Diversions

LOCAL BANDS

• At The Keg in Sharon: Saturday, Terry Dach, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

ART

• The McDonough Museum of Art will feature online exhibitions through their social media platforms curated in conjunction with Black History Month. Some of the artists who will be featured are sculptor, El Anatsui; installation artist, Abigail DeVille; painter, Jack Whitten; painter and video artist, Ellen Gallagher; and multi-media artist, Rashid Johnson.

A new artist will be featured each weekday throughout the month of February on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Additional artists can be viewed in the BlackLivesMatter- BlackArtistsMatter slide presentation on the McDonough website.

RECITALS

• The second semester of YSU McDonough Honors Recital’s performances continues at 7 p.m. on Feb. 20, featuring Mckenzie Cooper, flute and piccolo. The virtual performance will premiere on the McDonough Museum and Cliff College YouTube channels.

More information is available by calling the Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-727-7514.

FILM

• The McDonough Museum of Art will screen The Foreigner’s Home throughout the month of February. Foreigner’s Home is a feature length documentary that explores the vision and work of Toni Morrison through an exhibition of the same name that she guest curated for the Louvre in 2006.

Film screenings will take place in-person at the McDonough Museum lecture hall at noon each Wednesday in February (runtime 56 minutes). Seating is limited to 24 with social distancing and masks required.

Private screenings for classes and small groups may be arranged by calling Claudia Berlinski at 330-941-1371.

MASTER CLASS

• Pulitzer Prize-winner, Du Yun, will host a master class at 4 p.m. and a presentation at 7 p.m. on Feb. 17 over Zoom, accessible at www.ysu.edu/dana, as part of the third season of the Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series for spring semester 2021. All presentations are free.

More information is available by calling the Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-727-7514.

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