Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v “Miracle on Easy Street,” 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.: This merry musical revue ($29 for adults) is a Youngstown holiday tradition. It’s at Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St.; 330-744-0264.

v Kirk Bogos, 8 p.m.: Comedian returns to the area to headline a show ($20) at the Warren Comedy Club, inside Cafe 422, 4422 Youngstown Road, in Warren;

v “How the Drag Queen Stole Christmas,” 8 p.m. and midnight: A holiday musical as only Rust Belt Theatre Company can do ($15). Two performances today at Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-507-2358.

v Cin City and the Saints, 9 p.m.: Catch one of the area’s top cover bands in spacious and newly renovated Rolling Mills ballroom, 1025 S. State St., Girard; 234-421-5473.

v Cary Lynn and the Rebellion, 9 p.m.: This new country cover band whose members have a pedigreed past will make its debut at Los Gallos, 685 Boardman Canfield Road, Boardman.

“CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR” (9 P.M., PBS): Celebrate the holidays with the renownded choir in a cross-cultural spectacular that features tenor Rolando Villazon.

“Saturday Night Live” (11:29 P.M., NBC): Comedian Kevin Hart is the guest host, and the Foo Fighters are the musical guests.

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


“Community Connection” (Sunday at 6:30 a.m. on 21 WFMJ-TV and 11 a.m. on WBCB-TV): Mike Wilson, executive director of SCOPE Trumbull, will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss the new and improved satellite offices in Cortland, Champion, Niles and Howland, where senior citizens can get meals, exercise and fellowship.

Next, Amanda Frost and Brad Smith of the 2017 Leadership Class of Columbiana County will discuss their project for youth development.

“A Conversation with Dee” (Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on WYTV-TV): Host Dee Crawford will talk with organizers of First Night Youngstown, who will run down all of the events planned for this year.


Ashtabula author will sign his books


Books by local author Carl E. Feather will be sold and signed at Carlisle’s Home in the Harbor, 1005 Bridge St., from 1 to 3 p.m. today.

Feather’s titles include “Ashtabula Harbor: A History of the World’s Greatest Iron Receiving Port”; “Hidden History of Ashtabula County, Ohio”; “Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County, Ohio” and “Mountain People in a Flat Land.”

“Ashtabula Harbor” is his latest book and tells the story of the harbor’s heyday as a major iron ore receiving port that attracted immigrants, bums, bank robbers and other characters.

For information, go to

The Maritime Museum, 1071 Walnut Blvd., also stocks “Ashtabula Harbor.” It is open 1 to 4 p.m. today and Sunday.

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