Michael Bradford directs 'Waiting for Lefty'

From Feb. 23 to March 5, Connecticut Repertory Theatre in Storrs will present "Waiting for Lefty," which will be the first play directed by new artistic director Michael Bradford, of New London.

Review: ECSO concert culminates with stunning Rachmaninoff

Saturday night's concert by the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra featured, as its opening and closing numbers, two well-loved works from the romantic repertoire, with more idiosyncratic offerings occupying the program's interior positions.

Music review: Ryan Adams delivers fresh songs and heartaches

Music Review: From the days when he exploded out of North Carolina with the alt-country band Whiskeytown to his growth into 1 of Americana's great songwriters, Ryan Adams has always floated just below superstar status

Listen up: Here are 8 audiobooks worth your time

Been meaning to read Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad” or perhaps Alice Hoffman’s “Faithful” but just haven’t had the time? Some of last year’s best books were also wonderful audiobooks, whose readers captured the emotion,...

Tove Lo, from out of nowhere

A few years ago, Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo was trying to get her life going. Her solo career was in its formative stages, which is a polite way of saying nothing was really happening. One night, drunk at a birthday party where she knew no one, she jumped onstage and sung with the band. This...

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See one, do one, teach one

So much of medical education is based on the following dictum: "see one, do one, teach one." Drawing blood. Lancing an abscess. Suturing a laceration. Sticking a needle into the jugular vein. Like most doctors in training, I saw one,...

Never such snows in the memory of man

If you endure rather than enjoy New England winters, turn up the thermostat and grab a mug of hot coffee while you read this story of two epic winters.

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Upcoming concerts and shows

Lady Gaga — Nov. 10 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 20; $49-$399

The Impractical Jokers — July 29 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 17; $52-$64.75

Aaron Lewis — May 28 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $49-$69

Jane Monheit — April 20 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $48

Graham Parker — May 4 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $35-$38

Future, Migos, more — May 20 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 17; $26-$89.50

Luke Bryan — May 13 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 17; $34.25-$83