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Today’s entertainment picks

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Today’s entertainment picks

v Paul Todd and Paul Todd Jr. concert for St. Vincent De Paul food pantry, 6 p.m.: The concert takes place at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 343 Via Mount Carmel Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-4144.

vPolish Day 2017, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.: Crafts, polka music and pirogies at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 3055 S. Raccoon Road, Youngstown.

vShaker Woods Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Over 200 crafters and artisians sell their crafts at the 35th annual event, 44337 County Line Road, Columbiana, $8 per person; 330-482-0214.

v Jewish Film Festival, “Rosenwald,” 4 p.m.: A documentary film about the career of American businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald. Cinemark Movies 8-Youngstown, 469 Boardman-Poland Road, Youngstown; 800-326-3264.

v“Southern Delights” dinner theater, 2 p.m.: A delight dinner and a stage production, too. Dutch Village Inn, 150 East state Route 14, Columbiana; 866-482-5050.

“Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day special, a tennis and entertainment event,” (ABC, 2 p.m.): Performances from Sofia Carson, Jack & Jack, Alex Aiono, New Hope Club and more.

“2017 mtv video music awards,” (MTV, 8 p.m.): Brace yourselves for the biggest party of the year as Katy Perry hosts the 3-hour award show.

“Game of thrones,” (HBO, 9 p.m.): Winter is coming, as the seventh season, 85-minute finale, named “The Dragon and The Wolf” leaves us hanging until the series final 6 episodes air in 2018.

“drew peterson: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY,” (INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY, 9 p.m.): When 23-year old Stacy Peterson went missing, suspicion fell to a police officer, her husband — Drew.


Back to School Bash

Cardinal Mooney High School is hosting its second annual Back to School Bash at Cassese’s MVR at 410 N. Walnut St., Youngstown. While the event is invite only, a charity cornhole tournament, which is open to the public, will take place with proceeds benefitting the Carmine L. Cassese Scholarship Fund. Pre-event registration is required at

Auditions for ‘Idol’

“American Idol” open auditions will take place in Pittsburgh on September 3 at Bakery Square, 6425 Penn Ave. Singers must be at least 15 years old and can audition in person or through online video submission. More details available at

‘Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?’ on Fox


The Fox network next month will air an investigation into the shooting deaths of rap superstars Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.

The two-hour special, “Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?,” will dig into the entangled murders of these legendary hip-hop adversaries, which remains among the greatest crime mysteries in pop-culture history. The program, anchored by actor-rapper Ice-T and journalist-documentarian Soledad O’Brien, will air Sept. 24.