Lit Youngstown presents a reading by poets Allison Davis and Rochelle Hurt on Sunday April 24, at 2:00 pm, at The Soap Gallery on S. Champion St. in downtown Youngstown. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.
An awards ceremony will be held on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center on the Youngstown State University campus to honor the winners in the 2016 Dom Leone Writing Competition involving the Youngstown Diocesan Schools in the Mahoning Valley. The competition is named after Dom Leone, a Youngstown native and graduate of Youngstown schools and Youngstown State University, who died of cancer in 1989. Dom was a successful writer, cartoonist, songwriter, and musician.
The KSU Trumbull Theatre is announcing auditions for its 2016 Summer Stock Season, on Thursday, April 21, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, and Saturday, April 23, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Kent Trumbull Theatre, 4314 Mahoning Ave NW, in Warren. More information at (330) 675-8887 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jewish Community Center in Youngstown and Lit Youngstown present a reading with Mari Alschuler, Kelly Bancroft & Arya-Francesca Jenkins, on Thursday, April 14, at 7:00 pm. The reading coincides with "Collective Resonance: An Exhibition of Women Artists." Nin Andrews & Karen Schubert will lead an ekphrastic poetry writing workshop before the reading, at 6:00 pm. (ekphrastic: a literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art)
The Southside Fine Arts Academy announces their spring class sessions, April 4th through May 28th. This semester the academy will meet on Mondays from 3:30 - 6:30 pm at St. Angela Merici, 400 Lincoln Park Drive and on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, and on Saturdays from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. at St. Angela Merici. The academy is open to all children grades K-12 and there is no charge to participate.
The Fashion Merchandising students at Youngstown State University are presenting the 2016 EveryBODY Fashion Show in the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center at YSU on Tuesday, March 29th, at 6:00 pm. The event aims to increase awareness about the perils of eating disorders, sponsored by The Danielle Peters Eating Disorders Endowment Fund. The event is free and open to the public. More information is available at 330-941-1822.
The Soap Gallery presents the exhivit 'Liminal', featuring the prints and painting od Eric Leroy Alleman. The show opens Friday, April 1 and runs through Sunday, April 24. The opening reception is Friday, April 1, 6:00 - 9:00 pm. The Soap Gallery is located at 117 S. Champion Street in Youngstown. It's open Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm.
The Youngstown Flea hosts a “Market For Makers” once per month right in the heart of the Downtown Youngstown area. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of hand-made, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles. It is located in the heart of the city next to the Covelli Convention center. The next market date is Saturday April 23, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. [Also May 21, June 25, July 23, Aug 30, Sept 24, Oct 22] More information at youngstownflea.com.
M Gallery at Erie Terminal presents the art exhibit, "You Make Me - David Pokrivňák and Heather Anderson," on on view Friday, April 1 - Friday, May 6. Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-5:00, Thursdays 1:00-7:00, or by appointment. "'You Make Me" is a collaborative instance of art by David Pokrivňák and Heather Anderson. This show is a split presentation of David's observational photography and Heather's ritualistic abstract paintings. M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place is located at 112 W. Commerce Street, in Youngstown.