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Friday, June 27

Silencio returns to Calvin Center

Friday, June 27, 2014

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Silencio, the jazz-rock act that’s hard to categorize, will return to Calvin Center in Youngstown for a concert Saturday. Read story.

Lowellville grad's talent takes flight with concert band

Friday, June 27, 2014

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For his senior capstone project, 18-year-old Nick Frank, who graduated from Lowellville High School earlier this month, composed a piece of music that was performed by his school’s concert band. With him is Bob Antonucci, Lowellville’s band teacher and a mentor for Frank’s project.
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Thursday, June 26

Rick Springfield adds 'writer' to his credits

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Rick Springfield is one of those guys in high school everyone hated. You know, the football captain, class president, homecoming king and valedictorian jerk. Read story.

Larry Walk marks 50 years on the air

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Fans and friends will gather at Kuzman’s Lounge in Girard on Saturday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Larry Walk’s Happy Polkaland radio show. Read story.

Great White concert will raise money for the Ty Longley fund

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Unlike the title of Great White’s hit Ian Hunter cover “Once Bitten Twice Shy,” the ’80s band isn’t afraid of going forward after mistakes or mishaps. Read story.

Hot Dog Day festival adds eating contest

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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The second annual Harry Stevens Hot Dog Day will be Sunday in downtown Niles. Read story.

Wednesday, June 25

Patriotic concert at Morley

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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The Youngstown Area Community Concert Band will give an Independence Day concert at 7 p.m. July 2 at Judge Morley Pavilion in Mill Creek Park. Read story.

Gratefulfest to feature Rusted Root

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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Gratefulfest will be Fourth of July weekend at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park. Headliners are Rusted Root and Melvin Seals and JGB. Read story.

A BANG-UP BURGER ROUNDUP

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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Smokin’ Gun Saloon lassos a herd of good burgers
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Tuesday, June 24

Summer jazz fest salvaged with help of convention bureau

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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The jazz festival is on.

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Hoppel's Rodeo sets its return

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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The annual Hoppel’s Rodeo will take place July 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Hoppel’s arena, 40891 state Route 518. Read story.

McLean, Collins in concert at Packard

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Don McLean and Judy Collins will team up for a co-headlining Oct. 10 concert at Packard Music Hall. Read story.

Saturday, June 21

'Revival' links comedy sketches and folk music

Saturday, June 21, 2014

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Classic radio shows don’t always translate well to stage, but Ted & Company's “St. John’s Revival” has the potential to pull it off. Read story.

Hungarian picnic returns to grounds

Saturday, June 21, 2014

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The Hungarian Cultural Center of Northeastern Ohio’s annual picnic will be Sunday at their club grounds. Read story.

Friday, June 20

The road goes on for Estocar

Friday, June 20, 2014

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Estocar drummer Sean Kearney really loves Salt-N-Pepa (more on that later), as well as playing in Youngstown and specifically at Cedars Lounge. Read story.

Thursday, June 19

Timko tries new musical direction

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Katianne Timko has re-invented herself with a bright pop sound, which she will unveil tonight at a show at Pittsburgh’s Altar Bar. Read story.

Playhouse offers 'Tuesdays with Morrie'

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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The true story of “Tuesdays with Morrie” has changed lives. Read story.

Super Nationals are ready to rumble

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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There are great performances. And then there is high performance. Read story.

Simply Slavic delivers sights, sounds of Eastern Europe

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Simply Slavic, the downtown festival created specifically to celebrate Youngstown’s colorful Slavic community, will return Saturday from noon to midnight on East Federal Street, just east of Central Square. Read story.

Officers, firefighters battle for burger supremacy at annual event

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Eight safety-force members took part in a relay race that didn’t require them to get up.

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Left End will get its due at reunion show this fall

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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When I talk to Youngstowners who were doing their hardest rocking in the '70s and early '80s, the first name that always comes up is Left End. Read story.

German dance, music groups to perform

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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The Transylvanian Saxon Youth Dance Group and the Schlager-Taxi Band, both from Nuremberg, Germany, will perform at the Youngstown Saxon Club on Monday. Read story.

Wednesday, June 18

Tap in to business

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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The Big Tap In means big business. Read story.

Tuesday, June 17

Warren youth choir to give summer concert preview

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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The Warren City Wide Youth Choir will begin its summer concert season and fundraising campaign with a preview show Saturday. Read story.

Thursday, June 12

'Shrek' caps Stage Left season

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Stage Left Productions has had a monster of a season. Read story.

Festival for Bigfoot

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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There are two kinds of people in this neck of the woods: Those who believe in Bigfoot, and those who just haven’t seen him yet. Read story.

Broadway musicals 'Anything Goes,' 'Seven Brides' will stop at Powers

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Broadway musical theater will return to DeYor Performing Arts Center this coming season with touring productions of “Anything Goes” on Nov. 4 and “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” on Feb. 16. Read story.

Ships sunk but Plaza parties on

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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The Small Ships Revue was sunk by city officials last month, a surprising — yet unavoidable — action forced by the violent and disgusting behavior of hoodlums. Read story.

Wednesday, June 11

Mind your Manor All Manor of Food

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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The Manor Restaurant in Austintown Makes a Comeback. Read story.

Tuesday, June 10

Farm-to-table makes it a Happy National Hamburger Day

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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A normal day by anyone’s standards. But for the BurgerGuyz, it’s a holiday -- National Burger Day! Read story.

Thursday, June 5

Rust Belt's Marisa Zamary in one-woman show

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Marisa Zamary is a staple of Rust Belt Theater. Read story.

Victorian Players offers 'Days of Wine and Roses'

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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The Victorian Players will close its 2013-14 season with J.P. Miller’s “Days of Wine and Roses,” which opens Friday and runs weekends through June 22. Read story.

High-school rock bands in daylong show

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Rock Jam 4, an all-ages show featuring eight local bands, will be Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. at Warehouse 50 in Youngstown. Read story.

From Ireland to Youngstown Daniel O'Donnell

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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After decades of performing in the U.K., Australia and New Zealand, Irish-born singer Daniel O’Donnell had almost become resigned to the fact that he would never enjoy large success in America. Read story.

Kip Moore sharpens edge

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Kip Moore’s citing “Breaking Bad” as his favorite television program speaks directly to the fact that this singer-songwriter isn’t your typical country artist. Read story.

African-American fest on Courthouse Square

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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The 30th annual African-American Festival will be Friday through Sunday on Courthouse Square in Warren. Read story.

Children's choir, ventriloquist from the Valley 'got talent'

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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The ROCck Children’s Choir has been lifting spirits in the Mahoning Valley for a dozen years. Now it might get a chance to be heard by a national audience. Read story.

Season tickets available for Warren Philharmonic

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra has begun a sub-scription campaign for its 2014-15 concert schedule. Read story.

Wednesday, June 4

Art gallery pops up in Erie Terminal Building

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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The McKelvey Gallery's summer art show will open Thursday in a newly renovated storefront in the Erie Terminal Building in Youngstown. Read story.

Five Finger Death Punch coming to Covelli Centre

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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Hard-rock heavyweights Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat will come to Covelli Centre on Oct. 4. Read story.

PAN TOSSED PERFECTION

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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DeChellis' found a niche for strombolis and pan-tossed pasta. Read story.

Tuesday, June 3

Needtobreathe makes it through the wasteland

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

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Bands oftentimes use subtext to wear their hearts on their sleeves. Take for instance Christian rock/alternative band Needtobreathe, which depending on the night can be found covering Modest Mouse’s “Float On” or Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me.” Read story.

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