Arts and entertainment calendar, week of Oct. 8, 2014

June 19th, 2015 9:17 am

First Posted: 10/8/2014

VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS

Glenburn Township 10th Annual Art Show and Sale: Call for Entries. Delivery by Oct. 23 for Oct. 26 opening. All original two-dimensional media considered. Info: call Joanne at 570-954-1489.

The Dietrich Fall 2014 Film Festival, now through Oct. 9 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. Info/tickets: 570-996-1500.

Art exhibit: “Object and Image: Sculptures and Prints by Herbert Simon. 1960-2014,” now through Oct. 10 at the University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. There will be a lecture on the exhibit at 5 p.m. Sept. 12 at in the Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception follows at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Cost: Free. Info: 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

“The Eternity of Moment” photography exhibit, now through Oct. 12 at the Linder Gallery at Keystone college. Cost: free. Info: 570-945-8335 or james.lansing@keystone.edu.

Draftsmanship and Storytelling: The Golden Age of American Illustration, now through December 7 at Marywood University’s Suraci Gallery. Hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 1 - 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Organized by illustrator John Kascht, the exhibition presents a selection of vintage illustration and early animation art. Info: 570-348-6278, gallery@marywood.edu or marywood.edu/galleries.

Clarks Summit Downtown-Go-Around, 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 10 at various downtown Clarks Summit locations. Features an art walk, live music, scarecrow contest and display, Baptist Bible College apple cider stand, Halloween inspired works by photographer Ward Roe and more. Artists include Whiskey Tango band at the Borough Building, Kaitlyn Karr at Duffy’s Coffee House, Devon O’Keefe at Everything Natural and more.

Post-Festival Film Discussion, 1 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. The discussion will be facilitated by Hildy Morgan and Ronnie Harvey. Registration not required. Cost: Free.

Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship, Oct. 10 and 11, at the Waverly Community House and Skylake Gallery. Activities include: Visual Arts Exhibit and Cocktail Reception, 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 10 at Skylake Gallery in Fleetville; Storytelling Festival, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Comm and a reception and concert 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Comm.

Dietrich Classic Movie Series - “Adam’s Rib,” 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Cost: $5. Ticktes: dietrichtheater.com and at the Dietrich Theater ticket booth.

Zombie Prom Night and Screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 9:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. Doors open at 9 p.m. and the movie screening begins at 11:55 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase. This is an alcohol free event. Cost: $15 for the zombie prom and film screening or $10 for the film screening only. Tickets: at the Fidelity Box Office at the Scranton Cultural Center, by calling 570-344-1111, or via all applicable Ticketmaster outlets. Info: www.sccmt.org.

Flight of Fancy: Photographic Imagery of Reality in Imaginary Worlds by Chala Jan, Oct. 18-Nov. 23, at the Mahady Gallery at Marywood University. Illustrative digital photography by Chala Janpraphasakul. Artist’s Reception: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 18.

Maywood University High School Day Dance workshop, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 18. Free. Info: mcdnald.linn@marywood.edu. The day will include dance classes taught by Marywood dance faculty and a performance by members of our dance minor program and our pre-professional Dance Company, DANCE ÉLAN.

Arcadia Chorale presents “Journeys,” 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton and 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Nicholas R. C. Church in Wilkes-Barre. A musical adventure that includes departures, songs of the road, various modes of transport, separation from home and loved ones and the joys of finally returning home. Features works of Felix Mendelssohn, Béla Bartók, Randall Thompson, Jean Belmont, Charles Villiers Stanford, Giacomo Carissimi, Stephen Paulus and Valerie Showers Crescenz. Cost: $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and WVIA members, and $7 for students. Children under 12 will be admitted free when accompanied by a parent. Info: arcadiachorale.org or 570-871-0350.

Legends of Slocum Hollow: Stories from the Grave, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at Forest Hill Cemetery, 1830 Jefferson Ave., Dunmore. Presented by the Slocum Hollow Historians. Attendees should bring chairs to sit on. Cost: free. Info: 570-346-6179.

Stephen Foster: American Dreamer, at 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Presented by Bruce Young, folk musician. An interactive performance for audiences of all ages. Cost: free; donations accepted. Tickets: 570-996-1500 and at the door while they last.

Martin and Lewis Tribute Show, 3 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Theatre at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. Featuring Tom Stevens and Tony Lewis as comedy stars Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Cost: $15. Tickets: at the Fidelity Box Office at the Scranton Cultural Center in person, by calling 570-344-1111, or via all applicable Ticketmaster outlets. Info: www.sccmt.org.

“Whispers of Scranton Legends” Mystery Dinner Theater, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at The Leonard on Adams Avenue, Scranton. Hosted by and benefiting Leadership Lackawanna. Cost: $50. A cash bar will be available. Tickets: 570-342-7711 or LeadershipLackawanna.com.

Dietrich Classic Movie Series “From Here To Eternity,” 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Cost: $5. Tickets: dietrichtheater.com or at the Dietrich Theater ticket booth.

Vocal Clinic, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 1, 8 and 15 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Presented by: the Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus. Cost: free. This one to one-and-a-half hour clinic is for novice and experienced singers. Register/info: 570-836-8595.

Dietrich Classic Movie Series “An American In Paris,” 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Cost: $5. Tickets: dietrichtheater.com or at the Dietrich Theater ticket booth.

