The YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents "Negotiation Workshop for Women: Strategies, Tools, and Skills for Empowerment, on Tuesday, March 29, at 6:00 pm, at the YWCA of Youngstown, on Rayen Avenue. This workshop offers a framework to better understand the “art of negotiation.” It will assist participants to work toward becoming more empowered to negotiate for what they need to succeed.
the YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies presents a panel discussion on "Gender and Sexuality on TV: Jessica Jones, Empire, and Transparent," on Friday, March 18, at 11:00 am, in the Gallery Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. YSU professor Laura Beadling will facilitate this discussion about images of women on television. Other participating YSU faculty will include Deb Cunningham, Dolores Sisco, and Megan List.
YSU Department of Women and Gender Studies presents a screening of the short film "Good Work Sister!: Women Shipyard Workers of World War II," on Wednesday, March 2, at 11:00 am, at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, on Wood Street, in Youngstown. It will be followed by a discussion facilitated by YSU history professor Martha Pallante, with other YSU faculty Donna DeBlasio, Anne York, and Sherri Lovelace-Cameron participating.
The Jewish Community Center and Lit Youngstown present a reading in the Thomases Family Gallery, Sunday, February 21, at 3:00 pm, at the Jewish Community Center on Gypsy Lane in Youngstown. Paula Clarke, Bill Koch and Jordan McNeil will read in the gallery, where there is an installation of paintings by Charlene Galose. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.
M Gallery at Erie Terminal invites the public to an Artist Reception this Saturday, February 20, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Live jazz by Jeff Bremer, appetizers by Kravitz's Inspired Catering and the photography and design exhibit, "Visions of Potential | Urban Opportunities in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties," which is on view through March 18. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-5:00, Thursdays 1:00-7:00, or by appointment. M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place is located at 112 W. Commerce Street, in Youngstown.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy is holding an open house at The Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown Poland Road, on Saturday, February 20th, 10:00 - 11:30 am. The open house will feature Harambee of Youngstown in a performance and participation. A cookie and punch reception will follow the performance. Classes are offered in singing, drama, visual arts, recorders, creative writing and poetry, dance, drum circles, boomwhackers, and lessons are offered on all instruments.
M Gallery at Erie Terminal presents the opening for the art exhibit, "You Make Me - David Pokrivňák and Heather Anderson," on Friday, April 1, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. It's on view April 1 - May 6. Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-5:00, Thursdays 1:00-7:00, or by appointment. 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.
The Youngstown Click presents "One Snowy Night: When Love Happens," a Valentine's Day journey,on Sunday, February 14, at 6:00 pm, at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society Thomas Ballroom. The Youngstown Click has brought together a collaborative of local talent, including artists, musicians, poets, and writers to present a performance that explores the many facets of love, followed by dancing. Refreshments and desserts will be served throughout the night. Tickets and information available at (330) 951-7206 or YoungstownValentine@gmail.com
The Soap Gallery presents a Black History Month Tribute featuring regional and national artists, through through Saturday, February 27, at 117 S. Champion Street, in downtown Youngstown. Gallery Hours are Tuesday-Saturdays 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. More information at SoapGalleryYo.com.
Canfield Presbyterian Church is hosting" A Celebration of Faith Through The Arts." The opening reception is on Friday, February 12, 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the church. The art works will be on view on Sunday, February 14 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and Sunday, February 21 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Visitors are also welcome on week days during church office hours by appointment. There will be both Juried and People's Choice judging and cash prizes will be awarded.