Ebony Lifeline presents the Sports Museum Exhibit in the Youngstown Foundation Community History Gallery at the Tyler History Center, on West Federal Street in Youngstown, through April 30. Celebrate the rich athletic contributions of the African-American and Latino community to sports in Mahoning and Trumbull counties.
Youngstown State University's Division of Multicultural Affairs will host the 2016 Diversity Leadership Recognition Dinner, on Friday, March 31, at 5:30 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium. Special guest speaker and artist will be classical pianist Dana Kristina-Joi Morgan. Tickets for the dinner and the concert are available at stambaughauditorium.com. More information available at 330-259-0555.
Lit Youngstown presents a reading by YSU professor and poet Philip Brady, and mystery novelist Lynn Lurie on Wednesday February 3, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. These authors will be followed by writers featured in CROW, a YSU publication for notable student essays. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.
YSU Student Diversity Programs present the 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast, Thursday, January 21, at 8:30 am,in YSU's Kilcawley Center. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Emma Fraser Pendleton. Ticket information at 330 941-2087.
The Trumbull Art Gallery in Warren presents the exhibit "The Warren Portrait Project" featuring the photos, drawings and paintings, of area artist Gary Taneri. The Gallery is located on North Park Avenue in Warren. The show runs through Saturday, February 27th.
WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art are sponsoring the 21st-Annual Mad About the Arts, a celebration of music, art, food, and wine. The event will be held at the McDonough Museum of Art on Wick Avenue, on Friday, February 19th, from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. More information about the event and tickets are available at 330-941-3363.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy announces its winter class sessions beginning the week of January 11th. The academy will meet on Mondays from 3:30 - 6:30 pm at St. Angela Merici, 400 Lincoln Park Drive; on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road; and on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at St. Angela Merici parish. The academy is open to all children grades K-12 and there is no charge to participate. More information available from Executive/Artistic Director Kris Harper at 330-707-2144 or email@example.com.
The Victorian Players present actress, author, and storyteller Carol Weakland in "A Date with the Brontë Sisters," two one-woman shows based on "Jane Eyre" and "Wuthering Heights," this final weekend. Evening performances are at 7:30 pm and the Sunday matinee is at 2:00 pm. More information at victorianplayers.org.
The Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center presents Torah Studies for Christians with Rabbi Saul Oresky and Rev. George Balasko, on Wednesday, December 16, at 1:00 pm, at the Center in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania. The topic is "Hanukkah: The Real Festival of Lights." It is co-sponsored by Jewish/Christian Studies Youngstown, and the B'nai B'rith Guardian of the Menorah. More information at 724-964-8886.