Dietrich Children’s Theatre presents: “Balto: The True Story of the Bravest Dog in America,” 11 a.m. Nov. 15 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Cost: free. Tickets: 570-996-1500 or at the door while they last.

Golden Days of Radio Players Performance, 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. A casual reception will follow the show. Cost: Free. Info: 570-996-1500.

Dietrich Classic Movie Series “A Christmas Story,” 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Cost: $5. Tickets: dietrichtheater.com or at the Dietrich ticket booth.

Free showing of “Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas,” at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6. at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Cost: free. Info: 570-996-1500.

Dietrich Classic Movie Series “Holiday Inn,” 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Cost: $5. Tickets: dietrichtheater.com or at the Dietrich Theater ticket booth.

Free showings of “It’s A Wonderful Life,” 2 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Cost: Admission, popcorn and soda are free. Seating is limited. Info: 570-996-1500.

LITERARY ARTS

Half Pint Poets, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Oct. 18 and Nov. 15, at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. For ages 7 - 11. Led by Katie Wisnosky and the Breaking Ground Poets, this monthly workshop will allow children to learn and share with one another through poetry and performance. Each workshop will focus on a different and distinct aspect of writing and performance, from storytelling to improvisation. Cost: $15 per class. Register: 570-996-1500.

Writers’ Group, 7 - 8:30 p.m. every Thursday (ongoing) at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. All genres and levels of writing are welcome. For ages 18 and up. Cost: free. Info: 570-833-5246.

ARTS, CRAFTS AND MORE

Intro to Bonsai discussion and demonstration, 12 - 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Abington Community Library. Attendees will learn about the art of bonsai from the President of the NEPA Bonsai Society, Carl Achhammer Jr. Features a discussion and demonstration of trimming and repotting of a bonsai tree. For adults.

Robert Jospe and Inner Rhythm concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Theatre in Brooks at Keystone College. An evening of cool jazz. Cost: free. Info: contact Kate at 570-945-8161 kate.jones@keystone.edu.

Country Christmas Fair, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit. Featuring craft items, baked goods, lunch and more for sale. Show admission: $1 for adults; free for children under 12.

UNICO Scranton Chapter Ladies Auxiliary’s Craft and Gift Fair, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Keyser Valley Community Center, 103 N. Keyser Avenue, Scranton. The fair will feature 16 vendors, basket raffle, door prizes, food and bake sale. Cost: $2 entrance fee. Vendor space is still available.Vendors: call Lori at 570-498-3242.

Stephen Foster: American Dreamer, 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Presented by Bruce Young, Folk Musician. Cost: free, donations accepted. Tickets: 570-996-1500 and at the door while they last.

Keystone Glass Pumpkins Sale, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Oct. 22 on the third floor of the Hibbard Campus Center at Keystone College. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Keystone alumni and local artist, Alex Seely, to help support his fight again cancer. Info: http://tlgets.me/e8w.

Tots and Toddlers Music Time, at the Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, Thursdays, Oct. 23 to Dec. 4. Ages 6 - 24 months meet at 5:15 p.m., ages 24 months - 5 years at 6 p.m. and Fridays, Oct. 24 – Dec. 5, ages 6 - 24 months at 10:15 a.m. and ages 24 months - 5 years at 11 a.m. Advance registration preferred. Info: 570-586-8191 or www.waverlycomm.org.

Free Introduction to Oil Painting Class, 9 a.m. to noon, Oct. 25 at the Newton Recreation Center, 1814 Newton Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit. For ages 8 to 15 years old. Instructor: Ms. Marylou Chibirka. Space is limited. Call 570-586-7808 to register by Oct. 18.

Art Explorers, 4 - 5:30 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 7, 14 and 21 and Dec. 5 for ages 5-8 and Thursdays, Nov. 6, 13, 20 and Dec. 4 for ages 9-12, at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Participants will venture into the world of art and discover many of the innovative methods and exciting materials used by famous artists throughout history with instructors Amy and Steve Colley. Cost: $40 per series. Register: 570-996-1500.

Annual Christmas Bazaar, Nov. 7, 8 and 9 at Saint John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Mayfield. Vendor/crafter applications sought. Vendor info: call Joan Zaleski at 570-254-6882 or 570-906-4520.

Jewelry Making For Kids, 4 - 5:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. For ages 7 - 12. Instructor: Sarah Sidorek. All materials provided. Cost: $15. Register: 570-996-1500.

Dickson City Cub Scout Pack 21 Holiday Craft Fair, 10 a.m. Nov. 15, at LaSalle Academy’s Dickson City campus. Crafting, direct sales, antiques, collectibles and businesses are being sought, and those interested may contact Sarah Kovolenus at kovolenus4@nullgmail.com. Info: http://www.cubpack21.org/.

Vendors wanted: Dalton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Craft Fair, Nov. 29 at the Dalton Fire Company. Vendor info: 570-862-7837 or 570-575-1217.

Holiday Workshop, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. A morning of cookie decorating, holiday crafts, singing and creations by the balloon lady. For all ages. Cost: free. Info: 570-996-1500.

Holiday Camp, 9:30 - 11 a.m. Dec. 29 and 30, at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. For ages 5 - 12. Instructors Amy and Steve Colley will give attendees the opportunity to throw pots on a potter’s wheel, create sculptures and explore drawing and painting. Cost: $25. Register: 570-996-1500.


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