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First Posted: 3/5/2015

THIS WEEK: March 11 to 17, 2015

History Book Group, a discussion of “No God But God” by Reza Aslan. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 12. 570-829-4210.

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 16. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

The Poet as Impostor, with readings by distinguished professor and poet Vivian Shipley. Pauly Friedman Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 6 to 7 p.m. March 16. Free. 570-674-6400.

Dickens Book Group, a discussion of Book Two, Chapters 8 to 11 of “Little Dorrit.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 17. 570-829-4210.

EXHIBIT OPENINGS

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. Opens March 14 with a gallery talk at 5 p.m. in Lemmond Theater, followed by a reception 6 to 8 p.m. in the Pauly Friedman Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Continues 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.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Abstraction, pastels, sculpture, charcoal and oil paintings by abstract artist Jeremy Petrachonis. Through April 17 with a Meet the Artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. March 20. 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.

Trompe L’Oeil (fool the eye) Exhibit. Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. Through March 22 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. March 13. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-817-1075.

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. 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.

Third Friday Event: Celebrating the Chinese New Year, an exhibit of paintings in the Buddhist tradition by Andrea Nerozzi. Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through March 14 with hours 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 570-288-1020.

Baroque and Renaissance (in the Contemporary), selections from the Maslow Collection that express references to Baroque or Renaissance art including works by Roger Boyce, Steven Campbell, Valerie Jaudon, Robert Jessup and David Reed. Maslow Study Center, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through March 23 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.

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. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through March 28 with 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

FUTURE

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.

Children’s Art Exhibit, works by artists in kindergarten through 12th grade. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon to 3 p.m. April 26. 570-693-1364.

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.