Speak and See Listings: Nov. 4 to 10, 2015

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Sally Wiener Grotta’s exhibit of photographs depicting ‘American Hands’ continues its run at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock through Nov. 15. Pictured is David Miller, Coopersmith.
Icons and relics such as this one titled ‘Our Lady of the Sign’ from St. Petersburg, Russia, can be seen in the exhibit ‘The Mother of God and the Saints,’ through Dec. 6 at Marywood University’s Suraci Gallery in Scranton.
The annual Cider Painters of America Exhibit will open Nov. 8 at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston. Shown is one of the miniature paintings by Michael Hockenberry “Up, Up and Away.”
The Northeast Biennial Twenty Fifteen, a collaborative juried exhibit at four Lackawanna County galleries, continues through Nov. 12, showcasing a variety of works by local artists.

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    THIS WEEK: Nov. 4 to 10, 2015

    JCC Book Club, a discussion of “The Winter Guest” by Pam Jenoff. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Noon on Nov. 5. 570-824-4646.

    Meet the Authors, a visit by the “Four Pops” (Danny O’Brien, Glenn Davis, Mark Smith and Tom Stapleton), authors of a new children’s book “The Next Notre Dame Mascot.” Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 6 p.m. Nov. 5. 570-654-9565.

    Scenic Beauty Around the World, photographs of scenic beauty from Africa, New Zealand, Europe, Canada and the United States by Terry Flatt. Opens Nov. 7 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Continues through Nov. 30 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.

    Book Signing and Birthday Party, with Refe and Susan Tuma, authors of “What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night: A Very Messy Adventure.” Also: a celebration of the 150 millionth birthday of Spike, the museum’s stegosaurus. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 1 p.m. Nov. 7. 570-346-7186.

    Cider Painters of America, the annual exhibit of miniature paintings (3” x 5”) by regional and international artists. Opens Nov. 8 with a reception 2 to 5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 12 at Main Street Gallery, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-5589.

    Open Doors, works by Denise Tomasura in a variety of mediums ranging from watercolors to photography. Nov. 9 to Dec. 18 with a Meet the Artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

    Author Reading, by O. Henry Award-winner Marisa Silver, the 2015 Visiting Writer at King’s College. Burke Auditorium, McGowan School of Business, West Union and North River streets, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

    ONGOING EXHIBITS

    Northeast Biennial Twenty Fifteen, the eighth annual juried exhibit of contemporary works by regional artists shown concurrently at four Lackawanna County galleries: the Hope Horn Gallery of the University of Scranton, Artists for Art and ArtWorks in downtown Scranton and the Mahady Gallery of Marywood University. Through Nov. 12. 570-941-4214.

    American Hands, photographs depicting artisans creating traditional crafts by Sally Wiener Grotta. Through Nov. 15 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

    Breaking Free, new works by artist Sabine Thomas. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through Nov. 20 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.

    Members Exhibition, juried works by members of the Wyoming Valley Art League. Through Dec. 1 at Circle Centre for the Arts, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Open 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays. 570-288-1020.

    The Mother of God and the Saints, icons and relics on loan from St. Tikhon’s Monastery and the Metropolitan Museum of the Orthodox Church of America. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 6 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. 570-340-6000.

    100 Under $100, works by regional artists all priced at under $100. Through Dec. 10 at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.

    Annual Art Show and Sale, the 11th annual exhibit with works by regional artists. Through Dec. 10 at the Glenburn Township Municipal Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 570-954-1489.

    We Teach Wherever the Mails Reach, an exhibit celebrating the 125th anniversary of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Through Dec. 11 with hours 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 11:30 p.m. Sundays. 570-941-4000.

    Not a Fish, art works by John Mitchell, who combines imagistic, representational still life and the suggestion of landscape. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Also in the adjacent MacDonald Art Gallery: “Photo Extractions: Places and Things” by fine-arts photographer Jacqueline Evans. Through Dec. 12 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.

