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Erbe’s ‘Transcendence’ opens

The Butler Institute of American Art will display the first major solo exhibition by Chantell Van Erbe, but the artist’s last name should be familiar to regular visitors to the museum. She is the daughter of New Jersey artist Gary Erbe, whose realist paintings are part of the Butler’s ...

Packard Museum presents historical programs

Two programs are scheduled Sunday at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. “Packard Electric: Electrical Workers & Labor History 1899-1997” at noon will chronicle the history of Packard Electric, which started in the 1890s and became one of Warren’s most ...

‘Dreamgirls’ strives for glitz and glamour

Trevail Maurice wanted to see “Dreamgirls” in Youngstown, even if it meant he had to direct it himself. Maurice appeared in a production of the musical last year staged by the Millennial Theatre Project at Akron Civic Theatre. “I realized how important the show was to that ...

Kenny G is everywhere

Kenny G has a way of turning up in the oddest places. So far this year, he has serenaded Kim Kardashian on Valentine’s Day (at the request of husband Kanye West) and played the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with the band Chon. He also got a shout-out in a story on the ...

Ticket calendar

Special Events Local COUNTRYSIDE AT THE ELMWOOD, 871 Elmwood Drive, Hubbard: Hubbard Historical Society program by Avis Mathews on cemetery renovations next to Cornerhouse Christian Church, 7 p.m. Sept. 12. FORD FAMILY RECITAL HALL, DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal St., ...

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• ON SALE THIS WEEK • Country singer Chris Janson will play Packard Music Hall in Warren on Nov. 2. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show range from $20 to $65 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Packard box office and through Ticketmaster. • The Drifters, Cornell Gunter’s Coasters and ...

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Ballpark hosts Rally for Recovery NILES — The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) seventh Annual Rally for Recovery runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Eastwood Field, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road. A 1-mile recovery walk starts at 1 p.m. Walker registration opens at 10 a.m. ...

Lovina thanks readers

A good morning to all you wonderful readers across the miles. I am still tired at 4:45 a.m. but I need to have this column done before I leave today. I don’t often enough thank all you readers for your kind words of encouragement. It makes writing this column so much easier. I also ...

NY Tenors bring ‘Big Apple’ music sounds to Packard

Andy Cooney is bringing a couple of friends with him for his third Warren Civic Music Association appearance. The tenor, who first played Packard Music Hall in 2009 and brought his Irish Christmas show to the venue last year, will open the WCMA’s 2019-20 season Sept. 12 with the New ...

September calendar

1 — Pentatonix and Rachel Platten at Canfield Fairgrounds at 8 p.m. 1 — 11th UAC Benefit Concert at Up a Creek, Howland, from noon to midnight. 1 — Trumbull County Historical Society Sunday Lecture Series with Cindee Mines on “Alaska Packard — First Female FBI Agent” at Kent ...