ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" - Season 30 - Week Eight

Dancing with the Stars alum Kaitlyn Bristowe will be on the stage when the live show comes to Mohegan Sun this Friday and Saturday.

We recommend checking with the venues prior to attending to confirm COVID protocols or for potential cancelations or postponements.

Thu., Jan. 13–Sun., Feb. 6

Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous — This joyous journey of discovery tells the story of four African American women in their 20s, 40s and 60s who each have a unique perspective on feminism, art and activism. $30–$100. Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford, 860-527-5151

Fri., Jan. 14–Sat., Jan. 15

Dancing with the Stars Live — ABC’s dance-competition show brings an all-new production featuring fan-favorite numbers from the show and new routines choreographed specifically for the live show, from the Foxtrot to salsa. 7:30 p.m. $45. Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville

Sun., Jan. 16

Reza’s Edge of Illusion — The illusionist and magician’s rock concert-like show is filled with “fantastic feats and tricks that will blow one’s mind.” 4:30 p.m. $45–$55. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road, Ridgefield, 203-438-5795

Tue., Jan. 18–Sun., Feb. 6

Fires in the Mirror — In 1993, playwright Anna Deavere Smith performed her oral history play about the Crown Heights, Brooklyn, riots of 1991 at Long Wharf Theatre. Now, Smith brings the celebrated work back, with a new production directed by Nicole Brewer. See website for showtimes and tickets. Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, 203-787-4282

Postponed

Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s From The New World — Originally scheduled for Jan. 14–16, this concert has been postponed to a date to be determined. Previously purchased tickets will be honored at that time. — Featuring the Anton Dvořák symphony plus works by two African American composers of the early 20th century, Florence Price (Concerto in One Movement for Piano) and William Grant Still (Darker America). $35–$68. The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts Belding Theater, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, 860-987-5900

Ongoing

Through Jan. 23

The Way Sisters: Miniaturists of the Early Republic — A new exhibition presents the story and art of Mary Way (1769–1833) and Elizabeth (Way) Champlain (1771–1825), two sisters and artists from New London who were among the earliest professional women artists working in the U.S. The women created collaged and painted portraits that pushed the boundaries of miniatures as an art form, while serving to expand gender roles for women. Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams St., New London, 860-443-2545

Through Jan. 31

Mummies of the World — This traveling exhibition is the largest collection of real mummies (40) and artifacts (85) ever assembled. The assemblage includes ancient mummies from South America, Europe and ancient Egypt, dating as far back as 4,500 years. Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, 860-520-2160

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Through Jan. 31

Seasons by Thomas Adkins — An exhibit of recent works by the Southbury landscape painter showing plein-air paintings of rural northwestern Connecticut scenes that capture his imagination, as well as works from trips to Vermont and Monhegan Island and the Midcoast of Maine. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road (Route 202), New Milford, 860-354-3436