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First Posted: 1/1/2015

THIS WEEK: Jan. 7 to 13, 2015

Maslow Faculty Reading Series, readings by Wilkes University faculty and alumni of the program including poetry, fiction and theater. Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, 100 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 7 and 8. Free. 570-408-4779.

Breaking Ground Poets, the second poetry slam of the season with 15 poets (ages 14 to 19) performing three original works over the course of three rounds before a judging panel. TwentyFiveEight Studios, Rear 703 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. 6 p.m. Jan. 10. $5, $3. 570-290-8258.

Open Mic Night, sharing of creative literary works including poetry, short stories, drama, creative nonfiction, music or comedy. Sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Postupak Room, William G. McGowan School of Business, West Union and North River streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Jan. 10. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

EXHIBIT OPENINGS

Faculty and Alumni Exhibit. Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Opens Jan. 9 with a reception scheduled 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 23. Continues through March 10 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Robert Indiana from A to Z, nearly 100 works from the Father of Pop Art, focusing on word art, American themes, bright colors and simple compositions. Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St. Through Jan. 25 with hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 610-432-4333.

American Pop: The Prints, works by some of the most recognizable names in Pop Art including Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Mel Ramos, James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol and Ed Ruscha. Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St. Through Jan. 25 with hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 610-432-4333.

Picture Perfect, an exhibit of nature photography by the Monroe County 4-H Photography Club. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Jan. 29 with hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.

Steppin’ Out, works by nine recent graduates of Marywood University showing a variety of two- and three-dimensional works. Also: photo assemblages by Daina Krumins and collage photography by Lori Remmel. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Jan. 31 with hours noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

The Germans in Luzerne County, an exhibit exploring the history, culture and contributions of German immigrants of the 19th century. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Jan. 31 with hours noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. $4. 570-823-6244.

Wedding Gowns of Wyoming Valley, traditions from the 18th century to the present including dresses and accessories from the museum’s collection. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Jan. 31 with hours noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. $4. 570-823-6244.

Tenth Anniversary Photography Show, by gallery founders Ross Rolfe, Michael Poster, Ivana Pavelka-Mirabelli and Bernie Andreoli. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Jan. 31 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-510-5028.