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CHESTY’S, 20 S. State St., Girard: Dead Flowers, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday. 330-545-8029. COURTHOUSE SQUARE, West Market Street and North Park Avenue, Warren: Noon in the Park — Take II Band, noon Friday. HOLIDAY BAR, 2124 Elm Road NE, Warren: DJ Joe, 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday; and DJ Joe ...

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BREWTUS BREWING, 23 Chestnut Ave., Sharon, Pa.: Open mic on Sunday. GASOLINE ALLEY, 500 Vienna Ave., Niles: DJ on Friday. RISER TAVERN, 1135 Western Reserve Road, Boardman: Live music on Saturday and acoustic open stage on Tuesday. SELAH RESTAURANT, 130 S. Bridge St., Struthers: Live ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Michael Bolton will bring his holiday show to Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown on Dec. 7. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show range from $30 to $65 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Stambaugh. • Cleveland is on the itinerary for for the 4:44 Tour by Jay-Z, ...

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Local CALVIN CENTER, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: Rust Belt Theater Company – “Forbidden Youngstown,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through July 29, $15 adults and $10 students and senior citizens. 330-507-2358. DAS DUTCH VILLAGE INN, 150 state Route 14, Columbiana: “Boogie Woogie ...

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Local COURTHOUSE SQUARE, West Market Street and North Park Avenue, Warren: Warren Farmers Market, 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. DOWNTOWN SHARON, Pa.: WaterFire Sharon: “Back to Our Roots — Honoring Ancestry,” 1 to 11:15 p.m. Saturday, free. KRAVITZ DELI MEETING ROOM, 3135 Belmont Ave., ...

From Family Fun to Museums

Family Fun Local OH WOW! ROGER & GLORIA JONES CHILDREN’S CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown: Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, $8 adults and children ages 2 and older, $7 ...

From Museums to Dance

Museums Local JOHN STARK EDWARDS HOUSE & MUSEUM, 303 Monroe St. NW, Warren: Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 330-394-4653. LEAVITTSBURG HERITAGE MUSEUM, 4901 W. Market St., Leavittsburg: Open from 2 to 4 p.m. the third Sunday of the month or by appointment. ...

81st Midyear features artists from 11 states

Realism will dominate the 81st National Midyear Exhibition, which opens Sunday at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. This year’s juror was Sean P. McConnor, a professor of painting and curator of art at Thiel Collge in Greenville, Pa. “We’ve known him for quite a ...

Layton’s legacy extends beyond Iron Man

It might be easier to list the superheroes Bob Layton hasn’t shaped in the comic book realm. Having worked for both DC and Marvel in a career that spans 40 years, Layton was an artist, writer and / or editor on books featuring most of the Avengers and members of the Justice League. And ...

Iration brings sunny reggae sounds

Slightly Stoopid and Iration both draw from reggae influences but take them in different directions. Micah Pueschel, lead singer and guitarist for Iration, said the two bands have talked about touring together for awhile, but this is the first year they were able to make it happen. ...

19th Summer Festival unites local arts, culture

Lori Factor has seen plenty of growth in the Summer Festival of the Arts in her years at Youngstown State University. Not only is the event itself bigger and more popular, but other events have become a part of the weekend. Three concerts are planned in downtown Youngstown’s Central ...

Central Square becomes concert venue for weekend

Tribune Chronicle Downtown Youngstown’s Central Square area will become a concert venue, hosting three performances this weekend coinciding with Youngstown State University’s Summer Festival of the Arts. The Youngstown Wine and Jazz concert on Saturday and the 2 DE Gospel Fest on ...

Stiv Bators is subject of documentary

Assorted ramblings from the world of entertainment: l Girard native Steven Bator, better known as Dead Boys and Lords of the New Church frontman Stiv Bators, will be the subject of an upcoming documentary, and some of his friends and fans are helping to make it a reality. Danny Garcia, a ...

Take thrill ride with ‘Baby Driver’

Chase scenes in movies date back to the ones on horseback in “The Great Train Robbery” in 1903, and action fans have been comparing car chases at least since Steve McQueen’s Mustang bounced on the streets of San Francisco in 1968’s “Bullitt.” Crime stories have been a movie ...

Event wraps with parade

Children who have been creating emoji-inspired art will parade the work around Courthouse Square Friday for the conclusion of Trumbull Art Gallery’s Summerfest. Coordinator Jacki Mountan said about 50 children participated in the classes offered over the last two weeks, and all children ...

Summer Stock hits the road with ‘Brementown’

Tribune Chronicle A tale of traveling animal musicians will travel to libraries in Trumbull and Portage counties as part of Kent State University at Trumbull Summer Stock’s 2017 season. “The Brementown Musicians” is a new play by Jim Canacci, an English professor at Kent-Trumbull, ...

Packard Band plays patriotic favorites

Tribune Chronicle The W.D. Packard Concert Band will celebrate the Fourth of July with an evening of patriotic and popular music culminating with a blast of color over Packard Music Hall. Conductor Stephen L. Gage will lead the holiday concert. Frequent guest vocalist Helen Welch will ...

YWCA-Youngstown opens art exhibit on ‘Women Artists: A Celebration!’

“Women Artists: A Celebration!” opens Friday at the YWCA of Youngstown, 25 W. Rayen Ave. The annual art exhibition showcases works by local, regional and national women artists 18 and older. The juried show features all media, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ...

Howland native brings local premiere of movie

In professional wrestling, there are heroes, the ones the fans root for, and heels, the ones they boo. Howland native Ryan Bottiglieri is trying to become a movie hero by playing a heel. The 1995 Howland High School graduate wrote, directed and stars in the film “Heels,” which will ...

AGO conference brings top talent to Valley

Organists from around the country will converge on the Mahoning Valley beginning Sunday for several days of concerts and workshops. The Youngstown chapter of the American Guild of Organists is hosting the 2017 Great Lakes Regional Convention, and the event will feature performances by ...