On Stage: Holly Miranda at City Winery, Nov. 30

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Holly Miranda The schedule for music concerts gets a little light over the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s hard for music acts to compete with Thanksgiving dinners, family gatherings and homecoming parties. Fortunately, there is a great show on tap for November 30 when Holly Miranda headlines a show at City Winery (990 Filbert Street, Philadelphia,...

On Stage: Anastasia comes to Academy of Music

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Anastasia Springtime is a great time to start enjoying outdoor activities. But, with the vagaries of spring weather in this region, it’s a good idea to have backup plans for your weekend activity. Spending time indoors watching a theatrical production is a great backup plan and this is a great time for theater options in the area.

On Stage: Wax Idols go high concept

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Wax Idols Wax Idols, one of four acts playing Fillmore Philadelphia (1100 Canal Street, Philadelphia, 215-309-0150, www.thefillmorephilly.com) is a band featuring Hether Fortune, Rachel Travers, Peter Lightning and Marisa Prietto. In reality, Wax Idols is Hether Fortune (a.k.a. Hether Fedewa). “I started the band in 2009,” said Fortune, during a phone...