The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra, invites you to a family friendly Halloween concert on Sunday, November 1, at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church 2627 Atlantic Avenue Northeast in Warren – The orchestra promises many surprise, tricks and treats, as well as special honors for the Art in Music prize winners. More information at warrenphilharmonic.org.
M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place in downtown Youngstown will host a YSU collaborative event - a glamorous 1920s themed Halloween Masquerade on Friday, October 30th from 8:00 pm - midnight. The party recalls 1923, the year the historic Erie Terminal was built. 1920s themed costumes encouraged but not required. Music by the swingin' jazz band Dr. Zoot from Pittsburgh! Costume contest at Midnight!
The Southside Fine Arts Academy, located at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, has its opening event on Tuesday, October 13th at 4:00 pm. The Academy, sponsored by The Mahoning Valley Chorale, will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October, with Saturday classes added in November. The Academy is open to all children in the greater Youngstown area grades K-12. There is no cost to participate. Registration and schedule information at 330-707-2144.
Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Philip Metres (MEH-trus), an award-winning poet, translator, scholar, and activist. His most recent poetry books include Sand Opera and A Concordance of Leaves. The reading is on Wednesday, November 4, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.
The North of Madison Avenue Better Block Association is sponsoring a celebration on Friday, October 2, 4:30 - 10:00 pm, and all day on Saturday, October 3. It will include a “pop-up” market, YSU Student Jazz Ensemble at Dorian Books; lectures, movement and cooking demos; music, poetry, and food. Music at Madison presents "Songs of Broadway" on Saturday evening - reservations required. The North Side Farmer’s Market will also expand and have some extra activities on Saturday. More information on Facebook, and at (330) 360-0648.
The Butler Institute of American Art on Wick Avenue in Youngstown presents the exhibit "George Gallo: Contemporary Impressionist," through Sunday,June 12. George Gallo studied under the Russian master George Cherepov and found his best expression came from painting landscapes. The Butler is open every day but Monday; admission and parking are free. More information about this and other Butler exhibitions and events is available at butler art dot com.
The New Castle Playhouse is presenting "Holiday Gift Biz-R" at the Annex Theater on Sunday, November 1st, from 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM. Children can enter the Build-a-Scarecrow contest at 11:00 AM. There is also free coffee and food and a Chinese Auction. More information on the event can be found at email@example.com.
GOTTA HAVE IT! is a retrospective exhibition at the YSU McDonough Museum of Art, on display from September 18 – November 6. Over 100 pieces on view will be auctioned off and the proceeds benefit the John J McDonough Trust. Auction items can also be found at mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu and on Facebook. The Museum is open Tuesday-Friday from 11am-4pm.
The Trumbull Branch of the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents the exhibit "Signs: Photographs by Mark Perrott & Chuck Biddle," running through Sunday, March 13. This photo exhibition features roadside images and rooftop landmarks taken over a 30-year period by photographers. TMuseum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at butlerart.com and (330) 743-1107.
The Butler Institute of American Art presents an Illustrated Art Talk by Butler Director Lou Zona, on Sunday, January 31, at 2:00 pm, in the Beecher Center Auditorium, in the Butler. The topic for this talk is "Thoughts on Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Andy Warhol." The program is free; seating is on a first come, first served basis. More information at butlerart.com.