| May 18, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Get ready a riotous good time at Comix at Foxwoods this week when Pat Oates hosts Nasty Late Night Comix. Oates will ask comedians Orlando Baxter, Marty Caproni, John Romanoff and Andrew Williams to comment on pop culture, viral videos and everything else...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:30 PM
1) Sons of Cream feat. Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Godfrey Townsend, $35-$45. Thurs., 8 p.m. Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk.
2) Alvin Carter Project (jazz), Fri. 8 p.m. Tools Bar and Grill, New Britain.
3) Dave Matthews Band, $53-$89.90. Fri. 8...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:45 AM
We all know him, but not all of us love comedian Bill Maher, who hosted the controversial television shows "Politically Incorrect" and "Real Time with Bill Maher,"produced his own movie, Religulous, and has taken on every hot-button issue of our times....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Some big names in comedy hit Connecticut this week:
Eddie Griffin: Nov. 9, 8 p.m., Fox Theater at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, (860) 312-3000. $30-$60.
Kathy Griffin: Nov. 10, 8 p.m., MGM Grand at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd.,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Comix at Foxwoods welcomes a seriously funny guy this weekend. And we mean in comparison to the already funny people who perform there. "Saturday Night Live" writer John Mulaney is a comic to keep an eye on. His most important contribution to the world of...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:20 PM
It's tough to get a break on economic progress in a state where every piece of good news is matched by reports of layoffs and sluggish job gains.
Now we find that even the rotten recent past was worse than we thought — much worse. That means,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Proposed casinos for Massachusetts and Rhode Island are not good news for Connecticut, which has come to depend on its two casino resorts for hundreds of millions of dollars yearly in state revenues, thousands of jobs and tourists galore.
On the bright...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:40 AM
As the summer weather begins to cool off, here are some events we've deemed "cool":
Connecticut Fashion Week: Sept. 8-15, New Haven, Bridgeport and other towns, ctfashionweek.org.
End of Summer Luau and Pig Roast: Sept. 7, The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A large chunk of Connecticut is being drawn into a new orbit: Massachusetts draws us in through gaming and transportation.
No longer willing to cede the world of casino gambling to Connecticut, the Bay State has commenced a long process to license...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:42 AM
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is the largest Native American institute in the world and it's right here in Connecticut.
The state-of-the-art facility features an observation tower, a large recreation of an authentic Pequot village,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Steel Magnolias: In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. Sat., 8 p.m.,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
This Saturday marks the annual Connecticut Open House Day, where lots and lots of local museums, cultural attractions, open spaces and more open their doors for us Nutmeggers to enjoy. Here are some of the many things going on on June 9. For a full list...