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Moritz, Broadway aid Orlando

Some of Broadway’s biggest stars have united in song to support for the victims of the June 12


1st LaureLive fest: all music, no problems

The inaugural LaureLive was last weekend in Geauga County, and the list of take-aways from the music


The man behind the messages in the sand at Lake Milton beach

Have you ever seen the circular messages on the beach at Lake Milton State Park? There is almost


Howell earns spot on Frieda’s wall

Howard Howell has played at Frieda’s, Youngstown’s legendary jazz club, about a zillion times,


Downtown street party moves to a new, and better, location

This is our Summer Fun issue, an exhaustive list of fairs, festivals, concerts in the park and other


A life that you can identify with

If you are reading this, there is a good chance that you can relate to “Rust Belt Boy,” a memoir in


Playhouse aims to stay the course

The Youngstown Playhouse built up a good bit of momentum over the past two years under operations


The Bull gets loose in country radio

The Bull gets loose in country radio


Valley natives to share poems with a Youngstown perspective

Two poets from the Mahoning Valley will return this weekend to share their work about their


Austin Pendleton’s best role

In his five-decade career, Warren native Austin Pendleton has made a name for himself as a character


California Palms Hotel finally finds its place in the sun

Remember all that fuss about Hotel California/California Palms Hotel? All those questions, such


Lip-synch spoof act grows into a musical at Stage Left

Stage Left Players of Lisbon has made a change in its schedule, dropping “Dead Pets” and replacing


Downtown to be put to the test

Ten years ago, Youngstown rarely was a stop for top-name bands. Now, it’s routine. Beginning one


Star 94.7-FM struggles despite strong ratings

For Skip Bednarczyk, it’s a time of celebration and disappointment. The owner and operator of Star


First half of theater season was a memorable one

We’ve hit the midseason lull in the community theater season, and it got me wondering if the second