| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:41 PM
When you’re a big-time Washington lobbyist like former liberal Connecticut Congressman Toby Moffett, you win some, lose some, and sometimes you just keep taking the money and let others decide how you’re doing.
Moffett, for example, is the...
| 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:...
| 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....
| May 25, 2011
| 10:08 AM
Welcome to the annual Awkward Transition Week in the local theater calendar. The college students have gone home. The regional theaters, which follow a fall-to-spring season, are wrapping up their final shows. (Gem of the Ocean ends June 5 at Hartford...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Thursday June 2
Parties: Like A Zoo Animal
Ever wanted to have an evening straight out of a crazy-party-themed music video? While tonight’s Penguin Party at Hard Rock Café Foxwoods might not come that close real diva debauchery, you will be...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:11 PM
This is a story of rags to riches to rags. It's a cautionary tale and at the same time, maybe poetic justice. Let me say that I hope that the smart members of the Mashantucket Pequot tribe invested their annual payments in safe stocks, bonds and...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:20 AM
1) Jesse Colin Young, $45-$60. Thurs., 8 p.m. Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk.
2) Z3 w/ Tim Palmieri from Kung Fu Tribute to Zappa, Thurs., Sullys Pub, Hartford.
3) The Hartford Phase Shift: The Broadcloth Trio + The Hartt Composers Ensemble...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 2:14 PM
On June 18 at 7 p.m., New London's Garde Arts Center offers a dance school revue, Rhythm of Life (325 State St., New London; $22-$25; 860-444-7373, gardearts.org). A more dapper comic perspective comes from Sinbad, 8 p.m. June 17 at the Fox Theater...