| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
While it is also on the hunt for a couple of new judges to join Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid, as well as a new host (after the major revamp that saw former judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, along with host Steve Jones, get the axe; Whitney...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:43 AM
If you've never heard a note played by either Simon Dawes or Dawes, it's understandably very easy to get the two bands mixed up. After all, their names are very similar and lineup-wise, both are almost the same thing. But to Taylor Goldsmith, Simon...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:36 AM
$35-55, Oct. 14, 8 p.m., Foxwoods, MGM Grand Theater, 350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket, (800) 369-9663, foxwoods.com
OK, so why is "Louie" the best show on television?
Written, directed, edited by and starring the comedian Louis C.K....
| Jun 2, 2011
John Oliver's career as lead correspondent on "The Daily Show," active standup performer and occasional actor in TV and movie comedies is quite different from the goals he had at prestigious University of Cambridge.
"I studied English in college, which...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:58 AM
It's a high-stakes game involving tens of billions of dollars, FBI busts of offshore poker tycoons, congressional lobbying, odd alliances between religious conservatives and lefty do-gooders, and potential help for Connecticut's two revenue-hungry and...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:52 PM
About two centuries ago, a Connecticut Paugussett woman wove a beautiful basket out of wood splints using the traditional method of local Native peoples. The basket was sold to a farm family, traveled to Ohio, eventually returned to this state and now...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:00 AM
1) Boston Irish w/ Mike Donovan, Chrissy Kelleher, Will Noonan, $15. Wed., 8 p.m., Ends March 18. $15 Comix at Foxwoods, 39 Norwich-Westerly Road, Mashantucket, (860) 312-6649, comixatfoxwoods.com.
2) Brad Williams, $15. Thu., 7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 7:...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Celebrate the season by learning how Native Americans once cooked their food, and what they ate in the early spring at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum's spring harvest cooking demonstration. Seeqan Keepunumooôk, which means "spring harvest," will feature...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:20 AM
1) Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris Present "Improvisations VII," $12-$15. Thurs., 7 p.m. Real Art Ways, Hartford.
2) Counting Crows, $50-$85. Fri., 8 p.m. MGM Grand at Foxwoods, Mashantucket.
3) Mandrake Mechanism w/ Castle and Push Method, Fri., Sullys...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Open your wallet or purse, grab a card with bumpy numbers on it and find a Wi-Fi connection, or pick up a phone, if you'd rather: there are dozens of top-notch hip-hop, indie rock, metal, R&B and jamband acts passing through the state this spring. It's...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:50 AM