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.
The League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown presents and moderates a panel discussion on The Accountability of Charter Schools And Testing Reform on Monday, April 28th at 6:30 P.M. at Union Baptist Church (528 Lincoln Avenue) in Youngstown. This event is sponsored by ACTION, Youngstown's Mayor and City Council, YCS Board of Education, Youngstown Junior Civic League, YSU College of Education, YWCA of Youngstown, and the core team of Union Baptist Church. More information about this event is available at (330) 746-1217.
As part of the Beecher Art and Technology Series, the Youngstown State University Department of Art presents an Emergent Futures Now Lecture by Shaun Slifer about the Just Seeds Cooperative on Wednesday, April 16th at 5:30 P.M. in the Lecture Hall of the John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. The Just Seeds Cooperative is a network of 24 artists making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental, and political stance.] More information about this lecture is available at (330) 941-3627.
Youngstown State University Center for Working Class Studies presents The Art of Preservation: A Look at the History of African Funeral Homes and Rituals in Youngstown, on Thursday, April 24, at 5:30 pm, at Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor Museum, on Wood Street in Youngstown. This American Studies' MA Student Independent Community Project was done by Walonda "Missy" Burney, a graduate student in American Studies department at YSU. It is free and open to the community.
As part of the Stories of Wisdom for Sustainability Film Series, the Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center (2067 Evergreen Road) in Pulaski, Pennsylvania presents two showings of A Sense Of Wonder - Rachel Carson's Love for the Natural World and her Fight to Defend it on Wednesday, April 9th at 9:30 A.M. and Thursday, April 10th at 6:30 P.M. [This film features interviews with Rachel Carson during the last year of her life, and her critics in the wake of publishing her book Silent Spring. The subsequent discussion will focus on Ms.