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Saturday, August 27

Pride Festival brings together social agencies, performers, public

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011

Among the social agencies represented at the Pride Youngstown festival was Equality Ohio. According to organization literature, "Equality Ohio advocates and educates to achieve fair treatment and equal opportunity for all Ohioans regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity or expression." Read story.

Friday, August 19

Hey Kid! captivates youth audiences

Friday, Aug. 19, 2011

Grown-ups will appreciate their obvious musical talent, while children can let loose and dance and sing to music that's meant just for them. Both can appreciate Leigh Jaffer as the lead singer, who's charming onstage and captivates the kids without being off-putting for adults. Read story.

Ballyhoo benefit seeks to combat cancer, aid Christina's Garden

Friday, Aug. 19, 2011

Ballyhoo Music Festival will run from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 28 at Lemon Grove, Barleys, Draught House and Downtown 36. Tickets are $10. Read story.

Wednesday, August 17

VexFest 8 rocks on, despite rain

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

"We did it: rain or shine," promoter Jason Tibolla said. "We had fun." Read story.

Saturday, August 13

Sarah Turner's charm draws fan base, labels

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011

The heartwarming tribute to her Rust Belt home and her amiable (without being naive or trite) personality have made her a media darling and instant fan favorite. Read story.

Syndicate revives local comedy scene

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011

YCS will return to the Lemon Grove on Aug. 25. Read story.

ROXfEST matures in fourth year

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011

The bands slated to perform are mostly metal and mostly local. The lineup includes Skull'Rz Bane, Metalourd, Dead II Me, Shame, DisgraceD, One Bad Muther, Meteorfall, OtiS, Dakota Spells Disaster, Chapless Larry, Chaos Reigns, Just One Entity and N.O.T.E. Read story.

Monday, August 8

VexFest 8 schedule released

Monday, Aug. 8, 2011

Promoters of Boardman Subaru Presents: 8 VexFest have released the schedules for bands for the August 14, 2011 free show Read story.

VexFest 8 to feature Via Sahara reunion

Monday, Aug. 8, 2011

The popular local band will reunite on Sunday, August 14 at VexFest 8 in downtown Youngstown. Boardman Subarau Presents: VexFest 8 will feature 50 bands on five stages on Federal Plaza. Boombox, a high-energy band from Alabama, is headlining the show, which is free and open to all ages. Read story.

Friday, August 5

Jimmy Lee Project to benefit Riverbend Center

Friday, Aug. 5, 2011

"I just want people there. I just want to bring some good out of what happened," Krystina Boano says. Read story.

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