Sunday, September 23, 2012

The Under-Bread Cabaret and More!

Happy Fall friends of Puppet Underground!

Its been a quiet summer for us, but we have some exciting events coming up in October.

First, Bread and Puppet Theater is coming to town again on October 3rd and 4th! We’re so excited to host them for a cabaret and a circus: The Under-Bread Cabaret and The Circus of the Possibilitarians.

And then later in the month, on October 13th, we’re hosting a screening of a new documentary, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Traditional String Music, followed by a concert by the amazing Colectivo Altepee, who play Son Jarocho music from Veracruz, Mexico and are featured in the film.

Details about all three events below.

We hope to see you in October!

-Puppet Underground

The Under-Bread Cabaret
Wednesday, October 3rd at 7:30 pm
at The Electric Maid
268 Carroll St Takoma Park
(right across the street from the Takoma Park Metro)

This Puppet Underground/Bread and Puppet collaboration features local performers as well as a variety of Bread and Puppet's shorter shows. This is a smaller venue, so please rsvp to if you plan on coming to the Cabaret, and we’ll reserve seats.

(The cabaret includes puppet nudity that, depending on your parenting style, may not be appropriate for children.)

The Circus of the Possibilitarians
Thursday, October 4th st 7:30 pm
St Stephen and the Incarnation Church
corner of 16th St and Newton St NW
(a few blocks from the Columbia Heights Metro)

The Circus of the Possibilitarians is a satirical horse and butterfly circus, addressing pertinent national and international issues in a clownish fashion, including rotten ideas, a wild dancing horse and some mellow lions, a solemn salute to the world’s casualties and much more! The Dire Circumstance Jubilation Ensemble provides a little bit of brass and a lot of noise. Please take note that if some of the circus acts are politically puzzling to adults, accompanying children can usually explain them.

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow film screening and Concert by Colectivo Altepee
Saturday, October 13th at 8 pm
at La Casa
3166 Mt. Pleasant St. NW
(a few blocks from the Columbia Heights Metro)

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow tells the story of the Colectivo Altepee, traditional string musicians from Acayucan, Veracruz who make instruments, teach workshops, and use this traditional music to strengthen community and support social movement struggles. The screening will be followed by a dialogue with some of the members of the collective and a concert of amazing Son Jarocho music!