M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place in downtown Youngstown will host a YSU collaborative event - a glamorous 1920s themed Halloween Masquerade on Friday, October 30th from 8:00 pm - midnight. The party recalls 1923, the year the historic Erie Terminal was built. 1920s themed costumes encouraged but not required. Music by the swingin' jazz band Dr. Zoot from Pittsburgh! Costume contest at Midnight!
Students considering attending Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music are invited to a Fall Open House, on Wednesday, October 14, beginning at 8:30 am, in Bliss Hall’s first floor lobby. Students will have the opportunity to meet professors and current students; sit in on vocal and instrumental ensemble rehearsals, as well as attend other classes. A full day of information and music has been planned to assist students considering an education in music. Registration is preferred but not required. More information is available at the Dana School of Music at 330-941-3636.
YSU Dana School of Music is presenting a Guest Artist Recital on Sunday, November 8th, at 4:00 pm, in YSU's Bliss Hall Recital Hall. Featured artists include saxophonist Stephen Page of the University of Texas at Austin, and pianist Cameron Hofmann. [A Master Class with the artists also begins at 1:00 pm in Bliss Hall Room 2326.]
Youngstown State University Theater presents the play "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," weekends from Friday, October 9 to Sunday, October 18, with evening performances at 7:30 pm and the Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm. Ticket information available at ysu.tix.com and (330) 941-3105. YSU Students are free with valid ID.
THE YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee's main event, the YSU's Hispanic Heritage Celebration takes place at YSU's Kilcawley Center, on Saturday, October 3, noon - 3:00 pm. The event will feature music entertainment, dance performances, children’s activities, cultural displays, vendors, information tables and ethnic refreshments. It is free and open to the public, More information at 330-941-2087.
The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee is sponsoring a special showing of Sky Watchers of Ancient Mexico at the YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium, on Thursday, October 1, at 7:00 pm.
This program, free and open to the public, will describe the different ways these ancient cultures incorporated the sky into their religion, stories, and daily rituals. More information at the YSU Department of Physics & Astronomy at 330-941-3616.
The YSU Dana School of Music is presenting a Jazz clinic and performance by Guitarist Brad Shepik of the New England Conservatory of Music, on Friday, November 6th, at noon, in YSU's Bliss Hall, Room 2222.
The YSU Dana School of Music is presenting a Percussion Ensemble on Wednesday, November 4th, at 8:00 pm, at the St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Avenue in Youngstown. The concert is free and open to the public.
The YSU Dana School of Music is presenting a Music at Noon Concert featuring a Clarinet Studio Recital on Wednesday, November 4th, at 12:15 PM at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. The concert is free and open to the public.