Schedule of Events

East Meets West Fest


SOAP Gallery Music & Art - Friday, October 19th, 6:00PM
OWR’s Young Artists perform arias, Kokedama Demonstration
SOAP Gallery, 117 S. Champion St., Youngstown
Japanese small bites included. Cash bar.
Advanced Tickets: $30. $35 at the door.

Call OWR for tickets: 330-480-0693 Or Online Here


Art & Design Lecture - Thursday, October 25th, 7:30 PM

Dr. Johnathan Farris, YSU assistant professor of art history will lecture,
More than Vases and Fans: Japanese ifluences in Western art and Design
in the 19th and early 20th Centuries.

Presidential Suite, Kilcawley Center, Youngstown State University. Free.


Preview at the Peter Allen Inn - Sunday, November 4th, 7:00 PM

Principal artists from the Madama Butterfly production perform
selected arias at the Peter Allen Inn, 8581 State St. Kinsman, Ohio.

$50. Dinner included. Reservations at 330-355-2100 or



Madama Butterfly - Friday, November 16, 2018 • 7:30pm


A young Japanese geisha clings to the idea that her relationship with a visiting American naval officer is loving and permanent. The story triggers ideas about cultural and sexual imperialism. The lyric beauty of Puccini’s score, especially the music for the thoroughly believable lead role, has made Butterfly timeless.