Review: Melissa Etheridge electrifies and rocks the Garde

Melissa Etheridge performs Friday at the Garde Arts Center in New London. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Rarely do you get to see a performer of Melissa Etheridge’s sheer power in a theater as intimate as the Garde Arts Center.



Reviews of albums by Neil Young, Jaden Smith and more

Neil Young & the Promise of the Real “The Visitor” (Reprise ***) At 72, Neil Young remains a riveting live performer. In the studio, though, he’s been erratic at best in recent years, as he moves from...

‘Anything is Possible’ is an audio book you’ll listen to twice

Elizabeth Strout follows her 2016 “My Name is Lucy Barton” with this year’s “Anything is Possible,” again narrated by Kimberly Farr. (Both book and audio from Random House).

Chris Matthews paints loving portrait of RFK in new book

Book Review: Chris Matthews provides fresh view of a familiar American in "Bobby Kennedy: a Raging Spirit"

Peter Jackson says Weinsteins blacklisted Judd, Sorvino

After director Peter Jackson publicized his suspicion that actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino were blacklisted by Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced producer has denied the “Lord of the Rings” filmmaker’s accusations.


Rick's List - Christmases with Mom Edition

By the time you read this, I'll be back from a Christmas trip to Denver to visit my sainted Mom and my noble sister, Mic. Frankly, while we hope for the best, it was probably a good idea to schedule the visit sooner rather than later. Mom's...

Breaking news: Snowflake spotted, racing for Conn.

Before we switch to reporters stationed at supermarkets, where customers have stripped the shelves bare, and at public works staging areas, where battalions of snowplow and sand truck drivers are gathering in a scene reminiscent of the D-Day...