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dawoud bey2Worth 1,000 words
Time is running out to catch “Picturing People,” an intriguing photo exhibit at the McDonough Museum of Art. The show, free and open to the public, features 50 photos by renowned Chicago-based photographer Dawoud Bey, including the one shown here. Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The exhibit runs through March 7. More at


Going mad
March Madness heats up as the Penguins’ men’s and women’s hoop squads hope to make big runs in the Horizon League tournament. The men’s bracket runs March 3-10, while the women enter the madness March 9-15. More at www.ysusports.com.

Look up
As winter winds down (hopefully), take in a show at the Ward Beecher Planetarium. “Firefall,” featuring artwork from YSU alum Joe Tucciarone, and “Dynamic Earth,” narrated by Liam Neeson, are among the programs set for March. Bring the family. And, it’s free! See the schedule here, www.wbplanetarium.org/.

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