New owners are injecting new life into two well-known area nightspots: Sammy’s in Austintown and the
It was about this time last year that East Palestine Community Theater was supposed to make an
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Youngstowners are familiar with budding country singer Sarah Turner, thanks to the airplay her song
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As a matter of fact, Kristin Dobson of Howland does think she can dance — and apparently, so do a
Those who go to Jonesfest on Saturday will get an extra-large helping of Jones for Revival.
Feedback is what a budding writer wants most, and it’s also the literary lifeblood of Jenny online magazine.
In an unflattering way, Youngstown gets the credit for Alex Stulock’s new-found interest in photography.
Chaney High School students Janaia Spearman, left, as the Fairy Godmother, and Kaitlyn Cook as Cinderella rehearse a scene from “Cinderella” Wednesday at the school. Friday evening’s performance will be the final traditional theatrical production at the school.
Matthew Finkel had overcome the odds by going to culinary school and becoming a bakery-pastry chef.
Penguin Productions was started five years ago, with a goal of staging large-scale entertainment for the campus and greater community.
Easy Street Productions is bringing back “Forever Plaid,” the quirky little musical about a ’60s vocal group that reunites in the afterlife.
For her first book as an author, Daphne Carr chose a topic that had made an impression in her life:
Rick Davis is refurbishing a coffin in his workshop when a reporter arrives.
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With the release of their sophomore album, “Shifting,” JD Eicher and the Goodnights take their place among the elite of Northeast Ohio-Western Pennsylvania bands.
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J.E. Ballantyne Jr. will take another shot at a topic that has been a source of inspiration for him:
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Hae-Jong Lee is plunking keys on a piano in his office at Youngstown State University.
Bill Allen had a notion that the artistry of cirque performance would merge well with a symphony orchestra.
Youngstown State University Theater is trying something new.
Angelo Babbaro aims to build his career the same way he sings — the old-school way.
The sounds of nature will spring to life at Warren Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert Sunday.
You’d think that when somebody finally got around to making a film about Red Wanting Blue, the Columbus-based band that has been touring nonstop for 13 years, it would be another Buckeye Stater.
Red Wanting Blue’s March 12 show at Kent Stage might one day prove to be a turning point in the band’s career.
Swog’s Jam Session, which once sparked the local music scene, will return this Sunday. The
Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” takes place on a magical island, one that no one has ever seen.
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The passing of time seems to only solidify the reign of “Lord of the Dance.”
Last month, Kenzie Palmer became the youngest contestant to advance to the Hollywood round of “American Idol.”
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Early in the battle for Marjah,” U.S. Marines Capt. Ryan Sparks makes a confident prediction.
Dave Rappach will roll into Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena this weekend behind the wheel of his monster truck Rap Attack.
The Mahoning Valley will suddenly go from no comedy clubs to two.
By GUY D’ASTOLFO firstname.lastname@example.org BOARDMAN Alumni of Boardman High’s theater department will
Rocky Chirchiglia, whose band played at countless outdoor festivals, weddings, concerts and other events in the Mahoning Valley over the past six decades, died unexpectedly Monday morning at his home.
The Victorian Players will return to its roots with “Egad — The Woman In White.” But with a twist.
One man from Poland is taking aim at a $100,000 prize package on the History Channel’s “Top Shot.”
The lyrics to Sarah Turner’s single “Youngstown” neatly summarize where the young singer is now — and where she’s heading.
Dr. Chrisanne Gordon is using a film to spread the word about the effort to help war veterans in Ohio.
Dave Robich is relaunching The Funny Farm comedy club at the Radisson Hotel in West Middlesex, Pa.
Robert F. Gray, a theater professional who touched many lives in the Mahoning Valley through his work at the Youngstown Playhouse, died Jan. 14 in Grand Rapids, Mich., of pulmonary fibrosis at age 79.
Stanley Simon is in his seat behind the counter of his shop, flanked by a cash register and his all-