The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Randall Craig Fleischer presents its opening concert on Saturday, September 17 at 8:00 pm, in Powers Auditorium, in downtown Youngstown. Featured works include "The Moldau" by Smetana, "Les Preludes" by Liszt, Tchaikovsky's "Orchestral Suite No.4," the "Polovtsian Dances" by Borodin, and works by Dvorak and Chopin. Ticket information at 330-744-0264 and online at youngstownsymphony.com.
Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley presents "The Capitol Steps," on Wednesday, October 5, at 7:30 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. It's an election year extravaganza with the nation's leading political satire troupe. Tickets are available at stambaughauditorium.com and 330-259-0555. More information about "The Capitol Steps" at capsteps.com.
The Pierce Theater Players are giving their inaugural concert on Saturday, October 8 at 7:30 pm at the historic Pierce Opera House in Sharpsville, PA. The program includes includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 and and Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, featuring violinist Jerry Koziorynsky.
Opera Western Reserve presents Bizet's opera, "Carmen" on the stage of historic Stambaugh Auditorium, Friday, November 11, at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available at the Stambaugh Box Office at 330-259-0555 and stambaughauditorium.com.
the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents its 65th Anniversary Celebration, on Saturday, September 24th at Leo's Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., in Warren. The Social Hour begins at 6:00 pm, and dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. The entertainment will feature Howard and the Point Five Band, with a special performance by the Daughters of Bethel. More information and tickets available from Crystal Davis at 330 518-1609.
The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown presents "Schubert, Schubert & Sherbet," the highlight of wwhich is a performance of Franz Schubert's Piano Sonata in B-flat major, by Marcellene Hawk Mayhall, on Sunday, September 18th, at 3:00 pm, at the church, just off campus on Elm Street. Following the concert, teacakes and sherbet will be served, while Lit Youngstown’s Co-Director Karen Schubert will read some original poems. More information at the church office at 330-746-3067 and at uuyo.org.
The YSU Dana School of Music and the Butler Institute of American Art present the Music at Noon concert series every Wednesday at 12:15 pm, at the Butler. The Dana Brass will perform on Wednesday, August 31. More information is available through the YSU Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-941-2307.
In partnership with Lincoln Knolls Block watch, Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) is hosting a "Better Blocks" event on the East Side of Youngstown, on Saturday, August 13, 2016, noon - 4:00 pm. "Better Blocks" will take place in the Lincoln Knolls Plaza on McCartney Roadd. The event will include pop up businesses, kids activities, food, a Bike Helmet and book bag giveaway, art gallery, vendors, and outdoor seating.
Former Miss Ohio, professional AEA actor, and recording artist, Amanda Beagle, is presenting a program titled “Amanda Beagle's Italian-American Songbook,” at Leo’s Banquet Center in Warren, on Friday, September 30th, at 7:00 pm. Tickets are available at Amanda Beagle Studios at 330-519-7631, and at amandabeagle.com. [“Amanda Beagle’s Italian American Songbook” pays tribute to songs made famous in the U.S. among Italian-American's and those cherished in the homeland and passed down from generation to generation.]
Mercy Health and Man Up present the "Stand Up for Man Up, Making a Stand Against Prostate Cancer" event, on Saturday, September 10, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 West Federal Street, in downtown Youngstown. There will be dinner, music, and comedy. Registration information at 330-480-3405.