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Arts calendar

VISUAL ARTS

AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton.

Gallery hours: Thurs.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. Info: (570) 969-1040, www.artistsforart.com.

Life Drawing sessions, Mon., 7-9 p.m. Call Phil for info, (570) 561-7817.

Drawing Socials, Sun., 6-9 p.m. Cost: $5, $2 students.

2011 December Members Show featuring over 40 artists.

Art Council of the Abingtons, Clarks Summit

Info: artscota2@aol.com.

Second Friday art walk, Fri., Dec. 9

ArtWorks Gallery, 502 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton.

Fall gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m-5 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; or by appointment. Info: (570) 207-1815, www.artworksnepa.com.

‘A Visual Feast,’ works by Verve Vertu artists, Fri., through Jan. 27.

Camerawork Gallery, Downstairs, 515 Center St., Scranton.

Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: (570) 344-3313, www.cameraworkgallery.org.

‘Excavation,’ photographs by Gary Cawood, Fri., through Jan. 31.

Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton.

Cost: $5 adults, $3 students/seniors, $2 children 6-12, members free. Info: (570) 346-7186, www.everhart-museum.org.

‘Buds, Blooms & Berries: Plants in Science, Culture & Art,’ through Dec. 31 in the Maslow Galleries.

New Visions Studio and Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton.

Gallery hours: Tues.–Sun., 12-6 p.m. Info: (610) 636-9684, www.newvisionsstudio.com.

‘Give the Gift of Art,’ exhibit and holiday sale, works by Erin Jordan, Emily Taylor, Anthony Fanucci, Christine Altmiller, Casey Heyen, Matt Mroz, Sally Russick, Jeff Bensley, Mary Crespo, Erica Simon, Frank Ohotnicky, Michelle Wheeler, Megan Hughes, Sarah Gilmer, Amber Weeks, Kevin Vogrin, Samantha Nardelli, Amy Wyman, Gerry Stankiewics, Lyndsey Hughes, Shane McGeehan, Michael Swanson, Stephanie Shotwell, Nick Shotwell, Jeff Kuratnick, Jenna Mancini and more, continues to Dec. 28.

STAR Gallery, Mall at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave.

Info: (570) 969-2537 or (570) 343-3048.

Ceramic sculpture and the Children’s Art Corner. Call Tom Gates, (570) 877-3261.

Drawing and painting classes. Call Karen Mahalik, (570) 383-1220.

Private Photoshop classes. Call Gerry Stankiewicz, (570) 709-9203.

Vision Burn Tattoo and Gallery, 1211 Wheeler Ave., Dunmore.

Gallery hours: Mon–Sat, 1-9 p.m. Info: (570) 558-0994, www.visionburn.com.

Figure drawings and illustrations by Gerry Stankiewicz, through Feb. 4.

COMEDY

Wise Crackers Comedy Club at Clarion Hotel, 300 Meadow Ave., Scranton.

Info: (570) 344-9811, www.wisecrackers.biz/scranton.html.

Joey Kola, Laurence Mulaney, Dec. 9-10, 9 p.m., 21+, Cost: $15.

CONCERTS

The Bog, 341 Adams Ave., Scranton.

Info: (570) 341-6761, www.thebogscranton.com.

Friends, with Mike Quinn, Wed., Dec. 7, 9 p.m.

Eleanor Rigby’s, 603 Scranton/Carbondale Hwy, Jermyn.

Info: (570) 876-3660 or (570) 730-9798, www.myspace.com/eleanorrigbys.

We Came As Romans, Emmure, Sleeping With Sirens, Attilla, For All I Am, and Kill The Coward, Tues., Dec. 6, 6 p.m., Cost: $17-20.

New Visions Studio and Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton.

Info: (610) 636-9684, www.newvisionsstudio.com.

Punk rock X-mas, with The Agarwals, Small Town Rebellion, Faceless Shadows, Bad Answers, and Stagnation, Sat., Dec. 17, 8 p.m. Cost: $5.

Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton.

Info: (570) 346-7369, www.scrantonculturalcenter.org.

‘Let It Show!,’ presented by WKRZ, with Joe Jonas and Hot Chelle Rae, Sat., Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m. Cost: $27, $32, $100 for VIP package.

THEATER

DGM Productions at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd, Scranton

Info: (570) 313-2123.

‘Avenue Q,’ Dec. 4, 3 p.m., Dec. 8-10, 8 p.m. Cost: $15, adults; $12, students and senior citizens.

Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St, Swoyersville.

Info: (570) 283-2195 or 800-698-PLAY.

‘Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,’ Thurs. to Sun., Dec. 8-11, and 15-18, Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 3 p.m.

Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton.

Info: (570) 346-7369, www.scrantonculturalcenter.org.

The Nutcracker Ballet, presented by Scranton Civic Ballet Company, Fri., Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., and Sun., Dec. 11, 2 p.m. Cost: $16, $19.

WRITING/POETRY

The Vintage Theater, 119 Penn Avenue, Scranton.

Info: (570) 589-0271, www.scrantonsvintagetheater.com.

Writer’s critique group, Sat., 12-2 p.m. Bring work samples. Cost: Free, donations encouraged.

Open microphone night, last Thursday of each month, registration at 6:30 p.m., event at 7 p.m.

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