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First Posted: 1/29/2015

THIS WEEK: Feb. 4 to 10, 2015

Blind Date with a Book. Stop by the Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston or the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top throughout the month of February and pick up a “Blind Date” book wrapped in brown paper. You may fall in love with a new author. 570-287-2013 or 570-474-9313.

Downton Abbey Group, a discussion of the happenings and characters on the popular PBS series. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4 p.m. Mondays through March 2 with a special Downton Abbey Tea closing out the Season Five event. 570-693-1364.

Writing Workshop, informal writing classes sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

Mystery Book Group, a discussion of “In the Woods” by Tara French. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Feb. 5. 570-829-4210.

Book Signing, with Dr. Lance Kubik, author of “Injured, Misdiagnosed and Left for Dead: One Doctor’s Odyssey to Heal His Shattered Life.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Feb. 7. 570-829-4210.

Agatha Christie Book Group, a discussion of “The Pale Horse,” about the murder of an elderly priest. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 1 p.m. Feb. 8. 570-829-4210.

EXHIBIT OPENINGS THIS WEEK: Feb. 4 to 10, 2015

February Exhibit, works by Scott Mitchell Putesky and Michael X Rose (“a painter of doom, horror and doubt”). Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Feb. 5 to 28 with an opening reception 6 p.m. Feb. 6. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

Where Will You Travel Next? Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection, 32 art works providing a visual tour of lands and locations frequented by artists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries including England, France, Germany and Austria. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Feb. 6 to June 8 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.

Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition for Northeast Pennsylvania, award-winning works by regional students. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Feb. 7 to March 1 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. 570-348-6278.

Nature’s View, a photography exhibit by The Older Adult Learning Center Photo Club. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Opens Feb. 7 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continues through Feb. 27: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.

Cellblock Visions: Set Free in the Penitentiary, drawings, paintings and objects made within the last 30 years by inmates of penitentiaries in six states, curated by prison-arts instructor Phyllis Kornfeld. Opens Feb. 9 with a Gallery Lecture 5 p.m. Feb. 27 in Room 228 of Brennan Hall followed by a reception 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor of Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Through Friday, March 13 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Landscape Exhibit, with works by Nicolene Fulton, Steve Kager, Mircea Rotaru-Putna, Gail Zambor and Sophia Byorek. Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. Through Feb. 15 with hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-817-1075.

The Civil War Horse, an art-and-photography exhibit by Diane Grant Czajkowski in remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Hoyt Library, 248 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Through Feb. 28 with a talk “Conversations from the Artist’s Perspective and Inspirations” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Library hours: 1 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-2013.

Selections from the Art Collections, recent works on paper including photographs and prints drawn from the Suraci and Maslow collections. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Feb. 22 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. 570-348-6278.

Marchers of the Movement, an exhibit by photographer Jim Gavenus focusing on social injustice, civil rights and the human condition. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through Feb. 26 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

Jackson and Simon Exhibit, ethereal landscapes by Morgan Simon and both whimseical and realistic still lifes and portraits by Nicholson artist Ben Jackson. Through Feb. 28 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie showings. 570-996-1500.

Fantastic Universe: Fusing Fantasy and Reality, works by Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramicist Joan Miro, internationally noted as one of the most talented Surrealist painters. Also: “Morrell Devlin: Photography — Frozen Flowers,” using the science of freezing flowers to examine the escaping frozen bubble trails. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through March 7 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.

Faculty and Alumni Art Exhibit. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through March 10 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.

Wildlife and Scenic Photography by Joan and Jim Borden including eagles, moose, elk, ducks and owls taken throughout the Northeast United States and Canada. Through March 31 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

Exceptional Art — Exceptional Artists, colorful new works created by artists of the Deutsch Institute’s Verve Vertu Art Studio. Speech-Language Pathology Department, John J. Passan Hall, Lower Campus, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through April 30 with hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-674-8255.

FUTURE EXHIBITS

The Endless Mountains Spirit, works in clay by artists who frequented the farm of Mary Caroline Richards and Paulus Berensohn. March 21 to May 8 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. April 18. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 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. 570-348-6278.

Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Show, the 34th annual event with works by students in grades 7 to 12 from Dallas, Lake-Lehman, Tunkhannock and Northwest school districts. Opens March 22 with a reception 1 to 4 p.m. at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Continues through April 28 with hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-675-5094.

Senior Art Exhibition, a group show by majors in art education, art therapy, graphic design, illustration, painting and sculpture. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. March 28 to April 26 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. 570-348-6278.

Intricacies of the Feminine Spirit: Ceramics by Nanette Burti, a series of vessels exploring the feminine spirit by the Dalton artist. Opens April 13 with a Gallery Lecture 5 p.m. April 17 in Room 228 of Brennan Hall followed by a reception 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor of Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Through Friday, May 1 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.

Student Exhibition, works by students created both independently and in art classes. Opens Monday, May 4 with a reception scheduled 6 to 8 p.m. on May 8. Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor of Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Through May 15 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.