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First Posted: 3/18/2015

THIS WEEK: March 25 to 31, 2015

The Breaking Ground Poets, a poetry reading of original works by the Tunkhannock-based group along with open-mic performers. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. March 27. Free. 570-996-1500.

How Hazleton Inspired My Art and My Painting, a talk by Michael Apichella, former Hazleton resident now living in Europe. Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. 7 p.m. March 27. $10. 570-817-1075.

The Breaking Ground Poets, readings by the competitive youth performance group based in Tunkhannock. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 28. Registration: 570-287-2013.

Book Signing, with Margo Azzarelli, author of “The Lackawanna County Chronicles.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. March 28. 570-829-4210.

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.

Writing Workshop, themed 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. March 30. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.


Art Exhibit, new enamel tile works along with old favorites by artist Jenn Bell. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through March 28 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.

March Exhibit, prints inspired by the legend of St. Patrick by Kevin McCloskey along with sculpture and paintings by Veronica Lawlor, Chris Spollen, Tim Butler and Sardar Kestay. Through March 28 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

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.

Two Ways, black-and-white photographs of Atlanta-based photographer Sky Kim which interpret the urban landscape. Camerawork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through March 31 with hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-510-5028.

The Korean War, memorabilia from the war along with replicas of a memorial statue being sculpted by Steve Colley, to be installed in Dunmore. Earnshow Gallery, Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through March 31. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

The Photographic Process, photos printed in a variety of processes as well as drawings and works in other media by regional artists including Michele Geiser of Shavertown. Through April 3 at the Stairwell Gallery, The Moose Exchange, 24 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. Hours vary; call 570-317-2596.

Some of My Favorite Things, watercolors and hand-built ceramics by artist Linda Keck including scenes of Venice, florals and dog portraits. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through April 3 with hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.

The 70th Anniversary of the Conclusion of World War II, an exhibit honoring University of Scranton alumni who served in World War II. Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Through April 26 with a gallery talk and reception 6 p.m. April 9. Hours vary daily. 570-941-6341.

A Cool Look at the Ice Industry, a celebration of winter and the tradition of ice harvesting in the Pocono Mountains through historic artifacts and images. Through April 26 at Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Open daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; until 5 p.m. as of April 4. 570-340-5200.

Jose Luis Corella: Paintings, a realism exhibit by a rising star of the contemporary Spanish art scene whose works are so detailed, they appear to be photographs. Pauly Friedman Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through April 26 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.

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.

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. Through 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.

World War II: Luzerne County Answers the Call, photographs, memorabilia, uniforms and more tracing the role played by local resident in World War II, both on the homefront and the war front. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Aug. 29 with hours noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. $4, $2 children. 570-822-1727.


Call for Art. The Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton is seeking 4” by 6” pieces of art to be sold for $50 at its Art Sale and Fundraiser June 26 to 28. Deadline for submission: June 1. For details, email artistsforartgallery@gmail.com.