Today’s entertainment picks:
Today’s entertainment picks:
v Cirque du Soleil “Crystal,” 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.: The first Cirque show on ice ($42 to $133) makes for a spectacular sight at Covelli Centre, Youngstown; ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
v Ribs-N-Rock festival, noon to 11 p.m.: Mouth-watering ribs and a full day of rock bands, culminating with Sponge at 8 p.m. ($6 admission, free for children 12 and under). It’s in the parking lot of Southern Park Mall in Boardman.
v Fireworks festival, 6-11 p.m.: Live music by JD Eicher, pony rides, fair food and plenty of family fun, with a grand finale of fireworks at dark ($10 per carload). It’s at the Canfield Fairgrounds.
v Celebrate Poland, 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Singing competition at noon, an arts and crafts festival, pony rides, a book sale, petting zoo and many family activities, behind Village Hall on South Main Street in the center of Poland village; celebratepolandohio.com.
v Ohio Army National Guard Band, 6 p.m.: Family night with wagon rides, attractions for kids, the band concert at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:45 p.m. (free) at Boardman Park.
"Taken” (8 p.m., NBC): With Hart (Jennifer Beals) in grave danger, the team must find their own way to stop Ramsey (Tahmoh Penikett) before his plan to assassinate a senator starts a war with international terrorists.
"Ransom” (9 p.m., CBS): Eric’s archnemesis, Damian Delaine, threatens to turn Evie into a murderer unless Eric helps him negotiate a high-stakes business deal for a new cryptocurrency that could destabilize the world economy.
For complete listings, see TV Week magazine, included with today’s paper.
Carol Burnett, Cher gowns on the block
Gowns and ensembles worn by Carol Burnett, Cher and Raquel Welch are going up on the auction block.
The clothing was created by 78-year-old fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie, who has been honored for his work in motion pictures, television and the fashion industry.
Highlights include two gowns that were worn by Burnett and a pair of Punch and Judy costumes that she and Joel Grey wore on her CBS program. There’s a hand-painted silk ensemble that Cher wore to the 1974 Academy Awards, and a gown worn by Raquel Welch.
The exhibition will be displayed aboard the ocean liner Queen Mary 2 on an Aug. 19 trans-Atlantic crossing before the auction takes place in Los Angeles at Julien’s on Nov. 17.
Commemorating Harvey Firestone
Members of the Firestone family will join residents on July 6 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Harvey Firestone, the Columbiana native who founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.
A wreathlaying ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m.at Firestone Cemetery. There will also be a groundbreaking ceremony at pavilion 4 in Firestone Park to launch the restoration of Mirror Lake in the park, which was given to the town by Firestone in 1934.