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Mark Twain

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  • 'Color of Justice' Doc At Twain House

    'Color of Justice' Doc At Twain House
    "The Color of Justice," a CPTV documentary about the disproportionate number of nonwhite youths in the Connecticut juvenile justice system, will be shown on Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave. in Hartford, in an...
  • Book Events: B.J. Novak At Twain House; 'Still Alice' Discussion

    Book Events: B.J. Novak At Twain House; 'Still Alice' Discussion
    Mark Twain's international travels and what they taught him will be explored in the spring series of free talks and readings called "The Trouble Begins at 5:30" at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. The events complement the...
  • McAuliffe visits Mark Twain School in Niles

    State Rep. Michael McAuliffe visited a Niles elementary school recently, inviting students to ask him questions about his job as a legislator. The visit took place Feb. 11 at Mark Twain School, 9401 N. Hamlin Ave. McAuliffe visited three classrooms where...
  • School part of Great Kindness Challenge

    School part of Great Kindness Challenge
    "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." Third-grader Lily Miller chose this Mark Twain quote to write on a sentence strip during Sagemont Lower School's participation in the Great Kindness Challenge. It was part of a...
  • Alleged Mark Twain grave plaque bandit revealed

    Alleged Mark Twain grave plaque bandit revealed
    Daniel M. Ruland, 32, of Elmira, N.Y., has been arrested and charged in the theft of Mark Twain's plaque from his grave. The plaque, which bears Mark Twain's likeness, was reported missing on Jan. 2. It had been mounted high on a 12-foot-tall grave...
  • Budget Cuts, Changes Worry Arts Leaders

    Budget Cuts, Changes Worry Arts Leaders
    HARTFORD — State funding for the arts has been reduced by more than $3 million and reconfigured with few arts and cultural leaders knowing how much — if anything — they will receive in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. A...
  • Gift ideas for the book lover

    Gift ideas for the book lover
    Shopping for the book lover in your life doesn't necessarily mean taking a trip to your local bookstore. Here are some book-related gift ideas for the literary-minded person on your holiday shopping list. If Big Brother is watching you, the least you...
  • Hal Holbrook: A 90th Birthday To Remember In Hartford

    Hal Holbrook: A 90th Birthday To Remember In Hartford
    It was a 90th birthday to remember for iconic film and stage actor Hal Holbrook Tuesday as he entertained a nearly sold-out audience at the Bushnell with his award-winning "Mark Twain Tonight!" show, gathering up gifts and good wishes including...
  • 'Better Call Saul' takes deep, funny dive into American life as seen from backroom of nail parlor

    'Better Call Saul' takes deep, funny dive into American life as seen from backroom of nail parlor
    He lives and works in the cramped, cinder-block back room of a nail and waxing salon in an Albuquerque, N.M., strip mall. He drives a car so trashed-out, junky-looking and old that it's impossible to determine its make. And he practices law from the...
  • 'Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey' At Real Art Ways

    'Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey' At Real Art Ways
    “Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey” is a documentary directed by Scott Teems about the actor who has spent the last 60 years portraying Mark Twain on stage, traveling to all 50 states and internationally. The film will be shown in one...
  • Hal Holbrook Celebrates 90th Birthday In Hartford

    Hal Holbrook Celebrates 90th Birthday In Hartford
    The 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...