Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Engelbert Humperdinck, 8 p.m.: Romantic singer in concert at Packard Music Hall, 1743 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-841-2931.

v “50 Years of University Theater,” 7:30 p.m.: A musical revue of shows Youngstown State University Theater has presented over the decades. It’s in Ford Theater, inside Bliss Hall, on Wick Avenue; 330-941-3105.

v “The Clock Struck 12,” 6 p.m.: A mystery thriller on stage at Trumbull New Theatre, 5883 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-1103.

v “Suave and the Boner,” 8 p.m.: A risque-comedy professional cabaret act at the Oakland Center for the Arts; 220 W. Boardman St., Youngstown; 330-746-0404.

v Zach Paxson, 8 p.m.: Favorite country singer from Columbiana County, with opening act Cody Gibson. At Rodeo Music Hall, 1743 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown; 330-270-2670.

“The Lylas” (8 p.m., WE): Say “aloha” to “The Lylas.” It’s a reality show that follows the four sisters of pop star Bruno Mars as they move from Honolulu to Los Angeles to pursue their showbiz dreams.

“MasterChef Junior” (8 p.m., Fox): A winner is named in the season finale. If it seemed like a short season, well, the competitors were only 8- to 13-year-olds.

“JFK: THE FINAL HOURS” (8 P.M., NAT GEO): Narrator Bill Paxton guides viewers through the final hours of Kennedy’s life.

“Great Performances” (9 p.m., PBS): Actually, a staging of the Sondheim musical “Company” starring TV veterans Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Colbert, Jon Cryer, Patti LuPone and Martha Plimpton does sound pretty great.

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‘Hunger Games’ party at library


Poland library, 311 S. Main St., will host a party for the release of “Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the second movie in the series, at 6 p.m. Nov. 14. The evening will include games, crafts, food and prizes.

The TeenXTreme program of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County is sponsoring the party, which is free to teens in grades 7-12. Space is limited; register by calling 330.744.8636.

“Hunger Games” novels are available for checkout at the library.

Jewelry designer to visit gallery


Jena Lane Blair, a jewelry designer for the Fenton Art Glass Co. of Williamston, W.Va., will visit Simpson Gallery and Gifts, 2308 Elm Road, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Her visit is part of the store’s holiday open house Friday and Saturday.

Visitors will be able to watch Blair create handcrafted glass beads and see samples of the wearable art. An Artist Event Bead will be available to purchase. Each hand-painted bead is signed by the Fenton artist who completed it.

Fenton’s handcrafted jewelry is made in many of the classic Fenton colors and styles popular with collectors. The new sterling silver collection designed by Claudia Arbelaez will debut at Saturday’s event at Simpson Gallery.

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