The YSU Dana School of Music presents a guest artist musicology lecture by Nathan B. Kruse from Case Western Reserve University, on Friday, February 24, at 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus.
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 City Club of the Mahoning Valley presents a panel discussion on the The Future of Public Education in Ohio's Cities, on Monday, March 6, at Stambaugh Auditorium. Dinner begins at 5:30 pm, and the program at 6:00 pm. Panelsits include Christine Fowler-Mack, Chief of New & Innovative Schools and Programs, Cleveland Metropolitan School District; Krish Mohip, CEO, Youngstown City School District; and Joe Schiavoni, Ohio Senate Minority Leader. Tickets and corporate/organization sponsored tables available at stambaughauditorium.com, and 330-259-0555.
The YSU James Dale Ethics Center is sponsoring a talk by former CIA agent, noted author, & commentator John Kiriakou, on Tuesday, March 14, at 7:00 pm, at St. John's Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. The theme of Kiriakou's lecture is Ethics in the Intelligence Services. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested, and can be made at church office at 330-743-3175. The lecture is also sponsored by St. John’s Episcopal Church and WYSU-FM.
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 Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry presents a lecture on "What is Different About the South Working Class?," by Dr. Fones-Wolf, a history professor at West Virginia University, on Thursday, February 16th, at 6:30 pm, at the Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry. on Wood Street, in Youngstown. Fones-Wolf will speak about African American workers and religion in the post World War II South.
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.