Story | Jan 15, 2015 | 7:08 AM
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Story | Jan 24, 2015The legendary Hal Holbrook has decided to celebrate his 90th birthday in Hartford on Feb. 17. In his mind, what better place to be than at The Mark Twain House & Museum, given that among his many Tony and Emmy award winning roles, his humorous and touching portrayal of Hartford's most famed author is among his favorites. "Mark Twain Tonight" features Holbrook, decked out in Twain's signature white suit, performing the solo show he started in 1954. The program, which benefits the Mark Twain House & Museum, will be held at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Holbrook, who grew up in South Weymouth, Mass., has been busy with lots of other projects besides his Mark Twain show, but was home and relaxing before hitting the road again when he Spilled the Beans with Java.
Story | Jan 14, 2015 | 5:20 AM
"Huck Finn's America: Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece" by Andrew Levy; Simon & Schuster (368 pages, $25) History repeats itself. There's nothing new under the sun. Some things never change. None of that sounds like a promising...
Story | Jan 5, 2015 | 4:13 PM
Story | Jan 5, 2015 | 3:02 PM
Police are investigating the theft of a bronze plaque from a monument at Mark Twain's gravesite in upstate New York. The superintendent of Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira said Monday the 12-by-12-inch likeness of the American writer was likely stolen between...