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Barnes, professor at Youngstown State University, who will discuss the various methods of editing and transcribing historical documents such as letters, journals, diaries, etc.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.
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor is celebrating Veterans’ Day with its exhibit “Steel Town Goes To War,” on Saturday, November 12, noon to 4:00 pm. This event highlights the contributions local citizens and businesses made to World War I and World War II. The exhibit is free to all current and former veterans and their families.
The YSU Center for Working Class Studies and The City Club of The Mahoning Valley present a talk by Justin Gest, author of the new book, "The New Minority: The White Working Class in an Age of Immigration and Inequality," on Monday, November 7, at 6:00 pm, at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, on Wood Street, in downtown Youngstown. Gest is a professor of Public Policy at George Mason University. The book features research conducted in Youngstown and interviews with local residents and political leaders. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies is presenting a lecture by Davíd Carrasco entitled "Mexico's Sacred Migrant: The Virgin of Guadalupe as Image and Immigrant," as part of the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series, on Thursday, November 3rd, at 12:30 PM, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at the YSU campus. Carrasco is author of the book, "Religions of Mesiamerica." This lecture is free and open to the public. More information is available at 330-941-3448.
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 Chamber Winds will perform on Wednesday, December 7. More information is available through the YSU Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-941-2307.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents the "Carols and Cocoa & Dana Holiday Concert," on Wednesday, December 7, at 7:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium, in Youngstown. A Youngstown Holiday favorite for years, Carols & Cocoa and the Dana Holiday Concert features performances by many Dana School of Music ensembles. Tickets available at stambaughauditorium.com.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents a "Keyboard Christmas Extravaganza Concert," on Monday, December 5, at 7:30 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus. The concert is free and open to the public.