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Sutliff Museum presents program on Rankin House

Warren’s Sutliff Museum will present the final program in its “Nurturing Pathways to Freedom” digital lecture series at 2 p.m. Saturday. Betty Campbell and Howard McClain of the Rankin House will share stories about the Rev. John Rankin and his work with the Underground Railroad. They ...

Grammy winner will present guitar master class Friday for YSU

Grammy-winning guitarist and composer Bill Frisell will conduct a free master class on Friday. The event is underwritten by the Michael Family Trust “Robert W. Michael” Guitar Endowment and The Student Government Association of Youngstown State University. During a career that spans ...

Author booked for McGuffey lecture

Youngstown native Jackie Marino will talk about her book “Car Bombs and Cookie Tables” as part of William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society’s Memories of a Lifetime lecture series. Marino’s work has appeared in Cleveland Magazine, The Plain Dealer, The Christian Science Monitor, ...

WYSU-FM holds member campaign

WYSU-FM is conducting a monthlong donor and membership awareness campaign in place of its traditional spring membership drive. The station has provided music, news and public radio programming for northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania for 51 years. Only one in 18 WYSU listeners currently ...

Painting, mixed media work featured

The art of Julie Cook will be on display through April at the Ashtabula Arts Center, 2928 W. 13th St., Ashtabula. Cook, who lives in Madison, mainly works in acrylics and mixed media. She enjoys experimenting with paint and products to see what new textures and techniques she can create. She ...

Entertainment calendar

Art ASHTABULA ARTS CENTER, 2928 W. 13th St., Ashtabula: Julie Cook exhibit, through April. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. ashtabulaartscenter.org and 440-964-3396. BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown: “Dorothy ...

Butler exhibits concert photographer’s work

Larry Hulst can tell you the best places to hide a 35 mm camera and a lens to get them past concert security. Most of Hulst’s photos that will be on display starting next week at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown weren’t shot with a photo pass from the front of the stage. ...

MTC plans ‘A Killer Party’ online

After adapting two traditional on-stage musicals for online presentation, Millennial Theatre Company Director Joe Asente picked a show created with pandemic restrictions in mind for its third, and hopefully last, online production. That doesn’t mean “A Killer Party: The Musical” was ...

Gray Areas: Yambar knew how to create — and sell

Picking the Mahoning Valley’s best visual artist is a fool’s errand. However, I feel safe in making one claim — no area artist was better at promoting his work than Chris Yambar. Yambar died over the weekend at the far-too-young age of 59 after a myriad health issues that left him ...

Dana presents online Fiddle Day

Dana School of Music will host a Fiddle Day on April 10 online. The event was created by Dana violin lecturer Wendy Case and the Youngstown State University Strings Guild to showcase the various forms of music created by the fiddle. Celtic, klezmer and chop techniques will be explored. ...