| Feb 16, 2015
| 10:01 AM
"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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 6:51 AM
"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...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2015
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:47 AM
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:08 AM
Given the fact that, nowadays, even best-selling authors have all the public visibility of sewer workers, it's difficult to realize that, at one point in our history, ordinary people not only knew who celebrated writers were but could actually be...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Some time between Christmas and New Year's, someone visited Mark Twain's grave in Elmira, N.Y. Instead of showing their respects, they pried off a plaque with the likeness of the writer who died 105 years ago.
Twain, born Samuel Clemens in 1835, is...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 1:03 PM
He was America's first stand-up comedian and the most famous man in the world in his time.
The story of Mark Twain's life was recently presented by Matt Klauza at the Glades Road Branch Library in Boca Raton.
Twain, the author of 28 novels and 100...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Former WFSB reporter and Emmy award winner Dan Kain has been named to the board of trustees of the Mark Twain House and Museum.
Kain, who worked for 25 of his 46 year long television career at the Rocky Hill-based station, was one of several people...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Laura Skandera Trombley isn't afraid of starting a good public tussle. Her books on how women helped shape the life of Mark Twain, America's greatest literary celebrity, have sparked controversy among scholars.
The Pitzer College president, named...