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First Posted: 1/30/2013


Dietrich Theater (60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock: 570.996.1500)

• Book Discussions, 7 p.m., Tunkhannock Public Library: Literary Analysis: Plot, Setting, Characterization, Imagery, Symbolism, Tone (of the novel): Feb. 6. The Inevitability of and the Human Response to Change, Feb. 13. Finding Peace in Chaos: Can Culture and Value Survive in a Technological World?, Feb. 20. Escaping our Prisons: Why Ragtime is Significant Today, Feb. 27.

• Wyoming County Reads – Ragtime: Reading of the classic novel Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow with book discussions facilitated by Bill Chapla at the Tunkhannock Public Library. Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, 7 p.m.

King’s College (133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5957 or kings.edu)

• Campion Literary Society Open Readings: Jan. 31, Feb. 19, 7 p.m., Gold Room, Administration Building. Info: 570.208.5900, ext. 5487.

• Campion Literary Society Writing Workshops: Feb. 8, 3:30 p.m., Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Info: 570.208.5900, ext. 5487.

Plymouth Public Library (107 W. Main St., Plymouth, 570.779.4775)

• Looking for volunteers: Call to sign up.

• Adult computer lessons: Daily, call to register.

• Story Time: Mon., 11 a.m. or Wed., 10:30 a.m. Toddlers/preschool children.

West Pittston Library (200 Exeter Ave., www.wplibrary.org, 570.654.9847)

• Book Club: First Tues., 6:45 p.m. Free. Informal discussion of member-selected books.

• Weekly story time for children: Fri., 1 p.m. Free.


AFA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton: 570.969.1040 or Artistsforart.org)

Gallery hours Thurs.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.

• Life Drawing sessions: every Tues., 7-9 p.m. Contact ted@tedmichalowski.com for info.

• Drawing Socials: every Sun., 6-9 p.m. $5 GA, $2 student.

• Towards a Phenomenology of Space by Krista Svalbonas and Artifacts from the Former Black Militant Golf and Country Club by Charles McGill: Opening reception Feb. 1, 6-9 p.m. Through Feb. 23.

ArtWorks Gallery (502 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 570.207.1815, artworksnepa.com)

Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., noon-3 p.m., or by appointment.

• Illuminations by Nina Davidowitz: Opening reception Feb. 1, 6-9 p.m., through March 30.

Everhart Museum (1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA, 570.346.7186, www.everhart-museum.org)

Admission $5 adults; $3 students/seniors; $2 children 6-12; members free.

• The Blood is the Life: Vampires in Art & Nature: Feb. 1- July 2.

Hazleton Art League (225 E. Broad St., Hazleton, hazletonartleague.org)

• Photography Now: Through Feb. 10.

Lizza Studios (900 Rutter Ave., Suite 10, Forty Fort, 570.991.6611, betsy@lizzastudios.com)

• On display: A private collection of work by Czech artist Colini.

Luzerne County Historical Society Museum (69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.823.6244, lchs@epix.net)

• The Miracle of the Bells exhibit: Through March 15.

Misericordia University (301 Lake St., Dallas, 570.674.6286)

Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-5p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 1-5 p.m.

• Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers: Through Feb. 28.

New Visions Studio & Gallery (201 Vine St., Scranton, www.newvisionstudio.com, 570.878.3970)

Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-6 p.m. and by appointment.

• Fanboy February: Exhibit inspired by growing up in the 90s and he imagery that goes along with it: Opening reception Feb. 1, 6-10 p.m. Through Feb. 23.

Pocono Arts Council (18 N. Seventh St., Stroudsburg. 570.476.4460. www.poconoarts.org)

• Altered State: Photography Based Images: ARTSPACE Gallery, 18 N. Seventh St. Runs through Feb.

Sordoni Art Gallery (150 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.408.4325)

Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-4:30 p.m.

• Flow, a gallery that explores the many meanings associated with water through a selection of twenty-nine works drawn from the collection of the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Schulman Gallery (2nd floor of LCCC Campus Center, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, www.luzerne.edu/schulmangallery, 570.740.0727)

Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Drawing on our Faith: Through Feb. 22. Gallery talk, 7 p.m. Features artwork by members of the En Plein Air Society.

Widmann Gallery (Located in King’s College’s Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center between North Franklin and North Main Streets, Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5900, ext. 5328)

Gallery hours: Mon. through Fri. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun. as arranged. Free and open to the public.

• Redesigning Reality: Art exhibition by Ryan Frania, a junior at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School. Through Feb. 15.

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