Speak and See, 8.21.13-8.27.13

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First Posted: 8/19/2013


Barnes & Noble Booksellers

(421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, 570.829.4352)

• Celebrating Harry Potter’s Anniversary: Aug. 31, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

King’s College

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

• Campion Literary Society Writing Workshops: Sept. 17, 4 p.m., Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.

• Campion Literary Society Open Readings: Sept. 27, 4 p.m., Gold Room, Administration Building.

The Osterhout Free Library

(71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, www.osterhout.info, 570.821.1959)

• Book Discussion: “A Death in Vienna” by Daniel Silva, Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m.

• Groundbreaking Reads Finishers Party: Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m. Reservations only.

• Fall Gala: Oct. 4, 6-11 p.m., Westmoreland Club (59 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre).

Scranton StorySlam:

Road Trip: Aug. 17, 7 p.m., Honeychilds (109 Drinker St., Dunmore). $5. Venue will be non-smoking for this event.

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.


Artist for Art (514 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA 18503 570.969.1040)

• 25 Years Celebration, Aug. 24

B & B Art Gallery

(222 Northern Blvd., S. Abington Township)

• Third Friday Exhibit featuring Travis Prince: Through September.

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.

• “Paintings, Potter, Life: Work of Bob Smith & Cary Joseph:” Through Sept. 8.

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.

• Sidewalk Surfing: The Art & Culture of Skateboarding: Through Dec. 30.

Madelon Powers Gallery at East Stroudsburg University

(Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday)

• Ciocca Prints/Yanashot Sculpture, featuring works by Mark Ciocca and Denis Yanashot: Sept. 3-Oct. 4. Opening reception Sept. 8, 1-3 p.m.

Marquis Art and Frame (515 Center St., Scranton, 570.344.3313)

• “Gardening Mind,” work by Jason Kresock: Runs through Sept. 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.

• “Capturing Realism 2013”, a biennial exhibit of works instructors, alumni and apprentices from the nationally renowned studios of the Ani Art Academies and acclaimed modern master Anthony J. Waichulis: Sept. 7-Oct. 31. Opening reception Sept. 7, 5-8 p.m.

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.

• “The Art of Ballet”: Aug. 27-Oct. 20. Opening reception Sept. 6, 5-7 p.m.

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.

• 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

Something Special (23 W. Walnut St., Kingston, 570.288.8386)

Open Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat., 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

• “Quilt On”, work by Sabine Thomas: Opening reception Aug. 24, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Oct. 4.

Verve Vertu Art Studio

(Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)

Exhibit: Through April 2014.

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.

• “Latina” exhibition, photographs by Jose Galvez: Sept. 8-14. Public lecture by Galvez Sept. 11, 7 p.m., Burke Auditorium.

Sept. 20- Oct. 25

• The Eleventh Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition: Sept. 20-Oct. 25. Meet the Artist reception Sept. 20, 6-8 p.m.