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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Valerie Plame, the former covert operations officer with the Central Intelligence Agency who found herself at the heart of a political firestorm during the administration of President George W. Bush, will speak at Stambaugh Auditorium at 7 p.m. Feb 25. Youngstown State University and its Skeggs Lecture Series are sponsoring her appearance..
WARREN, Ohio -- The Midlife Chryslers featuring Michael Stanley will headline Tap at the Pack, Sunrise Entertainment and Packard Music Hall announced this morning. The inaugural beer-tasting event, which will feature hundreds of brews, will take place April 18.
The beer tasting will feature hundreds of brews and have a VIP session and a general admission session. “It will be a unique event that will feature great music, delicious cuisine, and of course, all of your favorite types of beer!” said Ken Haidaris, event organizer. “It will be an exciting day at the Packard Music Hall!”
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Butler Institute of American Art has purchased a 300-pound bronze sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The three dimensional portrait was created by sculptor John Wilson in 1982 as a maquette (prototype) for an eight-foot bronze sculpture of the same subject installed in October 1983, in Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Buffalo, N.Y.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- New Englander Banquet Center in New Castle, Pa., will host the sixth annual SuperBrew craft beer tasting Jan. 24.
Seventy-four craft beers from more than 30 national and local microbreweries will sampled, including 29 made by home brewers, as well as food, 50/50 raffle and live entertainment.
Money raised by the event will be donated to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Last year's event raised more than $64,000. This year's fundraising goal is $75,000
WARREN, Ohio -- Area pizza lovers still can sign up for a pizza-eating contest that will take place during the Warren Rotary Club’s “Slice of the Valley” pizza challenge Saturday at the Eastwood Expo Center, Niles.
People can register for the contest, sponsored by Pizza Works, Howland, by going to the event website www.SliceOfTheValley.com or calling 330 369 1192. The pizza challenge runs from 4:30 to 8 p.m., with the pizza-eating contest scheduled for 6 p.m. The winner will receive a trophy and cash prize.