Culture

Youngstown Area Jewish Federation: Community Book Burial & Dedication

The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation presents a community book burial and dedication, at the Knox Street Cemetery, in Youngstown, on Sunday, at 10:30 am.  Anyone with holy books that are no longer in use or are torn may bring them to be buried. Holy books no longer being used in the area Temples will be buried, as well. 

St. John's Episcopal Church and WYSU: author Austin Channing Brown

St. John's Episcopal Church and WYSU present a lecture by Austin Channing Brown,author of the book, I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, on Monday, October 29, at 7:00 pm, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.

Opera Western Reserve: More Than Vases & Fans: Japanese Influence on Western Art & Design in the 19th & 20th Centuries

Opera Western Reserve presents a lecture on More Than Vases & Fans: Japanese Influence on Western Art & Design in the 19th & 20th Centuries, by Johnathan Farris, YSU Assistant Professor of Art History, on Thursday, October 25, at 7:30 pm, in the Kilcawley Center Presidents Suite, on the YSU campus.

 

Opera Western Reserve: East Meets West: Food, Flora and Arias

Opera Western Reserve presents East Meets West: Food, Flora and Arias, on Friday, October 19, 6 - 9 pm, at the SOAP Gallery, 117 South Champion Street, in Youngstown.  There will be Japanese appetizers, a demonstration of Kokedama Japanese floral arranging, and Opera Western Reserve Young Artists singing songs from Miss Saigon and Madama Butterfly.  Reservations through Opera Western Reserve at 330-480-0693.

 

O.C.C.H.A.: 46th Annual Gala

OCCHA, a social service agency serving the Hispanic and Multicultural community, is celebrating 46 years of service with its 46th Annual Gala on Friday, November 2nd at Stambaugh Auditorium, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown. Cocktail hour begins at 5:30 and dinner is at 6:30 pm.  Tickets available at 330-781-1808 or occhagala@gmail.com.

YSU LatinX & Hispanic Student Organization: The 1968 Tlatelolco, Mexico Massacre

The YSU LatinX & Hispanic Student Organization presents a panel discussion on The 1968 Tlatelolco, Mexico Massacre, in Global Context: A Year of Student-Driven Change around The World, on Thursday, October 11th, at 5:00 pm, at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, on Wood Street, Youngstown.  The panelists will discuss the origins of the movements, what the students and civil rights activists accomplished, the similarities to today, and their legacy five decades later. 

YSU LatinX & Hispanic Student Organization: Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

The YSU LatinX & Hispanic Student Organization presents a Hispanic Heritage Celebration, on Saturday, October 6th, noon to 6:00 pm in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Itwill feature music entertainment and dance performances by local and out-of-town groups, as well as cultural displays, dancing, vendors, information tables, children activities, and ethnic refreshments. 

YSU LatinX & Hispanic Student Organization: Coffee Hour with a Latin Twist

The YSU LatinX & Hispanic Student Organization presents International Student Coffee Hour with a Latin Flair, on Friday, September 28th, 3:00 to 5:00 pm, in Jones Hall, on the YSU campus.  The Coffee Hour includes delicacies of Latino desserts, coffee, and music. 

The YSU LatinX & Hispanic Student Organization: Dr. Malena Español: My Journey as a Mathematician

The YSU LatinX & Hispanic Student Organization present My Journey as an Applied Mathematician, featuring mathematician, Dr. Malena Español, on Friday, September 21st, at 3:00 pm, in the Cafaro Suite of the Lincoln Building on the YSU campus. Dr.Español will discuss pricing of life insurance, object recognition, image deblurring, medical diagnosis, and modeling of carbon nanostructures. 

O.C.C.H.A. and YSU Department of Art: Gaby Berglund Cardenas: Life While You Wait

O.C.C.H.A. and the YSU Department of Art present the exhibit Life While You Wait, a series of woodcuts, installations, and books by Gaby Berglund Cardenas, from Thursday, September 20 through Friday, October 5, on the Solomon Gallery, on the 2nd floor of Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. [There is a Meet the Artist Reception on Thursday, September 20, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.]

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