David Cassidy reveals he has dementia

David Cassidy, best known as the well-coiffed heartthrob who starred in the 1970s series "The Partridge Family," watched his family members succumb one by one to dementia.

Playwright who inspired 'Moonlight' wins PEN award

The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization

"Game of Thrones" music in high-tech concert

Ramin Djawadi just might be a good luck charm for TV shows. He is the composer for “Game of Thrones,” which is, of course, a massive hit and pop-culture phenomenon.

Book tip: 'Lessons from the Pack' is a pleasure for dog fans

This isn't a book that'll change your world, but for dog fans (count me among them), it's like a warm hug.

Seuss on the loose at Cat in the Hat Ball

That beloved children's author Dr. Seuss (or Theodor Geisel, which is Dr. Seuss's real name) is feted every year at this time in the Cat in the Hat Ball hosted by Mitchell College's Education Department.

East Lyme Puppetry Project hosts a marionette version of 'Hansel and Gretel'

Tanglewood Marionettes have become staples at East Lyme Puppetry Project performances. The group whose previous performances here included “Sleeping Beauty” and “Cinderella” will return on Sunday for a production of “Hansel and Gretel.”

CD tip: Melancholy pop duo Blackfield rebounds in a big way

CD Tip Blackfield V Blackfield Pink Floyd and the Moody Blues were/are two acts that, regardless of whether they were writing angry rock songs or emotional balladry, managed to drape everything in a delicious shroud of lush melancholy. While Blackfield...

Subdudes, Marcia Ball share bill at Garde

Gulf Coast musical titans Marcia Ball and the Subdudes will celebrate Mardi Gras in a double-bill concert Thursday in New London's Garde Arts Center.

Nick Walker entertains Thursday on The Day's 'Live Lunch Break' in Telegraph Records

Portland, Maine, singer-songwriter Nick Walker will perform songs from his debut album, "The Void and You," in a special late-winter episode of The Day's "Live Lunch Break" concert series.

Annual Pete Seeger Tribute concert takes place Friday at All Souls in New London

Several of the area's top acoustic musicians perform Friday in New London as part of the annual Pete Seeger Tribute Concert. This year's show benefits START FRESH, an organization devoted to refugee resettlement efforts arising from conflicts in Syria.




See one, do one, teach one

So much of medical education is based on the following dictum: "see one, do one, teach one." Drawing blood. Lancing an abscess. Suturing a laceration. Sticking a needle into the jugular vein. Like most doctors in training, I saw one,...

Never such snows in the memory of man

If you endure rather than enjoy New England winters, turn up the thermostat and grab a mug of hot coffee while you read this story of two epic winters.