Today’s entertainment picks:


Today’s entertainment picks:

v Youngstown Comedy Festival, 7 p.m.: Headliners for this show ($18, $20 and $35) include Aida Rodriguez, Isiah Kelly, Shane Torres and Yamaneika Saunders. It’s at Ford Family Recital Hall, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264.

v Cinco de Mayo: Celebrations will be going on across the Valley, including Inner Circle Pizza, 6579 Ironwood Blvd., Canfield; and El Cowboy, in Wedgewood Plaza, Austintown, which will have music all day in a tent in the parking lot.

v Free Comic Book Day, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Stop by your local comics dealer, including All American Cards and Comics in downtown Warren and 52 Boardman Canfield Road, Boardman, and take home a free comic and peruse what’s new in this unique genre.

v “Alice: A Curious Musical,” 8 p.m.: An original musical adaptation of the stories of Lewis Carroll ($15, $10 for senior citizens and students), presented by Rust Belt Theater Company, at Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-507-2358.

v “Women of Heart and Mind: The Songs of Joni Mitchell,” 7:30 p.m.: This original show ($15, $12 for seniors, $10 for students) spotlights the legendary singer-songwriter with a modern touch. It’s at the Youngstown Playhouse’s Moyer Room; 330-788-8739.

"Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony” (8 p.m., HBO): A broadcast of the ceremony that took place last month in Cleveland.

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): Hope Haney and Matt Miner of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Mahoning Valley (NAMI) will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss issues and workshops available to the public.

Next, Courtney Townsend of the National Youth Advocate Program will discuss the new location of the organization in Austintown and what services are available for foster parenting.

“A Conversation With Dee” (Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on WYTV-TV): Host Dee Crawford will talk with representatives of Warriors Inc. of Youngstown about its programs and the upcoming Unity Parade.

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Farm equipment company is topic

CANFIELD

John Agnew will give a free lecture titled “Agnew Farm Equipment: 194 Years Serving the Community” about his family business at 7 p.m. Thursday at Canfield Historical Society’s Bond House, 44 W. Main St.

Agnew Farm Equipment is one of the oldest family-run businesses in the state. Over the years its inventory and display items have evolved from steam-powered equipment to diesel and gasoline powered farm machinery. With the township’s changing from a farming community to a bedroom community and retail center, the company turned to the lawn and garden industry.

For information, call 330-533-3458.

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