Join us for the next Festival: January 18-29, 2023

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Navy Pier and Chicago Puppet Fests present:

The FREE Neighborhood Tour with Little Uprisings: My Night at the Planetarium


My Night at the Planetarium is based on the award-winning book by Innosanto Nagara, a graphic artist and acclaimed author/illustrator of “A Is for Activist” and “Counting on Community.” Nagara tells his own true story of facing dictatorship and oppression in his childhood in Indonesia. It is a child’s view of a particular place and time—but it is also an introduction to Indonesia, a story about colonialism, and a message about the power of creativity.

Presented with support from Cheryl Henson.

Event Details

Dates, Times and Locations:

Thursday, January 19 at 4:30pm
Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, 4048 W. Armitage

Friday, January 20 at 4:30pm
Marshall Field’s Garden Apartments / Art on Sedgwick, 1408 N. Sedgwick St.

Saturday, January 21 at 12pm and 2pm
Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Ave.

Sunday, January 22 at 11am
ETA Creative Arts Foundation, 7558 S. South Chicago Ave.

Cost: FREE, no reservations required

Ages: All Ages

Running Time: 45 mins

ADA Accessible? All locations except for Art on Sedgwick

The Puppet Has Been Waiting.

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is returning in a big way, January 18-29, 2023, at venues large and small throughout the city. For 12 consecutive days, Chicago will be the puppetry capital of the world, home to more than 100 performances and events around the city that promise to astonish and delight.

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