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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...
  • 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...
  • Lehigh Valley concert tickets on sale: Hall and Oates, Craig Ferguson, Iggy Azalea

    Lehigh Valley concert tickets on sale: Hall and Oates, Craig Ferguson, Iggy Azalea
    ON SALE THIS WEEK Hall and Oates, 8 p.m. Feb. 26, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, http://www.sandseventcenter.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000. Tickets: $59.50-$125, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Ledisi, with Leela James and Raheem DeVaughn...
  • TICKET BOX: Hall and Oates, Craig Ferguson at Sands Bethlehem Event Center; Iggy Azalea at Wells Fargo Center among more than 50 new shows

    TICKET BOX: Hall and Oates, Craig Ferguson at Sands Bethlehem Event Center; Iggy Azalea at Wells Fargo Center among more than 50 new shows
    lcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Hall and Oates at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Iggy Azalea at Wells Fargo Center and Joan Osborne at Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem are among more than 50 new...
  • Author Creating Special Poems For Reach Out And Read Connecticut

    Author Creating Special Poems For Reach Out And Read Connecticut
    After Mystic author, Tish Rabe, penned more than 150 tales for tots, many stories about Clifford and Curious George, she wanted to create a signature character, all her own. "I wrote a rhyming book about a dinosaur. Maurus O'Roarus was a brachiosaurus who...
  • Holiday special! A YouTube Christmas, especially for you

    Holiday special! A YouTube Christmas, especially for you
    The holidays are a special time — that is to say, a time for specials. All over the television, the seasonal signifiers, the holly and the mistletoe, trees and lights, snowflakes and fake furs are dragged out of storage and gaily appended to...
  • Jacqueline Watts

    Jacqueline Watts
    Jacqueline "Jackie" Watts, the former editor of The East Baltimore Guide who became an Enoch Pratt Free Library editor and graphic designer, died of cancer Dec. 30 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 61 and lived in Greektown. "Jackie Watts was...
  • 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...
  • Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry hosts shadow puppeteer Jim Napolitano

    On Nov. 15, Jim Napolitano performed for two sold-out audiences at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry. Napolitano performed "Shadows Around the World," one of four programs, built entirely around shadow puppets, that he brings to audiences all...