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Thursday, September 27

Story inspired by bombing of Pan Am Flight 103

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

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The Youngtown Playhouse will open its 2012-13 Griffith-Adler Actors Series on Friday with “The Women of Lockerbie,” a story of grief and healing. Read story.

Blackberry Smoke brings southern style back to Ohio

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

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After more than a decade on the road, southern-rock act Blackberry Smoke has learned plenty of lessons — one of which took place a few years ago when the Atlanta-based band came through Northeast Ohio. Read story.

Great Lakes to stage plays by Shakespeare, Moliere

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

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Perhaps there’s no greater enticing elixir of humanity explored in the arts than that of regret and forgiveness. That is, one can’t make deeds undone, so instead, they seek solace from those they’ve wronged. Read story.

From fan to sharing a stage: Herzig to open for DiFranco

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

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When then-teenager Katie Herzig decided to pick up the guitar, the first song the Colorado native learned to play was Ani DiFranco’s “Both Hands.” Read story.

Redefining classical brass

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

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If you’re going to judge a band by its name, an act called Genghis Barbie could definitely elicit a few wild suggestions. Read story.

Wednesday, September 26

Plenty of V2 plates

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

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I’m up for any challenge in the Valley from chefs who can’t help but show off their skill and appreciation for big eaters. V2’s executive chef, Brian Lowther, didn’t waste any time getting a variety of dishes in front of me for this taste. Read story.

Monday, September 24

Want FREE invites to the Ray Mancini documentary?

Monday, Sept. 24, 2012

The Vindicator is extending free invites to the Friday night showing of "The Good Son" documentary on Ray Mancini. Read story.

Thursday, September 20

THE OAKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS THE NORMAL HEART

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

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The Oakland Center for the Arts’ season begins this weekend with “The Normal Heart,” Larry Kramer’s largely autobiographical play about the AIDS explosion in New York’s gay community in the early ’80s. Read story.

Funny Farm finds a home at Mojo's Pub and Grille

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

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The Funny Farm comedy club had a long run at the former Holiday Inn Metroplex Hotel in Liberty. Read story.

Musician gets it right on second try

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

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Singer-songwriter Seth Glier is feeling confident these days that people are remembering his music. Read story.

Wednesday, September 19

CRICKETS' BURGERS worth chirping about

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

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Normally you have to be very quiet to hear the melodic sound of a cricket, but it’s the complete opposite at Crickets Bar and Grille. Read story.

Thursday, September 13

Ballyhoo music festival includes dozens of bands

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

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The second annual Ballyhoo music festival will be Friday and Saturday with more than 30 bands on two stages, including headliner the Midlife Chryslers, featuring Michael Stanley. Read story.

Gallery will reflect its environment

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

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Next up in the transformation of downtown Youngstown into an arts and entertainment oasis is a grass-roots gallery for art, furniture and collectibles. Read story.

Micro Cars on display at the Packard Museum

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

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Back by popular demand, “Micro Cars: Mini Wonders” is now open at the National Packard Museum. Read story.

Come to the "Cabaret"

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

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Playhouse lifts lid on season with Kander and Ebb classic Read story.

Wednesday, September 12

Oktoberfest beer

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

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Millions of beer lovers flock to Munich, Germany, each fall to participate in Oktoberfest. Read story.

Sunday, September 9

Pabstolutely 5 music fills downtown venue

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

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Bob Cerny fondly remembers when he pushed a pool table out of the way at Cedar’s Lounge in downtown Youngstown more than 30 years ago and started playing music. Read story.

Thursday, September 6

The Victorian Players Anchors away for this "Odd Couple"

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

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The Victorian Players, fresh off its success with “Dog Days” and winning 15 Marquee Awards, will open the 2012-13 season with the Neil Simon classic comedy “The Odd Couple.” Read story.

Shinedown rides wave of success with top billing on festival tour

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

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When Shinedown drummer Barry Kerch was growing up in Panama City, Fla., there weren’t many music festivals that came to his small hometown. Read story.

Swift among nominees for entertainer of the year

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

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Taylor Swift will go for her third entertainer of the year award at this year’s Country Music Association Awards, but she’ll have to share the spotlight. Read story.

Nameless in August is making a name for itself

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

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Zach Rock has heard all of the jokes before. Read story.

Wednesday, September 5

Blue Wolf Tavern's sig dish is .... Simply the best

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

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The bar has just been raised. That’s really the only way I can describe this week’s signature dish. Read story.

Monday, September 3

Back for an encore, Shelton again charms fair crowd

Monday, Sept. 3, 2012

Country music superstar Blake Shelton crooned his way into the hearts of Canfield Fairgoers on Sunday night for the second time in two years. Read story.

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