Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Dooney’s Winterfest: Check out some unique ice sculptures at this midwinter party at Dooney’s Downtown Bar and Grill, 50 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-743-9783.

v “Bye Bye Birdie,” 7 p.m.: Stage Left Players presents the satirical favorite at Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-831-7249.

v “Vaudeville at the Vic,” 7:30 p.m.: A fun and silly benefit show for the Victorian Players. The theater is at 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngs-town; 330-746-5455.

v Ben Kronberg, 8 and 10 p.m.: New York comedian comes to the Funny Farm, inside Mojo’s Pub and Grill, 6292 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-759-4242.

v Youngstown Phantoms, 7:15 p.m.: The local hockey team will take on the Indiana Ice at Covelli Centre; 330-747-7825.

“My Big Redneck Vacation” (8 p.m., CMT): Season 3 kicks off tonight.

U.S. Figure Skating Championships (9 p.m., NBC): Athletic skills blend with artistic grace in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. On tap tonight: The women’s final from Omaha, Neb.


“Community Connection” (7 a.m. Sunday on 21 WFMJ-TV; and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Time Warner Cable community access channel): Black History Month activities in the Mahoning Valley, including the African Marketplace, will be showcased.

Also, Teah Crew, from the Pretty and Plus Shop in Struthers, will discuss her consignment shop that caters to fuller-figure women, size 16W and up. Crew will discuss the consignment process, how it works and how fuller-figure women can enjoy high fashion at a low cost.

“Sunday Morning with Dee” (8 a.m. Sunday on WKBN-TV 27): The Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, along with its parent organization, Gateway Rehab, offers treatment for alcohol and drug addiction at more than 20 locations in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Doug Wentz and Pam Ramsey will discuss their new Medication Assisted Treatment Program.

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Hoyt calls for art with healing theme


The Hoyt Center for the Arts and Jameson Health System will present The Art of Healing, a juried exhibition exploring the healing potential of art. The exhibition will celebrate the opening of the new emergency/surgical wing at the Jameson North Campus, and will be installed on its second floor from March 23 to June 29.

Original works of art by regional artists with a theme of healing are being sought by the Hoyt for the exhibition. Healing can mean recovery, treatment, or providing care and can appear in the form of a portrait, an abstract painting, a vessel or a found object. It also could be in the process of creating the work.

Artists must include a brief description of their work and how it relates to the theme. Entries must be hand delivered to the Hoyt between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. March 9. More than $1,500 in cash will be given as awards. For information and a prospectus, call the Hoyt at 724-652-2882, or email

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