Rob Ruggiero helms Goodspeed’s 'La Cage aux Folles'

Goodspeed audiences know director Rob Ruggiero for his sublime Opera House productions of some of the more serious and deeper works in the music-theater canon.

Books for children - July 5

Book recommendations for young readers

Flock’s ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ postponed

Flock Theatre’s production of Eugene O’Neill’s semi-biographical play, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” originally slated for August, has been postponed indefinitely.

Shania Twain brings tour to Mohegan Sun

Her tour — which comes to Mohegan Sun Arena Friday — is her first national tour in more than a decade

Ear Candy for the Soul guests on Thursday's 'Live Lunch Break' in Hygienic Art Park

The musical duo Ear Candy for the Soul, with guitarist ArleneWow! and violinist Dana Takaki, are guests on Thursday's 'Live Lunch Break' in Hygienic Art Park.

Living Colour performs Friday in Wolf Den

New York City's hard rock/funk band, Living Colour, is touring and will do a free show Friday in the Mohegan Sun Wolf Den.

Jazz pianist Johnny O'Neal brings his Trio to the Side Door on Friday

Jazz pianist Johnny O'Neal brings his Trio to the Side Door on Friday.

Hygienic to stream Grateful Dead show with live McLovins music

On Saturday, Hygienic Art will stream the Grateful Day's "Fare Thee Well" concert from Chicago. Connecticut jam band The McLovins will open the evening with a live performance.

Def Leppard headlines Sunday Mohegan Sun Bill with Styx and Tesla

Eighties rockers Def Leppard perform Sunday in the Mohegan Sun Arena with seventies rockers Styx and nineties rockers Tesla. Rock!

Kick it out: Heart at Foxwoods

It's been a good run recently for the Wilsons. Heart had its first top-10 album in 20 years with 2010's "Red Velvet Car," which they followed with 2012's "Fanatic" and the Wilsons' autobiography. In 2013, Heart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall.




Enthralled by the wood thrush

There is a place where cool streams flow and the sweet scent of ferns is strong. It is in precisely such tranquil places that the unobtrusive wood thrush retreats from human commotion.

‘It looks suspicious’: Breast cancer at 31

My breast cancer story began like that of so many other women — I noticed a lump.