The top 20 global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average
The top 20 global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.
v U2: $8,295,222; $115.99
v Coldplay: $8,070,880; $87.86
v Guns N’ Roses: $6,229,677; $101.95
v Metallica: $4,529,263; $109.00
v Celine Dion; $3,799,468; $146.79
“Eclipse Over America” (9 p.m., PBS): In this special “Nova” episode, scientists and citizens alike observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the U.S. mainland in more than a generation. Included: the storied history of eclipse science; and cutting-edge research into the solar corona.
TV listings, C3
Movies available Tuesday on DVD and through digital providers include:
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (PG-13): Starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana
“Scales: Mermaids Are Real” (PG): Starring Emmy Perry and Morgan Fairchild
Shakespeare in the park at Morley Pavilion
Mahoning Valley Players will stage “Romeo and Juliet” at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday as its annual Shakespeare in the park production at Morley Pavilion in Mill Creek Park.
The tragedy is being directed by Robert Dennick Joki. Admission is free. The production will be presented in traditional style. Morley Pavilion is in the Wick Recreation Area, off McCollum Road on the West Side.
Carpatho-Rusyn group plans its annual ‘Vatra’
The fifth annual Carpatho-Rusyn/Slovak “Vatra” (bonfire) picnic will take place Saturday at Infant Jesus of Prague Byzantine Catholic Church, 7754 South Ave. The event replicates a traditional fall Vatra as celebrated by the Slavic people in the Carpathian Mountains.
The kitchen will be open from noon to 8 p.m., offering “slanina” (smoked bacon) for roasting in the fire and eating with diced tomatoes and peppers on rye bread; holubki, pirohi, haluski with dumplings, kolbasi, vinegar cucumber and sweet onion salad.
The event will include genealogy material and ethnic sales tables. The bonfire will burn into the evening with music by Dean Poloka, Tom Katrenich, Bob Barko and Company. There will be a Byzantine Catholic Divine Liturgy at the church at 6 p.m. For info, call Jim Basista at 330-544-0107.
Comedy, magic with Eric Thompson
A comedy and magic show, featuring Eric Thompson, will take place Saturday at 8 p.m. at Nic’s Lounge, 1629 N. Main St. Admission is $5.
The hosts will be Jon Huff and Brian Teague. Also performing will be Joe McCormick, Shawn Aaron, Marc Fazon, Comedian Silas, Malcolm Floyd, Larry Dino Simpson, Marley Mar, Ricky Melton, Melissa Katsaros, Jason Delfosse and Joe Anastacia.