Today’s entertainment picks:
v “Avenue Q,” 7:30 p.m.: Opening night for the Youngstown Playhouse’s production of the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical; 330-788-8739.
v “The Power of Few”: A sci-fi action-drama film written and directed by Boardman native Leone Marucci. It’s at Tinseltown in Boardman with screenings at 12:30 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 7:50 p.m. and 10:10 p.m.
v “Disney’s The Little Mermaid,” 7:30 p.m.: Top Hat Productions presents the stage version of the whimsical animated hit movie. Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road, Youngstown; 800-838-3006.
v “The Wizard of Oz,” 8 p.m.: Crown Theater Productions is presenting this classic. Follow the yellow brick road to Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana; 330-482-9915.
v Heywood Banks, 8 p.m.: Comedian returns to the Funny Farm Comedy Club, inside Mojo’s Pub and Grill, 6292 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-759-4242.
“kitchen nightmares” (8 p.m., Fox): In the first of a two-part installment of “Kitchen Nightmares,” Chef Gordon Ramsay heads to Norwalk, Ohio, where he encounters an inflexible owner with a bad attitude. We’re guessing that some yelling ensues.
“Shark Tank” (9 p.m., ABC): A pair of brothers from Austin pitches a sushi restaurant. Maybe they can talk the sharks into spotting them a couple of fins.
“CSI: NEW YORK” (9 P.M., CBS): Josh Groban croons during one of three Valentine’s-related mysteries, one of which has got to be why Josh Groban is singing on “CSI.”
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Firefighters show is postponed
The Struthers Firefighters Local 1910’s annual concert scheduled for Saturday at Struthers Middle School has been postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced in the near future.
Gladys Knight, Keith Sweat tickets
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today for two concerts coming to The Harv auditorium at Mountaineer Casino and Resort: R&B singer Keith Sweat on April 20, and Gladys Knight, April 27. Tickets start at $20 for Sweat, and $30 for Knight (not including taxes and fees). Got go MoreatMountaineer.com or etix.com, or call 800-804-0468, ext. 8297.
Polish club’s tea celebrates Chopin
The Polish Arts Club’s annual Scholarship Art, Music and Tea Reception will be 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Butler Institute of American Art North Building.
The free event is open to the public. A traditional high tea with homemade cookies and treats will follow a program on the work of Polish-born composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Analysis of the works will be offered by Ewelina Boczkowska, assistant professor of musicology at Youngstown State University. Musical selections will be performed by pianist Cicilia Yudha of the Dana School of Music at YSU.