Speak and See Listings: June 15 to 21, 2016

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‘Acadian Glen,’ the center portion of an oil triptych by Dallas artist Sue Hand will be on display in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College through Aug. 12.
Tara Laskowski, author of ‘Bystanders,’ will discuss her book during Wilkes-Barre’s Third Friday Art Walk on June 17 at the Osterhout Free Library.

THIS WEEK: June 15 to 21, 2016

Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “Dead of Night” by Gary C. King. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. June 16. Refreshments served; a limited number of books available for $2. 570-823-0156.

Exercise Your Mind — Read! An adult summer reading club. Join the free gathering by signing up beginning 5 p.m. on June 17 at the Information Services Desk, Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-823-0156, ext. 230.

Book Discussion, with Tara Laskowski, author of “Bystanders,” followed by readings by contributors to the library’s literary magazine Word Fountain. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. June 17 with discussion at 6 p.m. and readings at 7 p.m. Refreshments served. Held in conjunction with the Third Friday Art Walk. 570-823-0156.

Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “Weave of Absence” by Carol Ann Martin. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. July 21. Refreshments served; a limited number of books available for $2. 570-823-0156.

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.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Tapestry of Dreams, photographs “that illustrate stories without words” by Chala Janpraphasakul. Through June 24 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

Flare: Iron Through the Lens, juried photographs by a group of artists illustrating its relation to iron and the process of casting. Through June 24 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

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.

Celebrate Paintings, works by artists Morgan Simon and Ben Jackson. Through June 30 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

Natural Monroe, an exhibit by the Pocono Photo Club reflecting the natural beauty of Monroe County. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through June 30 with hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.

The Light in the Forest, art work by Sue Hand, crafted with palette knife oil depicting the serenity of forests and wildlife on triptychs. Through 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.

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. A lecture on the exhibit will take place Sept. 19 by associate professor of history and government Dr. Brian Caruso in Walsh Hall at 2 and 5 p.m. The exhibit continues through Sept. 30 at the Pauly Friedman and Marquis George MacDonald Art Galleries, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Gallery 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 for his works. 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

Second Friday Art Walk, with exhibits, crafters, street performers, live music and a Kids Zone with interactive art and free face painting. Main Street in Pittston. 5 to 9 p.m. July 8 and Sept. 9. 570-654-0513.

Wolves, Magic Mirrors & Spinning Wheels: The Anatomy of Fairy Tales, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s collection of 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.

‘Acadian Glen,’ the center portion of an oil triptych by Dallas artist Sue Hand will be on display in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College through Aug. 12.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_6.17-exhibits-SueHandAcadian-Glen-right.jpg‘Acadian Glen,’ the center portion of an oil triptych by Dallas artist Sue Hand will be on display in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College through Aug. 12.

Tara Laskowski, author of ‘Bystanders,’ will discuss her book during Wilkes-Barre’s Third Friday Art Walk on June 17 at the Osterhout Free Library.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_6.17-reads-Tara-Laskowski-Osterhout.jpgTara Laskowski, author of ‘Bystanders,’ will discuss her book during Wilkes-Barre’s Third Friday Art Walk on June 17 at the Osterhout Free Library.
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