Hey pallies, likes today's Dino-gram is an update on Dino-fest 2012 to be held in our most beloved Dino's hometown of Stuebenville, Ohio on June 14-16. From the on-line presense of Stu-ville's news, "The Herald-Star," comes the low down on all the Dino-happenin's durin' this annual weekend of Dino-homagin'.
From the pen of The Herald-Star's staff writer Mr. Mark J. Miller comes commentary from Spot Bar's owner, JoJo DiAlbert, notin' that..."Tom Stevens is back by popular demand," said DiAlbert of the Dino impersonator. "He hasn't been to the festival in three years."
The Sunday of the fest has been declared "The Dean Martin Hometown Celebration Day,"
with highlights includin' tours thorughout the day of the brand new "Dean Martin Room" at the Jefferson County Historical Museum and a 10:30 a.m. Mass is set to remember Dean Martin at the Holy Name Cathedral.
Certainly does wish that I was able to make pilgrimage to Dino-mecca for this year's fest....to walk where Dino walked....to breath the air that Dino breathed. Anywho, ilovedinomartin expresses our Dino-appreciato to Mr. Mark J. Miller and the pallies at The Hearld-Star for puttin' us all on to all these Dino-details. To view this in it's original format, just clicks on the tag of this here Dino-gram. Dino-always, ever, and only, DMP
Weeks of fun, food, music, art
May 22, 2012
By MARK J. MILLER - Staff writer, The Herald-Star
The Dean Martin Tribute at the Spot Bar will run June 14-16 and will feature an annual tribute to Martin.
JoJo DiAlbert, bar owner, said one of the most popular performers from years past will be performing this year during the tribute.
"Tom Stevens is back by popular demand," said DiAlbert of the Dino impersonator. "He hasn't been to the festival in three years."
DiAlbert said a Dean Martin Karaoke Party kicks things off at 7 p.m. June 14 at the Spot Bar. On June 15 the Spot Bar will feature Italian singer Mirella Volpe at 7:30 p.m. followed by Rich Treglia and Russ Loniello and a Dino singing contest. The evening will conclude with the Dean & Frank Show starring Tom Stevens and Dave Salera.
Entertainment on June 15 will begin at 1 p.m. with the Frank Gallo Italian Band and Dino's hits and sing-along. At 7 p.m. the entertainment will continue with Russ Loniello and the winner of the Dino singing contest. The evening ends with Chris Denem's tribute to Neil Diamond.
The Dean Martin Hometown Celebration Day is set for June 16 and will include sightseeing, recollecting, praying, shopping, eating and entertainment at various sites throughout the city, according to organizers.
Tours of the Dean Martin Room at the Jefferson County Historical Museum on Franklin Avenue will be offered throughout the day. A 10:30 a.m. Mass is set to remember Dean Martin at the Holy Name Cathedral. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., free hot dogs and drinks will be available at the Hollywood Shopping Plaza along with memorabilia sales. And the Rat Pack concert featuring a 13-piece orchestra, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra entertainers is set from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Steubenville High School. There is a $5 admission donation that will benefit the performing arts programs at local high schools.