Music for Life: The African Children's Choir

 Music for Life presents The African Children's Choir on Friday, July 5, at 7:00 pm, at the freedon Chirch in New Middletown, Ohio.  The program features well-loved children's songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. Concerts are free and open to all. 

Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens: On the Terrace at 5!

On the Terrace at 5! returns on June, 19, 5 - 7:30 pm, at Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Avenue, in Youngstown, featuring Kravitz’s Garden Café and live music. More information at

WYSU-FM & McDonough Museum of Art: Mad About the Arts

WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art present Mad About the Arts on Friday, September 27, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, at the McDonough Museum of Art, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. Tickets and more information at or (330) 941-3363.

YWCA Mahoning Valley: International Women's Day

YWCA Mahoning Valley presents its 3rd annual International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 7, 5:30 - 8:00 pm at the YWCA, on Rayen Avenue, in Youngstown The event showcases the dancing, music, dress, and food of cultures represented in the Mahoning Valley. Registration information available from Varada Bhide, at (330) 746-6361 ext. 112.

YSU Black History Month: Step Afrika!

YSU Black History Month presents Step Afrika!, on Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 pm, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Step Afrika! was founded in 1994 as the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of "stepping." It now ranks as one of the top ten African American dance companies in the United States. 

Chrysalis Stage Advanced Performing Arts Conservatory: West Side Story

Chrysalis Stage Advanced Performing Arts Conservatory of Sharon presents Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story, this weekend, at the Armory of the Arts, 49 South Sharpsville Avenue, in Sharon. The cast is made up of students in grades eight through 12 from throughout the Shenango and Mahoning valleys. Tickets and information  available at

Easy Street Productions: Miracle on Easy Street

Easy Street Productions presents Miracle on Easy Street, Friday, December 14 through Sunday, December 16, with evening performances at 7:30, and the Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30, at Edward W. Powers Auditorium, in downtown Youngstown. Tickets at 330-744-0264 or Miracle on Easy Street is hosted Maureen Collins and Todd Hancock, and features over 150 dancers and singers. 

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. 

Ballet Western Reserve and YSU Jazz Ensemble: The Nutcracker

Ballet Western Reserve and the YSU Jazz Ensemble present The Nutcracker on Friday, December 6th, at 7:00 pm, and on Sunday, December 8th, at 2:00 pm, at Stambaugh Auditorium, on Fifth Avenue, in Youngstown.  Tickets available at  It's a family-friendly with Ballet Western Reserve dancers and the music of Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Glenn Miller and more, performed live by YSU's Jazz Ensemble. Tickets at




YSU Department of Theater & Dance: Dance Ensemble in Concert

YSU Department of Theater & Dance presents the YSU Dance Ensemble in Concert, on Thursday, February 28, Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2, at 7:30 pm, in Bliss Hall's Ford Theater, on the YSU campus.  This concert will showcase student choreographers and performers in a variety of genres from Ballet and Modern to Tap and Jazz. 


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