On Stage: Slambovian Circus of Dreams enjoys Philly NYE tradition

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Slambovian Circus of Dreams The Mummers Parade is a great Philadelphia tradition. It dates back more than a century, has its roots in South Philadelphia and is always held on January 1. There is another Mummers tradition in Philadelphia. It dates back more than a decade, has its roots in South Philadelphia and is always held on December 30. Some bands...

On Stage: Duran Duran still hungry

Ex ‘Men At Work’ frontman back from ‘Down Under’ By Denny Dyroff,¬†Staff Writer, The Times¬† Duran Duran MTV hit the airwaves in America in 1981. Right around the same time, Duran Duran was beginning its long musical career across the ocean in Birmingham, England in 1978. A lot has changed since then. MTV is no longer a video-driven cable channel and synth-pop no longer rules....