Review: Elvis Costello pumps it up in Mohegan Sun concert

Costello was like a locomotive of rock, powering through classic song after song.

Members of Flock Theatre reflect on 25 years of Shakespeare in the Arboretum

Julie Butters (formerly Julie Rattey) was Clytemnestra in Euripides’ “Iphigenia at Aulis” in 2006. (Courtesy Flock Theatre)

Flock Theatre is marking quite a milestone this year: 25 years of performing Shakespeare plays in the Connecticut College Arboretum in New London.

Cuco goes from nerdy kid to indie-music hero and shatters Latino stereotypes

Omar Banos, known to fans as Cuco, will release his debut album,

In just three years, the laid-back and unassuming Cuco has gone from being a hidden jewel of the internet to an indie-music act so promising that he sparked a bidding war among record labels and walked away with a seven-figure deal from Interscope.

In Colson Whitehead's 'The Nickel Boys,' an idealistic black teen learns a harsh reality

Whitehead's new novel, impossibly overhyped because of the success of "The Underground Railroad," is in many ways a continuation of his reassessment of African American history.

‘BoJack Horseman’ creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg shines darkly in his debut book

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Creatures of habit

We learn by repetition. But no matter how much I learn, I seem to always forget more.

Rick's List — Plane-Towed Banner Edition

In the summer, especially on holidays like July 4th, Labor Day and National Humidity Day, when the beaches are packed with folks whose only focus is not on having fun but rather on stuff like where to get the best insurance deals, I always look...

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Upcoming concerts and shows

Twenty One Pilots — Oct. 17 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $74.75-$94.75

Nick Kroll — Sept. 28 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $40, $48

Anuel AA — Dec. 15 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday; $50.50-$140.50

Johnny A, Kasim Sulton — Oct. 3 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $40

Ray LaMontagne — Oct. 11 at Providence Performing Arts Center; tickets on sale now; $39.50-$99.50

Louie Anderson, Rita Rudner — Oct. 12 at Bushnell, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $39.50-$99.50