| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:36 PM
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 5, 2011
| 1:45 PM
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 10, 2011
| 1:08 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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 19, 2011
| 1:50 PM
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. ...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 9:47 AM
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...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 8:26 AM
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 11, 2011
| 1:18 PM
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...