Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Pre-St. Paddy’s Day Bash, 1 p.m.: More than a dozen bands are slated to play at this all-day party at O’Donold’s in Austintown Plaza, and in a heated tent in the parking lot.

v Bowfire, 8 p.m.: This acclaimed act will bring blazing violinists to the stage of Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264.

v “Rain Delay” and “For the Record,” 8 p.m.: Last chance to see these two baseball-themed plays — including LaBute Festival nominee “Rain Delay” — at the Oakland Center for the Arts, 220 W. Boardman St., Youngstown; 330-746-0404.

v “Shadow Box,” 7:30 p.m.: Last chance to see this moving drama about cancer patients in the Moyer Room of the Youngstown Playhouse; 330-788-8739.

v Family movie night, 6:15 p.m.: This free event will begin with bingo. It’s at the beautiful Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana; 330-482-9915.

“Saturday night live” (11:29 P.M., NBC): The Justin Timberlake comeback tour continues as the suave showman returns to “Saturday Night Live.” He’ll pull double duty as host and musical performer.

For complete listings, see TV Week magazine, included with today’s paper.

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“Community Connection” (7 a.m. Sunday, 21 WFMJ-TV; and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Time Warner Cable community access channel): The Youngstown Chapter of Jack and Jill of America will have its annual Beautillion Scholarship and Rites of Passage gala dinner. Members Erica Jackson and Dr. Tonia Farmer-Pitts will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss the organization, its membership and the event to help prepare young men for their roles in society.

Next, Lyndsey Hughes, director of special projects for the city of Youngstown, will discuss the St. Paddy’s Day Dash, which takes place Friday in downtown Youngstown.

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Valerie Harper to discuss cancer


Actress Valerie Harper plans to discuss her brain cancer with some television doctors.

The daytime talk show “The Doctors” said Harper will appear Monday to talk with Travis Stork, Lisa Masterson and Andrew Ordon as well as her own team of doctors.

The 1970s sitcom star has been diagnosed with a rare brain cancer and told she has as little as three months to live.

Harper, now 73, played Rhoda Morgenstern on TV’s “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and its spinoff, “Rhoda.”

‘Gangnam’ stuff

SEOUL, South Korea

South Korean rapper PSY says he’ll unveil his much-awaited follow-up to “Gangnam Style” next month and celebrate it with a huge concert in Seoul.

PSY made the announcement Friday on YouTube, where his “Gangnam Style” video has a record 1.39 billion views.

PSY said he’ll release the new single April 13 and have a concert at a soccer stadium that evening.

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