March is the month of the NCAA basketball tourney, a.k.a., March Madness. To illustrate the impact
March is the month of the NCAA basketball tourney, a.k.a., March Madness. To illustrate the impact of the tournament, the folks at wallethub.com have compiled a by-the-numbers list. Here are some of its highlights:
v $135 million: The Final Four’s projected economic impact on host city San Antonio, Texas.
v $9 million: Annual salary of Duke University basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, the highest paid college basketball coach.
v $342.6 million: Estimated value of the University of Kentucky basketball program, highest in the NCAA.
v $10.4 billion: Estimated amount wagered on the 2017 NCAA tournament.
v 1 in 9.2 quintillion: The odds of filling out a perfect bracket for the NCAA tournament. A quintillion is 1 followed by 18 zeroes.
“The X-Files” (8 p.m., Fox): Mulder and Scully investigate the brutal animal attack of a little boy in Connecticut, while suspecting darker forces are at play.
“Nature” (8 p.m., PBS): Caretakers and researchers help a baby elephant survive and find her place in the herd.
“Life Sentence” (9 p.m., The CW): It’s the series premiere of this drama that follows Stella (Lucy Hale), a girl who has spent the past eight years living like she was dying (because she was). Stella traveled the world, faced her darkest fears and found true love on a whirlwind trip to Paris. But when she finds out that her cancer has been cured, she is suddenly forced to face the long-term consequences of the “live in the moment” decisions she made, including marrying a total stranger.
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Victorian hygiene exhibit at museum
The Sutliff Museum’s newest exhibit, “Being a Victorian: Hygiene History of the 19th Century,” is open and will run through August. It explores the hygiene habits of men and women living in the late 1800s.
The exhibit touches on the ways people kept themselves clean, including shaving. It also showcases the personal accessories that men and women used on a daily basis including gloves and hats. The exhibit features items from the Sutliff Museum and Trumbull County Historical Society collections.
The Sutliff Museum, operated by The Warren Library Association, is located on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library at 444 Mahoning Ave. Admission is free.
It is open Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.
Ticket to Rock at amphitheaters
Live Nation is again offering its Ticket to Rock program, which offers ticket bundles to rock tours at regional amphitheaters.
This summer, fans can get tickets to Avenged Sevenfold with Prophets of Rage, Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin, and Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson at Blossom Music Center, starting at $59.
The Ticket to Rock is also available at KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pa., for those three concerts, plus Shinedown and Godsmack, starting at $69. Go to livenation.com to buy tickets.