Speak and See Listings: July 8 to 14, 2015

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‘Capturing Realism 2015,’ the biennial exhibit by artists from the Ani Art Academies opens July 11 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery of Misericordia University in Dallas. Pictured: ‘Vessels’ by Anthony Waichulis.

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    ‘Capturing Realism 2015,’ the biennial exhibit by artists from the Ani Art Academies opens July 11 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery of Misericordia University in Dallas. Pictured: ‘Vessels’ by Anthony Waichulis.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.10-Exhibits-Realism-Anthony-Waichulis_Vessels_20x16inches_Oil1.jpg‘Capturing Realism 2015,’ the biennial exhibit by artists from the Ani Art Academies opens July 11 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery of Misericordia University in Dallas. Pictured: ‘Vessels’ by Anthony Waichulis.

    THIS WEEK: July 8 to 14, 2015

    Adult Writers Workshop, techniques and tips with King’s College student Jamie Marino. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 3 to 5 p.m. July 9 and 23, Aug. 20 and Sept. 3. Signup: 570-693-1364.

    Everhart Botanica, selections from the Twining Herbarium of historical plant specimens including native plants and introduced species. Opens July 10 and continues through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Open 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.

    Book Signing with Sharon Sanders, author of “Cooking Up an Italian Life.” With a petite pairing of asparagus and shrimp risotto with Gruner Veltliner, an Austrian grape varietal. Galen Glen Winery, 255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11. 570-386-3682.

    Book Signing with empowerment coach Richard Perry, a contributor to “The Change 5,” a collection of stories on human experience and triumph. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. July 11. 570-829-4210.

    Capturing Realism 2015, the biennial exhibit of realist paintings by artists from the Ani Art Academies including instructors, apprentices and alumni. Opens July 11 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Continues through Sept. 30 with gallery 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.

    The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them, a filmed tour of the works of 19th-century Parisian art collector Paul Durand-Ruel including masterpieces by Cezanne, Monet, Degas, Renoir and more. Presented by Fathom Events at Cinemark, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. July 14. $12.50. 570-961-5943.

    ONGOING EXHIBITS

    Pennsylvania Winter/New York Summer, a batik exhibit by Lenore Fiore Mills with depictions of the Tobyhanna Ice Harvest, the Howetown Farm Machinery Show and New York destinations. Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 302 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through July 26 with hours 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. 570-836-3622.

    Nature, Animal Portraits and the Faithful, an exhibit by artist and photographer Diane Grant Czajkowski. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through July 29 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.

    Joel Koos: Coppice Improvisation, an installation and mixed media by the designer and environmental artist. Circle Centre for the Arts, Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through July 31 with hours 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays. 570-288-1020.

    A Marriage of Art Perspectives, works by watercolorist Lavona Daniels and photography by Bob Daniels. Dietrich Theatre, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through July; open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

    Baseball Dreams: They Played the Game, an overview of the local baseball scene from the 19th century to the present with historical images and artifacts combined with contemporary art works by William Chickillo. Players from the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will visit for “meet and greets” 11 a.m. to noon on Aug. 1 and 22. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through Oct. 12 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. $7, $5 seniors, $3 children. 570-346-7186.

    Phantasma, images of distorted reality by photographers Michael Angelo Demonico of Hazleton, Fawn Marie Tomlinson of Bloomsburg and Lynn Marie Viercinski of Dallas. Through Aug. 11 at the 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.

    Nicholson Bridge 100th Anniversary, historical and recent photographs and artifacts of the world’s largest concrete arch bridge, also called the Tunkhannock Viaduct, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its completion in 1915. With a talk by Marion Sweet, president of the Nicholson Heritage Association 2 p.m. Aug. 16, followed by a reception. Through August at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

    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.