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Paintings of Lowe exhibition opening at Butler Institute

The work of artist Victoria Lowe will be featured in an exhibition opening Sunday at the Butler Institute of American Art. “In the Realm of the Senses: The Paintings of Victoria Lowe” is a working retrospective selected from a larger body of work representing 50 years of painting. The ...

Pink Lemon-Aide serves up a final round

Organizers are mixing the Pink Lemon-Aide with some different ingredients this year. The annual cancer benefit concert will offer several different bands this year, including a reunion of hard rock / hair metal act Lazarus. Some of the changes were out of necessity, said Kirk Tenney of Wet ...

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Mill Creek Annual Pumpkin Walk Mill Creek MetroParks will have its annual Pumpkin Walk at Twilight from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown. The gardens will be decorated with carved and illuminated pumpkins. Families also can enjoy the music ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Pink announced a 2018 World Tour last week that includes concerts at 7:30 March 28 at Quicken Loans Arena and at 7:30 p.m. April 7 at PPG Paints Arena. Bleachers will open both dates. Cleveland tickets range from $47.45 to $207.45 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday ...

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Featured Nightlife — Paid Advertisement BENE VINO URBAN WINERY, 834 County Line Road, Geneva: Take II Band, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. 440-239-5077. CHESTY’S, 20 S. State St., Girard: Paul Rader, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday. 330-545-8029. HOLIDAY BAR, 2124 Elm Road NE, Warren: DJ Joe, 5 p.m. ...

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Theater Local CALVIN CENTER, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: Rust Belt Theater Company – “Living Dead: The Musical,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Oct. 28 and midnight Oct. 28, $15 adults and $10 students and senior citizens. 330-507-2358. FAIRVIEW ARTS & OUTREACH CENTER, ...

Pendleton still coming for reception

Assorted ramblings from the world of entertainment: l Casting issues thwarted Trumbull New Theatre’s plans to stage a musical co-written by Warren native Austin Pendleton. The Niles community theater, which was co-founded by Pendleton’s mother, Frances, was going to do the musical “A ...

‘Alchemy’ art show opening in Akron

Akron Art Museum is going for the gold with “Alchemy.” “Alchemy: Transformations in Gold” features the work of 16 international artists who incorporate gold or other metals disguised as gold into their work. The artists use gold not only to impart a sense of luxury, but to examine the ...

Recital kicks off Octubafest at YSU

A veteran of both the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” and Guy’s All-Star Shoeband from “A Prairie Home Companion” will kick off Octubafest at Youngstown State University. This is the 12th year YSU has celebrated Octubafest, which was created in 1973 by musician / professor Harvey ...

Oktoberfest kicks off with German pianist, composers

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra will be a joined by a German-born pianist and a program filled with German composers for an Oktoberfest concert. Caroline Oltmanns will perform Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto. Oltmanns, a professor of piano at Youngstown State University’s Dana School ...

Wray’s album release will be a tournament

Dustin Wray has a new album out, so he’s celebrating with a CD release ... cornhole tournament? “With my work schedule and the schedules of a lot of my friends I usually play with, I don’t have time to do a traditional band anymore,” said Dustin Wray Hockensmith of Warren, who drops ...

Clowns and other creepy characters lurk at haunted attractions

The undead, the living dead, walkers — whatever they’re called, they are a popular fixture at haunted attractions in northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Clowns and other creepy characters lurk at haunted attractions By ANDY GRAY Tribune Chronicle Many think clowns are creepy year ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Two shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster for Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park: REO Speedwagon, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, $89.50, $72.50 and $59.50; Ralphie May, 8 p.m. Jan. 13, $42.50, $33.50 and $28.50. • Comedian Kathleen Madigan returns to ...

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Theater Local FAIRVIEW ARTS & OUTREACH CENTER, 4220 Youngstown Poland Road, Youngstown: Top Hat Productions – “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” 6:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Oct. 13, 14 and 21, $27.50 adults, $25.50 students and senior citizens for dinner / theater package. ...

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Featured Nightlife — Paid Advertisement BRONZEWOOD GOLF COURSE, 9645 Kinsman Pymatuning Road, Kinsman: Take II Band, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. 330-876-5300. CHESTY’S, 20 S. State St., Girard: Sparky Lark, 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday. 330-545-8029. CROSSROADS BAR & GRILL, 4887 ...

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Art show that awards amateurs The fifth “But I Know What I Like” art show opens Sunday at the Davis Family YMCA, 45 McClurg Road, Boardman. The show, which is open to amateur and professional artists, attracted 216 works submitted by 91 artists. Three lay people were invited to judge ...

Oktoberfest returns to Courthouse Square

Assorted ramblings from the world of entertainment: l Courthouse Square will become a German beer garden Saturday for the second Oktoberfest on the Square. Meghan Reed, director of the Trumbull County Historical Society, said they’ve expanded the capacity for the event. Last year, 200 ...

Phantom foursome to open Celebrity Series

The Four Phantoms in Concert will open the 50th anniversary season of the Celebrity Series at Westminster College. The tour groups four men who have played the role of the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical “Phantom of the Opera,” the longest-running musical in Broadway history ...

‘Dead Man’ comedy opens YSU theater season

The comedy “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” opens the 2017-18 season for Youngstown State University Theatre on Friday. The play by Sarah Ruhl, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient, has a plot that involves an incessantly ringing cell-phone in a quiet cafe, a ...

Duo plays Appalachian music with new-age flair

By GARY S. ANGELO Tribune Chronicle correspondent Al Petteway and Amy White were a couple before they were a duo. “As I like to say, ‘First came love, then came music,’” White said. “We were both musical beings when we met, but only Al was performing ...