Yale exhibit commemorates plight of Japanese-Americans interned during World War II

There are many dates on the calendar that commemorate historic events, but the Japanese-American internment “Day of Remembrance,” this Friday, Feb. 19, is not among the most well known.



Novelist Tamara Valentine reads from "What the Waves Know" Tuesday in Westerly

Rhode Island resident and author Tamara Valentine reads from her debut novel, "What the Waves Know," Tuesday in Westerly's Artists' Cooperative Gallery.

Goodspeed Musicals teams up with Hartford Symphony

Hartford Symphony Orchestra and Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate 70 years of Tony Award-winning music at a concert event on Saturday, Feb. 20.


From the Whaler Cafe: Snowy days call for fresh, hot soup

The second semester is moving along nicely, and the learning objective for the semester has been set.


Love on a dark and stormy night

Love is an arsonist. You never know when it will sneak up on you and set your heart on fire.

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.



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


Newlyweds who took things slow love their life together

DEAR ABBY: I am a 34-year-old male who reads your column regularly.

Teen’s heart aches for young cousin in midst of melodrama

DEAR ABBY: I am 18 and in my sophomore year of college.

Parenting at ex’s house is an issue for new wife

DEAR ABBY: I am a divorced father who has recently remarried.

Best friend is ready for more than a simple kiss goodnight

DEAR ABBY: “Roger” and I have been seeing each other for two years. (We are both 50.)

Wedding cast of characters reflects turbulent history

DEAR ABBY: My son, “Chad,” is being married in June to “Jenny,” a girl his sister “Madison” introduced him to.

Stepson with addicted mom must learn that she is sick

DEAR ABBY: My stepson just turned 7. My husband was granted custody because the mother was declared unfit due to her drug abuse.

Parents supporting adult son are doing him no favors

DEAR ABBY: Nine years ago I married a man who has a son from a previous marriage.


Your stars - Feb. 14

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your emotions in check and don’t take on a task that is beyond your capabilities.