PUPPET WHAT WHAT SNOWSTORM ALERT!
• Toronto Puppet Collective - PUPPET ALLSORTS - PUNCH
& JUDY- Sold Out
• Puppet Allsorts - NEWS:
venue changes; call for artists; more
Welcoming 4Cats Arts Studio to the Neighbourhood
Next workshop: One Day, Papier Mache Moldmaking - Sign Up
PUPPET ALLSORTS: NANABOZHOO AND THE
Jours de Casteliers - Puppet Festival
• Puppet Power Conference - Calgary
Puppets, and Dramaturgy: A Symposium–March 8 and 9
TALES FOR FOOLISH TIMES
• Humber College: Puppetry Intensive
No Strings Attached
• Piggery Jokery - AGAIN!
JUNCTION TRIANGLE TRAFFIC PLAN
NEW NEIGHBOUR! 4CATS - ART STUDIO •
CAFE CON LECHE
• Basement Studio Available
• Image Foundry
IN THE WINDOW
ALERT AT OPEN DOOR DESIGNS!
FLURRY OF ACTIVITY
HAS CREATED A SNOW ALERT...BUT THERE
IS STILL TIME TO DROP BY and pick up a heart to decorate
or bring a SNOWFLAKE OR HEART YOU'VE MADE AT HOME TO HANG
IN THE WINDOW. YOU CAN ADD A MESSAGE OR DRAWING IF YOU'D
WHAT WHAT WOULD LOVE IT. Visit her Facebook
Page for updates
YOU DROP SOMETHING OFF AFTER HOURS JUST LEAVE IT IN THE
MAILBOX WITH THE HEART ON IT!
ABOUT PUPPET WHAT WHAT: She's a geek, does science
fiction themed shows all May online, fav tv show is Doctor
Who (and best friends are The Soctor who is with her in
the shop window, a Sock Zebra named Zorah, and alien named
Zlorg & another alien named The Master Master who happens
to be the Soctor's nemesis) and she hangs out with Santa
Claus in the North Pole and helps him out just before Christmas
(Talk With Santa, a live phone in show on Rogers Cable,
Mississauga). She's performed on tv, online and live at
cabarets and puppet slams & occasionally visits sci
fi conventions. She passionately hates yoyos (mainly because
of the string - she is too small to yoyo.) She loves chocolate
and tea parties. She is aware that once upon a time she
was a sock, but has no memory of that existence, and is
very happy and proud that she is a puppet now.
Sold Out Show Out!
fans of all ages gathered last month to watch Mike
Petersen's PUNCH & JUDY aided by his bottler,
Eric Woolfe. Punch showed both his delicate and indelicate
Solomon whose show is on March 17 at 3:00pm.
As of going to press, the show is 50% sold at this point.
I would recommend that you get your tickets soon.
Toronto Puppetry Collective has changed the dates and
moved the location of the following shows to BAR 3030
- 3030 Dundas St West.
MY BIG FAT GERMAN PUPPET SHOW:
Monday, May 27th. Doors open at 7pm - Show starts at 8pm
PUPPET ALLSORTS BENEFIT & PUPPET
SLAM: Monday, June 17th. Doors open at 7pm - Show
starts at 8pm - More
FOR ARTISTS: The
Toronto Puppetry Collective is making a call for artists
for the SLAM in June. We have a few people on the list
already. For more info and to sign up email
us or call 416-531-1290
have added a second show for
and His Five Reasons at
1:00pm on April 21st. More
have a new neighbour! Open Door Designs would like to welcome
4Cats Arts Studio to our hood!
This one-day workshop will introduce
participants to one of the traditional craft methods of mold
making, which has been used for centuries to produce marionettes,
hand puppets, masks etc. In this workshop, participants will
learn how to take their own sculpted form, make a mold and
lay it up with papier-mâché. Because of drying
times participants will learn the assembly process, finishing
and painting on a pre-molded form prepared by Alexander.
Mâché Mold Making Workshop
March 24, 2013 (If
you have a group of 4-8 people we can organize workshops
to suit your schedule.)
10:00am - 4:00pm
1597 Dupont Street
Toronto ON M6P 3S8
DE CASTELIERS is back for an 8th edition!
Presented in collaboration with the Théâtre
Outremont, the festival will showcase large scale spectacles
and intimate performances alike, traditional techniques,
as well as cutting-edge technology.
From March 7 to 10, 2013, the festival will host puppeteers
from France, the Netherlands, Scotland, Ontario and
Quebec. The festival program featuresten shows –
five for family audiences and five for adult audiences.Landmark
performances and recent works are on the menu with performances
by world famous companies as well as up-and-coming puppeteers.
Creative women are at the heart of this year’s
offering: playwrights, directors and designers as well
as puppeteers and performer. More info:
Puppet Workshops in Almonte, Ontario
Professionals and YOU!
11 Specialized Classes, taught by 10 professional artists,
for anyone who loves PUPPETS!
There are workshops for:
Parent and Child Pairs (6 to 99)
Learn from an outstanding, talented group of artists that
have come together to offer these special programs.
Small intimate classes
Beginner to novice level
Take home something tangible from every class
ALL materials are included
Enjoy the art of puppet making
10% of proceeds go to Puppets Up!
Be a part of the puppet family
9 and 10, 2013
The Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
A Conference Exploring HowPuppets Innovatively Address
the Tough Issues
Facing Us in Today's World...
...for educators, helping professionals, artists, activists,
idea generators and students
Humber College Puppetry Intensive is
an exciting, rigorous, hands-on, 12 day training program
in the art of puppet theatre, taught by some of the best
professional puppet artists in North America.
Participants will survey the many modes of puppetry through
the study of breath, impulse, movement and voice as they
relate to object animation and puppet manipulation. The
principals and techniques of puppet design, construction,
mechanisms of movement, and performance creation will be
explored in a puppet lab setting. All classes will take
place in the recently renovated, state-of-the-art facilities
of Humber College’s Arts and Media Studios.MORE
in JAKARTA and BALI, INDONESIA
1 - 8 September 2013
World Puppet Carnival with the Indonesian Puppeteers
Association PEPADI and the Government of Indonesia
invite you to participate in the spectacular Wayang
- World Puppet Carnival in Jakarta and Bali, Indonesia
from 1 to 8 September 2013. Share your talents and
see the world of Wayang Puppets. Over 60 productions
from around the world will be selected to perform
in beautiful, exotic Indonesia, birthplace of famous
Wayang Puppetry, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage
Documentary on puppetry.
Directed, Filmed and Edited by Davinia Levene Dillon and
Luke Francis Middleton.
Music by Netsky
Reprise: Piggery Jokery,
one of my most favourite shows. Hand to Mouth Theatre
was at Puppets Up several years ago.
To Mouth Theatre is Martin Bridle and Su Eaton. Together,
they have been producing intelligent popular puppet
theatre and shadow puppet workshops for more than 25
years. They continue to innovate and delight.
Arts Studio 1615
NEIGHBOURHOOD HAS A NEW CAFE!
Dupont st (in the old Laundrama)
Visit Soon! Thanks
Carlos and Sandra Flores
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
RED WAGON COLLECTIVE
Donations may be dropped off at Open Door Designs or email Nancy
Davis Halifax for more information.
RED WAGON COLLECTIVE: DONATIONS NEEDED:
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.
little further afield but worth the walk!
Beautiful, unique food in a cozy setting.
1426 Bloor Street West
(at the corner of Symington Avenue)
Toronto, ON M6P
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