Today’s entertainment picks:


Today’s entertainment picks:

v “An Evening of O. Henry,” 7:30 p.m.: Eleven short stories by O. Henry have been adapted into very short plays in this unique show ($13, $10 for students and seniors) at the Hopewell Theatre, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-746-5455.

v Chuck Wagon Gang, noon and 7 p.m.: All the old-time favorite gospel music standards sung by this landmark vocal group, in two dinner shows ($49.50) at Das Dutch Village, 150 E. state Route 14, Columbiana; itickets.com.

v “Motherhood Out Loud,” 8 p.m.: A collection of vignettes about family ($17.50, includes dessert at intermission) at Selah Dessert Theater, at Selah Restaurant, 135 S. Bridge St., Struthers; 1-800-838-3006.

v “The Little Prince,” 7:30 p.m.: A youth theater production ($12, $8 for children 12 and under) at Youngstown Playhouse, off Glenwood Avenue. Call 330-788-8739.

v Jim Pernotto art exhibition, 5:30 p.m.: Youngstown-based artist’s latest show examines some wide-ranging works from the past 50 years. It’s at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., downtown Youngstown.

“Taken” (8 P.m., NBC): When a bomb goes off in Washington D.C., the team suspects an innocent man is being framed for the crime.

“In Principle” (8:30 P.M., PBS): It’s the series premier of this show in which Michael Gerson and Amy Holmes explore the framework of today’s news and political conversations.

“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” (9 p.m., Food): This one-hour special will take another look at some all-star eateries.

TV listings, C3

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Family dance party at Jewish center

YOUNGSTOWN

The Jewish Community Center, 55 Gypsy Lane, will present a Glow in the Dark Family Dance Party, with karaoke by DJ Kimmy, glow sticks and snacks, on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is $11 ($8 for members). Call 330-746-3250, ext. 152.

Snoop explains hockey in videos

NEW YORK

The National Hockey League is hoping Snoop Dogg can heat up interest on the ice as the Stanley Cup playoffs get underway.

The rapper and hockey fan is appearing in a series of Hockey 101 videos in which he gives shoutouts to the teams and some of the players. Snoop plays the character “Dogg Cherry,” who schools viewers about the rules and the Stanley Cup. That’s not to be confused with renowned Canadian hockey analyst Don Cherry.

Dogg Cherry says the cup is not only the most iconic trophy in sports but also the one with the most “superstitions, traditions and any other kind of itions you can think of.”

The playoffs started Wednesday.

Jam band moe coming to theater

AKRON

The rock band moe will come to the Goodyear Theater on July 19. Tickets are $29.50 and $37.50 at ticketfly.com. The Goodyear Theater is at 1201 E. Market St., on Akron’s east side. The concert will start at 8 p.m. and will feature two full sets with an intermission.

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