On Stage: Todd Snider has stories to tell, still

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Todd Snider In the 11th century, Occitania had troubadours. Starting in the mid-14th century, West Africa had griots. In the 20th and 21st centuries, America has Todd Snider. Troubadours, griots and Snider all are travelling performers who tell stories and make music. They move from town-to-town entertaining and enlightening listeners with their musical...

On Stage: After 50+ years, no stopping The Zombies

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times  The Zombies If a rock band is still alive more than 50 years after its first show, it almost definitely has shown the ability to come back from the dead. Zombies — undead beings created through the reanimation of human corpses – obviously know how to come back from the dead.    Send article as PDF