Entertaining Thoughts

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The bands will play on long after we’re gone

In the last week or so, Youngstown was treated to two concerts by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame acts.

The Vindys have made a name for themselves

I always remember the first time I became aware of The Vindys. It was a random night at least five

Lisbon woods provide perfect setting for film

“Them That Follow” really defied the odds. The film, which was shot mostly in the woods and a few

Valley native lands with Boston Ballet II company

News, updates and milestones from current and former Valley residents who are in the arts and

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One last look back on Valley arts and entertainment

At the end of every year, I take stock of the Mahoning Valley’s arts and entertainment scene.

Follow the music to Freed Fest, Fiction Forest

The Summer Festival of the Arts is this weekend, a classy and curated artsy event that marks the

Theater program is a feather in Columbiana’s cap

Columbiana is a nice place. But is it the Nicest Place in America? We’ll see. The city has already

Music made in Youngstown on radio program

Dean Anshutz and Anthony LaMarca have been on a quest to unearth records made in Youngstown. The

Rising acts put Nelsonville on rock fest map

Most people pick a rock festival on the basis of its headliners. But for the Nelsonville Music

Apocalyptic Lovers riding high after Whisky show

Apocalyptic Lovers lived the dream recently, when the Valley-based hair-metal rockers played the

LaureLive, Nelsonville rock fests standing tall

Incuya Music Festival is gone after one year. Jamboree in the Hills is on hiatus. And Woodstock

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Living the dream: The McCabes sign record deal

The husband-wife musical duo of Terry and Diane McCabe have been living their dream, playing their

The new amphitheater is coming into focus

It has been interesting to watch the new Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre emerge from piles of

Labra Brothers to release first full-length album

IF YOU GO What: The Labra Brothers record release show, with Spirit of the Bear, Ohio Weather

Singer won’t be horsing around at Equine Affaire

Candace Campana was a natural choice to sing at this year’s Equine Affaire. The singer from