Artists' talk, demo
set for TAG
Artists Christopher Leeper and Hoda Rouweyha will give a free talk and demonstration at 1 p.m. Sunday at Trumbull Art Gallery, 196-198 E. Market St., Warren.
Rouweyha will talk about her process and show a short video of the bronze casting for her sculptures. Leeper will talk about his process and give a painting demonstration.
The work of both artists is on display at TAG through Feb. 16. For more information, call 330-395-4876.
Program on black soldiers of Civil War
The program "Fighting For Freedom: The Story of the United States Colored Troops During the Civil War" will be presented at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.
Nearly 200,000 black soldiers fought for the Union during the Civil War. Presenter Anthony Gibbs, unit manager of community programs at the Ohio Historical Society, discusses events significant to these men that led up to the Civil War, and what made these men different from the other thousands who fought and died in the War Between the States.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 330-399-8807, Ext. 128.
African choir returns to Warren
The African Children's Choir will return to Warren for a performance at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. N.W.
Admission is free, but due to the response for the choir's appearance at the church in 2010, tickets will be required for admission to the concert. A free-will offering will be collected to help support the Music for Life Institute, which has educated more than 52,000 children in several African countries.
Ticket order forms can be downloaded at fpcwarren.org. Tickets are limited and requests will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. No tickets will be available at the door, and everyone attending the concert, including children and infants, must have a ticket for admission. There is a limit of four tickets per family
Dana delivers symphony bowl battle
The Dana Chamber Orchestra will present "The Super Bowl of Classical Symphonies" at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Ford Family Recital Hall at DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown.
John Wilcox will lead the orchestra in a program featuring Mozart's 39th Symphony and Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, and the audience will decide with one is best. The concert will conclude around 5 p.m., giving concertgoers a chance to get home before the kick off for Super Bowl XLVII.
Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and free for those with a valid YSU ID. Tickets are available at the DeYor box office by calling 330-744-0264.
Relationship comedy opens in Cleveland
The comedy "You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up!" opens Tuesday for a two-week run at the 14th Street Theatre, 2037 E. 14th St., Cleveland.
Written by husband-and-wife team of Jeff Kahn ("The Ben Stiller Show") and Annabelle Gurwitch (co-host of "Dinner and a Movie" on TBS), the play looks at the trials and tribulations of a relationship and the couple deals with such issues as romance, money and children. The script was developed through sold-out performances at The Comedy Central Theatre and at Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles, and the show made its New York premiere at The New York Comedy Festival 2009.
Show times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $20 to $35 and are available online at www.playhousesquare.org and by calling 216-241-6000.