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  • Monster Mash: 'Other Desert Cities' movie; Michael Jackson museum

     
    A film version of the Jon Robin Baitz play "Other Desert Cities," currently on Broadway, is said to be in development. Questions surround the planned Michael Jackson museum in Gary, Ind., which remains unbuilt....
  • Lawmakers seek to honor Mark Twain

     
    So what if Mark Twain didn't think much of Congress. Lawmakers are seeking to honor Twain by creating a commemorative coin to raise money for organizations dedicated to preserving the author’s legacy....
  • May 8, 2011

    May 8, 2011
    Happy Mother's Day to all moms everywhere. Your job is harder now than ever before, what with all the so-called "role models" out there. I hope you have the strength and courage to reject them and just be yourself.     Stop by the Mark Twain House...
  • May 11, 2011

    May 11, 2011
    The Arab Spring has sprung. It's going to be interesting how all these countries in turmoil today shake out in the end. There's not a lot the U.S. can do about it, either. Ideally, I'd like to see representative democracy take over, but even that could be...
  • A Love-Chase playing at the Mark Twain House and Museum

    A Love-Chase playing at the Mark Twain House and Museum
    On Thanksgiving night, 1889, Samuel Clemens' three daughters performed a play called A Love-Chase, written by 17-year-old Susy, about what happens when three characters, Music (played by Susy, second from right), Art (Clara Clemens, left), and...
  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
  • May 20, 2011

    May 20, 2011
    If I thought the world was coming to an end Saturday, first thing this morning, I'd go to the Bentley/Rolls Royce dealership in Greenwich across from the train station and buy one of each. I would drive one and hook the other to the back with a tow bar. ...
  • Special Recognitions For Top Workplaces

    Employers won the following special awards for outstanding responses by their employees to each statement shown. LEADERSHIP "I have confidence in the leader of this company" Large: Matt Smith, Yarde Metals Inc. Medium: Lori Szczygiel, ValueOptions...
  • Freetime: Steampunk Bizarre Exhibit at the Mark Twain House

    Freetime:  Steampunk Bizarre Exhibit at the Mark Twain House
    When you think of steampunk — if you ever have — you may envision something along the lines of the novels of Jules Verne: snazzy Victorian suits, monocles and clunky machinery. Apparently, according to the Mark Twain House, the namesake author...
  • Filmmaker Michael Moore, Fox News' Juan Williams to appear in Connecticut

    Filmmaker Michael Moore, Fox News' Juan Williams to appear in Connecticut
    The Mark Twain House and Museum announced this morning that they'll be bringing two politically controversial figures to Connecticut over the next two months: filmmaker Michael Moore and Fox News' Juan Williams, both of whom will speak as part of the...
  • May 12, 2011

    May 12, 2011
    I hope the governor's bluffing with these 4,742 layoffs, particularly the state Department of Education and that nonsense about closing the vocational high schools. Talk about shooting ourselves in the foot and eating the seed corn, if I may be allowed to...