DJ Khaled takes to the Mohegan Sun Arena stage

DJ Khaled performs

He’s been nominated for two Grammy Awards and has released 10 studio albums in which he raps as well as produces.

Chestnut Hill series presents Brahms program Friday

The Chestnut Hill concert series continues Friday at the Kate in Old Saybrook with a program of Brahms piano trios.

Santana performs Saturday at Mohegan Sun

Mexican born guitarist Carlos Santana performs during a free concert on the steps of the Angel of Independence monument, in Mexico City, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana brings his band to the Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday.

Metal acts converge on 33 Golden Street for Saturday show

Representing a variety of metal and hard rock styles, four bands will perform Saturday in New London at 33 Golden Street.

Streaming tip: Neil Finn records new album in real time on Facebook

Songwriter Neil Finn is streaming live recording sessions weekly in August -- and the final will in fact be a live recording of a new solo album.

Book tip: "Al Franken, Giant of the Senate" is a great read

Book tip Al Franken, Giant of the Senate After he became a U.S. senator in 2009, Al Franken had to curb the comedy instincts he honed at humor meccas like “Saturday Night Live.” Fortunately, now that he’s taken seriously as a politician, he has brought back...

CD tip: Steven Wilson's concise "To the Bone" his latest mastepiece

Turning his focus to sophisticated pop, prog visionary Steven Wilson has created another masterpiece with "To the Bone."

A king in peril: Flock Theatre stages "Richard II"

Flock Theatre has staged many Shakespeare works over the years, but here is a first: the New London-based troupe will perform “Richard II.” The production will run this weekend and next in the Connecticut College Arboretum, along with a Wednesday show at Mystic Seaport. It...

$28.75 charge to visit Elvis' grave during vigil upsets fans

Fans wait in line outside Graceland, Elvis Presley's Memphis home, on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. Fans from around the world are at Graceland for the 40th anniversary of his death. Presley died Aug. 16, 1977.(AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

$28.75 charge to visit Presley's grave during candlelight vigil upsets fans

Reducers honored Friday with film, tribute band

On Friday in the Hygienic Art Park, a tribute to iconic local band The Reducers takes place with a screening of a documentary film and a performance of many of the band's songs.




George Washington: 18th-century road warrior

George Washington had a low opinion of the quality of early American roads, and he would know because he bumped and bounced down so many of them. Not only were the roads bad, but maps were often nonexistent; in the Carolinas he sometimes had to draw...

rick's list - Behind Great Quotes Edition

Where do you suppose René Descartes was when he uttered his immortal "Cogito ergo sum"? History suggests the phrase was first made public in text as part of Descartes' "Discourse on Method." But something THAT profound...