Literature

Pig Iron Literary & Art Works; Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading

Pig Iron Literary and Art Works (26 North Phelps Street) in Downtown Youngstown presents a free Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading on Tuesday, June 10th at 7:30 P.M. [This poetry reading includes members of the audience, of any age or experience level, reading their own or a favorite poem.] More information about this event is available at (330) 747-6932.

Cleveland Orchestra Family Concert Series; The Composer Is Dead Concert

As part of its Family Concert Series, The Cleveland Orchestra presents a spring concert entitled The Composer Is Dead on Friday, May 16th at 7:30 P.M. at Severance Hall (11001 Euclid Avenue) in Cleveland. [This concert, led by conductor Brett Mitchell, will feature a performance of Lemony Snicket's book The Composer Is Dead, narrated by composer Nathaniel Stookey.] Tickets and more information about this concert are available at (216) 231-1111 or {cleveland orchestra dot com}www.clevelandorchestra.com.

Poland Branch Library; Maurice Sendak Celebration

In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Poland Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (311 South Main Street) in Poland presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Tuesday, May 13th at 1 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. 

Boardman Branch Library; Maurice Sendak Celebration

In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Boardman Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (7680 Glenwood Avenue) in Boardman presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Tuesday, May 13th at 10 A.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.

Canfield Branch Library; Maurice Sendak Celebration

In advance of the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art, the Canfield Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (43 West Main Street) in Canfield presents a celebration of Maurice Sendak and his works on Tuesday, May 13th at 10 A.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.

Pig Iron Literary & Art Works; Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading

The Pig Iron Literary and Art Works (26 North Phelps Street) in Downtown Youngstown presents a free Second Tuesday Open Poetry Reading on Tuesday, May 13th at 7:30 P.M. [This poetry reading includes members of the audience, of any age or experience level, reading their own or a favorite poem.] More information about this event is available at (330) 747-6932.

Butler Institute Of American Art; Maurice Sendak - Memorial Exhibition

The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition running from Sunday, May 18th through Sunday, July 6th. [Fifty years ago, artist and illustrator Maurice Sendak created his classic children's book Where The Wild Things Are, and this exhibition includes some of his original drawings for the book, studies, and other materials related to his career.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibition are available at (330) 743-1107. 

Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table; The Groundhog Regiment Lecture

The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents author and historian Jeffrey Hill, in a lecture entitled The 26th Ohio Volunteer Infantry - The Groundhog Regiment, on Monday, March 10th at 6:30 P.M. at Antone's Banquet Centre (8578 Market Street) in Boardman. Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 726-7603. 

Youngstown Playhouse; Arsenic And Old Lace

The Youngstown Playhouse (600 Playhouse Lane) presents the classic comedy Arsenic and Old Lace, by Joseph Kesselring, running weekends from Friday, March 28th through Sunday, April 6th . Evening performances begin at 7:30 P.M. and the Sunday matinees are at 2:30 P.M. [Arsenic and Old Lace tells of spinster sisters Abby and Martha Brewster who are devoted to charity and family, but they have taken on another project as well.] Tickets and more information about this show are available at (330) 788-8739.

YSU; Poetry Reading

As part of African American History Month, Youngstown State University presents a poetry reading of poems submitted for a poetry competition, on Wednesday, February 26th at 6:30 P.M. in the Jones Room of Kilcawley Center. [Poems will contain subject matter related to Africa, the African American experience, or expressions inspired by historical figures.] More information about the competition or the poetry reading is available at (330) 941-3097.

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