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Iconic “Sesame Street” Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Dies

Fans young and old will miss the beloved puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.

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Give Them a Hand: NYC’s Best Puppet Shows

It’s not your imagination: these things are everywhere lately. Here’s where to catch the best ones in town!

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Just Opened: The Jim Henson Exhibition

Run don’t walk to this show spotlighting the master puppeteer!

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Kermit the Frog Is Getting a New Voice

After 26 years of playing Kermit, the puppeteer who made the famous green frog come to life is stepping down.

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Stroll Down Memory Lane at the New Jim Henson Exhibit

Cast your cares away and enter into the world of this pioneering puppeteer and innovator at the world premier of The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited at MoPOP.

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Sesame Street Introduces a New Character to Teach Kids About Autism

photo: Zach Hyman/Sesame Street Workshop
A new puppet is moving to America’s most famous street, and her introduction is a first for the series. Julia, a four-year old puppet is unique on Sesame Street because she has autism. Check out…

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Birthdays with Strings: Best Puppeteers in the D.C. Area

One of the most fun interruptions for the middle of kid’s party chaos is a live entertainer who can get your crew of little ones to pause, perhaps even sit, and giggle their tummies off for 30-45 minutes. Add some fluffy characters on strings and – bonus!

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Theater for Tots! See a Show at the Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater

Toddlers will love a theater performance when puppets are involved. And parents can’t ask for more than an air conditioned show in the heart of Balboa Park.

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Strings Attached: Your Guide to the Smithsonian’s Puppet Exhibit

Here’s what you need to know to make this puppet visit a hit with your entire crew.

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Meet 5 Fab Kindie Rockers from Portland

Here in Portland we are soaking in more than rain. We are up to our eyeballs in super-talented kindie rock stars happily playing to the little groovers of our puddle-covered city. The venues vary from small and intimate to loud…

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Portland Kids: Best Puppet Shows

Did you know that puppet shows are popping up all over Portland? Puppet shows are a special, entertaining activity to enjoy with kids; and the beauty of them is that they are enjoyed by infants, toddlers, and older children alike…

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The Best Puppet Shows in the Bay Area

Everyone loves puppet shows, whether they’re 3, 33, or 103. Happily, the traditional art of puppetry is alive and well in the San Francisco Bay Area, so don’t miss out and mark your calendars! We’ve rounded up some of the…

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Get Out and Play Seattle: November 26

Family fun abounds, from a party for salmon watchers, an ornament workshop, holiday plays and puppet shows—even a tree-lighting/gingerbread house extravaganza.  If your kiddos fancy floats, there’s no better place to be on Friday than at the Macy’s 24th Annual…

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