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.
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.
The sounds of nature will spring to life at Warren Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert Sunday.
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.
By GUY D’ASTOLFO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Karla Seldon of Youngstown will head to New
By GUY D’ASTOLFO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN The winner of The Vindicator’s annual pick-
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-
Richard Dickinson has resigned as artistic director of Ballet Western Reserve, and an interim director has been named.
Jim Donovan understands the power of rhythm, and he wants to share that power to help people transform their lives.
Some of the finest work by local artists will go on display Sunday when the Butler’s Area Artists Annual Exhibition begins.
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It still seems kind of amazing that Elton John played in Youngstown this year.
After sitting empty for three years, a room at the Metroplex Hotel that once housed The Funny Farm will again be a comedy club.
With Christmas almost here and New Year’s Eve just around the corner, party season is in high gear.
What foods go best with wines made with grapes grown in the Mahoning Valley?
By GUY D’ASTOLFO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN In one scene in the holiday musical revue
The only task that remains in Stambaugh Auditorium’s pipe organ restoration project is the tuning of the massive instrument.
“Edison’s Frankenstein,” a rare film and one of the oldest in American history, will be screened Friday at the Oakland Center for the Arts.
In the world of polka, Val Pawlowski is a hall-of-famer. And she’s got the awards to prove it.
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After being involved with youth theater at the Youngstown Playhouse for almost 30 years, Patricia M. Fagan will retire Dec. 15.
Skully always wanted to introduce itself with a splash, and it will.
When the Funny Farm fizzled out a couple years ago, it erased the local comedy scene’s highest
By GUY D’ASTOLFO firstname.lastname@example.org WARREN Displaying the sass that made her such a great
By GUY D’ASTOLFO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Jessica Stecklein will make her Youngstown
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By GUY D’ASTOLFO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN “It’s going to be a fun one,” said Jack Hanna
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By GUY D’ASTOLFO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Playhouse has had more than its