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Butler exhibition explores art and history of the guitar

It’s appropriate that a museum devoted to the most popular instrument for touring musicians doesn’t have a permanent home. The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown is the next next stop on the road for “Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the Guitar,” a traveling ...

Homer engravings get Butler-Trumbull show

Winslow Homer’s “Snap the Whip” arguably is the most famous work in the Butler Institute of American Art’s permanent collection, and the museum will explore Homer’s work as an engraver in an exhibition opening at its Trumbull branch in Howland. “Winslow Homer: From Poetry to ...

Life is wonderful: Dionne Warwick busy but happy

Concert stages aren’t the only place people will be seeing Dionne Warwick. In addition to her touring schedule, which includes a concert Friday at Powers Auditorium, Warwick will be the subject of an upcoming episode of PBS’s “American Masters” series, and a bio film based on her ...

Speakeasy serves up a mixology class

Gray Areas Maybe it was the retro cool of those whiskey-sipping “Mad Men.” Maybe it was a part of the rebellion against mass-produced, watered-down products of all kinds. Whatever the reason, there’s been a definite resurgence in the appreciation for a craft cocktail — simple but ...

Hutton memorial, Shuttic invitational open at TAG

A tribute to a Cortland artist who died last year and an area artists showcase open Saturday at Trumbull Art Gallery. “Jarrett Hutton: A Memorial Exhibition Celebrating a Life in the Arts” features about 65 pieces created by Hutton, 32, who was accidentally electrocuted while working ...

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Starts Friday THE FOUNDER: B See review on page 7D. (Rated PG-13 for brief strong language.) (AP) THE RESSURECTION OF GAVIN STONE: Not reviewed A former child star ordered to do community service at a church gets the role of Jesus in its production of the passion play, which ...

McDonough displays Webb photographs

Two exhibitions open Friday at the McDonough Museum of Art. “Alex Webb: La Calle, Photographs from Mexico” brings together nearly 30 years of photography by Webb created between 1978 and 2007 in Mexico City and the surrounding states, villages and cities. Webb frequently credits the ...

Link Gallery displays a Cleveland artist

Tribune Chronicle The work of Cleveland artist Mark Keffer will be featured in an exhibition opening Monday at Kent State University at Trumbull. Keffer earned his bachelor’s degree from Kent State University in 1988 and his master’s degree from The Ohio State University. He describes ...

Bull riders kick up heels at Covelli

A gate opens and immediately it’s a battle of man versus nature during what’s known as the most dangerous eight seconds in sports. Gripping a flat braided rope, the rider attempts to stay mounted on a bull, which can weigh up to 2,000 pounds. As it bucks, the animal rears up, kicks, ...

WWII medic speaking for series

Bill Farragher, a World War II Army medic and creator of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube trademark, will be the next speaker in the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society’s “Memories of a Lifetime” series at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., ...

Bakers sought for society fundraiser

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is seeking amateur and professionals bakers for its fifth “Cookie Tables & Cocktails” fundraising event, which will take place from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Bakers are ...

Theaters gather for ‘Ghostlight Project’

Both Kent State University at Trumbull Theatre in Champion and the Youngstown Playhouse will participate today in “The Ghostlight Project.” More than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and ...

From Theater to Special Events

Theater Local TRUMBULL NEW THEATRE, 5883 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles: “Sylvia,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Jan. 28 and 3 p.m. Jan. 29, $12 adults and $10 students. 330-652-1103. VICTORIAN PLAYERS, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: “Greetings,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and ...

From Special Events to Family Fun

Special Events Local MILL CREEK METROPARKS, Youngstown: Garden Inspiration Walk, 10 a.m. Saturday, Fellows Riverside Gardens; Sounds of Winter Hike, 2 p.m. Sunday, meet at Hitchcock Woods; Volunteer-Led Recreational Hike, 9 a.m. Wednesday, meet at MetroParks Bikeway trailhead at Kirk ...

From Family Fun to Museums

Family Fun Regional CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER, One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $19.95 for adults and $11.95 for children ages 3 to 12. 412-237-3400. CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH, Allegheny ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • God Save the Queen, a Queen tribute act from Argentina, will perform at Packard Music Hall at 8 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets are $65, $45, $35 and $25 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Packard box office and through Ticketmaster. • The Gaither Vocal Band — ...

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BARREL 33, 8208 E. Market St., Howland: Damian Knapp Blues Band, 8 p.m. Friday; Brian Bonhomme, 9 p.m. Saturday; Jazz Trio, 7 p.m. Tuesday. 330-395-9463. CHESTY’S, 20 S. State St., Girard: Mike Curry, 9 p.m. Friday. 330-545-8029. HALLIDAY’S WINERY, 2400 NE River Road, Lake Milton: Take ...

Hiram College opens ceramics show

The work of about 20 ceramics artists will be featured in the “Fired in Freedom” exhibition at Hiram College’s Gelbke Fine Art Gallery, 1200 Winrock Road, Hiram. The show includes ceramic pots and sculptures that were fired in the wood-fueled ceramic kiln built by Brinsley Tyrrell, ...

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Museums Local TYLER MAHONING VALLEY HISTORY CENTER, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown: Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, $4 adults, $3 senior citizens and college students and $2 children. 330-743-2589. WARD-THOMAS HOUSE, 503 Brown St., Niles: Open house from 2 to 5 p.m. ...

Glass Harp returns to Powers

The first time Glass Harp performed at Powers Auditorium in 2000, it was joined by 25 members of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. Phil Keaggy, guitar and vocals; Daniel Pecchio, bass and vocals; and John Sferra, drums and vocals, won’t have an orchestra when they return on Friday, but ...