From ‘Jessie’ to ‘Ricki,’ Rick Springfield keeps it fresh


Rocker-actor-writer Rick Springfield was already onto his second phase of American stardom when his 1981 single “Jessie’s Girl” went into heavy radio rotation.

Kevin Bacon announcement breaks box office record at Hartford Stage

Tuesday’s announcement that Kevin Bacon will star in the stage premiere of “Rear Window” at Hartford Stage has ticket sales sizzling.

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How I spent my summer vacation

Part three in a series on life after a breast cancer diagnosis at age 31.On June 3 I began three months and six days (but who’s counting?) of chemotherapy, to take place every other week until Sept. 9. I began with four rounds of...

The naked truth about medicine

Some years ago, my son Dillon attended Bard College, a very liberal arts college where, apparently, clothing is optional.

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