puppets http://wvxu.org en There's a busy puppet scene here in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/theres-busy-puppet-scene-here-cincinnati <p>Cincinnati is fortunate to have several quality puppetry organizations and puppeteers living and performing in this area and, in some cases, nationwide. Jim Stump welcomes in to the studio <strong>Sean Mette</strong> from <a href="http://www.madcappuppets.com/"><strong>Madcap Puppets</strong></a> and <strong>Terrence Burke</strong> from <a href="http://www.wumpmucketpuppets.com/"><strong>Wump Mucket Puppets</strong></a> to talk about the art of puppetry as well as some upcoming public performances.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Jim Stump 29500 at http://wvxu.org There's a busy puppet scene here in Cincinnati Cincinnati to help with Madcap Puppets' new location in Westwood http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-help-madcap-puppets-new-location-westwood <p>Cincinnati is likely to give $500,000 to the Madcap Puppets for its plan to remodel a Westwood building into a new performance space. &nbsp;<br /><br />Artistic Director John Lewandowski said the project at the former Bell Telephone Exchange Building on Harrison Avenue will also benefit the community.<br /><br />“How the arts can lead revitalization in a neighborhood like Westwood and how the arts are a critical part of the fabric of our community that helps keep us together and give us pride in our neighborhood and pride in what we’re doing,” Lewandowski said.<br /> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:59:38 +0000 Jay Hanselman 24177 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati to help with Madcap Puppets' new location in Westwood Wump Mucket Puppets ready for fall shows http://wvxu.org/post/wump-mucket-puppets-ready-fall-shows <p><strong>Terrence Burke</strong> of the <a href="http://www.wumpmucketpuppets.com/"><strong>Wump Mucket Puppets</strong></a> is just back from the <strong>2013 Puppeteers of America National Puppetry Festival</strong> and ready for a couple of local performances: September 15 at <a href="http://mysmaleriverfrontpark.org/index.htm"><strong>Smale Riverfront Park</strong></a> and September 28-29 at <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cliftonfest-on-Ludlow/556021631087221?fref=ts"><strong>CliftonFest</strong></a> in Burnet Woods. He came by our studio to talk with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer about the festival experience and what folks will experience during these September performances.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 05:30:05 +0000 Robyn Carey-Allgeyer 16877 at http://wvxu.org Wump Mucket Puppets ready for fall shows National Day of Puppetry on April 20 http://wvxu.org/post/national-day-puppetry-april-20 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cincinnati will celebrate National Day of Puppetry on April 20 with shows, crafts and a historical display of puppets from the </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/cincinnati.puppetryguild" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Cincinnati Area Puppetry Guild</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at </span><a href="http://www.happeninc.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Happen, Inc</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. in </span>Northside<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Terrence Burke</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, creator of </span><a href="http://www.wumpmucketpuppets.com" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Wump Mucket Puppets</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, talks with Jim Stump about the current popularity of puppetry on stage and the rich history of puppets and puppeteers here in Cincinnati.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:32:10 +0000 Jim Stump 11237 at http://wvxu.org National Day of Puppetry on April 20