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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.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S, Vocal

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.


Related Topix: Minot State University, Walhalla, ND, University of North Dakota, Vocal, Sawyer, ND, Douglas, ND

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Twain's World

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.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Vocal, Mississippi

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.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Country, Roger Miller, Vocal

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.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Vocal

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.


Related Topix: Erie, PA, Vocal

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.


Related Topix: Vocal, Startups, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

The Atlantic

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.


Related Topix: Vocal, Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

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."


Related Topix: Vocal, US National Parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Entertainment

Sun Jul 06, 2014

KHQA-TV Quincy

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.


Related Topix: Vocal

Sat Jul 05, 2014


Ann Patchett

You can't blame Ann Patchett for taking a break from fiction since her 2011 novel "State of Wonder."


Related Topix: Provincetown, MA, Vocal

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."


Related Topix: Vocal, Shrewsbury, MA

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Who were Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher?

Every year the Andrew E. Zimmer Club's annual Huck Finn Fishing Tournament allows kids to take part in a fishing contest and dress up as Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher.


Related Topix: Vocal

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times

'Big River' opens July 11 at Emmett Hook Center

"Big River," Mark Twain's timeless classic, comes to life July 11-20 in the Emmett Hook Center on the campus of First United Methodist Church in downtown Shreveport.


Related Topix: Vocal, Shreveport, LA, Roger Miller, Country

Tue Jul 01, 2014


An Illustrated Children's Adventure Story in Three Formats: E-scroll, Book, Postcards

"Welcome, Welcome, Welcome" is not a children's adventure story, but a children's adventure journey.


Related Topix: Lewis Carroll, Vocal, Jules Verne, Inventions, Science / Technology

Fri Jun 27, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Missing Calif. Boy Found

An Oceanside boy missing for two days was found safe on June 26, 2014. However, instead of being reunited with his family, he was taken into protective custody.


Related Topix: Oceanside, CA, Vocal

Scientific Blogging

'Tom Sawyer' Proteins Get Other Genes To Do The Work For Them

Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , scientists have shown regulatory proteins in the nucleus to adopt a kind of "Tom Sawyer" behavior when it comes to the work of initiating gene activation.


Related Topix: Vocal, New York University, Agriculture, Science