The Southside Fine Arts Academy will resume their Winter/Early Spring programming on Wednesdays and Thursdays, February 15 and 16 from 4:00 -7:00 pm. Wednesday classes will be held at St. Angela Merici School, 400 Lincoln Park Drive, Youngstown. Thursday classes will be held at Neighborhood Ministries at Rockford Village, 1405b Dogwood Lane, in Youngstown. The Academy is open to all children, grades k-12. There is no fee to participate. More information on the Southside Fine Arts Academy's Facebook page or at 330-540-8589.
The YWCA of Youngstown presents International Women's Day, on Wednesday, March 8, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The program will encourage diversity, recognize the uniqueness of various cultures and, celebrate women. It will feature a multicultural fashion show, food, and music from around the world.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents the 11th Annual YSU Wind & Percussion Invitational, on Friday, February 24th at 7:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium, in Youngstown. The invitational includes clinics, workshops, rehearsals, and an evening concert featuring guest groups. Ticket information at stambaughauditorium.com and 330 259-0555.
The YSU African Student Union's Movie Night features Clint Eastwwod's 2009 film Invictus, on Friday, February 24 at 7:00 pm, in the James Gallery of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The film explores how a country divided can come together to celebrate athletic success.
The Student Diversity Council presents a game of "Who Knew," on Wednesday, February 15, at 6:00 pm, in the Gallery Room, of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Four groups of participants will answer questions and fill in riddles based on African American leaders. More information at 330 941-2087.
The YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs presents a viewing of the film 13th, Monday, on Monday, February 13, at 6:00 pm in YSU's Kilcawley Center. Ava DiVerny's film 13 exposed the rapid increase of black male incarceration. The film will be followed by a panel discussion led by student organizations, Sisters with a Vision (SWAY), and the NAACP.
As part of the Black/Jewish Book & Dialogue Club, the Youngstown Jewish Community Centerpresents an inter-cultural, inter-faith discussion of Rebecca Walker's Black, White & Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self, on Sunday, February 12, at 2:00 pm, at the Jewish Community Center, on Gypsy Lane, in Youngstown.
YSU celebrates Black History Month with the panel discussion, Sisters In Law, on Thursday, February 9, at 12:30 pm, in the Preseident's Suite of YSU's Kilcawley Center. A panel of successful black female attorneys share their experiences in the legal field.
The Butler Institute of American Art and The Youngstown Chapter, The Links, Incorporated present "The African American Collection" on Sunday, February 5, at 2:00 pm at the Butler Institute of American Art, in Youngstown. Al Bright, Professor Emeritus of Art, at YSU and Dr. Louis Zona, Executive Director and Chief Curator, of the Butler will discuss the permanent collection of African American Art at the Butler.
the YSU Art Department presents a talk and exhibition by artist Tim Portlock, on Monday, February 6, 5:00 - 8:00 pm in the Solomon Gallery in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. Portlock's current body of work is created using 3D gaming technology to simulate real world and imagined spaces based on abandoned and foreclosed buildings. More information at 330 941-1866.