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East meets west when Canton Symphony plays

When Canton Symphony Orchestra takes the stage for their next performance it will be with Wu Man,  an internationally renowned pipa virtuoso!  

Mad About the Arts Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets The 20th Mad About the Arts can be purchased right here! The event is happening Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 -- this year at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown.

YSU Board of Trustees Meeting

The YSU Board of Trustees Institutional Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, December 4th at 4:00pm, in Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. This is the YSU Board of Trustees committee that addresses WYSU business. The meeting is open to the public.

Wait, wait...! Poundstone to appear on Youngstown Stage in February!

WYSU is very happy to welcome one of the great humorists of our time, comedian Paula Poundstone to the Deyor Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 27, 2015.  

We hear Poundstone every week as a regular panelist on NPR’s popular news quiz show "Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!"  which airs on Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. on WYSU.  She also tours regularly, performing standup comedy across the country. One of her stops in early 2015 is Youngstown! 

WYSU is Going on an Alaskan Cruise!

WYSU's next station-sponsored tour takes us to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, and if you know anything about our tour groups, you'll want to be with us!

Departing July 15th, 2015, we’ll spend several days exploring Seattle before embarking on a 7-day cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Celestial Solstice to explore the Alaskan panhandle.

First Night Youngstown 2015

WYSU is proud to once again be a Media Sponsor for the First Night Youngstown 2015 Celebration on Wednesday, December 31st from 4pm until Midnight. This event will include family and children's activities, live theatrical and musical entertainment, and two fireworks shows at 9pm and Midnight, with a ball drop at Covelli Center.

Information about admission, event locations, and event schedules are available at the First Night Youngstown website.

Ballet Western reserve presents "A Youngstown Nutcracker" on Dec. 6

WYSU is proud to be a media sponsor of BWR's "A Youngstown Nutcracker"  -- the holiday classic we know and love, updated and expanded thanks to the vision of Stas Kmiec, BWR’s Artistic Director. Kmiec directed and choreographed the full length ballet incorporating traditional music with new arrangements.

WYSU Airs Special Programming on Thanksgiving Day

If you are staying in Northeast Ohio or Western PA on Thanksgiving Day, remember to tune in to 88.5 WYSU for our special programming! 

Changes to Morning Program Schedule!

You have probably noticed, there have been some changes to the Morning Edition schedule that affect when you will hear some of your favorite local inserts, such as regional news headlines, the "Writer's Almanac," and Gina Marinelli's "Doing Good."

NPR recently revamped their program schedule, forcing some local changes on our end. 

Get a $75 Discount on our Alaskan Tour

Go Ahead Tours of Boston – along with everyone else, it seems – is getting an early start on their Black Friday special, offering a $75 discount for anyone who registers for next year’s Alaska excursion in July – plus the chance to win your entire trip for free!

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