The Purple Cat: Poetry Reading

The Purple Cat for hosting a reading by poets Nin Andrews, Allison Pitinii Davis, & Rochelle Hurt, on Wednesday June 7, at 7:00 pm, at Purple Cat Productions, 220 West Boardman Street, in Youngstown.  An open mic session will follow, emceed by local writer Anne Garwig. 

Societal: Flash Jazz Concert featuring Marion Meadows

Societal is having a special ""Flash Jazz" Concert, Friday, May 12th, at 8:00 pm, at the DeYor Performing Arts Center, Ford Family Recital Hall.  The concert features National Recording Artist and Grammy Award Winner, Marion Meadows. In addition, the "Nathan James Review," with Arielle Green opening up the show. Tickets will be availiable at the Deyor box office 330-744-4269 or online at [VIP tickets are available and includes a meet and greet with Meadows at the Soap Gallery 117 S Champion St.

Westminster College: Oboe and Bassoon Studio Recital

Westminster College presents an Oboe and Bassoon Studio Recital, on Saturday, May 6, at noon. Admission is free.  More information available from Kim Winfield, at

Westminster College School of Music: Chamber Music Recital

The Westminster College School of Music presents a Chamber Music Recital, on Thursday, May 4, at 7:30 pm, in the Wallace Memorial Chapel, on the Westminster College campus.    The recital will feature performances by an Oboe Trio, Clarinet Trio, Woodwind Trio, Woodwind Quartet, Horn Ensemble, Tuba Ensemble, and String Quartet.  It is free and open to all.


Lit Youngstown: Readings by David Giffels & Lori Jakiela

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by authors David Giffels and Lori Jakiela (ja-KEE-la), on Wednesday May 3, at 7:00 pm, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. Open mic will follow. The event is free and open to the public. More information at

Westminster College: Spring Music with Friends Concert

Westminster College presents a concert featuring the Jazz Ensemble, on Sunday, April 30, at 3:00 pm, in the Berlin Lounge. The Jazz Ensemble will be joined by the Westminster College Chamber Singers, under the direction of Dr. Samuel Barbara, and the Conneaut Area Blue Note Jazz Band, under the direction of Mr. Glenn Cameron.  The concert is free and open to all.


Westminster College: A Spring Music Festival: A Friends of Music Gala Concert

Westminster College presents "A Spring Music Festival: A Friends of Music Gala Concert" on Friday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium at Westminster College. There will be performances from the Westminster College Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Singers, and Westminster College Symphony Orchestra. The music festival is free and open to all.

Trumbull County Children Services: Heart Show

The Trumbull County Children Services presents their Heart Show, on Saturday, May 5, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, at the Shortcut Gallery in Warren.  This event will illustrate foster care in the Trumbull County context while allowing children to own their stories and express themselves through the arts.  The gallery will feature art pieces created by children in their care, as well as portraits of children who have been adopted out of the foster system.  


McDonough Museum of Art: Spring Graduating BFA Exhibition

The YSU John J. McDonough Museum of Art, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown, presents the Spring Graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition,through Friday, May 5.  The exhibition features works in various media created by students graduating this semester from the Department of Art at Youngstown State University.  Museum hours and more information about the exhibit is available at (330) 941-1400.


YSU Latino Student Organization: Peru Disaster Relief Event

The Peruvian-American community in Youngstown will host an event to aid the flood victims in Peru, on Sunday, April 30, 4:00 - 8:00 pm at OCCHA, 3660 Shirley Road, in Youngstown.  Attendees will enjoy Peruvian food and desserts, local musicians, and much more.  More information at 330-406-9415.



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