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MVHS plans open house

Mahoning Valley Historical Society will have its 144th Founders Day Open House from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday with many free activities and a focus on the Mahoning River. According to MVHS Executive Director Bill Lawson, “This annual event gives the community a chance to look back on its ...

TAG opens 55th annual

Trumbull Art Gallery will celebrate its 55th TAG Annual and its first accessible lift with an open house on Saturday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the lift, which will make the downstairs classrooms and the gallery space fully accessible, was added to the traditional festivities for ...

Rust Belt delays ‘Serial Monogamy’

The premiere of the Robert Dennick Joki-Josh Taylor musical “Serial Monogamy” by Rust Belt Theater Company has been delayed one week due to multiple cast illnesses. The show now will run 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from Sept. 13 until Sept. 28 at the Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., ...

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., ...

Ticket window

• 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. ...