Amazing Randi Film and Q&A

James Randi, magician, escape artist and the world’s most tireless investigator and demystifier of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims, visits Youngstown State University on Monday, March 30, at 7:00 pm, in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall.  An Honest Liar, a documentary of Randi’s life, will be screened, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Screening of Writer-director Chris Rutushin's Movie Fine-Tune

The YSU Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures present Emmy Award winner and Youngstown native Chris Rutushin, hosting a screening of his movie Fine-Tune, followed by a question and answer session, in room 132 DeBartolo Hall on the YSU Campus on Thursday, March 26, at 7:00 pm .  Originally released in 2008,  the film was inspired by Rutushin's memories and images of Italian American family life in the 1970s.  The screening is free and open to the public.  

YSU Lecture by Dr. Okakaopio Dokotum

As part of YSU's African American History Month program, Dr. OkakaOpio Dokotum, poet, playwright, filmmaker, and associate professor of Literature and Film at Kyambogo University in Uganda, is presenting a lecture on Debunking the Myth of Africa, the Dark Continent, on Tuesday, February 17, at 7:00 pm, in the Ohio Room in the Kilcawley Center on YSU's campus.

The Phantom of the Opera Silent Film

Ashtabula Area City School's Lakeside High Music Boosters presents the 1925 silent film The Phantom of the Opera, on November 1, at 7:00 PM at Lakeside High School's Performing Arts Center, on Sanborn Road, in Ashtabula.  The film stars Lon Chaney Sr., and live musical accompaniment is provided by Dave Wickerham, 2011 American Theatre Organ Society's "Organist of the Year," on the school's 1921 restored Kimball Theatre Pipe Organ. Tickets will be available at the Box Office.


Don Juan Festival: Don Juan Film

The Don Juan Festival continues this week with a screening of the classic silent film Don Juan starring John Barrymore and Mary Astor at the Butler Institute of American Art at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 19.  Admission is free, and reservations can be made at Opera Western Reserve at 330-480-0693

2014 STIC (for Space Time Ideas Community)

 The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles will host the third of six 2014 Space Time Ideas Community (STIC) events Thursday, October 2.  STIC is a non-partisan Art Outreach Gallery initiative whose goal is to help spread ideas worth spreading. Gallery doors open at 5:30 pm and the STIC program begins at 6:30. The event features two screenings from the TED Talks video archives. The opening video is “Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce” by best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell. The second video,”Institutions vs.

Butler Art Museum: Whister Film

Western Reserve PBS and The Butler Institute of American Art will present a preview of a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Karen Thomas titled James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 2 pm in the Youngstown Butler’s Beecher Center Auditorium. The film examines the life of the art star, dandy and radical artistic visionary. Whistler introduced ideas and forms that were avant-garde for their time and paved the way for today’s notion of modern art. This program is free and open to the public.

Silent Film, Speedy featuring organ accompaniment by Todd Wilson

Speedy, a comedy released in 1928 and featuring Harold Lloyd, will be presented with organ accompaniment at Stambaugh Aditorium on Sunday, October 19 at 4:00 pm. Speedy is the story of a recently unemployed soda jerk. He spends the day with his girlfriend at Coney Island, becomes a cab driver, and then organizes the neighborhood to save the last remaining horse-drawn carriage.

Covelli Centre; Outdoor Family Movie Nights - Gravity

As part of its Summer Outdoor Family Movie Nights, the Covelli Centre (229 East Front Street) in Downtown Youngstown presents the 2013 Sci-Fi Thriller Gravity on Monday, July 14th at dusk on the Covelli Centre Lawn. [Gravity tells the story of how a medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.] More information about this free movie is available at (330) 746-5600. 

Yellow Creek Theatre; Movie - The Wizard Of Oz

Yellow Creek Theatre in Poland presents its 10th season of classic films every Friday night. Show time is at dusk and admission is free. Films will be screened on the Route 224 bridge wall behind the Poland Library. Friday, July 22nd's film is the 1939 Family Adventure The Wizard Of Oz, starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, and Ray Bolger.] A complete list of films or more information is available at {yellow creek theater dot com}


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