The YSU College of Creative Arts andd Communications presents "Blissful Beginnings," on Friday, September 30, 6:00 pm, in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. It is a night devoted to the arts on opening night of of University Theater's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike." Student and faculty art exhibits will be on display and a Dana School of Music group will be performing. More information at 330-941-2307.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, October 8, noon - 3:00 pm. There will be musical entertainment, dance performances, children's activities, cultural displays, student awards, vendors, information tables, and ethnic refreshments. Dance music provided by DJ Kenny Reyes. More information at 330-941-2087.
The YSU Department of Art presents a lecture by guest artist Amber Kempthorn, on Monday, September 26, 1:00 pm, in the Jusith Rae Solomon Gallery, in YSU's Bliss Hall. The subjecy of the lecture will be drawing. It is free and open to the public.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the Office of Student Diversity Programs present "Notable Latinos," in a display on the main floor of YSU's Maag Library, Thursday, September 15 through Friday, October 14. Featured are items from the Maag Library collection of renowned Latino authors, poets, musicians, painters, and others.
The John J McDonough Museum of Art, on the YSU campus, is celebrating 25 years of public programs and community service, presenting "Tastemakers, A Progress of Love," through October 21. The exhibition features selections from private art collections. More information call 330-941-1400.
The YSU Dana School of Music and the Butler Institute of American Art present the Music at Noon concert series every Wednesday at 12:15 pm, at the Butler. The Dana Brass will perform on Wednesday, August 31. More information is available through the YSU Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-941-2307.
Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Jamie Marich and Johanna Slivinske on Wednesday September 7, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. An open mic emceed by Deborah Cunningham will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.
KSU Trumbull Theatre is kicking off its 51st season with Eric Overmyer's "On the Verge: Or, the Geography of Yearning." Auditions are scheduled for Tuesday, August 30 & Wednesday, August 31, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. They are looking for three women and one man for this play. More information at 330-675-8887 and at email@example.com. The show dates are October 14 - 16, & 21 - 23.
The Soap Gallery and Opera Western Reserve present "An Evening in Spain: A Musical and Artistic Experience" on Friday, September 16 at the Gallery, 117 S. Champion Street, in downtown Youngstown, beginning at at 6:00 pm. The evening will feature live artistic creation, live musical performances by Young Artists of Opera Western Reserve, food, and drink.