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Ballpark hosts Rally for Recovery

NILES — The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) seventh Annual Rally for Recovery runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Eastwood Field, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road. A 1-mile recovery walk starts at 1 p.m. Walker registration opens at 10 a.m. Awards will be presented to the ...

Bill Aubuchon at Weller Gallery

YOUNGSTOWN — A meet-the-artist session is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in conjunction with Bill Aubuchon’s photography exhibition “Through the Lens.” Aubuchon’s collection includes people, places and wildlife photography taken in various locations around the world. In most ...

Packard Museum presents historical programs

Two programs are scheduled Sunday at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. “Packard Electric: Electrical Workers & Labor History 1899-1997” at noon will chronicle the history of Packard Electric, which started in the 1890s and became one of Warren’s most ...

‘Dreamgirls’ strives for glitz and glamour

Trevail Maurice wanted to see “Dreamgirls” in Youngstown, even if it meant he had to direct it himself. Maurice appeared in a production of the musical last year staged by the Millennial Theatre Project at Akron Civic Theatre. “I realized how important the show was to that demographic ...

Golf farce opens TNT season

NILES — Brett Bunker, past president of the Trumbull New Theatre board, downloaded preview scripts for six plays to read on a flight to Houston, including Ken Ludwig’s farce “Fox on the Fairway.” “This one — and only this one — had me giggling from the first page while sitting ...

Kenny G is everywhere

Kenny G has a way of turning up in the oddest places. So far this year, he has serenaded Kim Kardashian on Valentine’s Day (at the request of husband Kanye West) and played the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with the band Chon. He also got a shout-out in a story on the website ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Country singer Chris Janson will play Packard Music Hall in Warren on Nov. 2. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show range from $20 to $65 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Packard box office and through Ticketmaster. • The Drifters, Cornell Gunter’s Coasters and ...

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Special Events Local COUNTRYSIDE AT THE ELMWOOD, 871 Elmwood Drive, Hubbard: Hubbard Historical Society program by Avis Mathews on cemetery renovations next to Cornerhouse Christian Church, 7 p.m. Sept. 12. FORD FAMILY RECITAL HALL, DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal St., ...

Pentatonix takes a cappella to arenas

There really is no precedent for what Pentatonix has accomplished. A cappella singing groups have existed forever, and many have been successful in recent years, thanks to exposure through the television series “Glee” and the “Pitch Perfect” movies. But Rockapella didn’t go from ...

Big mouth brings big bucks for Iglesias

It turns out being a “big mouth” can pay pretty well. Forbes magazine released its list of the highest paid comedians this month, and Gabriel Iglesias ranked sixth with earnings of $22 million. He’ll add to that take on Monday when he headlines the grandstand on the final day of ...

Thomas brings solo tour to Youngstown

Rob Thomas has plenty smile about, chipped tooth or not. “Chip Tooth Smile” is the fourth solo album for the Matchbox Twenty lead singer, and his tour in support of it comes to the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre on Sept. 5 as the final concert of the venue’s inaugural season. ...

Amp-to-arena switch works for Steely Dan

This week, JAC Management proved it could do something that CEO Eric Ryan hopes he never has to repeat. The stage was set up and ready to go at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday for the Steely Dan concert that night at the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre when the decision was made to move the show to the ...

Pianist to play 1910’s music

Tribune Chronicle Pianist Svetlana Belsky will focus on music written a century ago during a September concert at Youngstown State University. “Into Darkness: Music Written Between 1910 and 1920” will feature works from such composers as Sergei Rachmaninoff, Claude Debussy, Ferruccio ...

Hopewell ‘Sandwich’ comedy about job loss

Walter Price, the main character of Roger Karshner’s “The Man with the Plastic Sandwich,” faces a relatable predicament for many in the Mahoning Valley. “Right now in this Valley, losing your job is an issue that many are facing,” director Regina Olszewski Reynolds said. ...

Mad About Arts fundraiser coming Sept. 27

Tickets are on sale now for the 24th Mad About the Arts, an evening of art, music, dance, wine and food. Proceeds support the McDonough Museum of Art and Youngstown State University’s Center for Contemporary, Ideas, Art Education and Community. It also benefits WYSU-FM (88.5), which is ...

Weekend concert benefits Paw Pantry

The Up a Creek Benefit Concert will feature new bands and a new beneficiary in its 11th year. When the event started, it spotlighted many of the musicians who played local dances and area bars starting in the late 1960s and ’70s. Gary Sloas, who has been involved with the event since ...

Stambaugh Chorus announces open house

The Stambaugh Chorus will kick off its fall season with an open house 6 p.m. Tuesday in the ballroom of Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. The chorus welcomes all those wishing to become members of the chorus at this event. The fall season will include selections from Requiem ...

Lit Youngstown event features Warren poets

YOUNGSTOWN — Lit Youngstown will feature the work of local poets Clint Elston and Brandon Noel at its First Wednesday Reading Series event at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Soap Gallery, 117 Champion St., Youngstown. Elston is a Kent State University graduate and owns Beautiful Whirl’d Smoothies ...

OWR seeking chorus members for ‘Macbeth’

Opera Western Reserve is seeking chorus members for its upcoming production of Giuseppe Verdi’s operatic adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” New and returning chorus members are invited to attend the first chorus meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Mushroomhead will play its annual Halloween show at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Agora Theatre. Tickets range from $29.99 to $59.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through AXS. • Lyfe Jennings will play House of Blues at 9 p.m. Dec. 13. Tickets are $30 and go on ...