Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m.: Violinist Bella Hristova will be the guest accompanist at the concert, which will include Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5. Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngs-town; 330-744-0264.

v Art sales, noon to 5 p.m.: Mahoning Commons, the short stretch of Mahoning Avenue just west of downtown Youngstown, will be the scene for shows by local artists at both the Ward Bakery Building, 1024 Mahoning Ave., and Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave. (this one ends at 6 p.m.).

v Karen Spurlock, 8 p.m.: This touring Christian singer will perform at Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana;

v Turkey Trot, noon to 5 p.m.: Five wineries in the Geneva area are participating in this self-guided Thanksgiving food-and-wine event. Go to

v From the Collections of Area Art Lovers, noon to 4 p.m.: An exhibition of art from local collectors opens today. A reception will begin at 5 p.m. Trumbull Art Gallery, 196 E. Market St., Warren; 330-395-4876.

“holiday high school reunion” (8 p.m., lifetime): Sappy TV movie alert: Marilu Henner and Harry Hamlin star as former love birds in “Holiday High School Reunion,” a film that might force us to hit the eggnog a little earlier than we expected.

for complete listings, see tv week magazine, included in today’s paper.

local topics on tv

“Community Connection” (7 a.m. Sunday on 21 WFMJ-TV, and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Time Warner Cable community access channel): The Social Security Administration will offer a cost-of-living adjustment increase in 2013, with millions of dollars to be paid in Mahoning County alone. Jim Mattes of the SSA will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss the changes in Social Security and offer updates for those who will need benefits.

Next, Mike Forney of Hot Topix Productions will discuss his new stage play, “I Was Fine Before I Met You,” which will debut at Powers Auditorium on Thanksgiving weekend.

Audra Carlson, education manager of the Roger and Gloria Jones OH WOW! Children’s Center for Science and Technology will perform an “OH WOW! Moment” featuring weights and measures.

entertainment news

Youth theater presents ‘Cinderella’


This weekend, the Stage Left Youth Players will present “Cinderella” as an original one-act musical that shares the beloved fairy tale in a new way.

Show times are 7 tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday. The show is at Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way. Tickets are $8 ($6 for students). Call 330-831-7249 for reservations.

James Bond exhibit at spy museum


The International Spy Museum opened a new exhibit Friday that commemorates 50 years of James Bond films and their villains.

“Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains” includes more than 100 artifacts and will run at least two years.

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