YSU Department of Theatre & Dance and Dana School of Music: Voices of Color in Song

YSU's Department of Theatre & Dance and the Dana School of Music will host a virtual Juneteenth Celebration this evening at 7 pm, on the videoconferencing platform Zoom. Voices of Color in Song is a virtual open mic celebration hosted by Jaron M. LeGrair, YSU Adjunct Professor and Director of the YSU Gospel Choir. Participants should sign into the Zoom application through the YSU Department of Theatre and Dance Facebook page. More information available at 330-727-7514.


The McDonough Museum of Art presents the #MuseumChallenge

The McDonough Museum of Art presents the #MuseumChallenge (Hash Tag Museum Challenge). Everyone is invited to recreate a work of art using household items. They should send an image of the original artwork, plus their re-creation to (McDonough Museum of Art at YSU dot EDU), or post the images on their social media pages, and tag the McDonough. More information at (YSU dot EDU slash McDonough dash Museum) or on the McDonough Facebook page.

Opera Western Reserve: Verdi's La Traviata

Opera Western Reserve presents Giuseppe Verdi's opera La Traviata, on Friday, November 13 at 7:30 pm, in Stambaugh Auditorium, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown. The opera features some of Verdi's most beautiful arias, and is his most performed opera. Tickets available at

City Club of the Mahoning Valley

The City Club of the Mahoning Valley Views and Brews presents a panel discussion on the 2020 Censuson Monday, March 9, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie's Dogs and Drafts, in downtown Youngstown.  There are many questions one could ask in relation to the census, and the panel will try to answer them all. That's Monday, March 9, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie's Dogs and Drafts, in downtown Youngstown. 

Arts & Education at the Hoyt: Salon to the Shtetl

Arts & Education at the Hoyt in New Castle presents Salon to the Shetl (sh-state-l): Works for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, by Igor Stravinsky, Aram Khachaturinan, and Paul Schoenfield, on Thursday, March 12, at 7 pm.  The program features Nanette Kaplan Solomom, Janice Coppola and Roy (zonna). More information at

YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies: Film Screening and Discussion: 93Queen

The YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies presents a Film Screening and Discussion on 93Queen, the story of how Hasidic women founded the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in NYC.  The program takes place on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:00 pm, in the “Schwebel Auditorium” in Moser Hall, on the YSU campus. This is a co-production with the Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival.

Thiel College Con Spirito Concert Series: New Orford String Quartet

Thiel College presents the Con Spirito Concert Series featuring the New Orford String Quartet, on Monday, March 9, at 7 pm, at the David Johnson Memorial Chapel, on the Thiel College campus, in Greenville. The concert is free and open to the public.

Bach Choir: Langston Hughes: Harlem’s Jazz Poet

The Bach Choir will present Langston Hughes: Harlem’s Jazz Poet, a concert of Hughes’ poetry set to music, on Saturday, February 8th at 7:30 pm; and Sunday, February 9th at 4 pm, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 250 North Highland Avenue, in Pittsburgh. Hughes' jazz poems, such as “In Time of Silver Rain” and “I Dream a World,” will serve as lyrics for a program of choral arrangements.] Tickets available at

St. John's Episcopal Church: Burning River Baroque: Witches:Revered and Reviled

St. John's Episcopal Church presents Witches:Revered and Reviled, a concert featuring Burning River Baroque, on Friday, March 20, at 7:00 pm, at St. John's church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  Burning River Baroque creates Baroque music programs that inspire dialogue about contemporary social issues. Witches: Revered and Reviled explores repertoire that tells the stories of Circe, the Witch of Endor, and the Furies, in a broad range of national styles and traditions of the 17th century.

YSU Division of Student Experience and the YSU Africana Studies Program: Africa Night Celebration

YSU Division of Student Experience and the YSU Africana Studies Program present Africa Night Celebration, on Saturday, February 29, 6 - 9 pm, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center.



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