No fooling, LA Puppet Fest 2014 returns for its second year on April 1 to April 13, 2013. The city-wide celebration dedicated to sharing and promoting the art of puppetry through performances and workshops, spreads out between Santa Monica, West Los Angels, West Hollywood and Hollywood.
It’s fun for the whole family with more than 25 events scheduled including participation by Puppet School; Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams; LA Guild of Puppetry; Little Stage Puppet Theater; Bob Baker Marionette Theater; Rogue Artists; Sock Puppet Theater; Beth Peterson; Leslie K. Gray; Gina Pavlova; Skirball Cultural Center; and others.
For more information go to www.LAPuppetFest.com. There are limited VIP packages with preferred seating and perks are available with event fees ranging $25 a person..
Opening day, which is Tuesday, April 1, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. ushers in 12 days of amazing activities, presentations and performances beginning with the Puppet Ball that costs $15 for adults 21and older at Micky’s, 8857 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. It will include Red Carpet Arrivals; DJ Eric de la Cruz; performances from Puppet School; Costume Contest with prizes; and a lot more! A fool is mostly defined by “someone that lacks good sense or judgment”, but can also be a person who enjoys something very much. Puppeteers are that kind of fools.
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