On Stage: Swan Lake opens Pa. Ballet Spring season

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Swan Lake There are many famous ballets but “Swan Lake” is on a plateau all its own – elevated above the rest and deservedly so. Anyone even slightly interested in ballet should take advantage if there is an opportunity to see one of the country’s top professional companies perform “Swan Lake.” And, just such an opportunity exists right...

On Stage: Slambovian gets the jump on New Year’s Eve

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Slambovian Circus of Dreams Once the calendar year starts, area music fans have to wait until the very end of the year to enjoy one of the best shows of the year – to wait until the final full night of the year – to wait until the penultimate date for a concert presentation. And, with the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, the wait is always worth it. Some...

On Stage: Slambovian shows love for Bowie

Also: Cold Collective makes Philly debut By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, an alt-folk/Americana band, might seem an odd choice to be covering the works of David Bowie, but it makes sense when you think about it, the band members say. In the months after David Bowie’s death earlier this year, there have been “David Bowie Tribute Shows” at venues all...