The Southside Fine Arts Academy: The Billy Goats Gruff Opera Performance

The Southside Fine Arts Academy will host a performance of the opera The Billy Goats Gruff, on Tuesday, May 10th at 4:45 pm by the Young Artists of Opera Western Reserve. This operatic version of the Norwegian fairy tale is adapted from music of Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini. The performance is free and will be held at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road. More information about the performances or the Southside Fine Arts Academy available at 330-707-2144.

Lit Youngstown reading: Allison Davis and Rochelle Hurt

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

YWCA of Youngstown: 34th Annual Women Artists: A Celebration!

The YWCA of Youngstown presents the exhibit "Women Artist: A Celebration!," the annual art exhibition showcases works by local, regional, and national women artists through Friday, July 15. The juried show features all media, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and metal work. The YWCA of Youngstown is located at 25 W. Rayen Avenue.

ColorBurst 5K & Mahoning Valley Scrappers: ColorBurst 5K Run

ColorBurst 5K, producers of paint run events across America, and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers present the ColorBurst 5K Run, on Saturday, July 23rd, at 9:00 am, on the grounds of Eastwood Field. Tickets available at

Dom Leone Writing Competition Awards Ceremony

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.

Kent State Trumbull: Summer Stock 2016 Auditions

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

Lit Youngstown reading: Women Writers

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)

Southside Fine Arts Academy: Spring Schedule

The Southside Fine Arts Academy will offer summer programming in collaboration with Neighborhood Ministries Center at Rockford Village, 1402B Dogwood Lane, in Youngstown, on Wednesdays through August 17th from 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Classes in creative writing/poetry, choir, visual arts, dance and drum circle will be offered. Summer programming will resume at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 1420 Youngstown-Poland Road through August 23rd from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

YSU Fashion Merchandising: EveryBODY Fashion Show

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: Liminal: Prints and Paintings by Eric Leroy Alleman

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.


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