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WWL-TV New Orleans
10 best bucket-list U.S. history sites, including NOLA, from Ken Burns
History is best understood by walking the ground where it happened, says filmmaker Ken Burns.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook: A humbling a " and inspiring a " event
Mark Twain was one excellent observer of the human condition. I was reminded of that last week when the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy honored me with its Libertas Award.
Now Playing Onstage in Montana - Week of 7/27/2014
GUYS & DOLLS Whitefish Performing Arts Center 7/11-7/30/2014 The perfect musical comedy! Set in Damon Runyon 's mythical New York City, this oddball romantic comedy soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters who have become legends in the canon: Sarah Brown , the upright but uptight "mission doll," out to ... (more)
Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 7/27/2014
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Sat Jul 26, 2014
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Fort Wayne resident, Karen Morris, writing as Kyra Jacobs, has released her second novel, "Flirting with Fire," a romantic suspense novel set in Fort Wayne, and the second in a multi-book series.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 8 p.m. on Vermont PBS Wednesday, July 30, 1 a.m. on Vermont PBS Wednesday, July 30, 1 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus Thursday, July 31, 4 a.m. on Vermont PBS Thursday, July 31, 10 a.m. on Vermont PBS Plus Friday, August 1, 2 a.m. on Vermont PBS Friday, August 1, 7 p.m. on World Saturday, August 2, 12 a.m. on World Saturday, August 2, 8 ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Mighty Mississippi River beckons Twain's Huck Finn in 'Big River'
The "King of the Road," Roger Miller meets the king of the river, Huckleberry Finn and friends when Culture House presents its multi Tony Award Winning summer production of "Big River" at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for a limited, two day run, July 25 and 26. After last year's successful production of "Les Miserables" at Yardley ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
'Tom Sawyer' brings nostalgia with family fun to outdoor theater
Performances continue Wednesday through Saturday nights beginning July 23 at 8:30 p.m. the amphitheater under the stars.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 7/20/2014
SHREK HERRIMAN CITY ARTS COUNCIL 7/10-7/21/2014 SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar winningDreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story ofeveryone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Minot Daily News
MSU Summer Theatre wraps with - Big River'
"Big River," the musical finale of the Minot State University Summer Theatre season which opens Friday, offers much more, according to director Kevin Neuharth.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Rachel Copel and Aurora Adachi-Winter in A Medieval Romance in First Floor Theater's production of 'Twain's World' The audience gathers into Strawdog Theatre's modest venue as Ben Heller lounges on an old bench in the corner stage left, casually playing the banjo.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 7/13/2014
BIG RIVER First United Methodist Church Hammond 7/11-7/19/2014 Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Mississippi from source to mouth
These were taken in fall 2009. - hhanks , CNN iReport producer The Mississippi River reveals herself in stages.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Erie Times News
Mark Twain's 'Is He Dead?' opens at Erie Playhouse
One of the greatest wits in American literature is on display at the Erie Playhouse with Mark Twain's "Is He Dead?", adapted by David Ives.
Erie Times News
How Mark Twain's 'Dead' came to life
'Twas true briefly in 2007, when Twain made his belated -- really, really belated -- Broadway debut with the comedy "Is He Dead?" The master American humorist wrote the play in 1898, just 12 years before his death, but it was never produced or published.
What Would Mark Twain Have Thought of Common Core Testing?
In his autobiography and in Tom Sawyer , the author skewered the test-centered teaching of his day.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Environment draws us into Huck's world in family-friendly stage version of Twain's novel
That's the case in the Lantern Theatre's engrossing production of "Huck Finn" an adaptation of Mark Twain's beloved book "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Hannibal hosts 59th annual 'National Tom Sawyer Days'
The National Tom Sawyer Days offers people a chance to see the city where Mark Twain grew up, however, it's not just an event for tourists.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
You can't blame Ann Patchett for taking a break from fiction since her 2011 novel "State of Wonder."
Community Advocate Newspaper
Public Art, Your Art: The Mark Twain Murals
Mark Twain was one of the United States' most popular and prolific writers. In 2013, Ellen Dolan, director of the Shrewsbury Public Library, collaborated with the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury to honor his most famous book, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."