Visual Arts/Performing Arts

First Posted: 3/14/2012

Visual Arts/Performing Arts

Singers sought, Wally Gordon Community Singers, Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. No auditions required. Info: Loriann Valentine Kerber, 586.2595; Judi Jones, 587.5365; Dale Thomas, 575.4708.

“An Evening at the Opera and More” presented by the Wyoming Seminary on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 N. Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Cost: Free. Info: 270.2192.

Murder Mystery: “Next of Kin” presented by The Music Box Repertory Company, March 16 to 18, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 6:30 p.m., Sunday 1:30 p.m. at The Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes Street in Swoyersville Cost: $30. Info: 283.2195 or 800.698.PLAY.

“ShamRaock Show,” at New Visions Studio & Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton on Saturday, March 16, doors open at 7 p.m. show starts at 8 p.m. featuring Blinded Passenger, Silhouette Lies, This Is A Movement (from Rhode Island), Sarah Yazkanin and Chuck Silsby. Cost: $5. Info: 878.3970 or visit

Robert Dale Chorale will present the 27th Annual NEPA Bach Festival, March 17 and 18. The Festival opens March 17 at 4 p.m. with an Organ Concert at Elm Park United Methodist Church in Scranton. At 8 p.m., Tom Heinze and the Bach Festival Orchestra will present a Chamber Music Concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton. The Bach Festival concludes with a Choral Concert March 18 at 3 p.m. in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton. Cost: Admission for the Chamber Music and Choral Concerts is $15, $12 for seniors and WVIA members, and $7 for students. Admission to the Organ Concert is free. Info: to reserve tickets, or to order a copy of the Chorale’s latest CD, contact 570.586.3921 or visit

No Impact Man, film screening on Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Wyoming Valley in Wyoming located at the intersection of Church and Mt. Olivet Roads in Wyoming. Info: 972.7856, or email

“Yesterday and Today” an interactive Beatles Tribute, presented by Community Concerts at Lackawanna College on Friday, March 23, 8 p.m. in the Mellow Theater, 501 Vine St., Scranton. Cost: $30 and $25. Info: 955.1455, or visit

Literary Arts

Writers Showcase at New Visions Studio and Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton, March 31 at 7 p.m. The event will feature poetry, fiction and non-fiction.This month’s reading includes Pittsburgh SLAM poet William James. Other featured readers include Sandee Gertz Umbach, Keith Gilman,Rachael Goetzke, Charlie O’Donnell, and Reena Ranells. The event will be hosted by local poet Brian Fanelli and fiction writer Jason Lucarelli. Cost: Free. Info: call 878.3970.

Author Sherry Skramstad Book Signing, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, on March 21 at 7 p.m. Skramstad, a Scranton resident, will sign copies of her book, “Wendy’s Wisdom: The Challenges and Accomplishments of a Woman with Down Syndrome.”

Arts, Crafts and More

“Little People & Nature” Tuesdays and Wednesday, March 6-28 from 10 to 11 a.m. for ages 2

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