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  • UConn presents 'Winter Puppet Slam'

    The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry and the UConn Puppet Arts Program will present the 2015UConn Winter Puppet Slamon Friday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Dramatic Arts Department's Studio Theatre. According to a press release, "TheUConn Winter Puppet Slamwill feature short works by professional puppeteers, including famed New York City performer James Godwin, and the Semi-Upright Puppet Theater (UConn Puppet Arts graduate Joe Therrien and Bread & Puppet Theater veteran Jason Hicks), as well as new works by talented students from UConn's Puppet Arts, Digital Media & Design, and Art Programs."
  • Chicago International Puppet Theater Fest: The G-rated events

     Chicago International Puppet Theater Fest: The G-rated events
    Chicago International Puppet Theater Fest has something for all ages, but not every show is rated G. Blair Thomas has ambitious plans for the inaugural Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival. "Our festival is going to redefine what the word...

    Manchester's Silk City Chorus Combines Puppets And Barbershop

    The Silk City Chorus, which has been performing for more than 50 years, is always looking to keep its shows fresh. For instance, last year the 70-man barbershop choir constructed a pirate ship for its annual stage show. This year the group is working...

    Donate books and save $5 on "Sid the Science Kid"

    Donate books and save $5 on "Sid the Science Kid"
    Bring your books to the State Theatre and get a discount on tickets for Jim Henson’s "Sid The Science Kid Live" Sunday. The State Theatre Center is holding a book drive to collect books for the Easton Area Public Library. Donate books at the...

    Sid the Science Kid, coming to Easton, tackles 'super, duper, ooper, schmooper' science

    Sid the Science Kid, using his catch phrase, has been introducing tots to "super, duper, ooper, schmooper" science since 2008. The inquisitive preschooler stars in an animated TV show on PBS Kids, created by Jim Henson Co. Now he takes the stage in a...