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Monday | Herald Star Online

Lives Change at Your Library'

"Lives Change at Your Library" is the theme of National Library Week being celebrated through Saturday by the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County.

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Related Topix: Steubenville, OH, Jefferson County, OH, Vocal, Dillonvale, OH, Brilliant, OH, Tiltonsville, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Detroit News

Throw the book at these tax myths

It's tax time, and that always puts me in mind of noted author and financial planning expert Mark Twain.

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Related Topix: Vocal, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Tax

Wed Apr 09, 2014

PennLive.com

'Mark Twain At Large' one-man show to be held at Ware Center

Lancaster's Ware Center will host a production of the one-man show "Mark Twain at Large" on April 12. The performance will star actor Ron Jewell in the role of the prolific and celebrated American author.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Examiner.com

'Big River' runs smooth and deep in Mesa

Opening night jitters have been around since the dawn of the Broadway musical, but Mesa Encore Theatre 's production of Big River started changing that course before the cast was even in costume last night.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Hueytown High School Theatre Department will journey down Huck Finn's 'Big River' April 17-19

HUEYTOWN, Alabama -- The Hueytown High School Theatre Department will present the Broadway musical "Big River" -- based on "Huckleberry Finn," the classic 1884 novel by Mark Twain -- on Thursday-Saturday, April 17-19, at 7 p.m., according to a news release from the school.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Hal Holbrook Celebrates 60 years of Mark Twain

While many of my friends were screaming for a 68 year-old Cher strutting her stuff at the Verizon Center on Friday night, I was a few blocks away spending the evening with the 89 year-old Mark Twain , err... Hal Holbrook .

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Lake Elsinore Valley News

Tom Sawyer to take the stage April 10

TEMECULA Spend a sultry day near the banks of the Mississippi with the Temecula Valley Players and the characters of Tom Sawyer, An American Legend with Music.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Miami Herald

Holbrook's 'Mark Twain' show reaches 60th year

This marks the 60th consecutive year he has staged his one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight," keeping alive the satire and commentary of the late writer and humorist for audiences today.

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Northern Michigan News

Holbrook's 'Mark Twain' show reaches 60th year

This marks the 60th consecutive year Holbrook has staged his one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight," relating the satire and social commentary of the late writer and humorist to audiences today.

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Related Topix: Vocal, Lock Haven, PA

Bellingham Herald

Holbrook's 'Mark Twain' show reaches 60th year

This image provided by Hal Holbrook shows Holbrook performing his one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight."

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MilkandCookies

Thug Notes: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Mike Wilson and Andrew Kirkpatrick have traveled to South Africa to build the most insane rope swing bungee jump.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

No one wins when books are banned

"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "Gone with the Wind," "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Color Purple" are all books that at some point were banned in schools.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Star Tribune

Choral music: VocalEssence, the Singers announce 2014-15 seasons

The show will visit four Minnesota towns - Faribault, Austin, Red Wing and Dawson - Nov. 13-16.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Oregonian

Mark Twain's deft touch and dark side was formed in Nevada and San Francisco

Mark Twain was a generous friend, loyal to a fault, willing to help other writers and back them with all his strength.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

NWAonline

Literacy guidelines alter English classes

NWA Media/SAMANTHA BAKER Teacher Katy Moore leads discussion about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn during her 11th-grade English class at Har-Ber High School in Springdale.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Star Tribune

REVIEW: 'The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who...

When I think of Mark Twain, I think of an older gentleman in Hannibal, Mo., wearing a white suit, maybe holding a copy of his classic novel, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Daily Beast

The Making of Mark TwainBy Wendy Smith

In California, young newspaperman Sam Clemens fell in with Bret Harte and other self-styled Bohemians, and together they discovered the American voice.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Dinner theater to benefit United Way

Tifton, the Reading Capital of the World, will get a pure shot of Americana during Friday evening's United Way Dinner Theater performance of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, says Mike Brumby, executive director of the Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence.

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Wall Street Journal

A Child of Nature

Although Henry David Thoreau documented in detail his sojourn at Walden Pond, we don't really know the young man who will later become a canonical author, or so Michael Sims argues in "The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man's Unlikely Path to Walden Pond."

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

Writer's Digest

5 Writing Lessons Inspired by Famous Writers

I was 16 when I visited the cabin where Mark Twain wrote "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," the short story that launched his career.

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Related Topix: Vocal, Calaveras County, CA

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