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March 2018

The Trouble Begins @ 5:30: Professor Kerry Driscoll

March 28 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Prof. Kerry Driscoll, Ph.D. “My Love and Patriarchal Blessing:” Mark Twain and the Saturday Morning Club of Hartford Mark Twain not only lived in Hartford, but was deeply engaged in its community life. This presentation explores the writer’s little-known involvement with an association called the Saturday Morning Club, founded in 1876 to “promote culture and social intercourse” among a privileged group of unmarried city women aged 16-20. He lectured to the Club on fifteen different occasions, and became—in the words…

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April 2018

Playing with Food: An Evening with Playwright Jacques Lamarre and His Muses

April 18 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friends of The Mark Twain House & Museum present “PLAYING WITH FOOD: An Evening with Playwright Jacques Lamarre and His Muses” on April 18, 2018 at 7 p.m. at The Mark Twain House & Museum. Playwright Jacques Lamarre loves writing about two things: women and food. Come meet the muses who inspired his three most successful plays, Raging Skillet; I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti; and Born Fat, which have been seen by thousands in theaters around the country. Find out what…

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