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Drewasinamotorcycle YSU Wind Ensembl ensemble in a program featuing ater if there is rain. bers are invited to attend the first 

accident n Rt 80 on July eplays outdoor concert r“Strike Up the Bad,” “76 Trom- chorus meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at 
o16. $10 of nbones,” “Variations on a Shaker OWR seeks ‘Macbeth’ Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth 
eassistthefamily and 
Melody,” “Someone to Watch Over chorus members Ave., Youngstown. Rehearsals will 
medical costs. The Youngstown State Univer- Me,” “Melodius Thunk,” selections 
ChineseAuction ity Wind Ensemble will play a free be at 7 p.m. Mondays until tech 
50/50 Raffl e utdoor concert at 7 p.m. Wednes- from the musical “West SidOpera Western Reserve is seek- week, Nov. 10 to 15, and the opera 
eand “Stars and Stripes Forever.” 
Sign Ups10AM - Calcutta 12PM ay at the Harrison Common field Patrons may bring a lawn chair ing chorus members for its upcom- will be staged Nov. 15. 
 10% of Calcutta goes to Dre ear campus. ing production of Giuseppe Verdi’s For more information, contact 
and snacks to enjoy this summer- 
5/4Race&A/A+ one on the wire Conductor Stephen L. Gage and time classic. No alcohol is permit- operatic adaptation of Shake- Lynn Sabeh by emailing 
raduate conductors Ryan Dutton speare’s “Macbeth.” admasst@operawesternresreve.org 
The Beach Shack ted at this concert. The concert will 
nd Daniel Sager will lead the be moved to Bliss Hall’s Ford The- New and returning chorus mem- or calling 330-480-0693.
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