TAG seeks entries for photo show
Trumbull Art Gallery will accept entries for ''Photo 2013,'' a juried photography show, from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 16 at the gallery, 198 E. Market St., Warren.
Juror for the show will be Richard ''Mitch'' Mitchell, a retired photography professor at Youngstown State University. The entry fee is $20 ($15 for TAG members) for up to three pieces. There is no size limit, and digital images are eligible. Entries must be framed, wired and ready for hanging.
''Photo 2013'' will be on display Feb. 24 through April 6 with monetary awards announced during an opening reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 24. Entry forms are available at TAG or can be downloaded at www.trumbullartgallery.com.
Trio plays YSU recital
New Amici Trio members Hristo Popov and Michael Gelfand will perform with guest artist Cicilia Yudha at 3 p.m. Sunday at Youngstown State University's Bliss Recital Hall.
Yudha began teaching piano last fall at YSU's Dana School of Music. She will join Popov, violin, and Gelfand, cello, for a program featuring works by Haydn, Schumann and Arensky.
Admission is free. For more information, call 330-941-3636.
Stambaugh hosts fundraiser
The Stambaugh Chorus and Youngstown Area Community Concert Band will host a collaborative fundraiser on Saturday to benefit both organizations called ''Dance for the Music'' at the ballroom of Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
The event will feature a catered dinner and a one-hour dance lesson presented by Judy Conti. The lesson will cover both basic ballroom steps and popular line dances and will be followed by open dancing from 8:30 to 10 p.m.
Doors open at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available at the door and in advance by calling 330-727-4502.
Organist plays Sundays at Stambaugh concert
Organist Vic Marsilio will perform for the next Sundays at Stambaugh luncheon/concert.
Marsilio is the owner of Victor Organ LLC of Austintown and is the organist at Holy Family church in Lowellville. He also restored the former Palace Theater Wurlitzer organ that once graced downtown Youngstown's Palace Theater.
Lunch prepared by the Fifth Season will be served at 12:15 p.m. Sunday on the concert hall stage at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, followed by a concert of Valentine's Day songs. Tickets for the luncheon/concert are $25. Reservations are required in advance and can be made by calling 330-259-0555.
Artists sought for YSU Summer Festival
Artist applications are available now for the juried fine art show that is part of Youngstown State University's Summer Festival of the Arts, which will have its 15th edition on July 13 and 14.
The deadline for applications is April 5, and applications much be accompanied by a $20 jury fee. If accepted the booth fee is $100. Last year more than 80 artists participated in the two-day event, which also includes an ethnic festival, jazz concert and multiple family activities.
Polish Youngstown celebrates Ostaki
Polish Youngstown will celebrate Ostaki: A Polish Carnival Celebration on Saturday at Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Ave., Boardman.
The Slavic-inspired pre-Lenten celebration includes samples of Polish vodkas and beers, a Polish gourmet buffet, music, dancing, trivia and a paczki parade and prizes.
Festivities start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 with non-drinkers admitted for $35. For more information, call 330-719-0415.
Ashtabula offers audition workshop
Ashtabula Arts Center will have an audition workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 16 to aid those interested in auditioning for the Straw Hat Theatre summer season.
Kimberly Godfrey, the center's theater and music coordinator, will work with participants to help them find the best monologue and song to suit their skills. The cost for the workshop is $15, and reservations can be made by calling 440-964-3396.
Auditions for the Straw Hat Theatre summer season will be March 23 and 24, and audition appointments can be reserved starting March 4. The Straw Hat schedule will be announced on Friday at the opening night performance of ''Crimes of the Heart.''