POLAND -- Seraphim Chorus will offer a musical journey through the world around us at 8 p.m. March 5 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Works by Gibbons, Hayden, Copland, Butler, Brubeck, Bock, Ruttner and Lauridsen will be featured.
A free will offering will be accepted to benefit the Jack Latsko Memorial Fund for Young Musicians. For more information, call (330) 898-3620.
Singing for the Cavs
CLEVELAND -- Gina Martini, a fourth-grader at Girard Intermediate School, will sing the National Anthem at the Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs game Feb. 28 in Gund Arena. Gina has been singing "The Star Spangled Banner" all over Northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania. At 9 years old, she's a member of Easy Street Productions in Youngstown, where she has been a cast member of four local musical productions.
For tickets or information, call (330) 766-1529.
Music of love at Thiel
GREENVILLE, Pa. -- The Greenville Symphony Orchestra will offer the "Music of Love" as a theme for the concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 19 in Passvant Center at Thiel College.
The Greenville Area Community Theater will provide singers to perform with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. Music from "Fiddler on the Roof," "Guys and Dolls," "The Fantastics," "Grease" and "West Side Story" will be among the selections performed.
YOUNGSTOWN -- A series of events at the Unity Building, 2943 McGuffey Road, will highlight issues facing blacks today, drawing inspiration from the past.
Vince Shivers, a local historian, will speak on "African Images" at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
An art exhibit, drum performance and talks by Funmi Olarewaju from Nigeria, Denise Jennings about travels to South Africa and Kim Henderson on being true to your race will be offered starting at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Sankofa Drill Team will perform; story-telling and a skit will be offered; and "Totally Wrapped," how to wrap the headdress of a yard of material and other skills, will be taught beginning at 2 p.m. Feb. 26.
"Feet sweat -- and Don did a lot of running." -- Jodie Tillen, the costume designer responsible for the "Miami Vice" look of white-hot relaxed suits and rainbow-colored T-shirts. She revealed that star Don Johnson wore mini-nylon socks in his loafers as he chased the bad guys in the popular '80s TV series. "Miami Vice: Season One."