Murder mystery planned in Newton Falls
The Newton Falls Ladies Fire Auxiliary will host "The Irish Wake of Paddy O'Malley," a murder mystery dinner fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at Roby Lee's, 425 Ridge Road, Newton Falls.
Attendees will celebrate the life of Paddy O'Malley at his favorite pub. All of his family and friends have been asked to come and share their stories and toast his life in a true Irish wake fashion. As the evening progresses, the audience will find out that Paddy may not have died of natural causes. At the end of the night, attendees will be asked to solve the mystery. Those who guess the suspect, motive and method correctly will be entered to win a 32" LCD TV.
Tickets are $45 per person and include dinner, entertainment, a photograph, table favor, door prize ticket and a chance to win the TV. For tickets or more information, call Julie Zigler at 330-240-9268.
Seminar for arts businesses offered
Power of the Arts will offer a seminar on "The Art of Writing Business Plans" at 5:30 p.m. March 26 at the McDonough Museum of Art, 411 Wick Ave., Youngstown.
Business plans provide the structural framework around which a business can thrive. New and existing art businesses can benefit from a written business plan. Attendees will learn how to draft a proper business plan through a program moderated by Bryan DePoy and presented by lawyer Denise Glinatisis Bayer of The Legal Creative.
Admission is free. To register or for more information, call Cary Wecht at 330-941-2337.
opens at Butler
"Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection" opens Sunday at the Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown.
The exhibition tells a highly personal story of community and place through a selection of the extensive collection of costume designer and arts patron, Myrna Colley-Lee. This exhibition of 50 works includes paintings, works on paper, photographs, and fabric works and presents the lives, traditions and environments of African Americans from the 20th century to the present.
The exhibition focuses largely on the figurative and representational, presenting pieces by such noted artists as Romare Bearden, James Van Der Zee, Elizabeth Catlett Mora, Eudora Welty, and Betye Saar. The exhibition was organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C., in collaboration with Myrna Colley-Lee, and will be on display through June 8.