Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Ice Wine Festival, noon to 5 p.m.: Five wineries in the Grand River Valley, just south of Geneva, break out this year’s output of exquisite ice wine. Go to for information.

v “Shadow Box,” 7:30 p.m.: This play looks in on three people who are battling cancer. It’s in the Moyer Room at the Youngstown Playhouse; 330-788-8739.

v Doubleheader, 8 p.m.: Two baseball-themed plays (“Rain Delay” and “For the Record”) written by local playwrights on stage at the Oakland Center for the Arts, 220 W. Boardman St., Youngstown; 330-746-0404.

v “The Main Event,” 7:30 p.m.: Ingrid Ullrich stars in this play about a boxer and a ballerina at New Castle Playhouse, 212 E. Long Ave., New Castle, Pa.; 724-654-3437.

v Glass Harp, 8 p.m.: Youngstown’s favorites at the Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent; 330-677-5005.

“Blackboard Wars” (9 p.m., OWN): “Blackboard Wars” is a documentary series that chronicles the energized effort to revive a New Orleans high school tarnished by academic failure and a culture of violence.

For complete listings see TV Week magazine, Section d.

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SDLqCommunity Connection” (7 a.m. Sunday on 21 WFMJ-TV; and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Time Warner Cable community access channel): Tracey Winbush is the first African-American appointed to serve on the Mahoning County Board of Elections and is the first woman to serve on it in 11 years. Winbush will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss what she plans to accomplish in the position and her role with the county Republican Party.

Next, Ken Carano of the Mahoning County Democratic Party will join the conversation to discuss partnership within the parties, common goals and the responsibility of voters.

“Sunday Morning with Dee” (8 a.m. Sunday on WKBN-TV 27): Jack and Jill of America is the oldest African-American mothers nonprofit organization, with more than 200 chapters nationwide. The organization was founded to bring children together in a social and cultural environment. Tonia Farmer-Pitts and Jamie Bledsoe, representatives from Jack and Jill of America Youngstown Chapter, will join host Dee Crawford to discuss the group’s goals and its upcoming Beautillion.

entertainment news

Bob Dylan concert tickets to go on sale


Bob Dylan, with special guest Dawes, will come to E.J. Thomas Hall on April 19.

Tickets are $57.50 ($35 for students with valid college ID, at the box office only) and go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday at, all Ticketmaster locations and by phone at 800-745-3000.

Rascal Flatts show tickets available


Rascal Flatts, with The Band Perry, will come to Blossom Music Center on June 28.

Tickets are $76, $56 and $36 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at, all Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 800-745-3000.

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