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  • “The X Factor” begins Season 2 auditions March 1

     
    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...
  • Dawes Step Forward While Staring a Few Decades Back

    Dawes Step Forward While Staring a Few Decades Back
    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...
  • High Stakes: Toby Moffett, online poker, billions in tax revenue and liberal ideals

    High Stakes: Toby Moffett, online poker, billions in tax revenue and liberal ideals
    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....
  • The Agonizing, Lovely Comedy of Louis C.K., Coming to Foxwoods Oct. 14

    The Agonizing, Lovely Comedy of Louis C.K., Coming to Foxwoods Oct. 14
    Louis C.K. $35-55, Oct. 14, 8 p.m., Foxwoods, MGM Grand Theater, 350 Trolley Line Boulevard,Ā 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....
  • John Oliver At Foxwoods Saturday

    John Oliver At Foxwoods Saturday
    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...
  • The Fight to Legalize Online Poker Heats Up. What Will That Mean for Connecticut Casinos?

    The Fight to Legalize Online Poker Heats Up. What Will That Mean for Connecticut Casinos?
    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...
  • Museums Work to Credit the Individuals Behind Native American Artwork

    Museums Work to Credit the Individuals Behind Native American Artwork
    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...
  • Five ways for Hartford residents to laugh this week

    Five ways for Hartford residents to laugh this week
    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:...
  • Cooking Up a Storm: A Spring Harvest Cooking Demonstration at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum on April 21

    Cooking Up a Storm: A Spring Harvest Cooking Demonstration at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum on April 21
    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 KeepunumooƓk, which means "spring harvest," will feature...
  • Seven shows you don't want to miss this week

    Seven shows you don't want to miss this week
    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...
  • Springtimes: 15 Great Music Shows

    Springtimes:  15 Great Music Shows
    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...
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