Stambaugh Auditorium presents organist Isabelle Demers on Sunday, September 20th at 4:00 pm. Dr. Demers is and Organ Professor and head of the Organ Department at Baylor University in Texas. More information is available at stambaughauditorium.com
Youngstown's newest fine art gallery, The Soap Gallery, will host their Grand Opening Gala and Art Walk on Friday, October 2nd, at 5:00 pm at 117 S. Champion Street. The Opening will feature artists who unite the arts in Youngstown and represent a range of artistic styles. Live music will be provided by Third Class and Bitter Alms. More information can be found at Stephen@SoapGalleryYo.com or Daniel@SoapGalleryYo.com.
The Youngstown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presents its Annual Tribute to Black Excellence Award Dinner, honoring outstanding African Americans who contributed in Delta's Five Point Programmatic Thrust: Educational Awareness; Political Awareness; Physical and Mental Health; International Awareness, and Economic Development. The dinner is scheduled for Friday, September 25, at 6:30 pm.
WYSU and St. John’s Episcopal Church are co-sponsoring a concert by members of “Apollo’s Fire,” the popular Baroque Orchestra -- on Friday, September 25th, at St. John’s, 323 Wick Avenue, Youngstown. The concert starts at 7:30, and ticket information can be found at 330-743-3175, or stjohnohio.org (s-t-john-ohio.org). The ticket includes a dinner option at V2 that begins at 5:30.
The City of Ashtabula presents the Big Bands on the Beach Summer Concert at the Walnut Beach Concession Stand area in Ashtabula, on Sunday, August 30, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, featuring the Tony Esposito Big Band, performing tunes from the 1930s and 1940s. It is free and open to the public.
The Mahoning Valley Chorale, under the direction of Kris Harper, will present their annual summer concert, “In the Good Old Summertime” on Sunday, August 9 at 2:00 pm, at Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church,on Route 224, in Poland. The concert will feature light music celebrating the relaxing days of summer. Tickets can be purchased at 330-707-2144 or at the door.
The Stambaugh Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Hae-Jong Lee, is accepting new members for the 2015-2016 season. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm in the Ballroom at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. The season will include performances of Antonio Vivaldi’s “Magnificat in G Minor” and Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem.” Membership information is available at at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WYSU-FM is hosting its Summer Membership Party at the Magic Tree in Boardman on Wednesday, August 26, at 5:30 PM. Appetizers will be provided, along with entertainment from J.R. Richeley and his jazz combo. Information and reservations can be made at 330-941-3363.
The New Castle Playhouse presents "Damn Yankees," at the Augustine Auditorium, this weekend. Evening performances are at 7:30 and the Sunday matinee is at 2:00. "Damn Yankees" tales the tale of middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd, who trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant against the NY Yankees. Tickets are available at newcastleplayhouse.org, and the box office at 724-654-3437, Monday through Friday,10 am - 4 pm.
The Harvey S. Firestone Festival of the Arts is a juried event held at Firestone park in Columbiana on Saturday, August 1, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. This event includes handmade arts and crafts, antique vendors, a Farmer's Market, a children's area, an antique and vintage tractor display, with local musical entertainment and food concessions offered throughout the day. Admission is free.