Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Rascal Flatts, 7:30 p.m.: Tickets are sold out for the country supergroup’s concert at Covelli Centre.

v “Dating Sucks: the Musical,” 8 p.m.: The name says it all for this all-new musical from the mind of Robert Dennick Joki. It’s at Rust Belt Theater Company’s space in Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngs-town; 330-507-2358.

v “Doubleheader,” 8 p.m.: Two one-act baseball-themed plays written by local playwrights Bernie Appugliese and Cheryl Lilki-Games premiere at the Oakland Center for the Arts, 220 W. Boardman St., Youngstown; 330-746-0404.

v “Wizard of Oz,” 8 p.m.: Better get tickets in advance for Crown Theater Productions’ crowd-pleaser at Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana; 330-482-9915.

v Wind and percussion invitational, 7 p.m.: Youngstown State University ensembles will be joined by a couple of top-notch high-school ensembles in this concert at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-259-0555.

“CSI: NY” (10 P.M., CBS): Season 9 wraps up tonight.

“Out There” (10:30 P.M., IFC): “Out There” is a new animated comedy about the misadventures of two high-school outcasts living in a small town where they run face-first into “the wall of adolescence, the horrors of puberty, first loves, mortal enemies, local legends and social ostracism.”

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Cedars Lounge not open this weekend


Cedars Lounge will not open this weekend at its new location at 702 Steel St., on the West Side, as originally planned. The rock ’n’ roll bar was slated to make its grand opening today but has had to push it back to March 1, said owner Billy Danielson. Cedars vacated its prior location on North Phelps Street, downtown, in January.

Roxfest is seeking bands, vendors

Roxfest music festival, which will be Aug. 23-25 at Buffalo Hollow amphitheater in Petersburg, is accepting letters of interest from bands. Send an email to with the following information: name of band, genre, home city, expected draw, a link to music, and a photo. Deadline is March 5.

Vendors and sponsors also are being sought. Send emails to and Go to for information.

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