In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Newport Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (3730 Market Street) in Youngstown presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Monday, May 12th at 5:30 P.M. [This event will feature a reading of Sendak's book Where The Wild Things Are, and activities that deal with the story, the author, or his other works.] More information about this event is available at (330) 744-8636.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents retired Youngstown State University professor of art Al Bright, as he leads a tour of the exhibition Reflections of African-American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection on Saturday, May 10th at 1 P.M.
In Conclusion of the four part film series Stories of Wisdom for Sustainability, the Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pulaski, Pennsylvania presents Thomas Berry - The Great Story on Wednesday, April 30th at 9:30 A.M. and Thursday, May 1st at 6:30 P.M. [This film tells about the monk, cultural historian, author, teacher, and mystic who created a quiet revolution as a pioneer in the field of spirituality and ecology.
The Ohio Cultural Alliance presents an Old World Traditions - Lost And Retained Lecture by Dr. Charles Sung, who will discuss South Korean traditions on Monday, May 5th at 6 P.M. at The Saxon Club (710 South Meridian Road) in Austintown. [Dr. Sung is a native of South Korea. Cultural enrichment will be provided by soprano Dr.
The Calvin Center For The Arts (1755 Mahoning Avenue) in Youngstown presents the inaugural Youngstown SOUP on Sunday, April 27th at 7 P.M. [SOUP celebrates creative projects by featuring speakers representing four community projects ranging from art, urban agriculture, social justice, social entrepreneurs, education, technology, and more.] More information about this event is available at (330) 519-8712.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society and Youngstown State University's Melnick Museum present a lecture by Betsy Estilow entitled Overlooked And Undervalued - The Role Of African Americans In Civil War Medicine on Wednesday, April 30th at 7 P.M. at the Tyler History Center (325 West Federal Street) in Downtown Youngstown.
The Youngstown State University College of Fine and Performing Arts and Power of the Arts, in The Arts Mean Business Lecture Series, present the lectureThe Changing Art Market in the Digital Age on Wednesday, May 14th at 5:30 P.M. at The Raymond John Wean Foundation (147 West Market Street) in Warren.
As part of their Spring Ensemble Season, Cedars West End (706 Steel Street) in Youngstown presents a concert by violinist Smiliana Lozanova and several colleagues from the West Virginia and Canton Symphony Orchestras, on Sunday, May 11th at 8 P.M. Miss Lozanova will present the 12 Caprices by Petar Hristokov, Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 7, and a String Trio by Josef Haydn.
As part of its Coffee and Contemplation Series, the Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center presents Matt Abramowski in a lecture on the topic Roll Away the Stone and See the Glory of God on Tuesday, May 6th at 9:30 A.M. at the Villa Maria Community Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pulaski, Pennsylvania. [This event will include a lecture, group interaction, and an opportunity for personal reflection.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (724) 964-8886.
The Austintown Historical Society presents its annual Spring High Tea on Sunday, April 27th from noon until 4 P.M. at the National Historic Landmark Strock Stone House (7171 Mahoning Avenue). Reservations and more information are available at (330) 792-1129.