Today’s entertainment picks:


Today’s entertainment picks:

v YSU Dance Ensemble, 7:30 p.m.: Student troupe’s annual show ($14, $6 for senior citizens and non-YSU students) features original choreography in a variety of styles that deal with social problems such as abuse, depression and politics. It’s in Ford Theater, inside Bliss Hall; 330-941-3105.

v Earth Fest, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: A free, family-friendly event with educational presentations and entertainment on the Penn State Shenango campus in downtown Sharon, Pa.

v April Macie, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.: Standup comedian returns ($22.50, dinner packages available) to the Comedy Cellar at Mojo’s Pub, 6292 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-793-6656.

v “Motherhood Out Loud,” 8 p.m.: A collection of vignettes and stories by American authors that take the audience on a journey from childbirth to old age ($17.50). It’s at Selah Dessert Theater, above Selah Restaurant, 130 S. Bridge St., Struthers; 800-838-3006.

v The Prince Project, 8 p.m.: This Prince tribute band will perform ($20) at Salem Community Theater, 490 E. State St., Salem; 330-332-9688.

"Ransom” (8 p.m., CBS): When Eric’s daughter is kidnapped, he must fulfill three ransom demands from his long-time adversary, Damien Delaine (Carlo Rota), which include answering a series of emotionally challenging questions and performing ethically questionable tasks, in order to save his daughter’s life. It’s the season premiere.

"48 Hours” (9 P.M., CBS): When Marsha Brantley of Cleveland, Tenn., suddenly vanished in 2009, her husband, Donnie, eventually became a suspect in her murder. But was Marsha even dead? Peter Van Sant investigates.

"Saturday Night Live” (11:29 P.M., NBC): Chadwick Boseman is host and Cardi B is musical guest.

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

LOCAL TOPICS ON TV

"Community Connection” (Sunday at 6:30 a.m. on 21 WFMJ-TV, and 11 a.m. on WBCB-TV): The Epsilon Mu Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha is presenting mystery dinner-theater “A Taste of Wine and Murder” on April 14 and 15 at the Georgetown Banquet Center. Group members Deanna Brown and Dr. Lundeana Thomas will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss the event.

Next, Patty Zitello of Altrusa will discuss the Plant the Seed to Read book fair, in partnership with the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.

“A Conversation with Dee” (Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on WYTV-TV): Host Dee Crawford will talk with leaders of OCCHA about their programming to support the local Hispanic community and their upcoming health fair.

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Miranda diagnosis

NEW YORK

Lin-Manuel Miranda said he has been diagnosed with shingles, but added that he caught it early and that he has been quarantined from his 8-week-old son.

Miranda said he was staying with parents nearby.

The 38-year-old wrote the book, music and lyrics and starred in the Broadway smash “Hamilton.”

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