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Featured Nightlife — Exclusively for our advertisers CHESTY’S, 20 S. State St., Girard: Mike Curry, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday. 330-545-8029. HARTFORD HILL WINERY, 3864 Bushnell Campbell Road, Fowler: Take II Band, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. 330-772-8040. HOLIDAY BAR, 2124 Elm Road NE, Warren: ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Kenny Chesney and Old Dominion will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 6 at Blossom Music Center. Tickets range from $33 to $133 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Live Nation. • What is being billed as the final Vans Warped Tour comes to KeyBank Pavilion on July ...

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Theater Local HOPEWELL THEATRE, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: “An Evening of One Acts,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, $13 adults and $10 for students and senior citizens. 330-746-5455. POWERS AUDITORIUM, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown: “Menopause the Musical,” 8 ...

Workshop trains locals for film work

Four production companies have applied for Ohio’s film tax credit with plans to shoot their movies in the Mahoning Valley in 2018. One already has been awarded more than $200,000 from the state, while another has tentative approval for money from the city of Youngstown’s float loan ...

ESP’s ‘Pump Boys’ will celebrate 30 years

Assorted ramblings from the world of entertainment: l Tickets go on sale today for a 30th anniversary production of “Pump Boys and Dinettes” by Easy Street Productions. The musical is the most successful production in ESP’s history and arguably the most successful production in ...

One Book One Community focuses on Warren native

The story may be set in Hawaii, but this year’s One Book One Community title couldn’t be more local. Author Earl Derr Biggers was born and raised in Warren, and graduated from Warren High School before attending and graduating from Harvard University in 1907. He wrote 11 novels and a ...

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Libraries throughout Trumbull County have special programming planned inspired by “The House Without a Key,” a 1925 novel written by Warren native Earl Derr Biggers. Book Discussion • Those who read the book can participate in discussions at the following libraries: 1 p.m. today at ...

Brookfield native releases new novel

Barbara Gregorich remembers driving from her home in Brookfield to the Warren library with her brother shortly after getting her driver’s license. “We began walking around and saw the local author’s shelf,” she said. “There were these well-worn, old hardback books that looked like ...

Lit Youngstown offers reading, workshop

Lit Youngstown will host two events this month highlighting the talents of regional writers. Writers Adam Hughes and Stephanie Sesic will be guests for March’s First Wednesday Readers Series at the Soap Gallery, 117 S. Champion St., Youngstown. Hughes, who lives in the foothills of ...

‘Frameworks’ features abstracts in Akron

A Youngstown State University professor is one of three artists featured in an exhibition opening Saturday at the Akron Art Museum. “Frameworks: Paintings by Dragana Crnjak, Andrea Joki and Matthew Kolodziej” presents abstract works created between 2015 and 2018. The artists utilize ...

‘Rent’ comes to Cleveland

Tribune Chronicle “Rent” is a show about youth, people fresh out of college (and younger) trying to find their way in the world and deciding how they want to respond to the demands of society. That gets lost sometimes, maybe because the actors were approaching their mid-30s when they ...

Tony winner leads 2018-19 Broadway series in Cleveland

“Dear Evan Hansen,” Tony Award winner for best new musical in 2017, is coming to Cleveland as part of the 2018-19 KeyBank Broadway Series. The upcoming season was announced Tuesday at the Connor Palace. The opening show already had been announced. The national tour of the current ...

Hopewell premieres local playwrights

Hopewell Theatre will premiere two one-act plays by local writers on Friday. “An Evening of One Acts” will include “Astrid; or, My Swedish Mama” by Anita G. Gorman and “Dad’s Tale” by Terry Shears. “Astrid” is inspired by Gorman’s mother, a strong, brave and funny woman ...

Infidels helps Cedars celebrate anniversary

Panama’s loss is Youngstown’s gain. The band Infidels — Pete Drivere, guitar and vocals; John Hlumyk, bass and vocals; John Koury, drums and vocals; and David Lisko, guitar and vocals — was a regular at Cedars Lounge in downtown Youngstown in the 1980s, but it hasn’t played a ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Two Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, John Fogerty and ZZ Top, will play the Covelli Centre at 7 p.m. June 19. Tickets range from $52.50 to $128 and go on sale at 10 a.m. March 9 at the Southwoods Health box office at the Covelli Centre and through Ticketmaster. ...

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Featured Nightlife — Exclusively for our paid advertisers 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: Open Jukebox on Friday. 330-545-8029. HOLIDAY BAR, 2124 Elm Road NE, Warren: DJ Joe, 5 ...

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Theater Local FAIRVIEW ARTS & OUTREACH CENTER, 4220 Youngstown Poland Road, Youngstown: Top Hat Productions — “Mangia,” 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $27.50 adults and $25.50 senior citizens for dinner-theater production. www.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006. HOPEWELL ...

Bigger slice gets served for third year

The Warren Rotary fundraiser, held at the St. Demetrios Community Center in Warren its first two years, moves to the Metroplex Expo Center in Liberty for its third edition on Sunday. “It’s gotten to the point now it was time to move it to a larger venue,” event chair Rob Berk said. ...

Pizza makers debate what makes a great slice

Several area pizza makers said a good pie has to start with a good foundation. “You have to have good dough,” said Nick Frankos, owner of Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. “That’s the key.” Nicole Brewer, who owns Tiger’s Den Pizza in Newton Falls with her husband, Alexander, swore by ...

A busy downtown Warren was a nice sight Friday

Assorted ramblings from the world of entertainment: l Last Friday felt like a glimpse at the future of downtown Warren. My wife and I went to The Lime Tree for its post-Valentine’s Day small plates dinner. When your wife works for a florist, there’s no pre- or day-of-Valentine’s Day ...