Friday, February 10, 2012

February 2012 Puppet Slams

February 2012 Puppet Slams
Whether you have a broken heart to mend, or wear your heart (or puppet) on your sleeve, The Puppet Slam Network is your hook up for a February full of short-form puppetry for adults.  Bring your honey-bunny, go stag, or hide out and dodge Cupid's arrow at Puppet Slams in NYC, Brooklyn, Hartford, Providence, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Arcata, San Diego, or as far as Honolulu!

The Puckin’ Fuppet Show #ATL
Friday, February 10th at 11:00PM

The Basement Theatre
175 West Wieuca RD NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 277-3071
The Puckin' Fuppet Show is Atlanta's premiere competitive Puppet Slam with cash prizes as voted for by the audience. Local favorites, new up and comers, and the occasional visiting artist give everything they've got for the coveted 1st place prize.

For the Love of Puppets Cabaret #MPLS
Saturday, February 11th at 10:00PM

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask theatre
1500 East Lake Street
Minneapolis MN 55407
(612) 721-2535
Join In the Heart of the Beast Theatre as we celebrate our love for puppets!

Professor Willikers Puppet Slam #Arcata
Friday, February, 10th at 8:00PM
Saturday, February 11th at 8:00PM
Sunday, February, 12th 8:00PM
Arcata Playhouse
1251 9th Street
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-1575
Professor Williers Grand Puppet Slam is in a cabaret setting with live music and featuring Sean’s Shadows, James Hildebrandt, Mark Dupre, The New Eccentrics (San Francisco), Independent Eye (Sebastopol) and your host, the Indestructable Puppet, Professor, LV Willikers.

Booze, Sex & Puppets #NYC
Tuesday, February 14th at 6:30PM

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
208 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
Come share the love with an evening of strange creatures, burlesque and puppets taking it all off. Join Big Mama as she takes us through worlds of scary babies, naked sea creatures, puppet death and Barry White.

Puppet Pot Pie #Hartford
Thursday, February 16th at 6:00PM
Real Art Ways
56 Arbor Street
Hartford, CT 06106-1228
(860) 232-1006
$10 General / $6 Members
Puppet Pot Pie is the new, Hartford area puppet slam full of edgy, creative, short form adult puppetry with many different styles of puppetry performed by puppeteers from all over the Northeast!

Blood From a Turnip #Providence
Friday, February 17th at 10:00PM

95 Empire Performance Collective
95 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 831-9327
Since the day Blood from a Turnip began in February of 1997, BfaT, as the salon is affectionately called, has offered professional puppeteers and those new to the art form an opportunity to present big stories, in miniature.

The Kolohe Puppetry Slam #Honolulu
Saturday, February 18th at 11:00PM
The Actors' Group
Dole Cannery Square, 650 Iwilei Rd. Suite 101
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 722-6941
$10 Donation
All acts welcome, dirty material encouraged.  Rotation of celebrity guest (impersonator) host.  Prizes awarded, although they might be pretty crappy prizes.  For more information email

Adult Puppet Cabaret #SanDiego
Friday, February 24th at 7:00PM

Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Original Puppet performances and live music in the beautiful Museum of Photographic Arts lobby followed by a screening of Handmade Puppet Dreams Vol. 3 in their on site movie theatre. A once a year Adult Puppet Cabaret special presentation

KC Puppet Slam #KansasCity
Friday, February 24th at 8:00PM
Saturday, February 25th at 8:00PM
Paul Mesner Puppet Studio
1006 E. Linwood Blvd

Kansas City, MO  
Join us for an evening of quirky, edgy and oh-so-naughty adult-themed puppet pieces!

Das WunderKammer Puppet Kabarett #Brooklyn
Friday, February 24th at 9:00PM
Saturday, February 25th at 9:00PM
The ClockWorks – Puppet Theatre
196 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(212) 614-0001
Welcome to Das WunderKammer Puppet Kabarett! This month Our review will feature the works of the Dolly Wagglers! The work of The ClockWorks junior puppet master workshop, and a very special guest performer.

PUNCH #Brooklyn
Monday, February 20th at 8:00PM

Jimmy's no. 43 pub
43 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10009
(212) 982-3006
PUNCH is back in 2012! And we're going back to Jimmy's 43 for an awesome night. One of the only general slams in the city, we'll have a variety of acts and puppet styles to share this President's Day!

Great Small Works Soiree #Brooklyn
Sunday, February 19th at 7:30 PM
Great Small Works studio
20 Jay Street, Room 214, DUMBO
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Soirees are work-sharing evenings in the Great Small Works studio. Bring your developing poem, puppet, monologue, song, somersault, dance, photograph, film, painting, political analysis. Or come to see what others are working on. Join us for a glass of wine.

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