Musicians perform for food charities


Glenn Dewell and Friends, with special guests Mark Cutler and John Juxo DiTommaso, will host a fundraiser to benefit the groups Why Hunger and the Shoreline Soup Kitchen, 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 29.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS


Seeking the state, in 50 objects

In advance of its upcoming exhibition “Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories,” the Connecticut Historical Society invites the public to suggest objects that help illustrate the state.


Community forum to consider mental wellness issues

Stress and anxiety are as much a part of 21st-century life as email and cell phones, yet far harder to master than dialing a number or typing a note.

COLUMNS

So much for bedside manner ...

Modesty goes out the window in the hospital

Calling all organic farmers

It continues to be one of the hottest foodie and gardening trends: the quest to know where your food is grown and how.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Tickets are on sale for shows and concerts around the region

Train, The Fray - June 21 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 24; $55, $75

Mötley Crüe - Aug. 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 23; $79, $99

New Kids On The Block - June 12 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 31; $59.50, $99.50

Weird Al Yankovic - June 6 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 30; $55

Impractical Jokers - May 2 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 23; $40-$65

Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa - June 26 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 23; $20-$62.75

DEAR ABBY

Husband hopes wife is willing to spice up their love life

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for quite a while, and our intimate life became monotonous and unimaginative a long time ago.

Woman isn’t really attracted to the man of her dreams

DEAR ABBY: I am considered to be a quite attractive professional dancer here in Las Vegas.

Shoeless dad wants slippers inside his daughters’ homes

DEAR ABBY: We have a couple of daughters who have told us we must take off our shoes if we visit them (and our beautiful grandchildren).

Mom says dollhouse built with love isn’t up to code

DEAR ABBY: My 7-year-old granddaughter, “Kelly,” wanted a dollhouse for Christmas.

Teen, family grasp for answers following best friend’s suicide

DEAR ABBY: My 15-year-old daughter's best friend took her life today. My daughter is devastated. As a parent, I don't know what to do. I'm afraid to go to bed this evening because I want her to fall asleep before me. It hurts not...

New desk comes with a view co-worker would like to avoid

DEAR ABBY: I like my job a lot, but I have recently been assigned a different desk.

Readers share many reasons for choosing to be cremated

DEAR ABBY: I just finished the letter from “Plotting and Planning in Arizona” (Oct. 5), regarding why cremation is so popular.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - Jan. 28

AQUARIUS: Keep a close watch over your possessions, important relationships and how others treat you.