The top five albums on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top five albums on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period:

v “Pray For The Wicked”: Panic! At the Disco

v “ Everything Is Love”: The Carters

v “The Greatest Showman” (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack): Various artists

v “Dan + Shay”: Dan + Shay

v “Bad Witch”: Nine Inch Nails

“Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” (8 p.m., NBC): A dazzling fireworks show, live from New York City.

“A Capitol Fourth” (8 p.m., PBS): Celebrate America’s 242nd birthday with host John Stamos, a musical extravaganza and amazing fireworks.

TV listings, C5


Steve McGranahan on ‘The Gong Show’


Steve McGranahan of New Castle, Pa., will be one of the contestants on “The Gong Show” on Thursday. The offbeat talent show airs at 8 p.m. on ABC.

McGranahan (shown above) has long been a comic performer who goes by the moniker “The World’s Strongest Redneck,” and he will perform that act on “The Gong Show.”

He is best known in the Mahoning Valley for his stint on the reality TV series “Fat ‘N Furious: Rolling Thunder.” That show, which was filmed in the Mahoning Valley, was focused on four friends at Tommy Christmas’ automotive shop who procured and then restored old muscle cars into racing condition. It aired from 2014 to 2016 on the Discovery Channel.

On “The Gong Show,” a group of unique, if not talented, performers try to impress the judges — Jason Sudeikis, Brad Paisley and Sharon Osbourne — to win a cash prize. The show is hosted by Mike Myers, playing the role of a fictitious and legendary British comedian named Tommy Maitland.

The series is a reboot of its original run, which aired from 1976 to 1978.

Art exhibition at Soap Gallery


An art exhibition featuring works by Judith Szabo Lepore and her two sons, Jeff and Justin Terlecki. will open Friday at the Soap Gallery, 117 S. Champion St., downtown, with a reception at 6 p.m., and run through July 27. Local jazz guitarist Teddy Pantelas will perform at the reception.

The pieces in the show are all inspired by Youngstown’s history and landscape. All are for sale.

Szabo, who retired from teaching art in the Youngstown City Schools in 2014, co-founded Art Youngstown, a nonprofit organization that was active from 2008 until 2017.

Justin resides in an artist’s cooperative in St. Paul, Minn. In 2009, he received a fellowship from Highpoint Center for Printmaking for a series of prints based on his travels to India and Spain.

Jeffrey, of Pittsburgh, has designed wine labels for Emerine Estate wineries and a variety of others, and is a musician and novelist.

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