Thursday, May 7, 2015

10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, May 7, 2015 at 4:38 PM

Thu 4/7 - Sun 4/10
Children’s International Puppet Festival

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An ambitious endeavor launched by Children’s Fine Arts Series, the Children’s International Puppet Festival brings professional companies from the U.S, Europe and Asia to SA for a packed week of shows. Encompassing 59 performances by seven troupes, the fest explores everything from mythology and folklore to wildlife and ecology. Portland-based Tears of Joy Theatre’s When Animals Were People, French outfit Le Clan de Songes’ Fragile (pictured) and U.K.-based Mimika Theatre’s Landscapes stand out among many imaginative highlights. $10-$42, 8am-8pm Thu-Sat, 8am-7pm Sun, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org. Through May 12. — Bryan Rindfuss

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