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  • Best Place For Author Readings and Signings

    Best Place For Author Readings and Signings
    1) The Mark Twain House and Museum 351 Farmington Ave. Hartford (860) 247-0998 marktwainhouse.org   2) Hartford Public Library   3) West Hartford Public Library  
  • Documentary At Twain House: Samuel Clemens On The Lam

    Documentary At Twain House: Samuel Clemens On The Lam
    The documentary being shown on Thursday, April 16, at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford is called "88 Days in the Motherlode: Mark Twain Finds His Voice." It could easily have been called "Mark Twain on the Lam." The film tells the story of...
  • Eddie Murphy recibirá el máximo premio al humor de EEUU

    Eddie Murphy recibirá el máximo premio al humor de EEUU
    Eddie Murphy, famoso por sus monólogos humorísticos, sus películas de comedia y sus inicios en "Saturday Night Live", será reconocido con el máximo premio al humor de Estados Unidos en el Centro John F. Kennedy para las Artes Escénicas, se anunció el...
  • Eddie Murphy to receive top US humor prize at Kennedy Center

    Eddie Murphy, famous for his standup routines, films and his early breakout on "Saturday Night Live," will be awarded the nation's top prize for humor this year by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, officials said Thursday. Murphy, 54,...
  • Nevada newspaper where Mark Twain made his name is back in business

    Nevada newspaper where Mark Twain made his name is back in business
    One wonders what Mark Twain himself would make of the news: The Gold Rush-era newspaper for which he once penned stories and witticisms on frontier life as a fledgling journalist is once again in print after a decades-long hiatus. Following numerous...
  • Twain House Hosts Writers' Weekend

    Twain House Hosts Writers'  Weekend
    Registration is open for the Fourth Annual Writers' Weekend at The Mark Twain House & Museum. The event, which includes lectures, workshops, panels, readings, receptions and book signings with authors and playwrights, will take place April 17 to 19 at...
  • Local leaders talk about Islamic extremism

    Local leaders talk about Islamic extremism
    The World Affairs Council of Connecticut hosted a conversation on radical Islam, including the Islamic State and Boko Haram, at the Mark Twain House in Hartford on March 26. The moderator was Dr. Heidi Hadsell, president of the Hartford Seminary and...
  • Kim Jong-Il, Plato Topics Of Book Talks; Free Poetry Readings

    Kim Jong-Il, Plato Topics Of  Book Talks; Free Poetry Readings
    Wednesday is April Fool's Day, but the subject of a talk at 7 p.m. at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, while outrageous, is no hoax. Author Paul Fischer will give a free Book/Mark talk about his nonfiction book, "A Kim Jong-...
  • Twain's Travels and Impact On Writings Subject Of Exhibit

    Twain's Travels and Impact On Writings Subject Of  Exhibit
    "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's...
  • CLUE Tour: Whodunit At Twain House?

    CLUE Tour: Whodunit At Twain House?
    It's an adventure of murder, mayhem and merriement as the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, hosts a one-night-only CLUE tour using the various rooms (secret passageway, conservatory, billiards room and more) of the Twain house as...
  • Time-travel play comes to McAninch Theatre

    Time-travel play comes to McAninch Theatre
    Travel back in time with Mark Twain, Merlin and King Arthur this weekend. The Acting Company presents "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" at 8 p.m. March 21 in the Belushi Auditorium Theater at the College of DuPage. It's the Company's...