Podcast tip: S-Town

Podcast tip S-Town S-Town, the latest serialized podcast from the producers of This American Life, began with an email from a listener to the tip inbox at the Chicago-based radio show. S-Town then grows into a tender and rhythmic portrait of an exceptional man living in a small...

Steve Winwood returns to Foxwoods Friday

Steve Winwood brings decades of hits from solo career through Traffic and Blind Faith to Foxwoods on Friday.

Throw the Goat plays 33 Golden on Friday

California punk-thrashers Throw the Goat entertain Friday in New London's 33 Golden Street.

The Fray hits Foxwoods for Sunday concert

Denver pop-rock hitmakers The Fray play Foxwoods' Grand Theater on Sunday.

Tritonal plays Shrine on Tuesday

Austin EMD duo Tritonal serves up the rhythm Tuesday at Shrine in Foxwoods.

Whiffenpoofs perform Wednesday at The Kate.

Yale's elite a cappella group the Whiffenpoofs will sing Wednesday at The Kate in Old Saybrook.

Book tip: Book looks at 'The Last True Hermit'

Book tip The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Michael Finkel Christopher Knight lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, stealing from seasonal cabins to get what he needed in food, clothes, books and batteries. That Knight survived...

Harp Day concert offered in New London

Well, this isn’t your same-ol’-same-ol’ concert. More than 40 harpists, ages 7 to 75, are gathering at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday for New England Harp Day. During the day, the harpists will attend workshops. Then, at 4 p.m., they’ll...

Eric Church does two nights of concerts at Mohegan Sun

This is called “getting your money’s worth.” Eric Church’s concerts tonight and Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena are reasonably priced for getting to see a star of Church’s outlaw-country stature. We’re talking $59 to $99, folks. But wait!...

ECSO ends 70th season with "Joy"

The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra’s 70th anniversary season is going out with a bang. The finale concert boasts Beethoven’s ever-popular Symphony No. 9, which features the “Ode to Joy” theme. Joining the orchestra for that number will be the esteemed...




'It's better when it's about people'

My current office is at the end of a hall that I share with cardiologists and gynecologists, the idea being to facilitate communication.

A well-seasoned set of concerts await ECSO fans

Today’s quiz: What does a symphony orchestra concert have in common with sex? Answer: As Oscar Wilde reportedly said of sex, “Some take it like the sacrament and some take it like tea.” Some folks yearn for...