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POETIC


Dietrich Theater (60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock: 570.996.1500)


• Writing Your Hat Off: Creative Writing for Kids: Ages 10-16. March 26, 4-5:30 p.m.


• Creative Characters from Paper to Puppets: Ages 5-12. April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 4-5 p.m.


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


• Everhart Reads Book Club: March 21, “Bloodwork: A Tale of Medicine & Murder in the Scientific Revolution;” April 18, “Dracula;” May 16, “The Giaour;” June 20, Vampires in the Lemon Grove. To register call 570.346.7186.


King’s College (133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5957 or kings.edu)


• Campion Literary Society Open Reading: April 10, 7 p.m., Regina Court. Info: 570.208.5900, ext. 5487.


New Visions Studio & Gallery (201 Vine St., Scranton, www.newvisionstudio.com, 570.878.3970)

• Writers Showcase: March 30, 7 p.m. Featuring Stanton Hancock, Laurel Radzieski, Shelby Fisk, Chris Campion, Heather M. Davis and Andrea McGuigan.

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


• Hangout Club: March 25, 6 p.m.


• Friends Meeting: March 28, 6:30 p.m.


Plymouth Public Library (107 W. Main St., Plymouth, 570.779.4775)


• Adult computer lessons: Daily, call to register.


• Story Time: Mon., 11 a.m. or Wed., 10:30 a.m. Toddlers/preschool children.


The Vintage Theater (326 Spruce St., Scranton, info@scrantonsvintagetheater.com)


• Open Microphone Poetry: March 21, 8:30 p.m.


Wilkes University events:

• Reading by Beverly Donofrio, bestselling author of ‘Riding In Cars With Boys:’ April 3, 7 p.m., Barnes and Noble College Bookstore (Wilkes-Barre).


West Pittston Library (200 Exeter Ave., www.wplibrary.org, 570.654.9847)


• 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.


VISUAL


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


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


• Keystone College Senior Exhibition: April 4-27. Opening reception April 4, 6-9 p.m.


• Time and Landscape by Kathe Frantz: April 4-27. Opening reception April 5, 6-9 p.m.


ArtWorks Gallery (502 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 570.207.1815, artworksnepa.com)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., noon-3 p.m., or by appointment.


• Illuminations by Nina Davidowitz: Through March 30.


• Keystone College Senior Exhibition: April 4-27. Opening reception April 4, 6-9 p.m.


B & B Art Gallery (222 Northern Blvd., S. Abington Township)


• Third Friday Exhibit featuring Mark Ciocca, “Architectural Gems:” Opening reception March 15, 5-8 p.m. Artist talk March 24, 2 p.m.


The Butternut Gallery & Second Story Books (204 Church St, Montrose, 570.278.4011, butternutgallery.com). Gallery hours: Wed.-Sat., 11a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

• American Kotz Family exhibit


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


• “Suspended in Time,” featuring traditional, landscape and cityscape paintings with a twist: Opening reception Feb. 28, 6-9 p.m. Runs through April 27.


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


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


• “The Blood is the Life: Vampires in Art & Nature:” Through July 2.


• “What’s in the cloud? Bats on the Atlantic Coast:” On Display through July 2.


• Pysanky Workshop: March 20, 6-8 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Ages 16 and up, pre-registration and payment required.


• Vampires at the AFA Gallery, showing of the film ‘Vampyr:’ March 27, 6-8 p.m. Ages 18 and up.


Hope Horn Gallery (Hyland Hall, University of Scranton, 570.941.4214)

• “Laying of Hands,” interactive music installation piece: Opening reception March 21, 6-8 p.m.


The Linder Gallery at Keystone College (570.945.8335, keystone.edu/lindergallery)

• “Kellesimone Waits: Antithesis:” Opening reception March 24, 406 p.m. March 24-April 28. Talk by Waits March 25, 9:45 a.m., Brooks Theatre.

Marquis Art & Frame (122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.823.0518)

  • “Three Artists: Three Years Later,” featuring the works of Ryan Hnay, Marguerite I. Fuller, and Skip Sensbach: Opening reception March 15, 5-8 p.m. Through April 27.
  • “The TV Show:” April 5-May 1. Opening reception April 5, 6-8:30 p.m.


Misericordia University (301 Lake St., Dallas, 570.674.6286)


Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-5p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 1-5 p.m.


New Visions Studio & Gallery (201 Vine St., Scranton, www.newvisionstudio.com, 570.878.3970)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-6 p.m. and by appointment.


• “Not Your Average Art:” Opening reception March 1, 6-10 p.m. Runs through March 29.


• “Under the Sea:” April 5-26. Opening reception April 5, 6-10 p.m.


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.


• “Student Art Exhibition: Mixed Media:’’ March 13-23. Opening reception March 16, 2-5 p.m.


• “Recent Landscapes,” a Thomas Stapleton exhibit: Opening reception April 6, 5-8 p.m. Runs April 6 to June 7.


• “Pennsylvania From Above,” aerial photography: Opening reception April 6, 5-8 p.m. Runs April 6 to June 2.


Sordoni Art Gallery (150 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.408.4325)


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


• “Flow,” a gallery that explores the many meanings associated with water through a selection of twenty-nine works drawn from the collection of the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


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


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


• Annual Rossetti Exhibit: March 3-March 27.


• A Collection of Two Masters, photography by Michael Molnar and Sam Cramer: April 5-May 2.


• Annual Student Show: May 10-June 6.


• Studio Views, paintings and drawings by the students of Georgiana Cray Bart: June 14-July 11.


• A Vision of Three, featuring the work of Rob Hay, Ryan Ward, and Mark Webber: July 19-Aug. 8


• Phone-tography, featuring art captured by cell phone photos: Aug. 16-Sept. 5.


• Crayons and Care II, artwork by children of the Litewska Hospital in Warsaw, Poland: Sept. 13-Oct. 7.


• Old Masters: Oct. 25-Nov. 28.


• Annual Faculty/Alumni Exhibit: Dec. 6- Jan. 2


The Vintage Theater (326 Spruce St., Scranton, info@scrantonsvintagetheater.com)


• “I CONstance,” an interactive installation created and facilitated by Constance Denchy: Opening reception March 1, 6-9 p.m. Runs through March 31.


Weinberg Memorial Library (University of Scranton)

• “Penmen, Artists and Educators: 125 Years of theZaner-Bloser Penmanship Company:” Through April 14.


• Earth Week Environmental Art Show: April 18-25


• “Imagination and Spirituality: Public Sculpture on The University of Scranton Commons:” Opening reception April 5, 6 p.m. Through May 10.


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.


• “A Closer Look,” Lawrence Lang’s photographic works of Marcos and landscapes: Through April 5. Meet the Artist Reception, March 15, 6-8 p.m.


• 25th Annual King’s Student Exhibition: April 15-May 4. Opening reception April 17, 6-8 p.m.


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