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  • Free Admission AT Mark Twain

    Free Admission AT Mark Twain
    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....
  • Urban League, Mark Twain Galas, POSH Sale Highlight CT Weekend

    Urban League, Mark Twain Galas, POSH Sale Highlight CT Weekend
    If you are feeling a bit tired this week, don’t blame it all on Daylight Savings Time and the change in the clocks. It could be there is just so much to do! And that includes the upcoming weekend that features a couple of galas, a tony tag sale,...
  • '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...
  • Mark Twain said it best about school boards

    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...
  • Reader of the Week: Ryan Patrick Sullivan

    Reader of the Week: Ryan Patrick Sullivan
    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...
  • La Cañada History: 'Mark Twain' casts his vote at Crescenta-Cañada YMCA

    La Cañada History: 'Mark Twain' casts his vote at Crescenta-Cañada YMCA
    Ten Years Ago Sport Chalet officials in La Cañada announced the local sporting goods chain would expand into Arizona during 2005, opening four stores in the greater Phoenix area. Twenty Years Ago The La Cañada High School varsity football team, led by...
  • Guests Dressed For Circus Theme At Mark Twain Gala

    Guests Dressed For Circus Theme At Mark Twain Gala
    If you had a yen for sideshow freaks, fortune tellers, guys with whips and all the popcorn and cotton candy you could stuff into yourself, the place to be Saturday was The Hartford Club for the Mark Twain House & Museum's "The Greatest Gala on Earth."...
  • 'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain

     'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain
    Hal Holbrook has performed the one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for 60 years, earning a 1966 Tony Award and later an Emmy nomination for the CBS telecast. He's crisscrossed America, playing big cities and small towns in all 50 states, as well as 20...
  • Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads

    Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads
    Summer is a quintessential time for reading. For kids, it entertains and inspires, nurtures imagination and creativity, and helps bridge the gap between school years. It's probably a safe bet that Printers Row Journal readers well remember childhood...
  • Vacationing in the U.S. this summer? Check out these festivals

    Vacationing in the U.S. this summer? Check out these festivals
    Those planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of festivals and fairs to enjoy in various parts of the country this year. Here are more than a dozen events –- but just some of what’s on tap for the summer — arranged...
  • Review: 'The Republic of Imagination' of Azar Nafisi

    Review: 'The Republic of Imagination' of Azar Nafisi
    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...