The Ashtabula Arts Center (2928 West 13th Street) presents Susan Powers in a Program on Fashion of the 1950's on Saturday, February 8th at noon. [Susan Powers has been collecting antique and vintage clothes for twenty years, teaches the Costume And Fashion class at Ursuline College and the Victorian Silhouettes class at Lakeland Community College, and her exhibit of 1950's clothing is on display at the Arts Center through Sunday, March 2nd.
Sundays At Stambaugh presents members of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Boardman in a performance on Sunday, February 9th at 12:30 P.M. in the Grand Ballroom in Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [The Fred Astaire Studio will perform styles of Latin and Ballroom dancing, including Salsa, Swing, Foxtrot, and Waltzes.] Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 259-0555.
The Ashtabula Arts Center (2928 West 13th Street) presents the musical Monty Python's Spamalot, created by Eric Idle and John DuPrez, running weekends from Friday, February 7th through Saturday, February 22nd. Evening performances begin at 8 P.M. and the Sunday matinees are at 2 P.M. [Monty Python's Spamalot, winner of three Tony Awards, is a musical comedy and a highly irreverent parody of the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.] Tickets and more information about this show are available at (440) 964-3396.
The Ohio Cultural Alliance presents an Old World Traditions - Lost And Retained Lecture by Stephen Hanzely, who will discuss Hungarian traditions on Monday, February 3rd at 6 P.M. at the Georgetown Banquet Center (5945 South Avenue, on the corner of Mathews Road and South Avenue) in Boardman. [Dr. Hanzely is a native of Hungary and immigrated to the United States several decades ago, and is a retiree of the Youngstown State University Physics Department.
The Dana School of Music presents a free Guest Artist Recital featuring pianists Sean Baran and James Vasconi performing piano duets on Sunday, January 26th at 4 P.M. in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the campus of Youngstown State University. [Sean Baran recently graduated from YSU where he studied piano with Dr. Oltmanns, and is the Assistant Music Director at Trinity United Methodist Church and an area soloist.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents two Grand Classics Concerts, featuring pianist, Helene Grimaud, on Friday, January 31st at 8 P.M. and on Sunday, February 2nd at 2:30 P.M. in Heinz Hall (600 Penn Avenue) in Pittsburgh. [This concert will include Johann Sebastian Bach's Toccata and Fugue in d minor, the Symphony No. 4 in Bb Major, Op. 60, by Ludwig van Beethoven, and the Piano Concerto No. 1 in d minor, Op.
The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University presents the Second Annual Horn Workshop on Sunday, January 12th from noon until 5 P.M. in Room 2326 of Bliss Hall. [This event will feature guest clinician Brett Miller who is a former YSU alumnus and a current performer in the United States Air Force Band in Washington, D.C., a recital by Miller and Stacie Mickens, and displays.] Reservations and more information about this free event are available at (330) 941-3636.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents A Valentine's Pops Concert Celebration entitled, Love Is In The Air, on Saturday, February 15th at 8 P.M. at the Scottish Rite Cathedral (110 East Lincoln Avenue) in New Castle, Pennsylvania.
WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art partner once again to present Mad About The Arts on Friday, February 21st from 6:30 until 10 P.M. at the McDonough Museum (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will feature a presentation by Ed Goist on wine craft and connoisseurship, performances by the Youngstown State University Jazz Ensemble 2 and YSU professor, Dr. Alton Merrell and his jazz trio, and hors d'oeuvres, desserts and beverages.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 941-1777.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents a Yellow Creek Winter Concert featuring the Jim Frank Combo performing a variety of music, including Big Band, Waltzes, and Polkas, on Thursday, January 9th at 7 P.M. at the Yellow Creek Park Lodge (79 South Bridge Street) in Struthers. More information about this free concert is available at (330) 755-7275.