Speak and See Listings: March 23 to 29, 2016

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Photographs by Michael Froio along the former Pennsylvania Railroad are on exhibit at Camerawork Gallery in Scranton through March 29.
Works submitted to the annual Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Contest can be seen at the Schulman Gallery of Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke through April 19. Pictured is an oil painting by Grace Federo.
The Breaking Ground Poets will be the featured act at the Open Mic Night March 25 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock.

THIS WEEK: March 23 to 29, 2016

Breaking Ground Poets, the featured act at the monthly Open Mic Night. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. March 25 with open-mic performer signups at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. Free. 570-996-1500.

Scranton Story Slam: As Luck Would Have It, themed stories celebrating storytellers of Irish descent. Tequila Mexican Bar & Grill, 320 Penn Ave., Scranton. March 26 with doors at 7:30 p.m. and stories at 8 p.m. $5. 570-470-6861 or scrantonstoryslam.com.

Great Books at Hayfield, an informal discussion of “The Sibyl” by Par Lagerkvist. Hayfield House Community Room, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. March 28. Refreshments served. 570-675-2171.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

On Gravity, installations and sculpture by Emily Harris, Tobin Rothlein and Brendan Hughes. Through March 25 at Artists for Art, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 57-969-1040.

Altered States, an exploration of human consciousness using a combination of photography, digital art, audio editing and lighting effects by artist Shane McGeehan. Through March 25 at Artists for Art, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 57-969-1040.

From the Mainline/A Contemporary Survey of the Pennsylvania Railroad, an exploration of the landscape along the former Pennsylvania Railroad by photographer Michael Froio. Through March 29 at Camerawork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-344-3313.

Woods and Waters, paintings by Will Daskal celebrating the scenery of the Pocono Mountains. Through March 31 at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.

The Blues Show, a group exhibit of mixed-genre art works with the theme of “the blues” or the color blue. Through April 1 at The Exchange, 24 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays but call to confirm. 570-317-2596.

Art of Jill Swersie, oil paintings by the Pocono Mountain artist. Markle Gallery, 225 E. Broad St., Hazleton. Through April 10 with a First Friday reception 6 to 8 p.m. April 1. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-817-1075.

Narratives Seen, paintings that tell a story ranging from the realistic to the abstract by artists Kevin Kinkead, Gayle Wells Mandle, Gretchen Dow Simpson and Mark Webber. Through April 3 at the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 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. 570-348-6211.

Development, a collection of digital photographs focusing on self-expression by Mary Louise Good. Through April 18 at the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 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. Closed March 25 and 28. Special Saturday hours 10 a.m. to noon March 19 and April 2. 570-675-5094.

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. Closed on school holidays. 570-674-6250.

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.

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

Art & Architecture in Cinema, a unique look into the life of Leonardo Da Vinci through the exhibition “Leonardo: The Ultimate Exhibition,” focusing on the foundation of his drawings, the role of nature and science, reflections on the ancients, anatomy and mechanics, and myths over the centuries. Cinemark, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. March 31. $15. 570-961-5943.

Illuminations: The Art of Samuel Bak, paintings referencing a shattered world by the Holocaust survivor. Opens April 1 with a lecture 5 p.m. in Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall followed by a reception at the 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.

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

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. 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.

Photographs by Michael Froio along the former Pennsylvania Railroad are on exhibit at Camerawork Gallery in Scranton through March 29.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_3.25-exhibits-CameraWork.jpgPhotographs by Michael Froio along the former Pennsylvania Railroad are on exhibit at Camerawork Gallery in Scranton through March 29.

Works submitted to the annual Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Contest can be seen at the Schulman Gallery of Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke through April 19. Pictured is an oil painting by Grace Federo.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_3.25-exhibits-Rosetti-Federo.jpgWorks submitted to the annual Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Contest can be seen at the Schulman Gallery of Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke through April 19. Pictured is an oil painting by Grace Federo.

The Breaking Ground Poets will be the featured act at the Open Mic Night March 25 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_3.25-Breaking-Ground-Poets.jpgThe Breaking Ground Poets will be the featured act at the Open Mic Night March 25 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock.
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