Mark Twain


by Kristalyn Patzkowski

According to the Oxford Dictionary, technology is “the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.” In the modern world, the word “industry” is so closely linked to computers that we assume that technology is limited to computers as well. However, the oxford dictionary expands the definition so nearly every invention in history can be considered a technology. Such an invention would be the typewriter, which has been surpassed by the computer industry, but it has managed to create a legacy of its own.

Big River: On Stage In Clovis

by Terrance V. Mc Arthur

Mark Twain created Huck in 1884, and the boy reached the Broadway musical stage in 1985 as Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, with book by William Hauptman and music and lyrics by Roger Miller (“King of the Road,” “Dang Me,” “You Can’t Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd” — Yes. That Roger Miller). Centerstage Clovis Community Theatre has staged a lively version at the Mercedes Edwards Theatre that bounces along with enthusiasm.