Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Bill Cosby, 7:30 p.m.: Comedy legend comes to Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264

v Monster trucks, 7:30 p.m.: Bigfoot, Smashosaurus and four of their behemoth buddies will crush cars at the Covelli Centre; 330-747-1212.

v “Six Days in the Black Belt,” 7:30 p.m.: This play tells the story of the life and death of civil-rights activist Jonathan Daniels in 1965 Alabama. Youngstown Playhouse; 330-788-8739.

v “Game Show,” 8 p.m.: The audience will become the studio audience for a television game show in this comic play at Salem Community Theatre, 490 E. State St., Salem; 330-332-9688.

v Golden String Music Fest, noon to 1 a.m.: Rebreather, Geo C and tha Storm and about a dozen other acts will fill the lineup at ISLE Inc.’s Pearl Street Mission, 334 N. Pearl St., on the East Side of Youngstown;

“The 44th NAACP Image Awards” (8 p.m., NBC): “The NAACP Image Awards” salutes outstanding achievements by people of color in entertainment and literature. Top nominees include the TV remake of “Steel Magnolias,” which is up for seven awards.

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Stambaugh trustees elect new officers


The Stambaugh Auditor-ium Association board of trustees has announced its newly elected officers and board members.

Terrence Cloonan has replaced William Conti as trustee president. After serving more than 20 years, Conti has resigned from the board to become the director of development relations and capital projects. Mark Gasser, president of Gasser Chair Co. of Youngstown, will fill the trustee seat vacated by Conti.

Other newly elected officers are Phyllis “Jeanne” Simeone, vice president; David J. Konik, treasurer; Barbara Tinkham, secretary; and David Sabine and John Yerian III, trustees.

The administrative staff, most of which has been assembled over the last year, is Matt Pagac, general manager: Carissa O’Connor, director of operations; Chris Lewis, director of marketing and public relations: Tonya Gabriel, director of design and digital media; Kim Slattery, bookkeeper; Jackie Bibo, fund development officer; and Bernadette Lim, box office manager.

Charities can apply to Italian festival


The Italian Heritage Foundation of Youngstown is soliciting local charities for consideration in the next round of charitable giving from the proceeds of the 2012 Greater Youngstown Italian Fest.

Organizations must be a 501(c)(3) charity and submit a plan of action, proof of nonprofit status, mission statement, and how any donation would be spent.

Applications will be accepted through Feb. 28.

Mail application packets to John R. Rossetti, 159 N. Hazelwood Ave. Youngstown, OH 44509.

For information call 330-501-3171 or email

The 2013 festival will be Aug. 2-4 in downtown Youngstown.

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