Literature

Lit Youngstown: Pauletta Hansel & Marjorie Maddox

 Lit Youngstown presents a poetry reading by Pauletta Hansel of Cincinnati and Marjorie Maddox of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, June 1 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery. Erica Putro will co-host the reading, followed by an open mic. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

McKinley Memorial Library & Public Library of Niles: The Marvel Universe: Origin Stories

McKinley Memorial Library & Public Library of Niles present the program The Marvel Universe: Origin Stories, on Thursday, May 26, at 6 pm, at the McKinley Birthplace Home, 40 South Main Street, in Niles. Greg Bartholomew of All American Cards & Comics will delve into the history behind some popular Marvel characters—and examine their lasting impact on popular culture. To register for the virtual program, visit www.mcklib.org/Marvel-Universe.

Lit Youngstown: Christine Howey & Angie Orlando

 Lit Youngstown presents a creative reading by Christine Howey of Cleveland and Angie Orlando of Kent, on Wednesday, May 4 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery, in downtown Youngstown. Bill Mullane will co-host the reading, followed by an open mic. More information at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

Lit Youngstown: Playwriting Workshop

Lit Youngstown presents a playwriting workshop with playwright-in-residence Mike Geither, on Sunday, May 1 from 3:00-5:00 at the Hopewell Theatre, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. Registration for this free class at LitYoungstown.org.

 

 

Lit Youngstown: Actors' Masterclass on Song Performance

 Lit Youngstown presents an actors’ masterclass on song performance with playwright-in-residence Mike Geither, on Saturday, April 30, 1:30-3:00 pm. Registration for the free class is on the the Youngstown Playhouse website, youngstownplayhouse.org.

 

 

 

 

Lit Youngstown: Appalachian Poetry

 Lit Youngstown will host a reading from I Thought I Heard a Cardinal Sing, a new anthology of poetry of Appalachian Ohio, Saturday, April 23 at 2:00 pm, at the Soap Gallery, in downtown Youngstown.

 

 

YSU McDonough Museum of Art: Student Poetry Reading

The YSU McDonough Museum of Art announces a student poetry reading on Thursday, April 7, 6:00 p.m. at the Museum. TThe event celebrates National Poetry Month, launched by the Academy of American Poets in April, 1996.  It is free and open to the public.  

YSU Maag Library: Poetry & Storytelling with Dr. Manuel Iris

YSU Maag Library and LitYoungstown presents An Afternoon of Poetry with Dr. Manuel Iris, on Friday, April 1, 2 - 5 pm in the 3rd Floor Gallery, in Maag Library.  Dr. Iris is a recent Poet Laureate of the City of Cincinnati and the author of the bilingual book The Parting Present. Talk on Translation is at 2:00, a Roundtable on Culture, Arts & Immigration is at 3:00. and a Poetry Reading and Reception is at 4:00.

 Najor funding from the Ohio Arts Council and Rob Briggs & Alyssa Lenhoff-Briggs.

LitYoungstown: Giving Voice: Mahoning Valley Hispanic Culture, Manuel Iris, Poet-in-Residence

LitYoungstown presents Giving Voice: Mahoning Valley Hispanic Culture, with Poet-in-Residence Manuel Iris, on Saturday, April 2, at noon - 2:00 pm, at The Community Literacy Workforce & Cultural Center, 436 Struthers Coitsville Road.  It is a bilingual afternoon of award-winning poetry, storytelling, cuisine from local restaurants, & music by the Labra Brothers. Free and open to the public with registration at libraryvisit.org.

Lit Youngstown and the Hopewell Theatre: I Sing the Body Electric: Whitman's America in Words and Music

Lit Youngstown and the Hopewell Theatre present I Sing the Body Electric: Whitman's America in Words and Music, on Sunday, March 20 at 3:00 at the Hopewell Theatre, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. The event will feature poetry and journal entries written by America's iconic poet and the music of his day performed by the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Brass Quartet. Ticket information is available at lityoungstown.org or hopewelltheatre.org.


 

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