Speak and See Listings: April 6 to 12, 2016

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Author Marty Essen will present a multimedia show 'Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents' April 12 at Misericordia University's Insalaco Hall in Dallas. Shown is his photo of Gentoo Penguins.
Author and poet Shelley Puhak will hold a workshop and reading April 13 at Wilkes University's Kirby Hall in Wilkes-Barre.

THIS WEEK: April 6 to 12, 2016

Book Signing, with Jamie Longazel, author of “Undocumented Fears: Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. April 7. 570-829-4210.

Stop Everything and Read Day. If you “get caught” reading in the Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, by one of the staff, you may win a prize while supplies last. April 11. 570-823-0156.

Book Discussion of “Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night” with a visit by the author Barbara Taylor. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road. 7 p.m. April 11. 570-654-3323.

Around the World in 90 Minutes, a global-travel and photography multimedia show by award-winning author Marty Essen, author of “Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents.” Rooms 218-219, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7:30 p.m. April 12. Free. 570-674-6407.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Art of Jill Swersie, oil paintings by the Pocono Mountain artist. Through April 10 at the Markle Gallery, 225 E. Broad St., Hazleton. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-817-1075.

Development, a collection of digital photographs focusing on self-expression by Mary Louise Good. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through April 18 with hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Contest, the 35th annual event with works by students in grades 7 to 12 from Dallas, Lake-Lehman, Tunkhannock and Northwest school districts. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through April 19 with hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Special Saturday hours 10 a.m. to noon April 2. 570-675-5094.

Portraits of Our Community, art works portraying people in the Central Susquehanna Valley including portraits, photographs, videos, interviews and other media. Exchange Gallery, 24 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. Through April 29 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. on April 23. Hours vary; see mooseexchange.org for details or call 570-317-2596.

The Golden Moment, paintings by impressionist artist Renee Emanuel. Also: landscape paintings by Bill Teitsworth in the exhibit “Painting Places.” Pauly Friedman Art Gallery and the adjoining Marquis George MacDonald Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through April 23 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.

Crystal Wagner Installation, a multi-dimensional art work using alternative materials by the artist-in-residence and 2002 alumna. Linder Gallery, Miller Library, Keystone College, La Plume. Through April 29 with hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. most Fridays and Saturdays; 4 to 10 p.m. most Sundays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. 570-840-2323.

Ineffable, paintings, drawings, photography, print media, printmaking, book arts, sculpture, glass, ceramics and graphic design by Keystone College senior art students. Continues through April 29 at both Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave. and ArtWorks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave. in downtown Scranton. 570-969-1040 or 570-207-1815.

Illuminations: The Art of Samuel Bak, paintings referencing a shattered world by the Holocaust survivor. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street, University of Scranton. Through April 29 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.

Wildlife Art, oils and acrylics by Linda Stockman. Through May 2 at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.

Clipped, Ripped and Reassembled, new works in paper collage by Pamela M. Parsons. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through May 8 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. 570-348-6211.

Feats of Six Hands, works by three ceramic artists: Jack Troy, Archie Johnson and Ruth Cohen. Through May 15 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 570-408-4325.

The Two Languages of Earl Lehman, both representational and abstract paintings of local landscapes. Through May with a closing reception 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 22. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

#EverhartSnaps: Community Art at the Everhart, photos taken by community members throughout the years at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through June 6. 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.

Between the Covers: Altered Books in Contemporary Art, found and mass-produced books transformed into sculptures and installations of all shapes and sizes. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through June 6. 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.

The Roaring ’20s, an exhibit covering major trends of the age including art, entertainment, Prohibition and bootlegging, criminals, music and dances as well as 30 dresses representing the fashion of the era. Through September 3 at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 570-823-6244.

FUTURE

Earth Week Art Show, a display of environmental art work by faculty, staff, students and members of the local community. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, 300 Monroe Ave., University of Scranton. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 15 and 22; noon to 8 p.m. April 16; noon to 11:30 p.m. April 17; 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. April 18 to 21. 570-941-6793.

Members Juried Show, paintings, drawings, sculpture, fiber arts, mixed media and photography. Opens April 15 with a Third Friday reception 5 to 8 p.m. Continues through May 30 at the Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-288-1020.

St. Jude Art Auction, a silent auction of professional art, purses, jewelry, sports memorabilia and more. Also: a live auction of student art pieces along with themed appetizers, open bar and entertainment by the Mud Pond Boys. St. Jude School, 422 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 6:30 p.m. April 16. $30; $50 per couple. 570-474-5803.

Art & Architecture in Cinema, a documentary on the exhibition “Renoir: Revered and Reviled,” about the influential Impressionist who subsequently rejected that style and went in a completely new direction — with extraordinary results. Cinemark, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. April 21. $15. 570-961-5943.

Communications Media Student Exhibition, works by King’s College students in mass communication and sculpture and drawing classes. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. May 2 to 27. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

The Light in the Forest, art work by Sue Hand, crafted with palette knife oil depicting the serenity of forests and wildlife on triptychs. June 6 to Aug. 12 with a Meet-the-Artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. July 15. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

Wolves, Magic Mirrors & Spinning Wheels: The Anatomy of Fairy Tales, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s collection with contemporary art to illustrate how fairy and folk tales are archetypal stories inspiring and interpreting popular culture. July 15 to 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. Closed Christmas Day. 570-346-7186.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Life Drawing, sponsored by the Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 1 to 3:30 p.m. April 17. $10. Age 18 and older. 570-288-1020.

Life Drawing, two-hour, self-guided sessions with a nude model. Artists for Art, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 7 to 9 p.m. April 19, May 17 and June 21. $7; $2 students. 570-969-1040.

Author Marty Essen will present a multimedia show ‘Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents’ April 12 at Misericordia University’s Insalaco Hall in Dallas. Shown is his photo of Gentoo Penguins.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_4.8-reads-ARound-World-Gentoo-Penguins.jpgAuthor Marty Essen will present a multimedia show ‘Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents’ April 12 at Misericordia University’s Insalaco Hall in Dallas. Shown is his photo of Gentoo Penguins.

Author and poet Shelley Puhak will hold a workshop and reading April 13 at Wilkes University’s Kirby Hall in Wilkes-Barre.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_4.8-reads-Shelley-Puhak.jpgAuthor and poet Shelley Puhak will hold a workshop and reading April 13 at Wilkes University’s Kirby Hall in Wilkes-Barre.