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October 22, 2011 OPA's DAY OF PUPPETRY Lillian
H. Smith Branch
Toronto Public Library
239 College St. Toronto | 416-393-7746
The Ontario Puppetry Association
and the Toronto Public Library bring you a fun afternoon of free
activities for kids and adults. Meet professional puppeteers -
try your hand at making a puppet - see a live performance. Come
and free your inner puppeteer!
* Applefun Puppetry
* The Bricoteer Puppetry Project
* Sock Puppet Workshop
* How Not to Eat Garbage
* FREE admission
* FUN ACTIVITIES
* Take home a puppet you create!
DATE: Saturday, October 22, 2011
TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lillian H. Smith Library
Babette Puppet Theatre is pleased to announce their
fall line-up of puppet plays in the Hamilton and surrounding area.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
2:00 p.m. – 1 show
Young Sophia: the Dundurn Castle Diary
Ruthven Park National Historic Site
Sunday, October 23 & 30, 2011
1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. – 4 shows
Carlos and His 5 Reasons
Staircase Cafe Theatre, Hamilton
Sunday, November 20, 2011
2:00 p.m. – 1 show
Little Fairy Tales for Little People: Little Red Riding Hood &
The Three Little Pigs
Ireland House, Burlington
Applefest Fall Fair ~ A Country Fall Fair right in the Heart of
Admission by donation
We recently acquired this
11 puppets in the story of Pinocchio including. They were
purchased in Italy many years ago and were old then. They
are 7" tall and each of them has a loop to hang them
from. The set includes three versions of Pinnocchio. If
you know something about these puppets, we would love
Kunstler Hand Puppets
Molded felt, Hand stitched faces
East German - '60's-70' - 17"
12" - Mint condition
from Nantes, France is one of my mostest favouritest
puppet spectacles ever. The latest one has added another
characher to the troupe, the Mexican dog El Xolo. Here are some
selected Youtube videos. Their own website is a work in progress
but there are lots more videos of past shows.
" A puppet-proportioned body hangs
from the puppeteer's neck. If the performer dresses in black
and performs against black, the illusion is that the human head
appears on a small, comic body. The puppeteer, wearing black
gloves, manipulates the limbs with rods attached to the hands
and heels. The performer's hands might also fit into small shoes
to operate the feet with a second puppeteer manipulating the
arms. The "triplets" number from the classic Fred
Asatire movie "Bandwagon" is a perfect example of
PROCESSIONAL ARTS WORKSHOP: A Brief History
In 1998 Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles began collaborating on
pageant puppetry commissions for New
York's Village Halloween Parade. Gathering around them an
ensemble of artists, stage technicians, performers, and other
volunteers, they called themselves Superior Concept Monsters,
and inherited a pageant arts tradition that went back to the origins
of the renowned event, when Ralph Lee first brought out his giant
puppets on Halloween Night in 1973. With the support of VHP artistic
director, Jeanne Fleming, SCM has continued to expand the scope
of their work, while maintaining strong community roots through
local Puppetraisings, open workdays when hundreds of volunteers
come together to work, eat, and collaborate on a single artistic
studio is now finished and available for rent
for small meetings and events. A beautiful clean new space,
there is approximately 350 sq ft of floor space. 2 tables, 12
chairs, microwave, kettle, coffeemaker, fridge and bathroom.
$15/hr - 8 hour minimum
$20/hr by the hour.
just as a garden with individual plots in 2005 by the City Councillor
Adam Giambrone, it has been transformed into a thriving Community
Garden, and is now a center for Urban Agriculture. With ethnic
and lifestyle diversity, our garden is a place to grow food, flowers,
friendships, and personal social and leadership skills. READ
June Harlowe Foods
1627 Dupont Street
(Between Dundas & Symington, south side)
RED WAGON COLLECTIVE
may be dropped off at Open Door Designs or email Nancy
Davis Halifax for more information.
RED WAGON COLLECTIVE: DONATIONS
fabric, wool, embroidery floss, needles, crochet hooks, old
RED WAGON COLLECTIVE was formed in 2006 in response to our desire
to deepen our artistic, collaborative, and community-engaged
practices through residency projects that would enable us to
develop both intensive and extensive relationships in the Junction
- a rapidly changing neighbourhood in Toronto's west end. We
share a desire to work collaboratively with artists and non-artists
to create work that inspires new conversations; softens boundaries
between groups separated by age, culture, ability, and economic
status; promotes the presence of art in everyday life and contributes
to increasing public engagement in community development. The
work we create with communities is used in producing exhibitions,
public installations, and celebratory performance events.We
are currently working within the walls of the Evangeline Shelter.
Foundry specializes in edition printing, custom art reproduction
projects, and high-end photo-retouching work.
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