Lit Youngstown reading: Three Poets

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by poets Dianne BOR-senik, John Burroughs, and Matthew Minicucci on Wednesday May 4, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. An open mic will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public. More information at

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

Remembering What is Civil; Doing What is Right Institutionalized Racism

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committee of the Mahoning Valley presents "Remembering What is Civil; Doing What is Right Institutionalized Racism," on Tuesday, May 3, at 6:00 pm. The presentation addresses methods to combat institutionalized Racism in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Criminal Justice. (Location not submitted.)

Panel Discussion: The Hunting Ground

There will be a panel discussion regarding the film The Hunting Ground with Sofie Karasek of End of Rape on Campus and Lynn Bilal of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence on YSU's campus in Williamson Hall room 2212.

YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies: The Hunting Ground Film

the YSU Department of Women's and Gender Studies is sponsoring a free screening of the documentary film, "The Hunting Ground," on Friday, April 22, at 5:30 pm, in Room 358 of DeBartolo Hall on the YSU campus. The film covers the incidence of sexual assault on college campuses in the United States and what its creators say is a failure of college administrations to deal with it adequately.

The Mahoning Valley Chorale:To Italy With Love

The Mahoning Valley Chorale, under the direction of Kris Harper, will present their popular Italian concert, “To Italy With Love” on Sunday, April 24th at 3:00 pm at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1125 Turin Avenue, Youngstown, in the Historic Brier Hill District. The concert will feature Italian opera, love songs and folk tunes which are favorites of the Italian culture. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Kris Harper at 330-707-2144 or through email at We can also be contacted through our facebook page The Mahoning Valley Chorale.

YWCA of Youngstown: 4th Annual Stand Against Racism

The YWCA of Youngstown presents the 4th Annual Stand Against Racism, on Friday, April 29 at 9:00 am, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. This year’s event will bring together members of law enforcement and the community for a positive dialogue on working together to eliminate racism. More information at

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)

Lit Youngstown:Poems and Lunch at Gallagher's Lunch Bucket

Lit Youngstown host an hour of readings of light-hearted poetry at Gallagher's Lunch Bucket in the Oakhill Renaissance Center on Oakhill Avernue in Youngstown, on Monday, April 11, at noon. Bring your favorite food poem, if you're inspired.


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