There were a couple of things I got in my inbox this week that I just kept open for days. I know it’s not the best for my computer, but I didn’t want to forget about them. And I think you will want to know about them, too.
From Now until Monday, September 29
image courtesy Wild Rumpus
Enter the lottery for Wild Rumpus’s Trick “R Trolley happening on October 26. Tickets by going here! Trick ‘R Trolley is the Halloween version of PJ Party on the Trolley only without the PJs! The special author will be Eileen Christelow who wrote The Five Little Monkeys books. Trolley runs three times 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.
From Now until Thursday
|Community Mosaic Making – Mosaic Making|
Join the community in making a mosaic to hang in Riverview Library’s Homework/Teen Center. Mosaic-artist Lisa Arnold will take us step-by-step through the mosaic-making process and help us create a lasting piece of community art. Ages 7 and up. Initial drawing class on August 27, mosaic making September 22-25, and unveiling event on October 11. Come to one session, or come to every one! These events are made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Starting Thursday night and running through Sunday.
Handmade Worlds: A Festival of Puppet Theatre
This weekend, we’re producing a national puppetry festival in collaboration with the Great Plains Region of The Puppeteers of America (POA), In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre (HOBT) and the American Swedish Institute. This dynamic four day festival will offer a line-up of extraordinary puppetry from around the country.
The Handmade Worlds Festival will feature prominent works by artists such as Julian Crouch and David Commander (New York), Manual Cinema and Michael Montenegro (Chicago), Masque Theatre(Connecticut), Paul Mesner (Missouri), Toy Box and Cripps Puppets (North Carolina), Monica Leo (Iowa), as well as several Minneapolis artists, including Margo McCreary, Open Eye’s Michael Sommers, Liz Schacterle, and puppeteers from HOBT.
Don’t miss the last two performances of Strumply Peter on opening day of the festival!
Purchase festival passes, punchcards or individual tickets for the following performances!
Information taken from Open Eye’s newsletter!