Speak and See Listings: May 18 to 24, 2016

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The exhibit ‘Ansel Adams: Masterworks’ is currently showing at Misericordia University in Dallas. Pictured is a work titled ‘The Tetons and the Snake River,’ taken in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
Artist Earl Lehman stands by one of his paintings titled ‘Sometimes the Truth,’ part of the exhibit ‘The Two Languages of Earl Lehman’ at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock through May 31. Meet the artist at a reception 3 p.m. on May 22.
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Author Bonnie Bawiec will discuss her book ‘The Mind’s Toolbox’ May 25 at the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre.
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    THIS WEEK: May 18 to 24, 2016

    The Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery-book club will discuss “This Night’s Foul Work” by Fred Vargas. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. May 19. A limited number of books are available on a first come, first served basis for $2. 570-823-0156.

    Literary Reading, by local authors who have contributed to the most recent edition of the Fountain, the library’s literary magazine. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. May 20. Held in conjunction with the Third Friday Art Walk. 570-823-0156.

    Book Discussion of “Where’d You Go Bernadette?” by Maria Semple. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 6 p.m. May 23. 570-654-9565.

    ONGOING EXHIBITS

    Life Was Her Art, Chinese paintings and Annamese pottery by Ana Maria Carmona Cusick. Maslow Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through May 21 with hours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-348-6278.

    The Two Languages of Earl Lehman, both representational and abstract paintings of local landscapes. Also: exhibits by the Tunkhannock Tree Association. Through May 31 with a reception 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 22. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

    Celebrate Paintings, works by artists Morgan Simon and Ben Jackson. Through June 30 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Meet the artists at a reception 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 22. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

    On Vienna, a selection of works inpsired by and documenting the Marywood University European Study Tour in 2016. Artists for Art, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through May 26 with hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

    Four Eyes, a series of landscapes and abstract works by Earl Lehman and Mickey Campbell. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through May 26 with hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

    Communications Media Student Exhibition, works by King’s College students in mass communication classes including print advertisements, logos, posters, magazine spreads, photography, CD covers and web designs. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. Through May 27 with hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

    Burnt Impressions, a display by Elisabeth Samanas of works in pyrography, the art of creating images on wood by “drawing with fire.” Friedman Art Gallery, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. Through May 27 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 12:15 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; noon to 3 p.m. Fridays. 570-675-2171.

    Members Juried Show, paintings, drawings, sculpture, fiber arts, mixed media and photography. 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.

    Melange, works by Master of Fine Arts students Annmarie E. Holler (painting) and Eva Polizzi (clay). Through June 3 at the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for the Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Hours: Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-348-6278.

    Let Me Introduce Myself, a series of personal postcards designed by artists to share their individual personalities, inspired by the “Griffin and Sabine” books. Through June 4 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. The Exchange Gallery, 24 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. Hours vary; see mooseexchange.org for details or call 570-317-2596.

    #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 with 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.

    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 with 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.

    Group Exhibit, with works by sculptor/carver David Green, realism painter Michael E. Hockenbury and watercolorist Keith Hunter. Through June 25 at Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-823-0518.

    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.

    Ansel Adams: Masterworks, 47 works by legendary photographer Ansel Adams depicting elegant details of nature, architectural studies, portraits and breathtaking landscapes. Pauly Friedman and Marquis George MacDonald Art Galleries, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through Sept. 30 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.

    Some Enchanted Land: The Paintings of John Willard Raught, local landscapes by the Dunmore native who received international recognition. 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

    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.

    Get Creative @ the Engine House, an outdoor arts-and-photography program along the D&L Trail with sessions by artists Mary Beth Lesko, Susan Sponenberg and Tim Weaver and photographer Curtis Salonick. Classes include “Painting Woodland Wildlife” at 10 a.m.; “Watercolor Impressions” at 11 a.m. and “Drawing Mother Nature” and “Outdoor Photography Techniques” at noon. Meet at the Engine House, 99 Towanda St., White Haven. June 11. $15. Registration: 570-443-8776 or whitehavenlibrary.com.

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

    The exhibit ‘Ansel Adams: Masterworks’ is currently showing at Misericordia University in Dallas. Pictured is a work titled ‘The Tetons and the Snake River,’ taken in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.20-exhibits-ansel-adams-1.jpgThe exhibit ‘Ansel Adams: Masterworks’ is currently showing at Misericordia University in Dallas. Pictured is a work titled ‘The Tetons and the Snake River,’ taken in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

    Artist Earl Lehman stands by one of his paintings titled ‘Sometimes the Truth,’ part of the exhibit ‘The Two Languages of Earl Lehman’ at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock through May 31. Meet the artist at a reception 3 p.m. on May 22.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.20-exhibits-EarlLehman-1.jpgArtist Earl Lehman stands by one of his paintings titled ‘Sometimes the Truth,’ part of the exhibit ‘The Two Languages of Earl Lehman’ at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock through May 31. Meet the artist at a reception 3 p.m. on May 22. Submitted Photo

    Author Bonnie Bawiec will discuss her book ‘The Mind’s Toolbox’ May 25 at the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_5.20-reads-Minds-toolbox-1.jpgAuthor Bonnie Bawiec will discuss her book ‘The Mind’s Toolbox’ May 25 at the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre. Submitted Photo