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December 31, 2018

Here’s a look at events in the coming weeks and months.

COMEDY

Schneider, for ‘Real’

Hollywood actor and comedian Rob Schneider, who was on a multi-day day tour in December on the Korean peninsula performing comedy for members of the U.S. forces, will be doing stand-up at Foxwoods Fox Theater at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., on Friday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. The “SNL” alum and star of the film “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo” created and stars in the Netflix docu-series “Real Rob,” which focuses on the day-to-day hijinks of Schneider’s life. $36. 860-312-3000, foxwoods.com

MUSIC

Latino pioneer

Latino punk pioneer (The Nuns) and cow punk icon (True Believers) Alejandro Escovedo is on the road in support of his latest album, “The Crossing,” and will be stopping at Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne, 70 Sanford St., on Saturday, Jan. 26, 7:45 p.m. “The Crossing” is about that journey: searching, but not necessarily finding, eyes and ears open all the way. “This says more about me than any of my records without it being a record about me,” Alejandro said in a news release. It was recorded in an Italian farm house near Mogdliana, Italy, and features his collaborator and co-songwriter Don Antonio with his band. Don Antonio has backed numerous American acts in Europe but this is their first tour of the U.S. $48. 203-259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org

Bowzer bash is back

Bowzer, of Sha-Na-Na fame, will be hosting his “Bowzer’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Volume XVIII” at the Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Sunday, Jan. 20, at 3 p.m. On the bill are Little Anthony & The Imperials, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Jay Siegel’s Tokens, Freddie “Boom Boom” Cannon, The Chiffons, The Harptones, Kathy Young, Johnny Contardo, Bowzer & The Stingrays, Rocky & The Rollers, along with special guest NYC 9/11 firefighter Frank Pizarro. $35, $25. 888-226-7711, mohegansun.com

STAGE

A fun farce

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” an uproarious hit and the most-nominated show of the 2014 Broadway season, will be on stage at the Warner Theatre, 68 Main St., Torrington, Saturday, Feb. 2-Sunday, Feb. 10. With 10 Tony nominations and four wins, including Best Musical, Book, Direction and Costumes, it also earned seven Drama Desk Awards (including Best Musical), four Outer Critics Circle Awards (including Best Musical) and one Drama League Award (Best Musical). 860-489-7180, warnertheatre.org

TALKS

Woodward’s ‘Fear’

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward will offers an inside look into the Trump presidency when he appears at New Haven’s College Street Music Hall, 238 College St., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m. Woodward, who will base his talk on his latest book, “Fear: Trump in the White House,” recently told technical.ly/philly: “I’ve done this around the country and when you listen to the questions, there’s one thing that jumps out: People are deeply concerned about where this country is going. Not just the politics of it but the economy and the whole decision-making process in the Trump White House. He doesn’t have a team, he doesn’t have a strategy. So, keep your seat belts on. And maybe get a shoulder harness.” $55-$20. 203-867-2000, collegestreetmusichall.com

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