Sunday, September 10, 2017
Today’s entertainment picks:
v “Fences,” 2 p.m.: Last chance to catch this August Wilson play ($13, $10 for students and seniors) that was made into an Oscar-winning movie last year. It’s at Hopewell Theatre, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-746-5455.
v Packard Band, 3 p.m.: The band opens its season with a free concert featuring Master Sgt. Megan Ensor on piccolo at Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren.
v MVHS Founders Day, noon to 4 p.m.: Celebrate the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s anniversary with free activities and a walking tours of downtown Youngstown, leaving at 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. It’s at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-743-2589.
v Herman Boone, 7 p.m.: The high school football coach, who was depicted in the film “Remember the Titans,” in a free lecture at Beeghly Center on the campus of Youngstown State University. The film will be screened at 5 p.m.
v “Great American Trailer Park Musical,” 2:30 p.m.: Last chance to catch this musical comedy ($15; adults only) at Dublin Grange Theatre, 6571 Fairground Blvd., Canfield; 330-518-5064.
“The Orville” (9 p.m., Fox): It’s the series premiere of this new show from Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy,” “Ted”) and Jon Favreau (“The Jungle Book,” “Iron Man”). It might look like a “Star Trek” spoof, but “The Orville” is a one-hour science fiction drama series set 400 years in the future. It follows the adventures of the U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory vessel. Its crew, both human and alien, faces the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the familiar, often humorous problems of regular people in a workplace.
“Miss America Pageant” (9 p.m., ABC): Representatives from every state compete in Atlantic City, N.J., for the title.
“The Deuce” (9 p.m., HBO): This new drama series, starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, follows the story of the legalization and rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s. It explores the rough-and-tumble start of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry. This is the premiere episode of an eight-part season.
TV listings, C4
Sublime tribute at Nelson Ledges
Nelson Ledges Quarry Park presents Fall Badfish 2017, a weekend festival featuring two nights with the nation’s premier tribute to the music of Sublime, Badfish.
In addition to Friday and Saturday night headliners Badfish, Fall Badfish 2017 will feature NLQP favorites Scotty Don’t, Bumpin Uglies, The Quasi Kings, Shrub, Wanyama, Sultans of Bing, and several more bands.
Admission is $85 ($70 presale) for Friday through Sunday, or $60 ($50 presale) for Saturday through Sunday. There is no extra charge for camping.
Presale tickets can be purchased at nlqp.com.