Tag Archives: History of Ypsilanti puppet show

The Dreamland Theater’s 24-hour puppet show begins Thursday at noon

As no one died last year, it looks as though the folks at Ypsilanti’s Dreamland Theater will again be attempting a 24-hour puppet show in honor of the coming new year. (Footage from last year’s event can be found here.) Fortunately for you, I was able to track down the elusive puppeteer Patrick Elkins and […]

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The History of Ypsilanti, told by puppets

Someone apparently smuggled a camera past security, and into one of Saturday’s packed shows at the Dreamland Theater. It’s kind of blurry, but, as most of you are probably drunk, I don’t suppose it’ll matter all that much… And, with that, I’m going to stop blogging for the night, and turn my attention toward the […]

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Concentrate asks about the Shadow Art Fair and the Ypsi arts scene

Last night, I did a really quick interview with Jeff Meyers from Concentrate Media. Here’s the Q&A part for those of you who might have missed it. I didn’t have much time, so I went through the questions really quickly, and I’m sure I forgot to mention a bunch of important things in the process… […]

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Watch out for the puppet Mark!

I was sitting at the bar at Haab’s a few weeks ago, enjoying a beer, when thickly-bearded local troubadour Patrick Elkins sidled up alongside me and whispered in my ear that, at that very moment, a crew was assembled at the Dreamland Theater, busily working on a “Mark Maynard puppet.” Or, he may have said […]

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reminder: The Shadow Art Fair is this Saturday

I suspect that you probably already know this, as you’re super cool and not much gets by you, but I thought that I’d mention it anyway… The Shadow Art Fair (SAF) is taking place this Saturday, December 5, at Ypsi’s Corner Brewery. It will run from noon to midnight. And, as usual, it’s just two-cents […]

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