre/Scranton


Reading salon dedicated to romance fiction, first Thursday of every month at Bartolai Winery (Route 92, Harding).


• March 6, 6:30 p.m.


King’s College


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


• Campion Literary Society Open Readings: Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m.; April 10, 4 p.m.Gold Room, Administration Building.


• Campion Literary Society Writing Workshops: March 25, 7 p.m., Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.


Marywood University

(2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, www.marywood.edu, 570.348.6211)

Social Sciences department Social Change Film Series, Comerford Theater, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, free:


• “Freedom Riders:” Feb. 21, 7 p.m.


•”Two Days in October:” March 14, 7 p.m.


• “Made in Dagenham:” March 21, 7 p.m.


• “Pray the Devil Back to Hell:” March 28, 7 p.m.


• “If a Tree Falls:” April 25, 7 p.m.


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.


• Franklin St. Sleuths Book Discussion: Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m. “Killing in the Hills” by Julia Keller.


Penn State Wilkes-Barre

(Old Route 115, Lehman)

• Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education Spring Film and Discussion Series partnering with R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 in Downtown Wilkes-Barre to host a film and discussion series exploring Five Great Books, Five Great Films: Casino Royale, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Great Gatsby, The African Queen, and Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone, Thursdays at 7 p.m. from March 20-April 24. For more info contact Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education at 570.675.9253 or wbce@outreach.psu.edu.


Great Books At Hayfield book discussion at Hayfield House, Room H-105:


• Feb. 24, 7 p.m., “The Radetzky March” by Joseph Roth


• March 24, 7 p.m., “The Emigrants” by W.G. Sebald


• April 28, 6 p.m., buffet supper, “Things Fall Apart,” by Chinua Achebe


Pittston Memorial Library


(47 Broad St., 570.654.9565, pitmemlib@comcast.net)


• 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.


• Science Club: Feb. 20, 4 p.m. Kids 7 and up. Call to register.


• Teen Reading Lounge: March 1, 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call to register.


• Read to specially trained therapy dogs: March 8, 10 a.m. Call to register.


• Teen Advisory Group meeting: March 13, 5:30 p.m.


• Pittston Kiwanis-hosted Spring Fling to benefit the Friends of the Pittston Library: March 22, 6-9 p.m., Susquehanna Brewing Company. $20.


• Kids age 5-11 Movie Night: March 27, 5 p.m. Call to register.


• Book Sale: March 27, 2-6 p.m.


• The World’s Greatest Elvis, Shawn Klush: April 26, Theatre at Lackawanna College. VIP and general admission tickets available by calling 570.955.1455 or online at etix.com


University of Scranton

Schemel Forum, all run from noon-1:30 p.m. $20, per person; $30 per couple; $110, entire series; $160, entire series per couple. To register contact Emily Brees at 570.941.6206 or Emily.brees@scranton.edu.


• “Obama & the World in Historical Perspective:” March 3.


• “Nasser’s Egypt & the Origins of the Arab Spring:” March 14.


• “Identity & the Struggle between the Culture of Human Rights & the Mafia:” May 9.


Wilkes University event

• English Department’s Allen Hamilton Dickson Fund Spring Writers Series presents poet Jim Daniels: Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Kirby Hall Salon (202 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre).


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. 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.


• Paintings by James Maria, second floor gallery: Opening reception March 7, 6-9 p.m. Through March 29.


• “Plane Space,” works by Ryan Hnat: Opening reception March 7, 6-9 p.m.


Camerawork Gallery


(Downstairs in the Marquis Gallery, Laundry Building, 515 Center St., Scranton, 570.510.5028. www.cameraworkgallery.org, rross233@aol.com)


Gallery hours Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


• “The Middle of Nowhere:” March 7-30. Artist reception March 7, 6-8:15 p.m.


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: 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. 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: 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 through April 28, 1-1:45 and 2:15-3 p.m. Ages 3-5. $25, museum members; $30, non-members.


• D-Day 1944, “Accept nothing less than full victory!”: Open now.


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


• 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.


Hope Horn Gallery

(Hyland Hall, University of Scranton, 570.941.4214)

Gallery Hours: Sun.-Fri., noon-4 p.m.; Wed., 6-8 p.m.

• “Women for the Arts: selections from The University of Scranton Permanent Collection:” Through March 14. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214.


Laura Craig Gallery

(307 Linden St., 570.963.7995, lauracraiggalleries@aol.com)

• Brian Keeler: Recent Works

The Linder Gallery at Keystone College

(570.945.8335, keystone.edu/lindergallery)

• Fine arts faculty exhibit: Through March 10.

Loyla Science Center, University of Scranton

• “TAG: Works by Susan Scranton Dawson and You:” Through May 16.


Marywood University


(Shields Center for Visual Arts, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 570.348.6278, gallery@marywood.edu, 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.


• “The Space Between Us Is Not Distance:” Through Feb. 28. Artist talk Feb. 19, 3 p.m., Suraci Gallery.


• Senior ART Exhibition: April 12-27. Opening reception April 12, 2-4 p.m.


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)

• “A Desperate Imagination,” by metal sculptor Thomas McCabe: Through March 2.


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:’’ Through March 2.


Pocono Arts Council


(18 N. Seventh St., Stroudsburg. 570.476.4460. www.poconoarts.org)


• Spring for the Arts, a live and silent auction in support of the Pocono Arts Council: March 15, 6 p.m., Terraview at Stroudsmoor Country Inn.


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.


Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton

• “The Mutiny on the Bounty: a 225-Year Voyage from Fiction to Fact:” Through April 17.


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.


• “Shadow Galaxy” by Tom Sorresso: Meet the Artist reception March 21, 6-8 p.m.


• Annual King’s Communications Media Student Exhibition: April 18-May 23.


W

Send your listings to WBWnews@civitasmedia.com, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18711, or fax to 570.831.7375. Deadline is Mondays at 2 p.m.




Comments
comments powered by Disqus Commenting Guidelines
Poll
Mortgage Minute


Search for New & Used Cars

Make 
Model
 
Used New All
 

Search Times Leader Classifieds to find just the home you want!

Search Times Leader Classifieds to find just what you need!

Search Pet Classifieds
Dogs Cats Other Animals



Social Media/RSS
Times Leader on Twitter
Times Leader on Youtube
Times Leader on Google+
The Times Leader on Tumblr
The Times Leader on Pinterest
Times Leader RSS Feeds