Weekend Passport: Ukrainian Music And Iranian Puppets
Each week global citizen Nari Safavi usually helps listeners plan their international weekend. This week, we look ahead to the Chicago Puppet Festival, which begins next week. One of the
Puppet theater show ‘steps’ onto Beverly stage
by Jessi Virtusio The “delight” of puppetry is that audiences understand the characters on stage are not real and yet they behave in a way that appears to be alive, said
Chicago stages await international puppet invasion
by Hedy Weiss Puppet theater is an ancient art form that some sources date back to the 5th century B.C. in Greece. But in recent decades it has been reborn as
Chicago Children’s Theater Finds Home in Former Police District
By Janet Davies After twelve years of bouncing around from place to place, the Chicago Children’s Theater has a permanent home at the former 12th District Police Station in
10 Best Things to Do in Chicago in January 2017
by Mommy Nearest The holiday chaos may have cleared, but there is still plenty to do around Chicago! Kick off the new year by viewing Kohl Children’s Museum’s newest exhibit, attending
38 exciting openings in Chicago in January
by Grace Perry It’s officially January in Chicago, when the fresh potential of a new calendar year is paired with the bitter cold of the post-holiday lull. It’s easy to cozy up
Steinberg: Pouty about 2017? We have lots to look forward to.
by Neil Steinberg, Chicago SunTimes Well look at this! A shiny New Year — 2017 apparently, though that’s almost hard to believe. The numerals look strange. Were it suddenly 2077 or
Puppet fest entertains both young, old
by Joan Dittmann, Post-Tribune If you’ve ever used your hands to cast shadows of shapes on the wall, you’ve literally tried your hand at one of the world’s oldest forms of puppetry.
Meet the Puppet Master of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival
By Kim Campbell The 2nd annual Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is about to be unleashed upon Chicago just in time to distract us from the deep freeze of winter.