| May 4, 2015
| 7:33 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.
In the letters, the man who would write The...
| May 4, 2015
| 7:46 AM
The search continued Monday for two middle school children last seen boarding a bus Saturday to go to Venice Beach.
Ashley Montes, 12, and Timothy Reed, 14, were last seen boarding a bus en route to Venice Beach about 4 p.m. near Mark Twain Middle...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 11:57 AM
HARTFORD — Police have a description of a man who went on a glass-smashing vandalism spree at more than half a dozen locations, including the Mark Twain House and Museum, along Farmington Avenue overnight Wednesday into Thursday.
| Mar 5, 2015
| 9:29 AM
If you are 18 or older, you might want to get yourself over to the Mark Twain House & Museum Saturday night. It will be anything but a staid evening at the renowned author's house thanks to the comedic singing duo the Reformed Whores.
If Tenacious D and...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:37 AM
The Hartford baseball team have announced the top 10 names to be voted on to name the new team. Fans can now vote for their three favorites at http://www.hartfordplaysball2016.com. On March 11 a final five will be announced with the contestants who...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:41 PM
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.
| Apr 5, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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.
| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:57 AM
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...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:17 AM
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-...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 10:06 AM
"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...