Former SEAL team THREE member signs copies of memoir at Mohegan Sun


Author and former Navy SEAL team THREE member Kevin Lacz signs copies of his new book at a luncheon Thursday at the Michael Jordan Steakhouse in Mohegan Sun.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS


Watch the Oscars like a star

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold a fundraising benefit on Oscar night, Sunday, Feb. 26.

FOOD

A visit to Caffe NV is an any-time triumph

Caffe NV in Waterford continues to excel with a creative menu based around Mediterranean comfort food, and the warm service and atmosphere help create a reliably good time.

COLUMNS

Lessons learned could fill a book

“Mistakes build character.” My mother told me that a lot.

Rick’s List: Random Email Notifications Edition

Pundit longs for variety in congratulatory email blasts

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Amy Schumer — March 2 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $54-$134

Ja Rule, Ashanti — Feb. 17 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $55-$70

U2 — June 25 at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 17; $75-$285

Green Day — Aug. 29 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $30-$89.50

Big Sean — April 7 at Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13; $49.50

Kiefer Sutherland — Feb. 19 at Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center; tickets on sale at noon Jan. 14; $75

DEAR ABBY

Learn to manage anger before exploding at kids

DEAR ABBY: I am a 23-year-old woman, and I know I should have a lot more patience than I do right now.

Mom and ex at loggerheads over daughter’s cellphone

DEAR ABBY: I bought my 11-year-old daughter a cellphone.

Photo of mom in body bag infuriates grieving daughter

DEAR ABBY: My mother passed away in my home almost exactly a year ago.

Sister worries hotel plans might insult rest of family

DEAR ABBY: My sister and her family recently moved out of state after having lived near our family all her life.

Shy guy needs some help putting best foot forward

DEAR ABBY: My friend “Russ” is a sweet, quiet, reserved guy with a goofy side.

High school friend turned enemy continues her attacks

DEAR ABBY: I need your help in dealing with an old “frenemy.”

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - Jan. 19

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Find new ways to use your knowledge, experience and skills ...