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Save the Date for Mad About the Arts!

Youngstown State University’s signature fundraiser – Mad About the Arts – will be held Friday, February 17, 2017 from 7:00 -10:00 p.m. at the John J. McDonough Museum of Art. Now in its 22nd year, the event benefits two important cultural organizations that directly serve the Valley community: the McDonough Museum, YSU’s center for contemporary art, and 88.5 WYSU, the Valley’s public radio station since 1969.

More Music Added to Evenings on 88.5 WYSU!

In July, WYSU is adding more music to the evening schedule – both classical and jazz! 

 

Beginning Monday, July 4, you’ll hear an extra hour of classical music Monday through Thursday, with Fred Child and Performance Today starting one hour earlier, at 7 pm.  And on Friday night, you’ll get an extra hour of jazz with Rick Popovich’s Jazz Sofa , kicking off at 7 pm.

Arts, Culture, Jazz Collide in Youngstown July!

The weekend of July 10-13 brings an explosion of music, art, cultural celebrations and fabulous food to Youngstown and Youngstown State University.  Events include:

• The Summer Festival of the Arts, on the campus of Youngstown State University – July 12 & 13
• The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Summerfest, N. Walnut Street, Youngstown – July 10 -13
• The Downtown Jazz Fest, Downtown Youngstown – July 12.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Night!

WYSU Director of Programming, David Luscher, recollects his experiences working the graveyard shift and spreading the 'good news' of jazz music.
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