Today’s entertainment picks:
v St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl: At least a dozen downtown Youngstown bars will be concocting specials for those doing the crawl. Sign up between 5 and 8 p.m. at the B&O Station ($5).
v Old Dublin fish fry, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.: County Mayo, one of the region’s most popular Irish bands, will perform at Kravitz Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty; 330-759-7889
v “Spring Awakening,” 8 p.m.: Opening night for the original (nonmusical) version of this once-controversial 19th century play about sexual awakening in a repressive society. At Kent-Trumbull Theater, 4314 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; 330-675-8887.
v “Send Me No Flowers,” 8 p.m.: Comedy on stage at Trumbull New Theatre, 5883 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-652-1103.
v Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons, 10 p.m.: Lively roots rocker is fast becoming a Youngstown favorite. Cedars West End, 702 Steel St., Youngstown; 330-792-3333.
“Live From Space” (8 p.m., Nat Geo): It’s around the world in 20 minutes! Soledad O’Brien hosts from Mission Control in Houston while astronauts 250 miles overhead give us a live tour of the International Space Station while orbiting Earth.
“Vice” (11 p.m., HBO): The innovative news magazine show kicks off its second season with a segment claiming that much of the $100 billion spent by the U.S. on reconstruction projects in Afghanistan has been wasted and misused.
TV listings, B6
‘Beauty Pageant’ at Canfield High
Canfield High School will present the comedy “Night of the Living Beauty Pageant” at 7:30 p.m. March 21 and 22 in the auditorium.
The play involves two teenage boys who host auditions for a beauty pageant in hopes of getting rich.
However, things do not turn out as planned.
Tickets are $8 ($5 for students and senior citizens) and can be purchased at the door or in advance at the school.
Health-care lecture to focus on ‘big data’
Next up in Penn State Shenango’s faculty lecture series is Dr. Kathy Mastrian, associate professor and program coordinator for nursing, who will present “Big Data in Health Care: What is it? Why is it Important?”
The lecture, which is free to the public, will be March 20 at 7 p.m. in Sharon Hall Room 105.
Mastrian is a leader and expert in nursing informatics, a discipline on the cutting edge of nursing science.
She received her doctorate in medical sociology from Kent State University and has written two books on the subject: “Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge” (the third edition will be released this month) and “Teaching with Technology: Tools for the Knowledge Age.”
In 2012, Mastrian received the prestigious Penn State Shirley Novosel Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award.
For more information about the lecture, call 724-983-2825.