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Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these events.

Still Time to Get Mad Tickets Mailed to You!

On Friday, February 2, WYSU and the McDonough Museum of Art at Youngstown State University will host Mad About the Arts! If you have been there, you know it is great gathering.

Mad tickets are $80 each, with a $65 price for all WYSU and McDonough supporting members, YSU staff, students, and faculty, and for graduates of the YSU College of Creative Arts and Communication (formerly Fine and Performing Arts). While tickets can no longer be purchased online, we will also have some for sale at the door. But get yours now -- availability is limited.

Something is Brewing at OH WOW!

WYSU is pleased to support underwriter OH WOW!  The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology, as they launch the 6th Annual Science of Brewing, an event that features wine, beer and spirit tastings!  


Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with the Nai Ni Chen Dance Company at the DeYor on Saturday, February 11 at 8 p.m. Nai-Ni Chen combines the elegance of traditional Asian art and the beauty of American modern dance with thrilling choreography, exotic music, and dazzling acrobats.

Apollo's Fire concert September 25

The collaboration between WYSU FM and St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown continues this fall with a concert by world famous instrumental ensemble Apollo's Fire.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Celebrates Art and Music in New Castle

Music can inspire art, art can inspire music, and both inspire a stunning performance by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on May 20 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle. Along with the Hoyt Center for the Arts, the Symphony will present The Art of Music, a special celebration of music and art led by resident conductor Fawzi Haimor which includes pieces by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and more.

Mad About the Arts Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets The 20th Mad About the Arts can be purchased right here! The event is happening Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 -- this year at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Night!

WYSU Director of Programming, David Luscher, recollects his experiences working the graveyard shift and spreading the 'good news' of jazz music.

Charles Darling on Folk Music

Is folk music dead? Charles Darling says No! And he should know. He has loved folk music and radio since his childhood in Massachusetts.

Canton Symphony in Orbit in April with The Planets

Created by filmmaker Duncan Copp, The Planets - An HD Odyssey is a spectacular video presentation of Gustav Holst’s cosmic masterpiece, The Planets. The video depicts the latest images from modern space exploration, and on Saturday, April 26, The Planets will be projected in HD on a giant screen over the stage at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall. The effect is a stunning visual canvas to accompany the Canton Symphony Orchestra performance of the musical score, Gerhardt Zimmermann, conductor.


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