Hannibal http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Rock 'N Roll Craft Show Brings Weekend Of Bands And Art http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rock-n-roll-craft-show-brings-weekend-bands-and-art <p></p><p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.thirddegreeglassfactory.com/">Third Degree Glass Factory</a> is loaded this weekend with everything from quirky t-shirts to handmade jewelry.</p><p>Jessi Cerutti is an organizer for the <a href="http://www.rocknrollcraftshow.com/">Rock n’ Roll Craft Show</a> and stands in the back of the room while a band tunes up before serenading shoppers.&nbsp;</p><p>She says they felt the impact of the sluggish economy for a couple of years, but attendance for the annual event, now in its ninth year, has steadily grown. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 22:35:07 +0000 Tim Lloyd 6768 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rock 'N Roll Craft Show Brings Weekend Of Bands And Art Actor Hal Holbrook To Receive Mark Twain Lifetime Achievement Award In Hannibal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/actor-hal-holbrook-receive-mark-twain-lifetime-achievement-award-hannibal <p>Hal Holbrook is an Emmy and Tony award winning actor and is perhaps, most well-known for portraying Hannibal, Missouri native Mark Twain in “Mark Twain Tonight.”</p><p>Holbrook has performed Twain, whose real name was Samuel Clemens, since 1954 and has portrayed the role more than 2,000 times.&nbsp; He has memorized volumes of Twain’s writings and is able to make observations – in Twain’s voice – on a multitude of topics including politics, current events, and business.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:28:25 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 6509 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Actor Hal Holbrook To Receive Mark Twain Lifetime Achievement Award In Hannibal Hannibal To Handle Pigeon Problem With Poison http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hannibal-handle-pigeon-problem-poison <p>Hannibal will use poison to reduce the number of pigeons that are roosting in the city.<br>&nbsp;<br>The Hannibal City Council voted last night to spend $3,560 for the first eight weeks of service from Reliable Pest Control, with an additional $720 for 28 days of maintenance.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:26:54 +0000 The Associated Press & Véronique LaCapra 5485 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hannibal To Handle Pigeon Problem With Poison Hannibal, Mo.: Art Abounds In Twain's Hometown http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hannibal-mo-art-abounds-twains-hometown Samuel Clemens, who is said to have taken his pen name Mark Twain from the cries of riverboat crewmen, found the inspiration for his classic works while growing up in the river town of Hannibal, Mo. Today, more than 125 years after the first pressing of <em>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn</em>, there's a new set of artistic characters in Twain's boyhood home.<p>Looking uphill from the bank of the Mississippi River, it's hard to remember Hannibal was almost gutted by a massive flood in 1993. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 14:26:56 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4455 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hannibal, Mo.: Art Abounds In Twain's Hometown