Speak and See Listings: Nov. 11 to 17, 2015

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‘Whatchamacallit,’ a miniature painting by Michael Hockenbury, is one of the pieces in the annual ‘Cider Painters of America’ exhibit running through Dec. 12 at Main Street Gallery in Kingston.
Linda Patterson Miller will speak on ‘Hemingway and the Lost Generation’ Nov. 18 at the Bevevino Library of Misericordia University in Dallas.

THIS WEEK: Nov. 11 to 17, 2015

Visiting Artist Lecture Series, a talk by painter Suzanne Caporael. Comerford Theater, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 3:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Followed by a reception in the Shields Center for Visual Arts. 570-348-6211.

An Artist’s Statement, a talk by Virginia Grise, theater artist and winner of the Yale Drama Prize for her play “blu,” who discusses life as an artist and reads excerpts from her works. Followed by a reception. Studio Theater, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts, University of Scranton. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Free. 570-941-4317.

Author Talk, by T. Colin Campbell, professor emeritus of nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University and co-author of “The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Campus Center, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. 7 p.m. Nov. 11. Free. 570-941-5874.

Eclectic Mix, paintings, pottery, sculpture and collage by Marie T. Perks. Opens Nov. 14 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. at Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Continues through Dec. 11 with hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.

Merry Christmas, Moritz: Dollhouse Gallery, a display of dollhouse treasures highlighting the work of German-based dollhouse manufacturer Moritz Gottschalk from the 1860s. Also: “100 Years of Gift Giving,” an exhibit tracing gifting practices through the ages. Nov. 16 to Jan. 10 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.

All Dolled Up: Polly and Her Sisters, a showcase of German doll making along with doll furniture, clothing and interpretive displays. Nov. 16 to Jan. 10 at the Moravian Museum, 66 W. Church St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Northeast Biennial Twenty Fifteen, the eighth annual juried exhibit of contemporary works by regional artists shown concurrently at four Lackawanna County galleries: the Hope Horn Gallery of the University of Scranton, Artists for Art and ArtWorks in downtown Scranton and the Mahady Gallery of Marywood University. Through Nov. 12. 570-941-4214.

Advent Calendars, an exhibit of this holiday tradition as interpreted by 10 regional artists. Also: 24 Haiku Poems for Advent by Melissa Whalen Haertsch. With a Gallery Talk on the Advent season 3 p.m. Nov. 14. Butternut Gallery, 204 Church St., Montrose. Through Dec. 24 with hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Closed on Thanksgiving and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve. 570-278-4011.

American Hands, photographs depicting artisans creating traditional crafts by Sally Wiener Grotta. Through Nov. 15 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

Open Doors, works by Denise Tomasura in a variety of mediums ranging from watercolors to photography. Through Dec. 18 with a Meet the Artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

Breaking Free, new works by artist Sabine Thomas. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through Nov. 20 with hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.

Dia de Muertos, colorful Mexican-style masks and paintings celebrating the annual Day of the Dead by local artist Sam Barrese. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Nov. 30 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.

Scenic Beauty Around the World, photographs of scenic beauty from Africa, New Zealand, Europe, Canada and the United States by Terry Flatt. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Nov. 30 with hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.

Members Exhibition, juried works by members of the Wyoming Valley Art League. Through Dec. 1 at Circle Centre for the Arts, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Open 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays. 570-288-1020.

The Mother of God and the Saints, icons and relics on loan from St. Tikhon’s Monastery and the Metropolitan Museum of the Orthodox Church of America. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 6 with hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-340-6000.

100 Under $100, works by regional artists all priced at under $100. Through Dec. 10 at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.

Annual Art Show and Sale, the 11th annual exhibit with works by regional artists. Through Dec. 10 at the Glenburn Township Municipal Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 570-954-1489.

We Teach Wherever the Mails Reach, an exhibit celebrating the 125th anniversary of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Through Dec. 11 with hours 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 11:30 p.m. Sundays. 570-941-4000.

Not a Fish, art works by John Mitchell, who combines imagistic, representational still life and the suggestion of landscape. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Also in the adjacent MacDonald Art Gallery: “Photo Extractions: Places and Things” by fine-arts photographer Jacqueline Evans. Through Dec. 12 with hours 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-674-6250.

Cider Painters of America, the annual exhibit of miniature paintings (3” x 5”) by regional and international artists. Through Dec. 12 at Main Street Gallery, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-5589.

To Your Health! The Science, Culture & Art of the Cocktail, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s botanical, decorative art and ethnographic collection along with historic artifacts from regional lenders focusing on alcohol production and consumption as well as how the cocktail reflects popular culture and societal mindset. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.

Everhart Botanica, selections from the Twining Herbarium of historical plant specimens including native plants and introduced species. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.

Inner Perfect Center, landscape paintings and abstract imagery by Earl Lehman. Through Dec. 31 at Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.

Dinovember, a family-oriented exhibit featuring the photography of Refe and Susan Tuma, authors of “What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night.” Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Open Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.

FUTURE

Eclectic Mix, paintings, pottery, sculpture and collage by Marie T. Perks. Opens Nov. 14 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. at Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Continues through Dec. 11 with hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.

Merry Christmas, Moritz: Dollhouse Gallery, a display of dollhouse treasures highlighting the work of German-based dollhouse manufacturer Moritz Gottschalk from the 1860s. Also: “100 Years of Gift Giving,” an exhibit tracing gifting practices through the ages. Nov. 16 to Jan. 10 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.

All Dolled Up: Polly and Her Sisters, a showcase of German doll making along with doll furniture, clothing and interpretive displays. Nov. 16 to Jan. 10 at the Moravian Museum, 66 W. Church St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.

In Bloom: Views from the Gardens, works by Sabine Thomas, Mary Lou Steinberg, Diane Czajkowski, Tobi Balin Grossman, Linda Keck, Earl Lehman, Leigh Pawling and more. Open Nov. 20 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Continues through Jan. 16 with hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-823-0518.

Holiday Art Auction, original high quality works by regional artists including oils, watercolors, sculpture, pottery, batik, photography, wood, acrylic and mono prints. With hors d’oeuvres, desserts, champagne, open bar and live music. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 6 p.m. Nov. 21. Reservations: 570-969-1040.

Graduate Exhibition, works by graduate students in printmaking, photography and art education. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Dec. 5 to 18 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-340-6000.

‘Whatchamacallit,’ a miniature painting by Michael Hockenbury, is one of the pieces in the annual ‘Cider Painters of America’ exhibit running through Dec. 12 at Main Street Gallery in Kingston.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.13-exhibits-cider-Whatchamacallit_Hockenbury.jpg‘Whatchamacallit,’ a miniature painting by Michael Hockenbury, is one of the pieces in the annual ‘Cider Painters of America’ exhibit running through Dec. 12 at Main Street Gallery in Kingston.

Linda Patterson Miller will speak on ‘Hemingway and the Lost Generation’ Nov. 18 at the Bevevino Library of Misericordia University in Dallas.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.13-reads-Hemingway-Talk.jpgLinda Patterson Miller will speak on ‘Hemingway and the Lost Generation’ Nov. 18 at the Bevevino Library of Misericordia University in Dallas.
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