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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Two shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster for the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park: Warrant and Jack Russell’s Great White, 8 p.m March 23, $19.50-$39.50; Queensryche, 8 p.m. May 4, $22.50-$42.50 • COMING UP THIS WEEK BEACHLAND BALLROOM ...

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Featured Nightlife — Exclusively for our advertisers CHESTY’S, 20 S. State St., Girard: Open Jukebox on Friday. 330-545-8029. HOLIDAY BAR, 2124 Elm Road NE, Warren: DJ Joe, 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Daddy O & Diva on Saturday. 330-372-6479. MOCHA HOUSE, 467 High St. NE, Warren: ...

Lit Youngstown presents two Cleveland writers

Two Cleveland-area authors will open Lit Youngstown’s 2018 First Wednesday reading series. Sarah Minor is the author of “The Persistence of The Bonyleg: Annotated from Essay Press” (2015). She’s an assistant professor of creative writing at the Cleveland Institute of Art and the video ...

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Theater Regional BENEDUM CENTER, Seventh Street and Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh: “Love Never Dies,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Jan. 4, 8 p.m. Jan. 5, 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 6 and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7, $30-$116. 412-456-6666. THE CABARET AT THEATRE SQUARE, 655 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh: ...

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• COMING UP THIS WEEK AGORA THEATRE AND BALLROOM, 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland: Chimaira, Impending Lies, Solipsist, Nine Shrines, Brothers at Arms, 6 p.m. Saturday; Twiztid’s New Year’s Evil, 6 p.m. Sunday, ballroom. www.ticketweb.com or call 866-468-3401. BEACHLAND BALLROOM AND ...

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Featured Nightlife — Exclusively for our advertisers Featured Nightlife — Exclusively for our advertisers CHESTY’S, 20 S. State St., Girard: Dead Flowers, 10 p.m. Friday: New Year’s Eve karaoke and dancing with CK Entertainment, 6 p.m. Sunday. 330-545-8029. GREENE EAGLE WINERY, ...

Stambaugh Chorus seeks new members

The Stambaugh Chorus will host an open house 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9 to recruit new members. Those interested are invited to the Stambaugh Auditorium ballroom, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, where they can enjoy snacks and sing along with the chorus, directed by Hae-Jong Lee. Upcoming performances ...

Art sought for FIVE Squared benefit

The Davis Family YMCA, 45 McClurg Road, Boardman, is accepting art for its fifth annual FIVE Squared benefit art show and sale. All art must be 5 inches by 5 inches. No mats, frames or wires are required. Any medium will be accepted, but pieces must be lightweight enough to hang on a wall ...

OWR seeks ‘Porgy and Bess’ chorus members

Opera Western Reserve is seeking chorus members for its upcoming production of “Porgy and Bess.” The chorus will be part of a staged concert performance March 9 at Stambaugh Auditorium with soloists from OWR and the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra. Karen Clark-Green and David Vosburgh will ...

OH WOW! offers special programs for holidays

OH WOW! Children’s Center for Science and Technology will offer two special programs Saturday with children off school for the holidays. STEM Storytime at 10 a.m. Saturday will teach children ages 5 and younger the basics of rocketry by making straw robots with the InspireWorks Staff. All ...

Lit Youngstown presents two Cleveland writers

Tribune Chronicle Two Cleveland-area authors will open Lit Youngstown’s 2018 First Wednesday reading series. Sarah Minor is the author of “The Persistence of The Bonyleg: Annotated from Essay Press” (2015). She’s an assistant professor of creative writing at the Cleveland Institute ...

From theater to museums

Theater Regional BENEDUM CENTER, Seventh Street and Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh: “Love Never Dies,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Jan. 4, 8 p.m. Jan. 5, 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 6 and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7, $30-$116. 412-456-6666. THE CABARET AT THEATRE SQUARE, 655 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh: ...

Featured Nightlife — Exclusively for our advertisers

CHESTY’S, 20 S. State St., Girard: Dead Flowers, 10 p.m. Friday: New Year’s Eve karaoke and dancing with CK Entertainment, 6 p.m. Sunday. 330-545-8029. GREENE EAGLE WINERY, 2576 Davis Peck Road, Greene: Take II Band, 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. 330-583-9463. HOLIDAY BAR, 2124 Elm Road NE, Warren: ...

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APOLLO MAENNERCHOR CLUB, Dock Street, Sharon, Pa.: Live music Friday. BREWTUS BREWING, 23 Chestnut Ave., Sharon, Pa.: Open mic night Wednesday. GASOLINE ALLEY, 500 Vienna Ave., Niles: DJ Friday and Sunday. NICK’S INN 62, 1890 E. State St., Hermitage, Pa.: Live music Saturday. RISER ...

‘Downsizing’ is ambitious, inventive, messy and too long

Paramount Pictures’ marketing department has a tough assignment for the holidays. It has to sell “Downsizing” to Christmas moviegoers, so it’s hard to criticize them for trying to make it look like a wacky comedy. The star power of Matt Damon didn’t encourage audiences to embrace ...

Year filled with memorable music, theater

There was no shortage of big shows in the area in 2017, including what may have been the biggest ever. The Zac Brown Band headlined the first concert ever at Youngstown State University’s Stambaugh Stadium. The show drew about 15,000 people, an impressive total considering that Brown ...

TAG offers art classes starting in January

Registrations are being accepted for three January classes at Trumbull Art Gallery. Clay hand-building, for students ages 18 and older, will cover the fundamentals of hand building as students learn pinching, coiling, slab building and glaze application techniques. Advanced students will be ...

Butler Museum displays Pastel Society of America winners

“Enduring Brilliance!,” the 45th exhibition of the Pastel Society of America, opens Saturday at the Butler Institute of American Art. A primary mandate of the Pastel Society of America is to provide a forum for the exhibition of works by the most accomplished pastel artists in the United ...

Reunited with swag: The Swagger Kings

The swing music revival of the 1990s was an alternative genre that brought the younger generation together with their parents and grandparents. The rockabilly and ska overtones made the genre groundbreaking enough for college and alternative radio and even had some top 40 success. Its big ...

Continuing without founder

Mahoning Valley Trans-Siberian Orchestra fans will have to drive a little farther this year for their holiday fix. The tour is skipping Youngstown’s Covelli Centre this year, but concerts are planned this Friday at Pittsburgh’s PPG Paints Arena and the following Friday at Cleveland’s ...