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AAC plans Game Night FUNdraiser

Tickets are on sale now for the Ashtabula Arts Center’s fourth Game Night FUNdraiser from 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 2. Attendees can spend the evening playing a wide variety of games, including “Family Feud,” “The Newlywed Game,” “Cards Against Humanity” and “Minute to Win It” among ...

Artists show back at Butler-Trumbull

The 81st Area Artist Annual opens Sunday at the Butler Institute of American Art Trumbull Branch. The all-media show is open to artists living in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties in Ohio and Mercer and Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania. This year’s juror was Russell ...

Big bands face off at Stambaugh

The Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey orchestras will re-create the swing-era Battle of the Bands events with a concert Wednesday at Stambaugh Auditorium. The two bands will be side by side on stage in a back-and-forth competition that showcases jazz, swing and standards from the 1930s and ...

Signs of life: Dead invade Youngstown

There was a time when downtown Youngstown was considered dead. This weekend the swarm of zombies filling area bars and restaurants on Saturday will be a sign of its livelihood. The 10th annual Youngstown Zombie Crawl will attract costumed revelers who will lurch across the downtown ...

‘Dark on Park’ has company Saturday

Downtown Warren will be a little darker and lighter for this year’s “Dark on Park” exhibition. Now in its fourth year, the art show focusing on the scary and the macabre will be joined by several other similarly themed exhibitions nearby. A second show at the Art on Park building will ...

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•ON SALE THIS WEEK •Former “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” cast member Tracy Morgan will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 29 at MGM Northfield Park. Tickets range from $37.50 to $59.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster. •Ten shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday ...

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Special Events Local B&O STATION, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: Youngstown Zombie Crawl registration from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, $10; The Red Masquerade, 9 p.m. Saturday, $10. DOWNTOWN WARREN: Warren Halloween Parade, noon Sunday. EASTWOOD MALL, 5555 Youngstown Warren Road, ...

Halloween tales get radio drama treatment

Staff report The Good Humor Radio Hour will present Halloween-inspired tales for its next production. “Haunted Youngstown — Ghastly Ghost Stories” features four stories directed by Youngstown State University adjunct faculty member Randall Brammer that are presented in the style of the ...

Rock Hall nominees trigger annual debate

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame could make everyone happy with its class of 2020. Classic rockers would be thrilled if previously bypassed artists like Pat Benatar, the Doobie Brothers, Todd Rundgren and Thin Lizzy get inducted. Slightly younger fans tired of the ballot being clogged by ...

TAG schedules four clases for November

Registration is underway for November art classes at Trumbull Art Gallery. The schedule includes: • Kids and Canvas — Designed for children ages 6 to 10, the class meeting from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 23 explores different ways to create personal art on canvas ($20, supplied included) • ...

High school musicians join YSU ensemble

Area high school students will perform Monday with the Youngstown State University Wind Ensemble. The 2019 YSU High School Side-By-Side Honors Wind Ensemble is made up of 54 students representing 22 northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania high schools: Ashtabula Edgewood, Austintown Fitch, ...

OH WOW! seeks SMI feedback

OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology is seeking feedback from past participants of Summer Manufacturing Institute (SMI). SMI is a collaboration with local and regional nonprofit organizations and manufacturers. Since it began in 2013, the ...

Revue celebrates musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein

The music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II was the soundtrack of Pat Foltz’s childhood. Her parents endlessly played the cast recordings for the duo’s musicals when she was growing up. Foltz will get to present the songwriters’ greatest hits and lesser-known songs when ...

‘Living Dead’ descend on Calvin Center

“Living Dead: The Musical” continues its run at the Calvin Center This is the eighth year for the Rust Belt Theater Company production, written by Robert Dennick Joki and Josh Taylor. Josh Fleming takes over the directing reins from Joki, and this year’s production includes one new ...

Vindys set to record live CD / DVD for 2020

The band The Vindys has had no trouble attracting attention with its recordings. Several songs have received airplay on regional independent and Internet radio stations, and the Pittsburgh Pirates used “Are You Ready” on its pregame baseball coverage as part of a “Friday Night Rocks” ...

Four by Four pays tribute to quartet of musical hitmakers

WARREN — Michael Chapman had to make some hard choices with “Four by Four.” The musical revue, featuring four singers performing the music of The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Bee Gees and Motown, comes to Packard Music Hall on Tuesday as part of the Warren Civic Music Association’s ...

Deaf, hearing cast collaborates on ‘Beast’

CHAMPION — “See No Beast, Hear No Beast, Speak No Beast” uses a familiar fairy tale to address issues in deaf education. James Caverly co-wrote the production and is directing the play at Kent State University at Trumbull, where it opens Friday for a two-weekend run. The production ...

Youngstown Symphony Orchestra performs Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos

Conductor Randall Craig Fleischer and principal players from the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra will take listeners into the perfect world of Johann Sebastian Bach on Saturday. The orchestra will perform the six works known as the Brandenburg Concertos at DeYor Performing Arts Center’s Ford ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Contemporary Christian band MercyMe will be joined by Jeremy Camp and David Leonard for a Covelli Centre concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets range from $25.75 to $153 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster. • Four shows by three acts go on sale ...

YSU students bring out ‘Heavy Hitters’ with cabaret show

Youngstown State University musical theater students will present the first of two cabaret shows this school year at the DeYor Performing Arts Center’s Flad Pavilion. “The Heavy Hitters” will focus on some of the best-known songs from iconic musicals. The program will include such ...