The Replace | Storytelling Occasion at Stage Left; Arts Pageant Seeks Works from the Public – Enterprise Journal Each day

LISBON, Ohio – Stage Left Gamers will current SPARK! An Night of Storytelling at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Means.

The occasion, funded by a $14,000 grant from the Ohio Arts Council, is designed to advertise the artwork of oral storytelling and to share private tales that replicate the distinctive struggles and successes of the neighborhood.

Stage Left has employed famend storyteller, writer and trainer Kevin Cordi as a advisor for the group of novice storytellers. Regina Rees, skilled storyteller and literacy advocate; and Will Flannigan, mutimedia journalist for the Wall Road Journal, are also consultants.

For over 25 years, Cordi has advised tales in North America and overseas. His work has been commissioned by the Nationwide Youth Storytelling Corridor of Fame, Newsweek, and The Kennedy Heart for the Performing Arts.

SPARK (Storytelling to Promote Acceptance, Respect & Kindness) is a neighborhood outreach effort, says Kandy Cleland, inventive director of Stage Left.

“A caring household. A caring neighborhood. Each start after we share and pay attention to one another’s tales,” Cleland stated. 

The June SPARK cohort contains Connie Baer, Marci Burgett, Cleland, Gloria Matthews and Betsy Williams, who’ve ready their tales to align with the theme of “Residence… or One thing Like It.”

Admission is $10. Tickets can be found upfront at and on the door.

SFA Launches Public Artwork Initiative

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Summer Festival of the Arts will embrace The Wishing Flag Challenge, a brand new public artwork initiative.

Working inside the confines of a 12-inch by 18-inch clean vinyl banner, which will probably be offered, artists are invited to create paintings expressing their particular needs on any matter.

Organizers, which embrace Lit Youngstown, clarify that the undertaking as an entire will probably be a visible illustration on the subject of what one needs, with completed works to be displayed on the YSU Summer time Pageant of the Arts, July 9 and 10 at Wean Park, downtown.

Artists could also be skilled or novice, and their work may be two dimensional or three dimensional. Any media could also be used to embellish the banner, and solely household pleasant work will probably be accepted.

Submissions are restricted to at least one per individual; teams or organizations may go collectively to create a number of banners.

Banners could also be picked up in Bliss Corridor, close to Ford Theater (first flooring), by June 17. The completed product have to be returned by July 1 to Bliss Corridor or to the Summer time Pageant of the Arts on the Lit Youngstown sales space on-site.

For data, electronic mail [email protected] or name 330 941 2307.

Strawberry Fest at McKinley Live performance Sequence

NILES – The Rotary Club of Niles will convey again its Strawberry Pageant this night, June 9. The occasion will  coincide with the kickoff of the summer season garden live performance collection at McKinley Memorial Library, 40 N. Predominant St. On the opening live performance, which begins at 6 p.m., the Rotary will provide strawberry shortcake  for $5; strawberry sundaes, $4; ice cream,  $3; and bottled water, $1. There may even be a 50/50 and basket raffles. All proceeds profit the membership’s Niles McKinley Excessive Faculty Scholarship Program. The Girard Swing Band will play from 6:30-8 p.m.

Juneteenth Celebration at Quinby Park

WARREN, Ohio – The annual Juneteenth celebration in Warren will happen June 17-19 at Quinby Park, 525 Austin Ave.

Youth Day will probably be June 17, with local weather justice actions, film night time and cultural video games. On June 18, the occasion will embrace historic teachings and a conventional African garment present, and dancing with The Matrix band.

The ultimate day, June 19, will honor all constructive neighborhood males with singing, a fishing derby and a vigil to name consideration to violence domestically and nationally.

Juneteenth may even embrace distributors; free meals, haircuts and present playing cards; and prizes.

Butler Accepting Summer time Artwork Camp Purposes 

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Butler Institute of American Art remains to be accepting registration functions for its two-week Summer time Visible Arts Day Camp (SVADC) for youngsters between the ages of 8 and 13 years. Camp will happen July 19-July 22, and July 26-29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Butler, 524 Wick Ave.

Now in its 33rd yr, this system instructs campers in drawing, portray, printmaking and sculpture. Campers have to be between the ages of 8 and 13 by July 19, flip in required enrollment types, attend the registration on the primary day from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and decide to attending all eight days of camp.

Mother and father or guardians can register their kids by downloading and finishing the appliance kind at or by requesting a registration kind through electronic mail from training director Joyce Mistovich at [email protected] with the topic line Summer time Visible Arts Day Camp.

For assist with registration, name camp coordinator Lisa Rohrbaugh at 330 743 1107 ext.1155. A accomplished registration kind and a payment of $135 per camper is required. Mail accomplished types and  charges to:

The Butler Institute of American Artwork, Attn: Lisa Rohrbaugh, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502.

Households with multiple baby attending camp will obtain a ten% low cost. Free enrollment is offered on a restricted foundation.

This yr’s camp will give attention to pop artwork.

Pictured at high: Skilled storyteller Kevin Cordi will probably be current at Stage Left Gamers’ storytelling occasion.

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The Update | Storytelling Event at Stage Left; Arts Festival Seeks Works from the Public