Thursday, December 1, 2005
An Olde English Feaste with the Shenango Valley Chorale will be at 7 p.m. at Tara, A Country Inn, in Clark, Pa. Call (724) 342-0793 for ticket information. The event continues through the weekend.
Grammy Award-winning composer, pianist and conductor Marvin Hamlisch will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Slippery Rock University's Miller Auditorium, in Slippery Rock, Pa. Call (724) 738-2091 for ticket information.
j Ballet dancers will put a jazzy spin on a Christmas favorite tonight when Ballet Western Reserve, in collaboration with Jazz Ensemble 1, present the Billy Strayhorn/Duke Ellington rendition of "The Nutcracker Suite." Added to the program this year is the Youngstown State University Dance Ensemble. The production will be at Ford Theater in YSU's Bliss Hall at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30. Tickets are $20 ($10 for students). Reservations can be made by calling the Ballet Western Reserve box office at (330) 744-1934. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today for three Cleveland concerts. The Derek Trucks Band will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Odeon. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster for $22.50. Yellowcard will be at the Odeon at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster for $20. Sigur Ros will be at the Allen Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets can be purchased at the Playhouse Square ticket office and all tickets.com location for $35 and $29.50.
It'll be a metal night at The Cellar in Struthers. Static-X, Ill Nino and Opiate for the Masses will be on hand, with doors opening at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8. The Cellar is at 162 S. Bridge St. Tickets are $20 in advance. For information, call (330) 750-0199 or go to www.thecellarrocks.com.
Youngstown Symphony Orchestra with director Isaiah Jackson presents "Bravo Holidays!" at 8 p.m. tonight at Edward W. Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., downtown Youngstown. Call (330) 744-0264 for ticket information.
Looking to give the gift of original art this Christmas? Check out An American Holiday: Christmas at the Butler, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Call (330) 743-1107, Ext. 112, for more information.
Cyndi Lauper, has written some timeless pop-rock classics. On her new album, she reworks them, giving them an acoustic treatment. Check her out at 8 p.m. tonight at Lakewood Civic Auditorium, Bunts Road at Franklin Avenue, Lakewood. Check Ticketmaster for tickets. k
Rock icons Aerosmith, with guest Lenny Kravitz, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University, 2000 Prospect Ave., Cleveland. Check Ticketmaster.
Barenaked Ladies Christmas Show -- which was originally scheduled for Youngstown's new Chevrolet Centre before being moved -- will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Palace Theatre, 1615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Check www.playhousesquare.com.
The touring stage show "Golda's Balcony," starring Valerie Harper, will be at the Palace Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.