'Gomez-Peña Unplugged' at Conn College

Guillermo Gomez-Peña, a Mexican poet, playwright and performance artist, will perform his new spoken word monlogue, "Gomez-Peña Unplugged,” at 4:30 p.m. Monday in Connecticut College's Palmer Auditorium as part of the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology's Body and Technology...

Music Review: Krauss sings classic country on 'Windy City'

When it comes to selecting songs, Alison Krauss' aim is true

‘NoSleep Podcast’ puts horror where it belongs: In your head

“The NoSleep Podcast” is a weekly anthology of audio horror stories that scares its listeners the old-fashioned way. Spooky tales spring to life through theatrical storytelling, subtle production and taut writing. The online show has attracted fans who appreciate the podcast’s...

Big-city girl returns to the farm, armed with advice and antics

My (Not So) Perfect Life By Sophie Kinsella Dial. 448 pp. $28 --- A very old saw: "How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm/ After they've seen Paree?" That song once referred to U.S. soldiers sent overseas during World War I, but the sentiment works for anyone who...

Panic! at the Disco delighted capacity Sun crowd

American pop-rock band Panic! at the Disco delivered everything a capacity crowd could have wanted in a Friday show at the Mohegan Sun Arena




Aging mom has health issues but wants to stay in her home

DEAR ABBY: My father died four years ago, leaving my 69-year-old mother alone. My mother has health and mobility issues. Her house is large and has two stories, and it far exceeds her needs. The problem is that she's extremely...

A flying mouse? No, it's a brown creeper

If you ever see a small brown mouse climbing up a tree and then fly away, you might at first think you are hallucinating. Perhaps, you were half in your cups, tired from too much work, suffering from seasonal affect disorder or severe cabin fever?...