| Oct 15, 2009
Captain Lou Albano, who became one of the most recognized professional wrestlers of the 1980s after appearing in Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" music video, died Wednesday. He was 76.
Albano, whose real name was Louis Vincent Albano, died...
| Mar 24, 1985
Early in "the session," the 45 artists began singing the chorus:
We are the world
We are the children
We are the ones who make a brighter day
So, let's start giving.
. . . And to their horror, many of the men discovered that the key was far too...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
If you still think of Cyndi Lauper as the rainbow-haired, helium-voiced pop music confection who defined ’80s girl power with tunes like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “She Bop” — well, you’re partially right....
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"The deal was, 'When you don't want to do it anymore, you say so,'" Cyndi Lauper says of her teen son's participation in her new reality show. "I didn't want to serve my kid up on a silver platter -- because he's my baby. He was my baby. Before you know...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The best parties in Chicago don’t all take place in the summer — just most of them.
But if you’re getting early stages of cabin fever and don’t feel like you can spend another weekend in your sweatpants, there is the...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:38 AM
Every year I dread New Year's Eve--the crazy cover charges, the pressure, the indecision, etc. I want this year to be different, and I don't want to end it alone. Isn't this the biggest party night of the year? Aren't people happy the world didn't end...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Cafe Nine, 250 State St. New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com, 9 p.m., $15. Cafe Nine will have music, a buffet and champagne toasts.
Il Monticello, 577 S. Broad St. Meriden, (203) 265-3553, ilmonticello.com, 8:15 p.m.-1:15 a.m., $45. The Annual...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:23 PM
For Brett D. Hellerman, CEO of Wood Creek Capital Management LLC in New Haven, buying one of the most prominent independent record companies is a coup for several reasons, not least a partnership with a revered Hollywood legend.
Wood Creek's purchase...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The Hampton Roads summertime concert calendar continues to fill at an accelerating pace. In recent days, we've learned about new shows by Cyndi Lauper, Styx, Chaka Khan, Matchbox Twenty with the Goo Goo Dolls, and Heart.
Here are details:
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:20 PM
WWE Presents Raw: Road to WrestleMania
$15-$95, 7:30 p.m., Mar. 15. Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main St., Bridgeport, websterbankarena.com
If you're ever having a bad day at the office and need to console yourself with someone else's on-the-clock...