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Program tells tale of ‘Old Pacific’

“The Legend of Old Pacific: America’s Pioneer Road Trip” will be the subject of a “Coffee & Donut” seminar program at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. In the summer of 1903, the Packard Motor Car Company of Warren embarked on a bold publicity ...

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Lecture series returns to Sutliff Mark Holbrook, executive director of the Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, will open the “Victorian Collections and Coffee” fall lecture series at the Sutliff Museum, second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. ...

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Theater Local CALVIN CENTER, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: Rust Belt Theater Company — “Hollow,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Sept. 22, $15 adults and $10 students and senior citizens. 330-507-2358. SELAH RESTAURANT, 130 S. Bridge St., Struthers: Selah Dessert Theater — ...

Take a chance and join opera chorus

Assorted ramblings from the world of entertainment: l Neil Young sang, “You were born to rock / You will never be an opera star ...” Trust me, I will never be an opera star, but Opera Western Reserve will give area residents a chance to at least be an opera chorus member. (Yes, I ...

Area participates in Ohio Open Doors

Several Trumbull and Mahoning county museums will take part in Ohio Open Doors. Started by the Ohio History Connection in 2016, Ohio Open Doors was created to promote and inspire pride in the state’s heritage and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Historic Preservation Act. Signed ...

Chamber vocal ensemble opens music series

Red Campion Vocal Chamber Music Ensemble, featuring Warren native Brian Keith Johnson, will open Music from the Western Reserve’s 36th season. The program will feature a mix of vocal chamber music, opera and Broadway show tunes performed by four vocalists and a pianist. Johnson, ...

‘Pippin’ premieres at Playhouse

The Tony Award-winning musical “Pippin” opens Friday for a two-weekend run at the Youngstown Playhouse. Written by Stephen Schwartz, Bob Fosse and Roger O. Hirson, “Pippin” tells the story of young prince Pippin and his quest to find the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He ...

MVHS celebrates anniversary

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will celebrate its formation with a free Founders Day Open House from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown. The society was founded on Sept. 10, 1875, and the group will commemorate the anniversary ...

Rust Belt tells comedy version of ‘Sleepy Hollow’

YOUNGSTOWN — Robert Dennick Joki believes many adaptations of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” miss the point of the story, making Icabod Crane the would-be hero and the Headless Horseman the villain. “Icabod Crane is an opportunist who comes in to exploit a small ...

‘Sanctuary,’ ‘Resort’ open at McDonough

Two exhibitions open Friday at the McDonough Museum of Art. “Sanctuary” features paintings by John Guy Petruzzi, an Ohio artist and Youngstown State University alumnus whose watercolors explore issues of climate change, habitat loss, extinction and ecological imbalance. The works in ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Two holiday shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster for the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park: Jewel, Atz, Atz Lee and Nikos Kilcher, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, $49.50-$79.50; Kenny G, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, $44.50-$79.50. On sale the same day / time is “Daily ...

TNT starts new season with new seats

NILES — The changes won’t be limited to on stage when Trumbull New Theatre kicks off its 2018-19 season. Patrons at the community theater will find brand new seats and a new color scheme in the performance space when “’Til Beth Do Us Part” opens on Friday. The old red and black ...

WCMA opens season with ‘50 Years of Rock & Roll’

Neil Berg created the popular touring show “100 Years of Broadway” and penned several musicals of his own, but he’s a rock ’n’ roller at heart, touring as keyboard player with Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan and sharing stages with such acts as Journey and Southside Johnny & the ...

TAG Annual features bountiful selection

More than 120 works were selected for the 54th TAG Annual, which opens Saturday at Trumbull Art Gallery. The juried exhibition is open to artists who live within a 100-mile radius of Warren or originally are from the area. This year’s juror was Tony Armeni, a Youngstown artist known for ...

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Theater Local CALVIN CENTER, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: Rust Belt Theater Company — “Hollow,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Sept. 22, $15 adults and $10 students and senior citizens. 330-507-2358. HOPEWELL THEATRE, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: “Moon Over Buffalo,” 7:30 ...

Reunion concert raises funds for recording studio

The 10th Reunion Benefit Concert will help those with a song instead of a sickness. The Labor Day weekend musical gathering at Up a Creek Tavern in Howland has raised money — more than $45,000 in its first nine years — for a variety of causes, from breast cancer to Alzheimer’s to fellow ...

YSU energy, environment series features lectures, films

Emmy winner and Oscar-nominated filmmaker and activist Josh Fox will headline the fifth season of the Youngstown State University Lecture Series on Energy and the Environment The series starts Wednesday at 7 p.m. with Wil Burns from the University of California Irvine School of Law on ...

YSU energy, environment series features lectures, films

Emmy winner and Oscar-nominated filmmaker and activist Josh Fox will headline the fifth season of the Youngstown State University Lecture Series on Energy and the Environment The series starts Wednesday at 7 p.m. with Wil Burns from the University of California Irvine School of Law on ...

Blue Angels booked for Cleveland air show

U.S. military might will take flight over downtown Cleveland this weekend for the 2018 Cleveland National Air Show. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will soar over the crowd in their F/A-18 Hornets all three days. After each performance, fans will get the opportunity to meet the Blue Angels when ...

Blue Angels booked for Cleveland air show

U.S. military might will take flight over downtown Cleveland this weekend for the 2018 Cleveland National Air Show. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will soar over the crowd in their F/A-18 Hornets all three days. After each performance, fans will get the opportunity to meet the Blue Angels ...