    To Your Health! The Science, Culture & Art of the Cocktail, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s botanical, decorative art and ethnographic collection along with historic artifacts from regional lenders focusing on alcohol production and consumption as well as how the cocktail reflects popular culture and societal mindset. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 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.

    Everhart Botanica, selections from the Twining Herbarium of historical plant specimens including native plants and introduced species. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 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.

    Inner Perfect Center, landscape paintings and abstract imagery by Earl Lehman. Through Dec. 31 at Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.

    Dinovember, a family-oriented exhibit featuring the photography of Refe and Susan Tuma, authors of “What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night.” 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.

    FUTURE

    Eclectic Mix, paintings, pottery, sculpture and collage by Marie T. Perks. Opens Nov. 14 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. at Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Continues through Dec. 11 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.

    Merry Christmas, Moritz: Dollhouse Gallery, a display of dollhouse treasures highlighting the work of German-based dollhouse manufacturer Moritz Gottschalk from the 1860s. Also: “100 Years of Gift Giving,” an exhibit tracing gifting practices through the ages. Nov. 16 to Jan. 10 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.

    All Dolled Up: Polly and Her Sisters, a showcase of German doll making along with doll furniture, clothing and interpretive displays. Nov. 16 to Jan. 10 at the Moravian Museum, 66 W. Church St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.

    In Bloom: Views from the Gardens, works by Sabine Thomas, Mary Lou Steinberg, Diane Czajkowski, Tobi Balin Grossman, Linda Keck, Earl Lehman, Leigh Pawling and more. Open Nov. 20 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Continues through Jan. 16 with hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-823-0518.

    Holiday Art Auction, original high quality works by regional artists including oils, watercolors, sculpture, pottery, batik, photography, wood, acrylic and mono prints. With hors d’oeuvres, desserts, champagne, open bar and live music. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 6 p.m. Nov. 21. Reservations: 570-969-1040.

    Graduate Exhibition, works by graduate students in printmaking, photography and art education. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Dec. 5 to 18 with gallery 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. 570-340-6000.

    Sally Wiener Grotta’s exhibit of photographs depicting ‘American Hands’ continues its run at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock through Nov. 15. Pictured is David Miller, Coopersmith.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.6-exhibits-dietrich-Dave-Miller-Coopersmith.jpgSally Wiener Grotta’s exhibit of photographs depicting ‘American Hands’ continues its run at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock through Nov. 15. Pictured is David Miller, Coopersmith.

    Icons and relics such as this one titled ‘Our Lady of the Sign’ from St. Petersburg, Russia, can be seen in the exhibit ‘The Mother of God and the Saints,’ through Dec. 6 at Marywood University’s Suraci Gallery in Scranton.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.6-exhibits-Marywood-Our-Lady-of-the-Sign-St.-Petersburg-Russia.jpgIcons and relics such as this one titled ‘Our Lady of the Sign’ from St. Petersburg, Russia, can be seen in the exhibit ‘The Mother of God and the Saints,’ through Dec. 6 at Marywood University’s Suraci Gallery in Scranton.

    The annual Cider Painters of America Exhibit will open Nov. 8 at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston. Shown is one of the miniature paintings by Michael Hockenberry “Up, Up and Away.”
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.6-exhibits-michel-hockenbury-cider-painters.jpgThe annual Cider Painters of America Exhibit will open Nov. 8 at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston. Shown is one of the miniature paintings by Michael Hockenberry “Up, Up and Away.”

    The Northeast Biennial Twenty Fifteen, a collaborative juried exhibit at four Lackawanna County galleries, continues through Nov. 12, showcasing a variety of works by local artists.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_11.6-exhibits-NE-Biennial.jpgThe Northeast Biennial Twenty Fifteen, a collaborative juried exhibit at four Lackawanna County galleries, continues through Nov. 12, showcasing a variety of works by local artists.