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Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry

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February 2019

“Throwing Voice: African American Ventriloquism” with Megan Piphus, David Liebe Hart, and Nate Puppets

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Research Center, UConn

, 405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205
Storrs, CT 06269 United States
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$8 – $12

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Throwing Voice: African American Ventriloquism, with performances by Megan Piphus, David Liebe Hart, and Nate Puppets on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at 8 p.m. as part of the ground-breaking Living Objects: African American Puppetry Festival and Symposium, a four-day series of performances, presentations, discussions, film screenings, and workshops, from Feb. 7 to 10, 2019, celebrating the rich world of African American puppetry in the United States.…

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“Harlem River Drive” by Bruce Cannon

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$6 – $12

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Harlem River Drive by Bruce Cannon of the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at 4 p.m. as part of the Living Objects: African American Puppetry Festival and Symposium, a four-day series of performances, presentations, discussions, film screenings, and workshops, from Feb. 7 to 10, 2019, celebrating the rich world of African American puppetry in the United States. This performance will take place…

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Double Selves: African American Puppets and Puppeteers with performances by Tarish “Jeghetto” Pipkins, Pandora Gastelum, Isaac Bloodworth, Brad Brewer, and Dirk Joseph’s String Theory Theater

February 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$8 – $12

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Double Selves: African American Puppets and Puppeteers, with performances by Tarish “Jeghetto” Pipkins, Pandora Gastelum, Isaac Bloodworth, Brad Brewer, and Dirk Joseph’s String Theory Theater on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. as part of the ground-breaking Living Objects: African American Puppetry Festival and Symposium, a four-day series of performances, presentations, discussions, film screenings, and workshops, from Feb. 7 to 10, 2019, celebrating the rich…

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“Gospel Puppetry”

February 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
$6 – $12

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present rich examples of one of the most vibrant aspects of African American puppet arts--Gospel Puppetry--with performances by Edna Bland and Reverend Yolanda Sampson on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. This performance is part of the larger Living Objects: African American Puppetry Festival and Symposium, a four-day series of performances, presentations, discussions, film screenings, and workshops, from Feb. 7 to 10, 2019, celebrating the rich…

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