The Dorothy Day House of Hospitality presents a panel discussion on "Understanding the Refugee Crisis," on Wednesday, October 19, at 7:00 pm, at St. Columba Hall, on Wood Street, in Youngstown. Master of Ceremonies will be Dr. Timothy Francisco, Professor of English and Director of Working Class Studies at YSU. [Panelists include Kelly A. Gauger, Deputy Director, Refugee Admissions Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration U.S. Department of State; Rev.
Lit Youngstown presents a literary Halloween party, featuring readings by Christopher Lesko and Jay Newman on Wednesday October 26, at 8:00 pm, at The Soap Gallery on Champion St. in downtown Youngstown. Guests are invited to wear costumes of writers or literary figures. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.
YSU's Department of Art Guest Artist Lecture Series will feature curator, artist, critic, and cultural worker Nicole Burisch on Wednesday, November 2 at 5:00 pm at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Ms. Burisch is based in Montreal and is a 2014-2016 Core Fellow Critic-in-Residence with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Delta Sigm Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents a program on, "Answering The Call, The Autobiography of Youngstown's Native Son: The Honorable Judge Nathaniel R. Jones." Judge Jones will talk about his autobiography, which will be followed by a brief discussion and book signing, on Thursday, October 20, at 7:00 pm, at the DeBartolo Stadium Club, at YSU. Presented in conjunction with the YSU Foundation. More information at youngstowndst.com
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents "The Last Road North: the Gettysburg Campaign," a lecture by Dan Welch, seasonal ranger at Gettysburg National Monument Park, on Monday, October 10, 6:30 pm, at Antone’s Banquet Centre, in Boardman. Reservations required. More information at 330-757-4727 or mahoningvalleycwrt.com.
Kent State University Trumbull Theatre presents the play, "On the Verge: Or, the Geography of Yearning" by Eric Overmyer. Show dates are weekend evenings, October 14 & 15, and 21 & 22 at 8:00 pm, with Sunday matinees on October 16 & 23 at 3:00 pm. Three Victorian Lady travelers take it upon themselves to discover the mystery of things as they set out for Terra Incognita and discover the future. Tickets and more information available at 330-675-8887, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
YSU's Dana School of Music presents the Flute Studio Recital on Monday, October 24 at 7:30 pm at Bliss Recital Hall on the YSU campus. The recital will feature students of Dr. Kathryn Umble. The event is free and open to the public.
YSU's Department of Art Guest Artist Lecture Series will feature photojournalist and photographer Steven Rubin on Wednesday, October 19 at 5:00 pm at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Mr. Rubin is an Associate Professor of Art at Penn State University, and his photographs have been published in The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic. The lecture is free and open to the public.
YSU's Dana School of Music presents the Jazz Ensembles in concert on Monday, October 17 at 7:30 pm in the Chestnut Room of the Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. The concert is free and open to the public. More information at (330) 941-3636.
YSU's Dana School of Music presents pianist Kirill Gliadkovsky in concert at 7:30 pm at Bliss Recital Hall on the campus of YSU. Dr. Gliadkovsky currently teaches at Saddleback College in California. The concert is free and open to the public.