Internationally acclaimed photojournalist Khaled Hasan experiences America by way of New London

Photojournalist Khaled Hasan poses for a photo at his Waterford home (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

On almost any day of the week, Khaled Hasan can be found working at New London's Colman Street Subway shop. Dressed in his Subway uniform — a bright green shirt and visor — Hasan helps customers with their sandwich orders, asking them with a smile and through a thick Bangladeshi...

'Hamilton' star Leslie Odom, Jr., to headline Long Wharf gala

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Leslie Odom Jr.

HOLD FOR TICKET PRICES. "Hamilton" star Leslie Odom, Jr., and his five-piece band will perform pop and jazz standards, along with tunes from his Broadway roles, when Odom headlines Long Wharf Theatre's 2018 Gala on June 4. Odom, who won a Tony for playing Aaron Burr in the...

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. on joking around in the era of Trump

Roy Wood Jr. at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Comedian Roy Wood Jr. on why comedians are the "white blood cells of a sickened democracy"

MGMT's 'Little Dark Age' is off-kilter, challenging

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Music Review: Band MGMT delivers an off-kilter, challenging and very addictive album with "Little Dark Age"

The boys' club persists. Men can help tear it down.

That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together

In a few short months, the grass-roots #MeToo campaign has roared from a single tweet to a global movement. As women have called out predators from Hollywood to Silicon Valley to Congress, companies have rushed to fire up employee hotlines to out offenders. MBA programs have added ethics seminars...

A deliciously dark tale of paranoia and consumerism run amok

The Night Market

Jonathan Moore sets his new thriller in the near future, when San Francisco has become a hellhole of rampant street crime and consumerism run amok. For the populace, life is an endless round of compulsive and needless purchases, and the desperately covetous feed their habit by stealing. What's all...

Pop icon John Oates dives deep into American roots

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Music Review: The less celebrated half of 1970s pop duo Hall and Oates digs deep into American roots music on his latest record, but it's an honest album by an artist who isn't living in his formidable past

When indie rock goes Top 40: Portugal. The Man's unexpected crossover

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John Baldwin Gourley, of Portugal. The Man, performs at the 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honoring Fleetwood Mac at the Radio City Music Hall in January.

It’s not as if the bearded indie rockers with the quirky band name ever planned on being a Top 40 act.

Tuesday's Jimmy Webb show at The Kate has been postponed until March 20

The Jimmy Webb concert scheduled for Tuesday at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook has been postponed until March 20. Webb is recovering from the flu. All tickets to the sold-out show will be honored. For more information, contact 1-877-503-1286 or access...

Muti still on mission to honor original intent of Verdi

This Feb. 9, 2018 photo released by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra shows Riccardo Muti, standing right, during a rehearsal for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2018 Winter Tour at Carnegie Hall in New York. (Todd Rosenberg/Chicago Symphony Orchestra via AP)

Riccardo Muti is a man on a mission, intent on forcing singers, orchestras and young directors to honor the original intent of Giuseppe Verdi and other composers




I'm a sap for maple syrup

During a rainstorm the other day, I noticed a frog hopping across the street.

Rick's List — Sad but funny edition

I don't know how many Rick's Lists I've written. Hundreds, I suppose. They are theoretically humorous. Based on comments I receive, many people don't think so. That's okay. Humor is a subjective beast. I find all these lists funny to...


Upcoming shows and concerts

Keith Urban — Sept. 7 and 8, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $65-$105

Vance Joy — June 8, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 23; $40-$60

Jason Mraz — Aug. 4, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $39-$59

Devon Allman Project with Duane Betts — April 17 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $45-$48

Thirty Seconds to Mars — June 9 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $34.50-$104.50