Blood from a Turnip – 5/19/06, Providence (curatorial)

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Blood from a Turnip – poster ©2006 Marsian De Lellis

On May 19th, 2006, I curated and hosted Blood from a Turnip, Rhode Island’s only late night puppetry salon with Vanessa Gilbert. In this final show of the 9th season and my curatorship, acts included Evan O’Television with Competition, Geoff Nosach of Eagle Ager, David Higgins with The Story of the Black Cow, and spoken word interludes by Christopher Johnson.

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The Guilford Courier (press)

On April 13th, 2006, The Guilford Courier ran a piece on Art In Motion: Invitational Exhibition of Puppets, which covered Birthday Trauma, an installation of puppets and objects from Growing Up Linda.  

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PuppetSlam.com – soft launch

Jen Lynn, photo: Doug Wong

On March 9th, 2006 I launched Puppetslam.com, a website that cataloged, connected, supported, and generated awareness for adult evenings of short-form puppetry and what would evolve into the Puppet Slam Network over the next decade.

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Puppets at Night, Brookline (curatorial)

Slamtastic Puppet Mini-Tour, 2006
Slamtastic Puppet Mini-Tour, 2006

On February 18th, I curated Puppets at Night, an evening of short-form puppetry for adults at the Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline. The evening – part of a two city (Providence + Brookline) weekend tour included puppet and object theatre from Jonny Clockworks, Ceili Clemens, Emmy Bean, Dramaton Theatre, Kristen McClean, Sara Frechette, and Jim Sedgwick. The program was co-curated with Vanessa Gilbert and hosted with Matt Kandarian.

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Blood from a Turnip – 2/17/06, Providence (Curatorial)

Blood from a Turnip, February 17, 2006, poster design: Marsian De Lellis
Blood from a Turnip, February 17, 2006, poster design: Marsian De Lellis

On February 17th, I curated and hosted Blood from a Turnip, an evening of short-form puppetry for adults with Vanessa Gilbert at Perishable Theater in downtown Providence. Blood from a Turnip was Rhode Island’s only late night puppetry salon.

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Blood from a Turnip – 1/20/06, Providence (curatorial)

Blood from a Turnip, January 20th, 2006, poster design: Marsian De Lellis
Blood from a Turnip, design: Marsian De Lellis

On January 20th, 2006, I curated and hosted Blood from a Turnip, Rhode Island’s only late night puppetry salon with Vanessa Gilbert at Perishable Theatre in Downtown Providence.

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