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NEXT GUILD MEETING:
Sunday, July 29, 5:30 PM
*SPECIAL LOCATION: Waltham Mills Artist Association 144 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02453 Building #4, Floor #2

Waltham Commuter Rail Stop on the purple line. Bus stop is "Carter St Opp Commuter Rail" Buses that stop there: 70, 70A, 505, 553, 554, 556, 558

FEATURED PROGRAM:
A Visit to Sarah Nolen's Studio!

The Boston Area Guild of Puppetry is having our summer meeting on Sunday July 29 5:30 PM, at a special location. We will be at the Waltham Mills Artist Association in Waltham for a tour of Sarah Nolen's Studio! Sarah Nolen is the Resident Artist at Puppet Showplace Theater, and she will show us her various projects.

There will also be Show and Tell, if you would like to bring in a new puppet or projects. Also a potluck dinner during the break, so bring something to share. We will also talk about upcoming events, and this year's Regional Festival.

Contact John Lechner to RSVP or for more information.

 

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GUILD NEWS:

BAGOP T-Shirts Available!

If you don't have yours yet, come to the meeting to purchase your very own T-Shirt and support the guild! You can also contact Alice Schaefer, 27 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA 02458 to cost $15.00 each (plus $2 if you want it mailed to you). The shirts were designed by guild member John Lechner.


PUPPET SLAM
Presented by Puppet Showplace Theatre
32 Station St, Brookline, MA

Puppet Slam is an evening of short, theatrical mini-plays for adults. The performers range from the seasoned professional to the nascent puppeteer, and often include poets, musicians, dancers, mimes, actors, and other sundry affiliated artists.

PUPPET SLAM SCHEDULE:

Saturday July 29 | 8:00pm

All shows 8:00 pm at Puppet Showplace Theatre. More information here

Visit the Puppet Showplace Theatre website for information on all their events.

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PUPPETEERS OF AMERICA
REGIONAL FESTIVAL

September 18 23, 2018

The Puppeteers of America Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions are joining the Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival produced by Sandglass Puppet Theater for Puppet Homecoming 2018. Open to professionals, students, and puppetry enthusiasts, PH 2018 will be a weekend of workshops, shows, camaraderie, special events, and more. This is the tenth edition of Sandglass Theater's international festival in Brattleboro, Vermont. This year's Festival, titled Opening Our Doors, September 18 23, 2018, is 6 days of performances that foster a spirit of inclusivity and are designed for both children and adults. You can visit the Homecoming Website to learn more about it. Another is planned for 2014.

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PAST EVENTS:
Puppet Exhibit

"Puppets in the Gallery"
Held in 2009 at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, presented by the Needle Arts Guild
See photos!

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