| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2009
Slot revenue at Mohegan Sun plunged 15 percent in March compared with a year earlier, while revenue at its rival, Foxwoods Resort Casino, rose marginally, the two casinos reported Wednesday.
But revenue has been rising steadily at both Indian casinos...
| May 15, 2008
Foxwoods was always bigger, but foodwise, Mohegan Sun cast a large shadow over its nearby casino neighbor. With Michael Jordan's Steak House, Todd English's Tuscany, Jasper White's Summer Shack, SolToro Tequila Grill and many other venues that offered...
| Jul 13, 2008
THE TOUCHY part of the Oneidas' animated short was depicting how the raccoon, after playing dead, gobbles up all the cute dancing crawfish celebrating his demise.
The filmmakers showed the raccoon's feast as a cloud of mayhem. But there were arms...
| Sep 29, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Christi Parsons and Ray Long Westminster, Colo.--John McCain bet with $100 chips. Barack Obama threw nickels around like they were manhole covers. Maybe that's why Obama thinks it's a subject worth harping on - even though both men are......
| Aug 26, 2009
| 5:13 PM
Standard & Poor's on Wednesday downgraded the creditworthiness of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, which owns Foxwoods Resort Casino, following disclosures about the severity of the tribe's financial problems.
The credit rating agency reduced the tribe's...