Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Small Ships Revue: A flotilla of funky floatables will sail down the mighty Shenango River in downtown Sharon, Pa., at 7 p.m. It’s preceded and followed by a party at the Quaker Steak and Lube complex.

v Back to the 50s Weekend, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Hot rods, 50s music and a guest appearance by actor Butch Patrick (he played Eddie Munster in “The Munsters”) mark this popular festival in Cascade Park, New Castle, Pa.

v “Godspell,” 7 p.m.: Stage Left Players put their own stamp on this energetic show at Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-831-7249.

v “Les Miserables,” 7:30 p.m.: Spotlight Players present this operatic musical at Salem Masonic Temple, 788 E. State St., Salem; email for reservations or information.

v Celebrate Poland, 5 p.m.: Two-day event begins with a strawberry festival at Poland Presbyterian Church.

“Annie: IT’S A HARD-KNOCK LIFE, FROM SCRIPT TO STAGE” (10:30 P.M., PBS): This documentary offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the development of the Broadway musical and evolution of a single production number.

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Public art project at YSU festival


The Summer Festival of the Arts is collaborating with Art Youngstown to produce and exhibit a fourth public art project, “The Square Foot Project.”

Artists are invited to embellish a 12-inch-by- 12-inch tile incorporating the number 15 into their original idea. Tiles will be displayed during Youngstown State University’s Summer Festival of the Arts July 13 and 14.

Artists are encouraged to use recycled or repurposed materials as their media.

The tiles will be supplied by Art Youngstown.

There is no cost to participate, and artists can be professional or amateur.

Artists must be at least 16 years old and must pre-register by emailing festival coordinator Lori Factor at or by calling 330-941-3105.

Materials can be picked up today at YSU’s Bliss Hall near the University Theater box office from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hern Brothers at Thunder bike rally


The Hern Brothers Band will perform at 9 tonight at Thunder in the Cascades motorcycle rally at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds, 464 Midway Road.

For information about tickets or lodging, call 724-658-5000.

Jake Shimabukuro, Glass Harp tickets


Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. today for two concerts coming to Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent.

Ukelele master Jake Shimabukuro comes to the hall at 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Tickets are $36 and $26.

Glass Harp, the power trio from Youngstown that flirted with national fame in the early ’70s, will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets are $55 and $40.

Go to or call 877-987-6487.

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