DIVERSIONS

ART

• The paintings of Grove City College alumna Mary Leone Duffy are on exhibit at the gallery of Pew Fine Arts Center on campus. “Of Nature and Grace: Selected Artworks from l’École Marchutz” features more than 70 oil paintings from Duffy’s time studying at the Marchutz School of Fine Arts in Aix-en-Provence, France.

The gallery is open to the public weekdays from 4 to 8 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

CALLS FOR TALENT

• Open call for the 2020 Senior Follies will be 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Shenango Valley Senior Center, 220 N. Buhl Farm Drive, Hermitage. The show runs Aug. 1 and 2, and this year’s theme is “The Sounds of the Sixties II.”

Even if you have no desire to perform a feature but would just like to be in the chorus or involved in the show in some way, you should still come to open call.

Info: Call Maureen at 724-347-2508 or 724-301-4595.

CONCERTS

• Newsboys United will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, on March 12 with guests Mandisa and Adam Agee.

Tickets: 330-259-0555, go to stambaughauditorium.com, or visit the box office Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• The Oak Ridge Boys perform at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 8 p.m. Feb. 14.

Tickets: At the box office; by calling 330-259-0555, or online at stambaughauditorium.com.

• Grand Ole Opry member and country music star Mark Wills performs at 7 p.m. April 18 at the William Passavant Center in Greenville as part of the Stars, Stripes and Freedom Concert. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are available locally at Liberty Lanes in Greenville or online at www.eventbrite.com.

• Upcoming concerts at the newly renovated Robins Theatre, 160 E. Market St., Warren, Ohio:

» Dean Lives, the new Dean Martin tribute show, 8 p.m. Feb. 14.

» E5C4P3, the Journey Tribute, 8 p.m. Feb. 15.

» Animaniacs in Concert, 8 p.m. Feb. 22.

» Wish You Were Here 25 Years of Celebrating Pink Floyd tour, 8 p.m. Feb. 29.

» Blue Oyster Cult, 7:30 p.m. March 8.

» Poco and Atlanta Rhythm Section, 8 p.m. March 20.

» Christopher Cross 40th anniversary tour, 8 p.m. April 16.

» Justin Hayward, 8 p.m. April 23.

» Blues rock guitarist singer-songwriter Jonny Lang, 8 p.m. April 28.

» Back to the ’70s featuring Blue Swede, The Trammps, Norman Greenbaum, Looking Glass featuring Elliot Lurie, Maxine Nightingale, Edison Lighthouse and White Plains, Walter Egan, Jonathan Edwards, and Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods, 8 p.m. June 19.

» Blood Sweat and Tears, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16

Tickets and info: robinstheatre.com or 234-430-0005.

• The Dana School of Music’s free Music at Noon concerts begin at 12:15 p.m. at the Butler Institute of American Art. Upcoming: A Piano Valentines, Wednesday; Flute Studio Recital, Feb. 19.

DANCES

• Dance every Sunday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6233, Route 18, West Middlesex, with country music by John Henry and Friends. Doors open at 5 p.m. Music from 6 to 9 p.m. Coffee, water and soft drinks available.

• The Friendly Squares will host their monthly square dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Niles (Ohio) SCOPE Center, 14 E. State St. Valentines will be the theme for the dance. This will be a high/low dance with alternating tips for new dancers currently taking lessons and tips for more experienced dancers. Dress is casual, and light refreshments will be served. There is a $6 donation per person at the door.

Info: Gene Hammond at 330-506-3370.

• Reynolds VFW Post 7599, 115 Edgewood Drive, Greenville, holds an Oldies Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5 per person; cash bar and special food menu. DJ Platter plays favorite oldies. Proceeds help support local veterans.

Tickets: 724-373-8215.

• Polka jam session at the Sharon Slovenian Home 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Button box and piano accordion music featured. Admission $3. Food and beverages available.

ETC.

• The Joint Committee of Twin City Elks hosts and open mic night beginning at 5 p.m. Feb. 13 at Twin City Elks, Farrell.

• Sharpsville Historical Society presents a Tribute to the King of Rock ’n’ Roll featuring Las Vegas entertainer Michael Kennedy on Feb. 14 and 15 at St. Bartholomew’s Center, 321 W. Ridge Ave., Sharpsville. Appetizers at 6:30 p.m. and buffet dinner at 7 p.m. before with show.

All proceeds benefit Sharpsville Historical Society.

Tickets are $35 and available at Mehler Insurance or online at Sharpsvillehistorical.org

• Twin City Elks, 301 Staunton St., Farrell, entertainment includes: DJ Richard Hughes 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and Sundays is Jazz with Chuckie Austin from 5 to 9 p.m. Twin City Elks is closed on Mondays.

• Youngstown State University’s Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication and the Pipino Performing Arts Series host a performance by Dance Theatre of Harlem at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Powers Auditorium, DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown.

Tickets are available at deyorpac.org, by calling 330-744-0264, or at the door.

KARAOKE

Saturday: Moonlight 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Farrell VFW Post 5286. Kitchen open.

LOCAL BANDS

• Tyler Jenkins Trio plays 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Apollo Maennerchor, Sharon.

• Cosmos Cats Band plays 8 p.m. to midnight April 10 at Twin City Elks, Farrell.

• The Keg, Sharon, presents: The Berrys 7 to 10 p.m. today; Mike Peterson Band 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday; Brian Bonhomme 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 13; and Terry Dach and Charlie Fisher 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 14.

• Steve Vuich hosts HoneyBoy’s Open Mic Nite at 8 p.m. today at Vintage Estate Wine and Beer, Youngstown. At 7 p.m. Friday he plays at Homestead at Firestone Farms in Columbiana, Ohio. At 6 p.m. Saturday he performs at Peter Allen Inn in Kinsman. From 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday he hosts HoneyBoy’s Open Mic at Quaker Steak and Lube, Sharon.

• Tim Dye and Velvet Agenda play 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday at Nick’s Inn 62 in Hermitage.

• Ashleigh Bennett plays 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mortals Key Brewing Co., Jamestown. Juvenile Characteristics plays there 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

• Grant Street Exit plays 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Hartford Hill Winery.

• Mike Adams and Common Ground perform Saturday at Nick’s Inn 62, Hermitage.

• Soundbite plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday at Jacks-R-Wild, Mercer.

• J. Hicks on the Square, Mercer, hosts: Rock Jazz and Friends 7 to 10 p.m. today; Max Schang and Trio of Blues 8 to 11 p.m. Friday; and KGB from Pittsburgh 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

STAGE

• The Black Sheep Players present “The Cocktail Hour” Feb. 13, 14, and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 16 at 2:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church stage, 600 E. State St., Sharon.

Tickets are $15 general admission and $13 for seniors and RAA members. Tickets are available at the door or call 724-418-4180 for reservations or questions.

• On stage at the Robins Theatre, 160 E. Market St., Warren, Ohio:

» “The Odd Couple,” staring WYTV’s Jim Loboy and Len Rome, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Feb. 9.

» The Millennial Theatre Co. presents “Shrek the Musical,” 8 p.m. March 13 and 14 and 3 p.m. March 15

Tickets and info: robinstheatre.com or 234-430-0005.

SUBMISSIONS for Diversions are printed on a space-available basis. As such, there are no guarantees that all requests will be printed. Deadline for submissions is noon Tuesdays. Email: diversions@sharonherald.com

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