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BITS AND TIPS

COLUMNS

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.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Kenney Chesney — May 13 and 14 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 12; $95, $125

Nick Cannon and Howie Mandel — April 9 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 12; $35, $55

Lady Antebellum — Aug. 12 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 12; $75-$150

Tony Bennett — April 1 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 15; $39, $59

Rob Schneider — Oct. 8 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $32

Halsey — Aug. 4 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale now; $30

Judy Collins — June 17 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $75, $78

Loudon Wainwright — April 21 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $37

Dead & Company — June 28 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 13; $40-$149.50

Ray Lamontagne — June 24 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. March 4; $29.50-$69.50