Today’s entertainment picks:
Today’s entertainment picks:
v Summer Festival of the Arts, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: This high-brow art festival at Youngstown State University is a highlight of the season, but it’s not the only thing going in the city center this weekend. The St. Nicholas Church Greek Summerfest, 220 N. Walnut St., is right down the block from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and the Wine and Jazz festival, featuring Alex Bugnon, will take place this evening on Central Square $10; doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
v All AmeriCon, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: A handful of comics industry insiders, including “Iron Man” artist Bob Layton, will greet fans, and there will be more than 125 comic, toy and art vendors at Covelli Centre. Admission is $10.
v Wrestling Under the Stars, 7 p.m.: Mick Foley, Cody Rhodes, Ryback and more will enter the ring for this outdoor wrestling show at Eastwood Field in Niles. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased in advance at mvscrappers.com.
v Zoso, 5:30 p.m.: The Led Zeppelin tribute band will go on stage around 8:30 p.m., preceded by Heart tribute act Straight On ($8). It’s at the Warren Community Amphitheater.
v U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors, 6:30 p.m.: A free outdoor concert at Maag Outdoor Arts Theatre, in Boardman Park.
“Tour de Pharmacy” (10 p.m., HBO): Comedian Andy Samberg delivers another delirious sports spoof with “Tour de Pharmacy.” It’s a tale about a fictional world-class cycling event in 1982 that was tainted by illegal doping and moral depravity. The cast includes John Cena, Daveed Diggs, Julia Ormond, Orlando Bloom and more.
For complete listings, see TV Week magazine, included with today’s paper.
LOCAL TOPICS ON TV
“Community Connection” (Sunday at 6:30 a.m. on 21 WFMJ-TV and 11 a.m. on WBCB-TV): The community action programs in the Valley are announcing the Summer Crisis Program. Sarah Edmonds of the Trumbull Community Action Program and Joan Trgovac of the Mahoning Youngstown Community Action Program will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss requirements and provide information.
Next, Traci Manning of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society will discuss the free Hands On History open houses this summer.
“A Conversation with Dee” (Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on WYTV-TV): Host Dee Crawford will talk with the music director of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra about the upcoming concert series.
Stan Lee’s wife dies
The wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee died Thursday at age 93. Lee and his family released a statement saying Joan Lee died peacefully Thursday morning. The couple had been married 69 years.
Stan Lee co-created numerous Marvel Comics superheroes including Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men.
The Hollywood Reporter recounted the couple’s first meeting in a story last year. It said Lee met his future wife while trying to meet another woman for a date in New York. The 94-year-old Lee has credited his wife with supporting him early in his career.