Weekender

Events Listings: March 14 through 20

THIS WEEK: March 14 through 20

Bart & Urby’s Open Mic Night, with featured artist Ed Cuozzo of University Drive. Sign-ups at 6 p.m. March 14; performances at 7 p.m.. All ages welcome. $5 mac and cheese. Presented by Barnstorm Booking.

Brew for Bookworms, a fundraising event benefiting the Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2018’s group project for the Children’s Activity Room renovation at the Osterhout Free Library. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 15 at Rodano’s, 53 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Food, drinks, basket raffles, live music. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. http://bit.ly/2FytmDs

Kevin Hart, the actor, comedian and Philadelphia native comes to the Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township, on his Irresponsible Tour. 7 p.m. March 16. Tickets start at $79.50. ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000

Goose & Dr. Slothclaw, an evening of freaky organic funk. 9 p.m. March 16. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River Street, Plains Township. $8. http://bit.ly/2DpnVAM, 570-822-2992

St. Edward’s University Ballet Folklorico will bring Mexico’s traditional folklorico dances and songs to the King’s College campus for a public performance, 7 p.m. March 16, on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. $5 general admission; admission free to college students and children younger than 9. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Info, 570-208-8021 or reynalogsdon@kings.edu

Todd Sheaffer of Railroad Earth/Dylan Skursky of Cabinet, the veteran bluegrass players collaborate with special guests Serene Green also performing. 9 p.m. March 17. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. $10 in advance; $15 day of the show. http://bit.ly/2pc5KKv, 570-822-2992

Simply Grand Concert — Ron Stabinsky, the improvisational jazz pianist and NEPA native will perform at 2 p.m. March 18 at WVIA Public Media Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. Admission is free, but registration is suggested at http://bit.ly/2ImNDJX.

FUTURE

Making it in Hollywood, Kingston native and professional stunt woman and actor Heidi Germaine Schnappauf will share her experiences as a stunt double for Jaime Alexander on the NBC hit television series, “Blindspot” during a presentation at 7 p.m. April 12 in the Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the library at Misericordia University. The program is free to the public.

Fine Arts Fiesta, will take place May 17 through 20 on Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Fiesta 2018 is currently accepting applications for it Artist’s Market. Applications for the Artist’s Market can be found under the “Applications and Forms” tab on the Fiesta website, fineartsfiesta.org. Applications must be completed, returned and postmarked by Jan. 31. Inquiries about the Fine Arts Fiesta can be made at pafineartsfiesta@gmail.com or by writing: Fine Arts Fiesta, P.O. Box 2053, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18703-2053 or via the website, fineartsfiesta.org.