Culture

Opera Western Reserve presents Don Giovanni

Opera Western Reserve presents Don Giovanni on Friday, on November 14th at 7:30 pm.  Don Giovanni is a tale of an outrageous, arrogant playboy, his loves, his stratagems, and a fatal confrontation that leads to his demise. This Mozart masterpiece includes a live orchestra and area opera singers. Ticket information is available at Opera Western Reserve DOT org.

2014 STIC (for Space Time Ideas Community)

 The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles will host the third of six 2014 Space Time Ideas Community (STIC) events Thursday, October 2.  STIC is a non-partisan Art Outreach Gallery initiative whose goal is to help spread ideas worth spreading. Gallery doors open at 5:30 pm and the STIC program begins at 6:30. The event features two screenings from the TED Talks video archives. The opening video is “Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce” by best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell. The second video,”Institutions vs.

YSU Conference on Jewish Music: Concert

YSU’s Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies and the YSU Dana School of Music are co-sponsoring a Conference on Jewish Music and Jewish Identity on the YSU campus, from Sunday, October 19 to Tuesday, October 21. The three days of events, which are open to the public, include academic presentations, two lecture recitals, a film screening, and a free performance by the Indian-Jewish ensemble Om Shalom Trio, on Sunday, October 19 at 7:30 pm, at the Jewish Community Center on Gypsy Lane in Youngstown..

Italian Market Place

The New Castle Lyric Opera's "Italian Market Place" at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, in New Castle, on October 25, from 6:00 to 10:00 pm.  The Italian Market Place is an evening filled with delicious Italian foods, an artists' market, street performers, and the glorious voices of the New Castle Lyric Opera. Songs from the new opera Katrina will also be performed. Tickets available at 724-714-3003.

1st Annual Half Way to St. Patrick's Day "Any" Stew Cook-off

 The Ancient Order of Hibernians and Trumbull Mobile Meals are sponsoring a Stew Cook Off competition on Saturday October 18, from 5:00 - 10:00 pm, at Blessed Sacrament Parish’s’ Reagan Hall, on Reeves Road, in Warren.  This family friendly event features food and refreshments, live music by the Lords of Leisure, an Irish Step Dancing demonstration and gift basket raffles.  More information available at  (330) 442-6261.

 

 

Rust Belt author David Giffels Lecture

Akron native David Giffels, author of The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt, will speak at Canfield High School on Thursday, September 11 at 3:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.

OCCHA’s 42nd Annual Gala

OCCHA’s 42nd Annual Gala is schedules for Friday, October 17, 5:30-11:00 pm, at the Georgetown Banquet Hall, on South Avenue, in Boardman.  OCCHA is a social service agency serving the Hispanic and multicultural community, celebrating 42 years of service with an adults only event at the Georgetown Banquet Center. Tickets and more information available at 330-755-0430.

YSU Hispanic Heritage Committee Hispanic Heritage Celebration

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Committee presents a Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, October 4, at noon in the Chestnut Room of the YSU Kilcawley Center.  This main event will feature music entertainment, dance performances, children’s activities, cultural displays, vendors, information tables and ethnic refreshments. The event is co-sponsored by the Youngstown State University Office Student Diversity Programs with support from campus and community organizations as well as local sponsors. More information is available at 330-941-2086.

ECHHO College Fair at OCCHA

The Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents the ECHHO College Fair at OCCHA, on Shirley Road in Youngstown, on Thursday, September 25, 9:00 - 11:00 am.  The 2014 Annual Educators and Community Helping Hispanics Onward, Inc. (ECHHO) College Fair is for underrepresented high school students and their parents to learn about the college preparation process and the Hispanic/Latino scholarships available to those who qualify. Co-sponsored by YSU’s Office of Admissions, OCCHA, and ECHHO. More information available at 330-941-3243 or www.echho.org.

Guest Artist Recital: Accord Quartet

The Dana School of Music presents a Guest Artist Recital featuring the Accord Quartet, from Budapest, on Thursday, October 9 at 7:30pm in the Bliss Recital Hall.

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