Speak and See Listings: March 30 to April 5, 2016

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Poet Laureate of Virginia Ron Smith will give a reading April 4 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery of Misericordia University in Dallas.

THIS WEEK: March 30 to April 5, 2016

Baseball and Literature, a presentation on some of the great writing that has celebrated our national pasttime with Sean Carroll, an adjunct English instructor at Misericordia University. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. March 31. Reservations: 570-654-9847.

Art & Architecture in Cinema, a unique look into the life of Leonardo Da Vinci through the exhibit “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.

Wildlife Art, oils and acrylics by Linda Stockman. April 1 to May 2 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 2. 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.

Student Art Exhibit and Silent Art Auction, with works donated by local artists and photographers. Immanuel Christian School, 725 Locust St., Hazleton. 6 to 8 p.m. April 1. 570-459-1111.

Poetry Reading, with Ron Smith, author and Poet Laureate of Virginia. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 5 p.m. April 4. Free. 570-674-8021.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

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.

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. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-817-1075.

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.

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. 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. 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

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.

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. 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.

Poet Laureate of Virginia Ron Smith will give a reading April 4 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery of Misericordia University in Dallas.
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