On Stage: Batten makes rare area appearance

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Jennifer Batten To land the gig as lead guitarist for Michael Jackson’s world tours during the height of his world-wide popularity, you had to be an amazing musician – a musician who could handle the complexities of the pop legend’s arrangements. To be able to tour and record with Jeff Beck, one of rock’s all-time great guitarists, you had to be...

On Stage: Mame is the perfect antidote for holiday stress

Also, Rusted Root comes home to Pennsylvania; Forbert at Flash By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Rosemary Benson stars in the title role in “Mame” at the Candlelight Theater. For a small portion of the population — mostly computer geeks — “Mame” is an acronym for an emulator application designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems in software on...