The Arab American Community Center in Youngstown is sponsoring a performance by the Shoruq Girls’ Hip-Hop Group, on Saturday, March 25, at 7:00 pm, at St. Ann Church 4310 Kirk Road, in Youngstown. The 18 dancers, all between the ages of 12 and 16, live in a Palestinian refugee camp. The group will perform a selection of songs they have created themselves, in a mix of Arabic and English.
Ballet Western Reserve presents Building Art, on Saturday, March 11, at 7:00 pm, at the Morley Arts building, in downtown Youngstown. Company dancers will perform to One Hit Wonders. Tickets and information available at 330-744-1934.
The Rockin' Road To Dublin show is coming to Youngstown on Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 pm, at Powers Auditorium,. Rockin' Road to Dublin combines the art of an Irish dance show, the power of a Rock-N-Roll concert, with the finish of a Broadway theatrical production. The program features Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashley Smith, and a cast includes 14 dancers, 8 musicians and two vocalists. Tickets available by phone 330-744-0264 or youngstownsymphony.com.
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.
WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art present Mad About the Arts, on Friday, February 17, 7:00 - 10:00 pm. It is an evening of fine wines, hors d'oeuvres, live jazz, and dance music, inside the McDonough galleries, on the YSU campus. Tickets and additional information at 330-941-3363.
First Night Youngstown 2016 Celebration takes place on New Year's Eve from 4:00 pm to Midnight, in downtown Youngstown. This event will include family and children's activities, live theatrical and musical entertainment, with fireworks at 9:00 pm and Midnight. Button sale locations and more information about locations and the schedule of events are available at firstnightyoungstownoh.com (first night youngstown o h dot com).
Easy Street Productions presents Youngstown’s original Christmas Spectacular, "Miracle on Easy Street," with performances on Friday, December 18 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, December 19 at 2:30 and 7:30pm, and Sunday, December 20 at 2:30 pm. Featured are co-founders Maureen Collins and Todd Hancock, with 150 singers, dancers, and "Little Rascals." Tickets available at 330-744-0264 and youngstownsymphony.com.
The next Western Reserve Contra Dance will be held on Saturday, December 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.