Western Reserve Dance presents March Madness Contra Dance on Saturday March 12, 7:00 to 9:30 pm, at Dublin Grange, 6571 Fairgrounds Boulevard, in Canfield. It will be a night of 17th-century Dance similar to the Tudor and Elizabethan eras. One String Short acoustic instrument music group provides the music. More information at 330-781-0030.
WYSU and St. John's Episcopal Church are sponsoring a concert by Arsenal Duo, at the church, 323 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown, on Friday, March 18 at 7:30. Pittsburgh pianist Nathan Carterette and organist Edward Alan Moore of Girard make up Arsenal Duo. They present concerts that unite their respective instruments in a unique and spectacular fashion. Tickets and more information available online at stjohnohio.org or by phone at 330-743-3175.
The Rust Belt Theater Company presents “Dating Sucks: The Musical,” Friday, Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5, 8:00 pm each evening, at the theater’s space in Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Avenue. Written and directed by Robert Dennick Joki, the revue-style musical explores the peaks and pitfalls of dating, with real-life stories and original songs. Reservations at 330-507-2358.
M Gallery at Erie Terminal invites the public to an Artist Reception this Saturday, February 20, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Live jazz by Jeff Bremer, appetizers by Kravitz's Inspired Catering and the photography and design exhibit, "Visions of Potential | Urban Opportunities in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties," which is on view through March 18. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-5:00, Thursdays 1:00-7:00, or by appointment. M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place is located at 112 W. Commerce Street, in Youngstown.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony – the Pathetique – and selections by Dvořák. Thursday, February 25th at 8:00 pm, at New Castle’s Scottish Rite Cathedral. Visit PittsburghSymphony.org Slash “S-R-C” for more details.
The Mahoning Valley Chorale, under the direction of Kris Harper, will present a Lenten concert, “And No Bird Sang - A Collection of Lenten Reflections” at St. Angela Merici Parish, 400 Lincoln Park Drive, in Youngstown on Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 pm. The concert will feature several performers from Youngstown State University. The concert is free and open to the public. More information availablefrom Kris Harper at330-707-2144 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy is holding an open house at The Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown Poland Road, on Saturday, February 20th, 10:00 - 11:30 am. The open house will feature Harambee of Youngstown in a performance and participation. A cookie and punch reception will follow the performance. Classes are offered in singing, drama, visual arts, recorders, creative writing and poetry, dance, drum circles, boomwhackers, and lessons are offered on all instruments.
The Youngstown Click presents "One Snowy Night: When Love Happens," a Valentine's Day journey,on Sunday, February 14, at 6:00 pm, at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society Thomas Ballroom. The Youngstown Click has brought together a collaborative of local talent, including artists, musicians, poets, and writers to present a performance that explores the many facets of love, followed by dancing. Refreshments and desserts will be served throughout the night. Tickets and information available at (330) 951-7206 or YoungstownValentine@gmail.com
The Stambaugh Chorus will be presenting its concert "Giving Voice to Peace II," featuring Gabriel Faure's Requiem, on Friday, May 20, at 7:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. Joining the Chorus will be the Stambaugh Festival Orchestra, soloists, and local high school choirs. More information about the chorus at stambaughchorus.org. Ticket information at stambaughauditorium.com.
Stambaugh Aditorium in Youngstown presents organist David Enlow in concert on Sunday, May 15, at 4:00 pm. Enlow is Organist and Choir Master of the Church of the Resurrection in New York, where he directs a professional choir. He is also a member of the organ faculty of The Juilliard School. Tickets available at stambaughauditorium.com.