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Geo C salutes Prince with song

Friday will mark one year since the sudden death of rock-funk superstar Prince shocked the world.


‘Motown’ Moore is in a good place

Maurice Moore is in a reflective mood. And when the R&B/soul/funk guitarist takes stock of his


Hoop troupe makes its rounds

If you’ve been to any rock festivals in the area, you have probably seen Infini-Tribe. The hula


Youngstown cop begins her television ‘Race’ tonight

When Kent State University women’s basketball coach Lori Bodnar found out that Jessica Shields – one


Big-band drum great Dresel is returning home for concert

Big-band drummer Bernie Dresel, a Sharon, Pa., native who played with the Brian Setzer Orchestra for


Bambo Kino and the bass line

Bambo Kino makes musician’s music. His songs don’t have vocals, which rules out the majority of


‘Harry’s’ Youngstown roots run deep

“Harry’s Friendly Service” is about to enter its second and final weekend. The play, written by


Oscar contest is heating up

The race for the Oscar Award for Best Picture is about to enter the home stretch. “La La Land” is


Poland actress has a bright future

Remember the name Julia Cooper. Mahoning Valley residents might not be familiar with her now, but


War hero’s self-portrait returns 65 years later

In 1952, Amos Randall drew a self-portrait while he was a student at Covington Elementary School in Youngstown.


Canfield actor is in the Oscar race

Christopher Mele’s appearance in “Fences” is very brief, maybe 10 seconds, but it puts him in the


Playing a role with the bull riders

To learn more about the Pro Bull Riders (PBR) tour coming to Covelli Centre this weekend, see the


Poobah songs have staying power

Poobah songs are surfacing on the small screen and the big screen. “Enjoy What You Have,” a cut


‘Curious Incident’ reveals world through another mind

A play about the mind requires imaginative staging, and that’s the first thing you’ll notice about


The year’s most memorable local concerts

I’m not going to rank the best local concerts of 2016, because I haven’t seen them all. Plus what