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The Wonderful World of Jim Henson at The Skirball Center

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited has arrived in L.A! Whether you were impatiently waiting or didn’t even know about it, here is some info: It’s a traveling interactive exhibit that includes 25 classic puppets and over a hundred other items … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The 4th Annual Bob Baker Day!

The 4th Annual Bob Baker Day was celebrated on February 24, 2018. The carnival celebration featured an all-day outdoor stage with live music and entertainment, puppet-making workshops with the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry, Carnival midway games, and walk around entertainment. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story”

“I Am Big Bird” is a documentary about 81-year-old Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street” since 1969. While it is as nostalgic and heartwarming as you’d imagine, it’s also an intriguing look into the … Continue reading

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Steampunk Puppets! “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea”

Portland-based puppet theater Tears of Joy presents Julius Verne’s “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea” on November 19 at Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz! The all-ages show starts at 7:30pm and is $15 for adults, $10 for students. “Discover some of the most exciting scenes from … Continue reading

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LA Puppet Fest 2014

The second annual LA Puppet Fest begins April 1st and offers 25 events of puppet-featured entertainment and education, across Santa Monica, Hollywood, West Hollywood and West L.A. This year’s participants includes Puppet School, Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams (Jim’s youngest daughter – … Continue reading

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Fraggle Rock’s 30th Anniversary Party

Beloved Jim Henson show Fraggle Rock celebrated the 30th Anniversary of its creation at The Spare Room in Hollywood’s Roosevelt Hotel this past Wednesday. Gobo and Red were on hand at a short red carpet at the entrance to greet celebrity … Continue reading

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Who’s Hungry – Santa Monica: Puppets with a Message

Who’s Hungry is a series of experimental puppet plays that tell the stories of the homeless and food-insecure living among us. The series premiered at The Great Hall in West Hollywood in June 2008, and was presented at the Flynn … Continue reading

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