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Today’s entertainment picks:



Published: Sat, August 16, 2014 @ 12:00 a.m.

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Brier Hill Italian Fest, noon to 11 p.m.: The Rocco Monaco Band will play from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The festival is centered at Calvin and Victoria streets in the Brier Hill neighborhood of Youngstown.

v Spanish Heritage Festival, noon to 11 p.m.: A full day of music, dance and food on East Federal Street, downtown Youngstown.

v Fake Fest, 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.: Bands will pay tribute to Bret Michaels, Metallica, Motley Crue and Guns N’ Roses in this festival at Quaker Steak and Lube, Interstate Boulevard, Austintown; 330-349-9464.

v Draw the Line, 6 p.m.: Opening for this Aerosmith tribute band ($7) will be Vicious Cycle (Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute). It’s at the Warren Community Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; riverrockattheamp.com..

v Jamey Johnson, 8 p.m.: Country singer in concert at the auditorium at Mountaineer Casino and Resort, W.Va. Route 2, Chester, W.Va.; 1-800-804-0468.

“Wingmen” (10 p.m., OWN): On the new reality series “Wingmen,” we meet two pals who take an offbeat approach to their small-town food truck business. Will they self-destruct, or fly to the top of the food chain?

“The Real History of Science Fiction” (10 p.m., BBC America): An examination of time travel closes out the season. If you time-shift your viewing of this episode, you might wake up in the Renaissance.

For complete listings, see TV Week Magazine, included with today’s paper.

LOCAL TOPICS ON TV

“Community Connection” (Sunday at 6:30 a.m. on 21 WFMJ-TV, and at 11 a.m. on WBCB): Concussions and head injuries are a concern for football parents, and the Shockstrip is a device that can prevent them. Dr. Steven D. Novicky, creator of the Shockstrip, will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss his invention.

Next, Kathy Mock, United Way director of educational initiatives, will discuss Success By Six, an innovative preschool learning tool available to residents with children in Mahoning County.

“Increase the Peace” (6:30 p.m. today and 6:30 a.m. Sunday on MyYTV): Show host Andrea Mahone will be joined by Canfield Junior Fair board members Tara Balsinger, Joe Fagnano, Katie Prosser, Levi Smith and Erin Styka. The board will promote youth activities at the Canfield Fair.

“A Conversation with Dee” (8:30 a.m. Sunday on WKBN-TV): Show host Dee Crawford will welcome Larry McCulloh from YUMADAOP (Youngstown Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program), who will discuss the program and its new initiative, Start Talking.

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Bone Thugs reunite for new album, tour

CLEVELAND

Rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has reunited with all five original members for a new album and tour, which stops at Cleveland Masonic Auditorium, 3615 Euclid Ave., at 8 p.m. Oct. 16.

Tickets are now on sale at paccleveland.com or by phone at 877-987-6487.

An orchestral ensemble will join the group on stage at the concert.


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