On Stage: Suede is ‘Diva la Difference’

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Suede This is a special weekend at the Rrazz Room (6426 Lower York Road, New Hope, 888-596-1027, www.TheRrazzRoom.com). Usually, the music venue inside the Clarion Inn & Suites has one act per weekend – mostly on Saturday nights, occasionally on Friday nights and almost never on Sunday nights. This weekend, the Rrazz Room hosted two top-flight...

On Stage: The Residents, a band like no other

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Residents The Residents, who will bring their “In Between Dreams Tour” to the Foundry at Fillmore Philadelphia (1100 Canal Street, Philadelphia, 215-309-0150, www.thefillmorephilly.com) on April 26, are band like no other. The Residents are a band from San Francisco. They have been around since 1972 and have never revealed the identity of...

Mixed Media: Art in the great outdoors

By Caroline Roosevelt, Columnist, The Times Gallery Duo There were so many interesting events last week in the art world. Did you get yourself a tattoo at the Delaware College of Art and Design’s ArtParty? Did you check out the new Gallery DUO in Fairville? (By the way, if you weren’t able to make it to their grand opening, their business hours are Sunday through Wednesday by appointment only,...

On Stage: Aloud shows off its soul

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Aloud In the world of rock music, there are thousands and thousands of bands that are loud. But, there is only one band that is Aloud. On April 23, that band will be playing a show in the area. On Monday evening, Aloud will headline a show at The Rusty Nail (2580 Haverford Road, Ardmore, 610-649-6245, thenail1.com).

On Stage: Beyond ‘The Morning After’

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Maureen McGovern This weekend, two very talented and very different female artists are performing shows in the area – Maureen McGovern and Danielle Miraglia. Even though they represent different genres and different ages, both are crowd-pleasers with universal appeal. On April 21, the Rrazz Room (6426 Lower York Road, New Hope, 888-596-1027, www.TheRrazzRoom.com)...

On Stage: Travis thrives on ‘mistakes’

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Travis Chandler Chandler Travis is a veteran musician who has played in many bands and has many projects of his sown such as the Chandler Travis Philharmonic and the Chandler Travis Three-o. On April 21, Travis will visit the area for a show at Jamey’s House of Music (35 South Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, http://jameyshouseofmusic.com).

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By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Nellie McKay Fans of classic songs that are commonly referred to as standards are in for a treat this weekend with two very talented female vocalists performing songs from their recent albums devoted to standards – Nellie McKay and Paula Cole.

Mixed Media: The School exhibition edition

By Caroline Roosevelt, Columnist, The Times Summer vacation hasn’t started yet, but several art locations are hosting collections of student art from the 2017-2018 school year and you should make your way over to check them out. Here’s a listing of the local offerings, as well as a few other upcoming events. First off, because it’s happening TODAY, I should mention that the Delaware College...

On Stage: Canadian band with Chester County connection makes Philadelphia debut tonight

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Common Deer If Common Deer, a Canadian indie rock band from Ontario, wanted to add a fitting cover song to its repertoire, it could choose a song that was an international hit long before any of the band members were born. That song would be Sister Sledge’s “We Are Family,” which topped the charts in 1979.

On Stage: Beethoven and Bellinis in Kennett

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times If you’re a fan of classical music – or if you’d like to get some exposure to it to see if you like it – you’re in luck this weekend. On April 14, the Serafin String Quartet is performing a show in Philadelphia that is both interesting and educational. On August 14, the Kennett Symphony is performing a show in Kennett Square that is both...