Speak and See, 5.8.13-5.14.13

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First Posted: 5/6/2013


Dietrich Theater

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

• Breaking Ground Poets Poetry Slam: May 26, 5-8 p.m. $5. Ages 14 and up.

Everhart Museum

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

• Everhart Reads Book Club: May 16, “The Giaour;” June 20, Vampires in the Lemon Grove. To register call 570.346.7186.

Library Express

(Steamtown Mall, Scranton)

• Open Mic Poetry Night: May 22, 6:30 p.m.

The Osterhout Free Library

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

• Diary of a Wimpy Kid party on the lawn: May 23, 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 7-12 are welcome. Call 570.823.0156 ex. 217 to reserve your spot.

• Osterhout North Branch Pasta Dinner: June 1, 4-7 p.m. $8; $4, children 8 and under. Purchase tickets at any of our library locations or call 822-4660.

Pittston Memorial Library (47 Broad St., 570.654.9565, [email protected])

• TAG Meeting: May 9, 6 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, [email protected])

• NEPA Writers Collective Open Microphone: TMay 16, 8:30 p.m. Free.

• The Vintage Theater’s monthly improv/comedy show: May 25 with Unorganized Business Ensemble and Here We Are In Spain with special guest group, the Marywood student group Beyond Improv! 8 p.m. $5.

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.


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.

“Abstract Landscapes” by Brooke Wandall: Opening reception May 3, 6-9 p.m. Runs through May 25.

Camerawork Gallery (Downstairs in the Marquis Gallery, Laundry Building, 515 Center St., Scranton, 570.510.5028. www.cameraworkgallery.org, [email protected]) Gallery hours Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Streetwork, a gallery by Rolfe Ross: Opens May 3.

Dietrich Theatre (downtown Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500)

Civil War Exhibit: June through July

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.

• Vampires at the AFA Gallery, showing of “The Hunger,” May 22, 6-8 p.m. Ages 18 and up.

• Dark Shadows: Silhouette Workshop: May 29-6-8 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Pre-registration required.

Lackawanna College Environmental Institute

• “Three Artists from Elmhurst:” Through June 3.

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

• “For the Senses…:” Opening reception May 10, 5-8 p.m. Runs through July 6.

Moscow Clayworks

• Northeast Pennsylvania Professors of Ceramic Arts exhibit: Runs through end of June.

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.

• “Unimpeded Imagination:” Opening reception May 3, 6-10 p.m. Through May 25.

• “Works in Wood:” June 7-30.

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.

• “Recent Landscapes,” a Thomas Stapleton exhibit: Through June 7.

• “Pennsylvania From Above,” aerial photography: Through June 2.

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

• ARTventure to the Barnes & Rodin Museums: May 11, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. The bus will depart from the Welcome Center in Delaware Water Gap. $60, members; $70, non-members. To reserve a space, contact Debbie at 570.476.4460 or [email protected]

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 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

Steamtown National Historic Site

(150 S. Washington Ave., Scranton. 570.340.5200

Gallery hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.)

• “Glory Road: Posters and Photo Illustrations:” June 3-July 6. Meet the artist, June 9, 2-4 p.m.

Verve Vertu Art Studio

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

Exhibit: Opening reception May 2, 5-8 p.m. Runs through April 2014.

Weinberg Memorial Library

(University of Scranton)

• “Imagination and Spirituality: Public Sculpture on The University of Scranton Commons:” 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.

• 25th Annual King’s Student Exhibition: Through May 4.

Send your listings to [email protected], 90 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18703, or fax to 570.831.7375. Deadline is Mondays at 2 p.m. Print listings occur up until three weeks from publication date.