The YSU Department of Theater and Dance presents guest lecturer Jennifer Keller, director of Rock Dance Company on Friday, October 28, at 2:30 pm, in Room 2200 of Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. Keller will discuss filming and editing dance films. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The YSU College of Creative Arts andd Communications presents "Blissful Beginnings," on Friday, September 30, 6:00 pm, in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. It is a night devoted to the arts on opening night of of University Theater's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike." Student and faculty art exhibits will be on display and a Dana School of Music group will be performing. More information at 330-941-2307.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents a guest lecture by John Covach from the Eastman School of Music, on Friday, September 30, at 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital hall on the YSU campus. Covach has published dozens of articles on topics dealing with popular music, twelve-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.
OCCHA's 44th Annual Gala is set for Friday, November 4, 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Antone's Banquet Centre, 8578 Market Street, in Boardman. OCCHA is a social service agency serving the Hispanic and Multi-Cultural community. There will be auctions and drawings. Tickets and information at 330-822-GALA or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, October 8, noon - 3:00 pm. There will be musical entertainment, dance performances, children's activities, cultural displays, student awards, vendors, information tables, and ethnic refreshments. Dance music provided by DJ Kenny Reyes. More information at 330-941-2087.
The next Western Reserve Contra Dance will be held on Saturday, September 10, from 7:00 - 9:30 pm, at the Dublin Grange Hall, 6571 Fairground Blvd., in Canfield. The Grange Hall is just off 224, behind the CVS pharmacy. More information at westernreservecontradance.com.
the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents its 65th Anniversary Celebration, on Saturday, September 24th at Leo's Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., in Warren. The Social Hour begins at 6:00 pm, and dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. The entertainment will feature Howard and the Point Five Band, with a special performance by the Daughters of Bethel. More information and tickets available from Crystal Davis at 330 518-1609.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy will hold their summer sessions in the fine arts Tuesday, July 19th through Tuesday, August 23rd, 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road. The classes are open to all children in the Youngstown area, free of charge. Classes include dance and movement, visual arts, creative writing/poetry, creative listening activities and drum circles. More information on facebook or by contacting Executive Director Kris Harper at 330-707-2144.
Method 8 & K Jackson Productions presents "The Gloved One, A Tribute to Michael Jackson and Prince," on Saturday, August 27th & Sunday the 28th, at 7:00 pm. The event will be held at the Boardman Performing Arts Center, 7777 Glenwood Avenue. More information at 234-855-7540 or Method8inc.com.