The top-paid apps for iPhone (and maker), as released by the App Store for the week ending Jan.

The top-paid apps for iPhone (and maker), as released by the App Store for the week ending Jan. 14:

v Angry Birds Star Wars: Rovio Entertainment Ltd

v WhatsApp Messenger: WhatsApp Inc.

v Minecraft — Pocket Edition: Mojang

v Scribblenauts Remix: Warner Bros.

v Plague Inc.: Ndemic Creations

“Fringe” (8 p.m., fox): “Fringe,” the mind-bending sci-fi freak show, comes to a close with its 100th — and final — episode. Enjoy it, but, please, don’t ask us to explain it.

“Real Time with Bill Maher” (9 p.m., HBO): A new season of the talking head gabfest begins.


Playhouse adds ‘Carnage’ show


To meet demand, the Youngstown Playhouse has added a performance of “God of Carnage” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The two remaining scheduled performances of “God of Carnage” — tonight and Saturday — have sold out. The drama-comedy play is in the theater’s Moyer Room. For tickets, call 330-788-8739.

Appalachian music at Leetonia library


Justin Hite and members of Youngstown’s The Tullsen Brothers band will perform Appalachian folk classics and originals in a concert at the Leetonia Community Public Library, 181 Walnut St., at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The musicians also will answer questions about the history of Appalachian music. Admission is free. Call 330-427-6635 for information.

Benefit concert for First Night


The Classic Cruisers, a classic rock cover band, will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Lemon Grove Cafe, 110 W. Federal St., as a fundraiser for First Night Youngstown. Admission is $5.

The band consists of Jim DeCapua Sr., Jim Cerenelli, Joe Warino, Tom Jansen, Stephen DeCapua and Marilyn Burns.

Community band in benefit concert


The Canfield Community Concert Band will present a winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Canfield High School on Cardinal Drive.

The concert is a benefit for Operation Blessing, which distributes food to needy Valley families.

Admission is free, but attendees are asked to donate nonperishable food items and/or money.

Titled “Wind Classics from the UK,” the concert will highlight the music of England, Scotland and Ireland. The program will include medleys of songs by The Beatles and Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as Scottish bagpipe and Irish music.

For information, go to

‘American Idiot’ tickets now on sale


The national tour of “Green Day’s American Idiot” will come to Heinz Hall Feb. 19-24.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 20 and 21; 8 p.m. Feb. 22; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 23; and 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets ($20 to $62) are on sale now. Call 412-392-4900 or go to

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