The John J McDonough Center for Contemporary Arts at YSU presents Selections from the Collection of the Richard M Ross Museum of Art at Ohio Wesleyan University -- a collaboration featuring photographs and prints from the 1960s. It opens with a public reception on Friday January 20th from 6-8. Information at 330-941-1400
WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art present Mad About the Arts, on Friday, February 17, 7:00 - 10:00 pm. It is an evening of fine wines, hors d'oeuvres, live jazz, and dance music, inside the McDonough galleries, on the YSU campus. Tickets and additional information at 330-941-3363.
The Youngstown State University’s Division of Multicultural Affairs will host the "2017 Diversity Leadership Recognition Dinner," on Thursday, March 23, at 5:30 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium, on fifth Avenue, in Youngstown. Special guest artist is Bryan Bautista, Seaon 10 semifinalist on "The Voice." Tickets available at stambaughauditorium.com or 330-259-0555. [The efforts and continuous achievements of community and campus leaders in diversity and inclusion will be honored for Leader of Tomorrow, Campus Leadership, and Community Leadership.
As part of the First Night Youngstown Celebration on New Year's Eve, the YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium offers programs beginning on the half hour from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The programs combines lights, music, and visual effects for a spectacular experience under the dome. More information at wbplanetarium.org.
Etruscan Press and the YSU Poetry Center presents "A Discussion of International Arts and Culture," featuring Raul Hernandez from Cuba and D. M. Aderibigbe from Nigeria, on Tuesday, December 6, at 6:00 pm, in the YSU English Department Conference Room, in Debartolo Hall, on the YSU campus. It is free and open to the public.
Lit Youngstown presents a reading by historians Donna DeBlasio, Martha Pallante, Sean Posey and Cathy Seckman on Wednesday December 7, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. These authors will read from their books on local history. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.org.
YSU Bible Study presents the 2nd YSU Bible Seminar on the topic, "The Beatitudes," on Tuesday, November 22, at 6:30 pm, in the President's Suite of YSU's Kilcawley Center. The seminar is free and open to the public.
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor presents the exhibit “Comin’ on the Ohio Works,” in reference to the 1995 Bruce Springsteen song, “Youngstown,” on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:00 pm. The class of students under the direction of Dr. Thomas Leary; researched the history of the plant and interviewed former workers in creating this exhibit. There is more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-941-1314.
Youngstown State University's Division of Multicultural Affairs presents "Murphy Meets Motown," featuring Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., 2011 Winner of America's Got Talent; and Leonard, Coleman & Blunt (former lead vocalists of the Temptations, Platters, and Drifters respectively). The concert is Thursday, November 17, at 8:00 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium, in Youngstown. Tickets are available at 330-259-0555 or stambaughauditorium.com. More information available at 330-941-3370
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is holding an Historical Editing Workshop on Thursday, November 17, at 5:30 pm. Americorps Ohio is sponsoring the workshop which features Dr. Diane Barnes, professor at Youngstown State University, who will discuss the various methods of editing and transcribing historical documents such as letters, journals, diaries, etc. This event is free and open to the public. The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is located at 151 W. Wood Street in Youngstown.