YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee: LatinUsTheater Company Presents The House of Bernarda Alba

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee: presents the  LatinUs Theater Company presentation of the The House of Bernarda Alba, at the Pivot Center for Art, Dance and Expression, 2937 W. 25th Street, in Cleveland. Information and tickets at or contact Monica Torres-Cabán at 216-870-8220.  

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

The Ward Beecher Planetarium at YSU presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” a unique planetarium show describing the way Mayans viewed and understood the universe includes a tour of six Mayan temples and the orientation of the temples in relation to the movements of the sun, moon and Venus. More information at 330-941-3616.

YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee: Bilingual Storytime

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents ¡Celebramos Hispanic Heritage Month! At the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, 305 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. Books, songs, rhymes and other fun learning activities in both English and Spanish for children ages 3 to 5 years and caregivers. More information and registration at or 330-744-8636.

LitYoungstown: Poet Teri Ellen Cross Davis and Novelist Bonnie Proudfoot

WYSU is co-sponsor a reading by poet Teri Ellen Cross Davis and novelist Bonnie Proudfoot, Friday, October 8 at 7:00 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue in Youngstown. The reading, free and open to the public, is part of Lit Youngstown’s Fall Literary Festival. More information at

Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Season Opening Concert

On-Air & On-Line

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra will open its 20-21 20-22 season on Sunday, September 19 at 4:00 pm in Powers Auditorium. Under the direction of guest conductor Miriam Burns, and featuring cellist (CHELL-ist) Miriam K. Smith, the YSO will perform works by Tchaikovski, Mendelssohn, and Ginastera (HEEN-ah-stair-uh). Information and tickets available at 'Youngstown Symphony dot com'.


The Cultural Alliance: Press Conference

The Cultural Alliance is announcing a new collaborative initiative aimed at advancing arts and culture in Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, on Friday, July 16 at 1 pm, in the Covelli Center, in downtown Youngstown. The Cultural Alliance consists of Leaders of the most influential arts and cultural organizations across the Mahoning and Shenango valleys. [The announcement is being made as dozens of artists from across the nation set up for the annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts, which is this weekend at its new location in Wean Park in downtown Youngstown.]  

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Arms Family Museum - Changing Views: Local Landmarks Over Time

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the exhibit Changing Views: Local Landmarks Over Time, through October 31, at the Arms Family Museum, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. It explores evolving images of culturally significant spots from multiple time periods and perspectives. Information available at 'Mahoning History dot org'.


Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Tyler History Center - Woven Works of Art: 19th Century Coverlets

Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the Woven Works of Art: 19th Century Coverlets, displayed in the Tyler History Center, on Federal Street, in Youngstown, through December 31. For early Mahoning Valley settlers, hand-loom woven coverlets provided warmth during the harsh winters. The exhibit includes stories of a few local weavers who were uniquely represented by their craft. More at 'Mahoning History dot org'.


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YSU Summer Festival of the Arts: Volunteers

The 24th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts, scheduled for July 9 and 10 at Wean Park in downtown Youngstown, is seeking volunteers for the event.  Volunteers are needed for artist registration; information booths; in the children's hands-on art tent; and for technical assistance at performance sites, among other areas. Various shifts are available for the two-day event. More information is available from the YSU Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-727-7514.



Jordan School of Ballet: Springtime in Paris

Jordan School of Ballet presents “Springtime in Paris“ at the Robins Theatre Sunday, May 30 with showings at 1:30 and 6 pm. The show opens with a jazzy ballet about Paris, then the company will dance the classical ballet, Les Sylphides, to the music of Chopin. The program will conclude with the ballet Coppelia, a colorful, comedic ballet about a toy maker and his doll. Tickets may be purchased at the door.


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