| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Fiona Apple's return to the spotlight just got kicked into overdrive as the notoriously reclusive singer and songwriter announced plans for a summer tour....
| 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...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:45 AM
1) Maroon 5, $80-$120. Thurs., 7 p.m. Performance Theater at MGM Grand, Mashantucket.
2) Barika ft. special guest Scott Murawski w/ XVSK, $7-$10. Fri., 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford.
3) Cosmic Dust Bunnies w/ Pidgeons Playing Ping Pong, Fri.,...
| 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....
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Massachusetts looks like it’s finally about to fall into the seductive (and lucrative) embrace of casino gambling, and that’s likely to suck bigtime for Connecticut’s casinos and a Connecticut state government addicted to casino cash....