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Valley musicians score with the movie industry

A film score is like a car. When it’s good, you don’t notice it. So says composer Todd Maki, who is the founder and director of the Youngstown Scoring Stage. It’s a unique service.

March 1, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

Northern Whale taking 'Flawed' sound to Vegas

Northern Whale’s latest release is “The Flawed Album,” but don’t let the name fool you. The new CD is a sure-footed collection from the Youngstown-based alt-rock band that is on the verge of a breakout.

February 26, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

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History and Renaissance in Sicily

History and Renaissance in Sicily

Sicilian wines will be featured at an upcoming dinner.

February 25, 2015 midnight | Add a comment | Share

Circus returns for 7 shows

The Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey Circus will return to Covelli Centre for seven performances of its “Legends” show.

February 24, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

Niles native competes on 'Amazing Race'

A Niles native will be one of the contestants on “The Amazing Race.”

February 23, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

You can't stop 'Stomp'

Turning din into music for more than 20 years, “Stomp” keeps, well, stomping along to its own beat.

February 19, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

Crouse looks to past, present on new album

Last month, Jeff Crouse released “Mirrors, Doors and Deeper Water,” an album that gathers his songs from past and present.

February 19, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

Art event inspired by Dadaism movement

Artisan Cafe in Warren will host an art event inspired by Dadaism this Saturday.

February 19, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

Forefather of zombie genre recalls making of iconic film

When John Russo and George Romero sat down to write “Night of the Living Dead,” their goal was to make a truly scary horror movie. They not only met that goal but created a whole new genre in the process.

February 19, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

'A Few Good Men' at Salem theater

Salem Community Theatre will present the Aaron Sorkin drama “A Few Good Men,” opening Friday and running for two weekends.

February 19, 2015 midnight | Add a comment | Share

'Love, Loss' and a fresh start for one Valley theater veteran

Mary Ruth Lynn is relaxing in the theater space on the second floor of Selah Restaurant. It’s a warm and comfortable room, and it has become a second home for the local theater veteran.

February 19, 2015 midnight | Add a comment | Share

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FIDDLE-DEE-DELICIOUS

~ Tara — A Country Inn ~

Inspired by the classic novel and film “Gone With the Wind,” Tara is renowned for its luxurious overnight accommodations and Southern hospitality.

February 18, 2015 midnight | Add a comment | Share

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Def Leppard plans stop in Youngstown

British pop-metal giants Def Leppard will come to Covelli Centre for a July 15 concert. Youngstown will be the band's only regional stop

By Guy D'Astolfo

February 12, 2015 6 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

'Alfred the Squatty' musical mystery at Dutch Inn

A musical mystery opens the 2015 dinner-theater season at Das Dutch Village Inn.

February 12, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

Following in Bigfoot’s steps

Monster trucks return to Covelli

When it comes to monster trucks, the public pretty much knows one name: Bigfoot.

February 12, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

Rust Belt Theater brings back 'Dating Sucks'

Rust Belt Theater Company will bring back “Dating Sucks: The Musical” for a three-weekend run beginning Friday.

February 12, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

Former 'Idol' singers will accompany orchestra

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and conductor Randall Craig Fleischer will perform with three “American Idol” finalists this Saturday.

February 12, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

PBS film reveals great Ohio-born author Jim Tully

In a new documentary film, Jim Tully is described as an important American writer who deserves to be rediscovered.

February 12, 2015 midnight | Add a comment | Share

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BARBECUE AT THE HEART

Fire Grill BBQ Restaurant

Art Einzig is passionate about barbecue, the community and delivering good food in an atmosphere of “gracious hospitality.”

February 11, 2015 midnight | Add a comment | Share

Improv fuels show for 'Whose Line' duo

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood will perform at Packard Music Hall on Saturday.

February 6, 2015 12:05 a.m. | Add a comment | Share

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