McDonough Museum of Art: Alex Webb: La Calle, Photographs from Mexico

The John J McDonough Center for Contemporary Arts at YSU presents La Calle (Lah keye yay), Photographs from Mexico and Selections from the Collection of the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, by artist & photojournalist Alex Webb. The exhibition, on display through Friday, March 3, features 30 years of color work inspired by the poet Octavio Paz  (Oct tah vee oh  Pahz).  Information at 330-941-1400. The Museum is open to the public and admission is free.


YSU James Dale Ethics Center: John Kiriakou Lecture

The YSU James Dale Ethics Center is sponsoring a talk by former CIA agent, noted author, & commentator John Kiriakou, on Tuesday, March 14, at 7:00 pm, at St. John's Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  The theme of Kiriakou's lecture is Ethics in the Intelligence Services. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested, and can be made at church office at 330-743-3175.  The lecture is also sponsored by St. John’s Episcopal Church and WYSU-FM.


YSU Dana School of Music: Wind & Percussion Invitational

The YSU Dana School of Music presents the 11th Annual YSU Wind & Percussion Invitational, on Friday, February 24th at 7:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium, in Youngstown.  The invitational includes clinics, workshops, rehearsals, and an evening concert featuring guest groups.  Ticket information at stambaughauditorium.com and 330 259-0555.


YSU African Student Union's Movie Night: Invictus

The YSU African Student Union's Movie Night features Clint Eastwwod's 2009 film Invictus, on Friday, February 24 at 7:00 pm, in the James Gallery of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The film explores how a country divided can come together to celebrate athletic success.

YSU Black History Month Magic and Comedy Show

The YSU Black History Month Magic and Comedy Show features magician Josh Triplett and comedian Quincy Carr, on Thursday, February 16th, at 8:00 pm, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center.

Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry: What is Different About the Southern Working Class?

The Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry presents a lecture on "What is Different About the South Working Class?," by Dr. Fones-Wolf, a history professor at West Virginia University, on Thursday, February 16th, at 6:30 pm, at the Youngstown Museum of Labor and Industry. on Wood Street, in Youngstown.  Fones-Wolf will speak about African American workers and religion in the post World War II South.

YSU Student Diversity Council: Who Knew

The Student Diversity Council presents a game of "Who Knew," on Wednesday, February 15, at 6:00 pm, in the Gallery Room, of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Four groups of participants will answer questions and fill in riddles based on African American leaders. More information at 330 941-2087.

YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs: Movie: 13th

The YSU Office of Student Diversity Programs presents a viewing of the film 13th, Monday, on Monday, February 13, at 6:00 pm in YSU's Kilcawley Center. Ava DiVerny's film 13 exposed the rapid increase of black male incarceration. The film will be followed by a panel discussion led by student organizations, Sisters with a Vision (SWAY), and the NAACP.

YSU Black History Month: Sisters In Law

YSU celebrates Black History Month with the panel discussion, Sisters In Law, on Thursday, February 9, at 12:30 pm, in the Preseident's Suite of YSU's Kilcawley Center.  A panel of successful black female attorneys share their experiences in the legal field.

Butler Institute of American Art: The African American Collection

The Butler Institute of American Art and The Youngstown Chapter, The Links, Incorporated present "The African American Collection" on Sunday, February 5, at 2:00 pm at the Butler Institute of American Art, in Youngstown.  Al Bright, Professor Emeritus of Art, at YSU and Dr. Louis Zona, Executive Director and Chief Curator, of the Butler will discuss the permanent collection of African American Art at the Butler. 


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