Friday, March 9, 2012

March 2012 PSN Calendar

Spring Ahead with PSN where there’s a puppet slam at the end of every rainbow and adult puppet shows are blooming in spots around the globe like #Phoenix, #Chicago, #Brookline, #Australia, #Brooklyn, #Providence, #Baltimore, and #SanJuan.

Getting Lucky Puppet Slam #Phoenix
Friday March 2nd  at 8:00PM
Saturday March 3rd at 8:00PM
Great Arizona Puppet Theatre
302 W. Latham Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
(602) 262-2050
Slam Specific Website
$8 Advance/ $10 Door
Arizona's quirkiest, edgiest puppeteers come together for some raunchy FUN! Independent performers do short pieces, which are usually funny and always adult! Puppet Slam nights at the Great Arizona Puppet Theater are for guests 18 and over.

Nasty, Brutish & Short: a Puppet Cabaret #Chicago
Monday, March 5th at 7:30PM

Links Hall
3435 N Sheffield
Chicago, IL 60657

Join Nasty Brutish & Short, where performers create risky new work and share it with an audience for the first time!

Puppet Showplace Slam #Brookline
Saturday March 10th at 8:00PM

Puppet Showplace Theatre
32 Station Street
Brookline, MA 02445
$15 General /$13 Student
Once again PST stays open late to bring you the finest in "grown up" puppet entertainment. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll go home googly-eyed. March's slam features David Stephens, Evan O’Television, and Jana Zeller.

Slam Noir – The Sock Hop #Maldon #Victoria #Australia
Sunday, March 11th at 9:00PM
Uniting Church Hall
Fountain St
Maldon, VIC 3463
Slam Noir’s Sock Hop sets puppets loose on the “dance-floor” for the Tarrengower Puppet festival (2 hours from Melbourne).  Featuring some of Australia's finest puppeteers and lit only by torchlight, the works explore dance as real, metaphoric, abstract, and imaginary.

New Brew: It’s Better with Puppets #Brooklyn #ParkSlope
Friday, March 16th at 8:00PM

376 9th Street at 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 965-9177
Free-$10 Suggested Donation 
New Brew Co-curators Delea Shand and Alissa Hunnicutt have put together an evening where they set out to prove that as awesome as contemporary classical art songs are, they would be *way* better with puppets (‘cause, pretty much everything is)!

Blood From a Turnip #Providence
Friday, March 16th at 10:00PM
the Black Box at 95 Empire
95 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
$7 / Free with RISD ID
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.

Puppet Slamwich! #Baltimore
Saturday, March 17th at 7:00PM & 9:30PM

Black Cherry Puppet Theater
1115 Hollins Street
Baltimore, MD 21223
This month’s Slamwich is a Horseradish Surprise, sure to bring tears to your eyes! Performers from Philly, DC, and Baltimore include Kevin Sherry, Rebecca Nagle, Pilar Diaz & Adam Endres, Wit’s End and PuppeTyranny!

Titeretada: Noches de Cabaret Puppet Slam #SanJuan
Friday, March 23rd at 8:00PM
Saturday, March 24th at 8:00PM
Taller Teatro Y No Habia Luz
1416 Avenida Ponce de Leon, Santurce, frente de la Escuela Central High
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00912
(787) 365-1925

We invite  puppeteers to present short pieces of adult puppetry over the course of 2 nights during The Titeretada, our yearly celebration of World Puppetry Day.

Great Small Works Spaghetti Dinner #Brooklyn
Tuesday, March 27th at 7:30 PM
One Arm Red
10 Jay Street, 9th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Get ready for plenty of pasta with Great Small Works Spaghetti Dinner, curated by Caroline Crumpacker and Roberto Rossi. Performers include: Lee Ann Brown, Tracie Morris, Eugene Ostashevsky, The Poets Assembly from #OWS and Great Small Works.

Sobre La Mesa Slam #SanJuan
Friday, March 30th at 8:00PM
Saturday, March 31st at 8:00PM
Taller Teatro Y No Habia Luz 
1416 Avenida Ponce de Leon, Santurce, frente de la Escuela Central High
San Juan Puerto Rico 00912
(787) 365-1925

Puppeteers create short pieces inside a labyrinth of intimate spaces based on their response to an identical object.

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