| 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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:06 AM
If you haven't had your fill of political debate and chatter, you can get a heaping helping when the Mark Twain House & Museum presents ultra-conservative Canadian author, recording artist and rights activist Mark Steyn in conversation with award-...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:11 AM
A new month and that means new weekend opportunities for Hartford and beyond holiday events and more begin to fill up the calendar.
There is no more cherished holiday tradition in Hartford than the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Festival of Trees and...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:46 AM
"Mark Twain: A Thanksgiving Visit" a one-man performance which was scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 29 and 3 p.m. Nov. 30 at Anam Cara Farm in South Whitehall Township has been cancelled until further notice.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Hartford residents are invited to tour the Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., for free on Saturday, Nov. 22, when the house will be decorated for the holidays; and on Monday, Jan. 19, the Martian Luther King, Jr. holiday. ID is required....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:34 AM
In 2003, Azar Nafisi dazzled the world with "Reading Lolita in Tehran." It's the Iran-born author's passionate exploration of literature and intellectual freedom told through the story of brave women who secretly read and discussed American novels in...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:21 AM
“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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:53 PM
In regard to the Thomas Drago-Easton Area School Board debacle, a quote by Mark Twain sums it up best: "In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then He made school boards."
As a former teacher and administrator, I speak from...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Who I am
Ryan Patrick Sullivan from Crystal Lake.
One unique thing about me
I first fell in love with books when my Grandma Billie read me "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" when I was about 5. Her voice and Mark Twain's words filled my spongy brain...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:31 AM
The word of the night at the Mark Twain House & Museum Tuesday was "wicked" and it had nothing to do with Halloween.
The evening was a VIP reception for "Wicked" book author Gregory Maguire and "Wicked" musical composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz,...