As part of the Beecher Art And Technology Series, the Youngstown State University Department of Art presents an Emergent Futures Now Lecture by Dana Bishop-Root and Ginger Brooks Takahashi on Thursday, March 20th at 2 P.M. in the Zona Auditorium of the Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [Dana Bishop-Root and Ginger Brooks Takahashi were part of the creation of General Sisters, an open General Store in an experimental art space.] More information about this lecture is available at (330) 941-3627.
Youngstown State University Theater presents the YSU Dance Ensemble in their 24th Annual performance under the direction of Christine Cobb, running from Thursday, April 10th through Saturday, April 12th at 7:30 P.M. each night in the Ford Theater of Bliss Hall, on the campus of YSU. [This performance will feature choreographed works by visiting artists, students, and faculty, including the dance styles of Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and World Dance forms.] Tickets and more information about these performances are available at (330) 941-3105.
The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents the program Expanded View, running Friday and Saturday nights from Friday, April 11th through Saturday, April 26th at 8 P.M. each night. [Expanded View shows images taken by the Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra orbiting telescopes and shows deep space objects in the universe.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
The Youngstown State University Diversity And Multicultural Affairs Office presents a lecture entitled Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage, on Wednesday, April 2nd at noon in the Meeting Room of the Main Branch Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (305 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. More information about this lecture is available at (330) 740-6086.
The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the 78th Annual Juried Student Art And Design Exhibition running from Friday, March 28th through Friday, April 11th. [This exhibition features works in various media by students currently enrolled in the Department of Art at Youngstown State University.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibition are available at (330) 941-1400.
WYSU is proud to be a media sponsor for the modern era world premiere of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's Passion According To St. Luke on Monday, March 31st at 8 P.M. at Trinity United Methodist Church (30 West Front Street) in Downtown Youngstown. [This performance is part of a celebration of the 300th anniversary of C.P.E. Bach's birth, and will feature performances by a combined Orchestra of Dana School of Music faculty, guest professionals, the Dana Symphony Orchestra, the Dana Chorale, University Chorus, and Trinity United Methodist Church Choir.
The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the 78th Annual Juried Student Art And Design Exhibition Opening reception on Friday, March 28th from 6 until 8 P.M. [This exhibition features work by students currently enrolled in the Department of Art at Youngstown State University, and the works will be on display until Friday, April 11th.] More information about the Exhibition or the Opening Reception is available at (330) 941-1400.
The Dana School of Music and the Youngstown State University Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Office present America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Bluegrass to Broadway - Swing Jazz on Wednesday, April 16th at 7 P.M. at Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [This program will feature performances by YSU Jazz Ensembles and screening of Ken Burns' Jazz: Episode 6, Swing, The Velocity of Celebration and International Sweethearts of Rhythm.] More information about this event is available at (330) 941-3636.
The Dana School of Music presents a free Recital of Musical Theater Song and Dance Performances on Tuesday, April 15th at 8 P.M. in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the campus of YSU. More information about this free recital is available at (330) 941-3636.
The Shipka Speakers Series of the Youngstown State University Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies presents Professor Michael Ruse in a free lecture entitled Evolution Vs. Creation, on Thursday, April 3rd at 12:30 P.M. in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center, on the campus of YSU. [Dr. Ruse, from Florida State University, is a preeminent expert on Darwinism's effect on education, science, and religion.