Tune It Up! concert
WARREN -- The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County presents the Tune It Up! Series with R & amp;B/hip hop recording artist Marcc Gregory set to rock the stage at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Warren Amphitheatre. Admission is free. Gregory is promoting his single called "Strawberry Girl" off his debut album "Infectious" due out this fall.
Idols of the Valley
YOUNGSTOWN -- Universal Caf & eacute; of First Unitarian Church will present "Universal Idols" -- the Mahoning Valley's version of the hot TV show -- at 7 p.m. Monday. The caf & eacute; is located at 1105 Elm St., corner of Elm and Illinois, just north of Youngstown State University, across from Wick Park. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $3. Light refreshments will be available.
Other events planned through the summer include:
U"Green Communities," July 11.
U"The Wasp," July 18.
U"Islamic Tradition: Understanding our Middle Eastern Neighbors," July 25.
U"Our Northside, " Aug. 1.
U"A Mini-Showcase of musical treats from the Dana School of Music," Aug. 8.
U"Chocolate on Trial -- Labor and Business Ethics," Aug. 15.
UYoungstown Community Dance Company, Aug. 15.
U"Faith, Values and Politics," Aug. 22.
Art Fest on the 4th
CLEVELAND -- Studio of 5 Rings, owned and operated by Youngstown native Matt Cook at 2400 Superior Ave. (second floor of the Futon Factory), is sponsoring a booth at the Waterfront Art Fest at the Superior Viaduct in the Flats West on July 3-4. The booth will feature watercolor paintings by Dagmar Amrhein, who will be on hand to discuss her work and perform demonstrations of the watercolor technique she teaches in Youngstown.
For a preview of her work, visit www.studioof5rings.com/OnlineArtGallery on the Web.
Art On Wheels Inc., Cuyahoga County commissioners, the city of Cleveland, City Bank and the Oxbow Association are sponsoring the four-day freedom celebration, which will include the two-day art fest from noon to 6 p.m. July 3 and noon to 8 p.m. July 4. The celebration will culminate with fireworks on the river starting around 9:30 p.m.
Folk music at the library
COLUMBIANA -- Dulci-More, a folk music group from Salem, will perform at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Salchow Room at Columbiana Public Library. The group plays traditional music on a variety of folk instruments. Registration is required. Call (330) 482-5509.
Cavaliers 2005-06 home game entertainment
When: Scream Team: July 18, Aug. 23; Cavs Crew: Aug. 24; Drumline: Aug. 25. Registration for all, 6-6:30 p.m.
Where: Gund Arena, Cleveland.
Details: Candidates must be at least 18 years old, enthusiastic and extremely charismatic. The Scream Team performs and entertains fans with crowd-pumping routines at selected games. Bring a performance r & eacute;sum & eacute;, photo, props and equipment. Must possess one or more of these skills: break-dancing, gymnastics, dunking, crowd motivator, comedy, stilt-walking, any other high-quality entertainment skills. Cavs Crew entertains with high-energy interaction with fans, staffs the front lines as fan-friendly ambassadors of Gund Arena. Bring a performance r & eacute;sum & eacute; and photo, and possess one or more of the following qualities: Comedy, juggling, magician, other high quality entertainment skill. Drumline's rhythmic beat performances bring on-court energy and excitement at games. Bring a performance r & eacute;sum & eacute;, props and equipment and possess one or more of these: technique, style, crowd motivator, improvisation, percussion unity, showmanship, creativity. For more information, visit ClevelandCavaliers.com, call (216) 420-BALL (2255) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Castle musical
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- "State Fair" will open July 15 at the New Castle Playhouse fo rnine performances through July 31. Opening night wil feature a wine and cheese party for all ticket holders at 7 p.m. in the Annex Theater. The musical is an adaptation of the Rodgers & amp; Hammerstein's only production written for the screen. Timothy J. Falter, an equity actor, will play Pat Gilbert, one of the lead roles. To make reservations, call (724) 654-3437 during regular business hours. The theater is located at 202 E. Long Ave.
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COLUMBUS -- In the "oops" department, the Value City Theatre scheduled and canceled a show by Julio Iglesias last week.
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