Kim Gordon is more than just a ‘Girl in a Band’


As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy clubs of New York and went mainstream with the help of MTV and Lollapalooza in the 1980s and 1990s.

Paris named host city for International Jazz Day 2015

Jazz musicians from around the world will gather this April in Paris for International Jazz Day.

Books for children - March 1

Book recommendations for young readers

New book tells story of Revolutionary War hero John Stark

His words grace New Hampshire’s license plates — “Live Free or Die” — yet most people outside New England would be hard-pressed to identify Gen. John Stark.

Tim Dorsey takes new novel on tour

Hilarious crime writer hits region behind his latest novel.

Live Lunch Break Flashback - Motion Radio

The Day's "Live Lunch Break" featured New London rock band Motion Radio.

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A doctor’s purpose, whittled down

Ever since I can remember, I have always loved building things.

Hills worth saving, for Pete’s sake

Friday Night Folk at All Souls, the region’s bastion of folk music to joyfully support social justice and outreach activities, has picked a truly local grassroots cause to honor at its second annual tribute to American folk icon and political...

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

A look at upcoming concerts and shows

Santana - Aug. 19 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 27; $39.50, $59.50

Jeff Ross - June 5 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 27; $30-$50

Jeff Foxworthy - April 24 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 27; $45, $65

Paul Anka - April 24 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $65

Frank Sinatra, Jr. - May 29 and 30 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $55

Louise Goffin - April 10 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $22

J. Cole, Big Sean - Aug. 8 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 27; $26-$80.75

Kid Rock, Foreigner - June 24 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $24