This week’s NY Times ArtsBeat video features a site specific installation at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens. Originally scheduled for Sunday August 28, the event has been moved to Monday the 29th due to inclement weather. On August 29, PAW transforms Socrates Sculpture Park into a performance installation that rediscovers the history of New York’s […]
Bil Baird, a protege of Tony Sarg, is an icon of the American Puppetry scene. Even years after his passing his legacy continues to live on. Many will recognize the puppets in the image to the left. Used in the “Goat Herder” song in the film “The Sound of Music” starring Julie Andrews. Located in […]
This new album features Muppets Songs covered by a variety of artists including Andrew Bird, Ok Go, Weezer, My Morning Jacket and many more. In fact, NPR is offering a First Listen of the album on their website. Check out the video of Ok Go and the Muppets singing the Muppet Show Theme Song:
Global Creatures, the creators of the dinosaurs from the stunning arena show “Walking with Dinosaurs” have a new project that will be coming to North America, June 2012. “How to Train Your Dragon” based on the Dreamworks film of the same name. Read more about the show here.
“Mastering the art of traditional Taiwanese hand puppet, or budaixi, takes years of hard work, but now a young female puppeteer is breaking gender stereotypes and showing her determination to learn the art form and pass on her skills.” Check out the rest of the article here.