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  • New Mark Twain Writings Found In California

    New Mark Twain Writings Found In California
    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...
  • Search continues for two children last seen boarding bus in Venice

    Search continues for two children last seen boarding bus in Venice
    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...
  • Police Describe Suspect In Hartford Vandalism Spree

    Police Describe Suspect In Hartford Vandalism Spree
    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. Police looked...
  • Reformed Whores Bringing Sassy Wit, Saucy Songs To Twain House

    Reformed Whores Bringing Sassy Wit, Saucy Songs To Twain House
    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...
  • Hartford Baseball Team: The Stories Behind The Names Up For Vote

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...