YSU Department of Art: African American History Exhibition

The YSU Department of Art presents an African American History Exhibition, Monday, February 3 – Friday, February 28, in the Judith Rae Solomon Gallery, in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus.


Austintown Band Parents Club, Inc.: 5th Annual Jazz & Dessert Festival

Austintown Band Parents Club present its 5th Annual Jazz & Dessert Festival Bands, on Saturday, January 25, at 6 pm.  The Austintown Middle School 7th & 8th grade Jazz Band, Fitch Jazz 1 and Jazz 2 Bands, and the Austintown Alumni Jazz bands perform throughout the evening.  More information at

First Presbyterian Church, Columbiana: Celtic Christmas with Jan Douglass

The First Presbyterian Church, Columbiana presents Celtic Christmas with Jan Douglass, on Wednesday, December 11, at 6:30 pm. Join pastor and musician Jan Douglass for a special and free Christmas service rooted in the music of the ancient Scottish and Irish Christian traditions.  [A skilled guitarist and dulcimer player, Jan Douglass is a founding member of the Oak Street String Band and a scholar of Celtic spirituality.]   More information at

The McDonough Museum of Art: Public Reception

The McDonough Museum of Art, in Youngstown, presents a public reception on Friday, January 24th, 5-7 pm. Art works by Ken Rinaldo, Kristina Paabus, (paah-bus), Kimberly Chapman and Red Press Collaborative will be featured. More information is available at YSU dot EDU slash mcdonough dash Museum.


Ashtabula Area Orchestra: 26th Annual Christmas Concerts

The Ashtabula Area Orchestra presents its 26th Annual Holiday Concerts, on Saturday, December 7th at 7 pm, at Lakeside High School Performing Arts Center, in Ashtabula; and Sunday, December 8th at 3 pm, at the Geneva High School Auditorium, in Geneva. The concert will featurieorchestral versions of beloved Christmas carols and traditional holiday music, including movie favorites. Tickets available at the door. More information on Facebook: Ashtabula Orchestra.

Youngstown Area Jewish Federation: Testament by Debra DeGregorio Opening Reception

The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation presents the Opening Rection for Testament, by Debra DeGregorio, on Wednesday, October 16, at 5:30 pm. The work of mixed media artist Debra DeGregorio ranges from large, drawn and printed natural forms, to bright ‘micro-installations,’ using collage, string and sequins on pins. DeGregorio teaches at Youngstown State University.

Youngstown Playhouse: Staged Reading of Into the Beautiful North

The Youngstown Playhouse presents a Staged Reading of Luis Alberto Urrea's novel Into the Beautiful North, on Sunday, October 13, at 2:30 pm, in the Moyer Room, a theater-in-the-round. It is part of the The NEA Big Read with events throughout October.

Ohio Living Park Vista: History of the Man Made Wonders

 Ohio Living Park Vista presents the program, History of the Man Made Wonders, on Tuesday, October 22, at 10 am, at Park Vista, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown.  The program will explore the cultures that are responsible for them, the architecture, materials used, physical facts, geography and how to tour/visit these sites.


American Guild of Organists, Youngstown Chapter: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe - A Festival of Texts and Tunes Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe

 The American Guild of Organists, Youngstown Chapter presents An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe: A Festival of Texts and Tunes Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, on Monday, October 21, at 7 pm, at St. Columba Cathedral' on Wood Street, in Youngstown.  Well-known area actor, W Rick Schilling, and cathedral organist, Dr. Daniel Laginya, present an evening of poetry and song reflecting themes found in Poe’s work.


Polish Youngstown:The Gorals: Highlanders of Carpathia - documentary film screening

Polish Youngstown presents a screening of the film, The Gorals: Highlanders of Carpathia, on Sunday, October 13, at 3 pm, at the Boardman Movies 8 in the Shops at Boardman Park.  The modern world from outside the mountains is encroaching on the Gorals' way of life. Is the culture of the Carpathian highlanders sustainable, or could these be the final times for these people living this lifestyle?



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