YSU's Department of Art Lecture Series: Britt Ransom

YSU's Department of Art Lecture Series presents a free lecture by Britt Ransom, on Monday, October 3, at 5:10 pm, at the McDonough Museum of Art, on Wick Avenue, on the YSU campus.

YSU's Pipino Performing Arts Series: Ailey II

YSU's Pipino Performing Arts Series presents Ailey II. Ailey II was founded in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble. The company embodies Ailey’s pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.  Ailey II will performance at YSU's Ford Theater in Bliss Hall, on October 17th, at 7: pm. Tickets available at  330-941-3105 or


YSU Department of Art Lecture Series: Visiting Artist Eva Kwong

The YSU Department of Art Lecture Series presents a lecture by Visiting Artist Eva Kwong on Ceramic Techniques, on Wednesday, September 28, 5:10 PM, in the McDonough Museum of Art, on Wick Avenue, on the YSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.


Eva will discuss her ongoing group of work from the Emergent Bacteria series that was designed on the computer with Rhino and 3-D printed to generate original forms. This artwork is currently on view at the McDonough Museum of Art. 

Lit Youngstown Fall Literary Festival


Lit Youngstown presents the 6th annual Fall Literary Festival with readings, talks, a book fair and film festival, Thursday, October 20 through Saturday October 22, at YSU and other downtown venues. The festival will include a free screening of the documentary The Place That Makes Us, on Saturday, October 22 at 7 pm, at the Youngstown Playhouse, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. More information on the Fall Literary Festival is at





YSU Dana School of Music: Music at Noon: Flute Studio Concert

The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Music at Noon concert, featuring the YSU Flute Studio, on Wednesday, September 21, at 12:15 pm, at the Butler Institute of American Art, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  The concert is free and open to the public. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor: Anniversary Lecture Series: OCCHA

As part of its Anniversary Lecture Series, the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, is presenting a talk by Angelica Diaz, executive director of OCCHA -- the Organización Cívica y Cultural Hispana Americana, on Thursday, September 22nd at 6 pm. Other members of OCCHA will be sharing their experiences and reflecting on 50 years of OCCHA as well. The lecture will be at the Museum, on Wood Street, in Youngstown, and livestreamed on their YouTube. 

Hopewell Theatre: Steel Magnolias

The Hopewell Theatre is opening its season with Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, weekends from Friday, October 28 through Sunday, November 6. Evening performances are at 7:30, and the Sunday matinee is at 2.  Set in a small-town Louisiana beauty parlor, Steel Magnolias is a beloved classic that is as relevant as ever. The play is directed by Matthew Mazurowski.  Tickets are available at or 330-746-5455. Hopewell Theatre is located at 702 Mahoning Avenue in Youngstown.

The Youngstown Playhouse: Pass Over

The Youngstown Playhouse presents Pass Over, a drama about two African American men passing time on a street corner. This play will run from April 14th through April 23rd, 2023, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, with a matinee on Sundays at 2:30 pm. More information is available at 


YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts: The Summer Festival of the Arts

On-Line and On-Air

YSU's Cliffe College of Creative Arts presents the 24th annual Summer Festival of the Arts on July 9th and 10th at Wean Park in downtown Youngstown, near the Covelli Centre. Saturday hours are 10 to 6, and Sunday hours are 11 to 5. The Festival features an artists' marketplace, family activities, music, cultural groups, and theater and dance performances. More information is available at 'YSU dot edu slash S F A'.

The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown: Guided Labyrinth Walks

 The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown present a Guided Labyrinth Walk each month from June through October.  Each walk is led by a different facilitator, either an Ursuline Sister or Associate, with the meditation centering on the theme of hospitality. Walks generally take 20 to 30 minutes. The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown  began their work in the Mahoning Valley in 1874.  More information at the

Sun., June 12, 2 p.m.
Thurs., July 21, 6:30 p.m.
Thurs., Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2 p.m.


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