Youngstown Symphony Orchestra: Ghostbusters

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, continuing its 20-22 20-23 season on Saturday, October 8 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, October 9 at 2:30 pm in the DeYor Performing Arts Center, in downtown Youngstown. Under the direction of guest conductor Erik Ochsner (OX-ner), the YSO will perform Elmer Bernstein's [EL-mur BURN-steens] score to the film Ghostbusters, while the movie is screened live. Information and tickets available at Youngstown Symphony dot com.

Lit Youngstown Fall Literary Festival


Lit Youngstown presents the 6th annual Fall Literary Festival with readings, talks, a book fair and film festival, Thursday, October 20 through Saturday October 22, at YSU and other downtown venues. The festival will include a free screening of the documentary The Place That Makes Us, on Saturday, October 22 at 7 pm, at the Youngstown Playhouse, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. More information on the Fall Literary Festival is at





Stambaugh Auditorium: The Monster, Silent Film

Stambaugh Auditorium presents a screening of the silent film, The Monster, accompanied by Jay Spencer on the Auditorium's E.M. Skinner Pipe Organ on Sunday, October 30th at 4:00 pm. [Jay Spencer has been playing the organ at the Canton Palace Theatre since the early '90s, and performing for silent films there for thirteen years.] Tickets and more information at 

The Youngstown Playhouse: The 39 Steps

The Youngstown Playhouse presents The 39 Steps, a fast-paced spoof of the Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name. The play will run from June 16th to June 25th,on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm with a matinee of Sundays at 2:30 pm. More information is available at 

The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert

Experience this magical night as the Cleveland Orchestra performs John Williams's unforgettable score, for the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, on a giant screen while the orchestral score is performed live to picture. Relive every magical moment as the music brings life to a story that has enchanted the world. More information and tickets can be found at

YSU Maag Library:Movie & Discussion: Holocaust Memorial Day

YSU's Maag Library is hosting a movie and discussion on Wednesday April 27th, at 6 pm, for Holocaust Memorial Day.  There will be a a viewing of the film Distant Journey by Alfred Radok, followed by a discussion with YSU's Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies Director Dr. Jacob Labendz.

The 46th Cleveland International Film Festival - CIFF46

On-Air & On-Line

WYSU is proud to be a media partner for the 46th Cleveland International Film Festival, taking place March 30th through April 9th at Playhouse Square, followed by CIFF46 [SIF forty-six] Streams taking place online April 10th though April 17th. This year’s Festival will showcase more than 300 films, and will welcome many guest filmmakers who will be on-hand for both in-person and virtual Q&As. Full information about the Festival is available at 'Cleveland Film dot org'. 


Selma screening at Kilcawley Center

The YSU Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion presents a screening of the movie Selma, Wednesday, January 12, at 7 pm, in the Rossi Room, of YSU’s Kilcawley Center. Selma is a chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.


JCC of Youngstown: 2021 Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown presents the  2021 Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, with seven movies through Sunday, November 7. The Festival takes participants on a cinematic, cultural journey with films from all over the world,  that depict a broad spectrum of Jewish life. The schedule and more information can be found at 


Thursday, October 7
7:00 p.m. | Documentary

Multi Purpose Room
JCC of Youngstown

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor: “El Último Traje”

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor (the Steel Museum), will be showing the film "El Último Traje", on Monday, October 11th at 6 pm, with discussion and a presentation by Stephanie Pridgeon, an assistant professor of Hispanic Studies at Bates college.  The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies at YSU.


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