Monthly Archives: October 2012

Masks and Puppets at the Burke Museum

Greetings from the Burke Museum! We have some exciting events coming up at the Burke that we hope you can attend! We are now offering special gallery activities every week. This month, discover masks and puppets from around the world. On October 27, learn about NW Coast and Yup’ik masks with Robin K. Wright, Burke curator of Native American Art and Justin McCarthy, Ethnology Collections Outreach Coordinator. We hope that you share this event with your friends as well as those interested in masks and puppets!.
Below is a link to the event:
Mask at Burke Museum. Photo by Andrew Waits

Northwest Puppet Center presents: "Sigi the Antelope: Stories of West Africa"

Northwest Puppet Center proudly launches its 2012-2013 Season with:

SIGI THE ANTELOPE: STORIES OF WEST AFRICA

By Carter Family Puppets and Ocheami Drum & Dance Ensemble

Dates: Oct. 13-28, 2012

Showtimes: Saturdays at 1pm & 3pm Sundays at 1pm & 3pm

Admission: $8.50 Child, $10.50 Adult, $9.00 Senior

Advance tickets available online or by phone:  1(800)838-3006

Tickets also available at the box office (opens 30 minutes before each show)

Three humorous folk tales are presented in this unique and festive performance which weaves together live music, dance and puppetry. For audiences of all ages, “Sigi the Antelope” is a wonderful introduction to West African arts and culture.

Season subscriptions also available! Save money and see each of seven different shows (Oct. 2012 – May 2013): http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/273498 1(800)838-3006

For a listing of all the shows in the 2012-2013 Season: http://www.nwpuppet.org/weekend.html