The Dom Leone Writing Competition Benefit/Variety Show will be held on Friday, November 257, at 7:00 pm, at Ursuline High School. Entertainment for this year’s show includes music, dance, and comedy, with performances from the Spurs of the Moment, the Finelli School of Dance, The Arcade Comedy Theater (Pittsburgh), and readings by past winners of the writing competition.
Youngstown State University's Division of Multicultural Affairs presents "Murphy Meets Motown," featuring Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., 2011 Winner of America's Got Talent; and Leonard, Coleman & Blunt (former lead vocalists of the Temptations, Platters, and Drifters respectively). The concert is Thursday, November 17, at 8:00 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium, in Youngstown. Tickets are available at 330-259-0555 or stambaughauditorium.com. More information available at 330-941-3370
The next Western Reserve Contra Dance will be held on Saturday, November 12, 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 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 email@example.com.
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.