Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist’s London home


When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera “Coronation Street.”

Coldplay's latest video criticized for portrayal of India

British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images

Chelsea Players announce auditions

The Chelsea Players will hold auditions for “Talking With,” a series of monologues for women, on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 10 and 11.

Cam’s dreamy ‘Burning House’ ignites her career

Northern California-born country singer Cam turned a bad dream about an ex-boyfriend into a song that made her musical dream come true.

Lady Gaga to pay tribute to David Bowie at Grammys

Iconic rock provocateur David Bowie will be feted by another artist known for pushing the boundaries of genre, gender and beyond: Lady Gaga.

Books for children - Feb. 7

Book recommendations for young readers

Pope Francis answers questions from children in new book

“Dear Pope Francis,” 10-year-old Mohammed begins, “Will the world be again as it was in the past?”

Publisher’s Weekly bestsellers - Feb. 7

Publisher’s Weekly’s top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books

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A starman waiting in the sky

The week after David Bowie’s death on Jan. 10, staff at a local radio station called Studio Brussels said they, along with Belgian astronomers at MIRA Public Observatory in Grimbergen, Belgium, registered a new constellation in his honor.

Rick’s List: Boring Food-as-Entertainment edition

I suppose there are worse habits. But it’s still a bit disconcerting how many different shows we regularly devour on The Food Network.

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Upcoming concerts and shows

The Cult — April 3 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 5; $40, $50

Shawn Mendes — Aug. 19 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 6; $35

Dave Matthews Band — June 11 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at noon Feb. 19; $20.50-$85

Salt-N-Pepa, Coolio, more — April 29 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $60-$100

Coldplay — July 30 at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 5; $29.50-$179.50

Brantley Gilbert — June 3 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 5; $30.75-$55.50

Barenaked Ladies — June 25 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 5; $37-$77

Kim Richey — April 27 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $25