Mercy Brown Lives On

Vampire or not, Mercy Brown has indeed achieved a kind of immortality. This bleak but compelling 19th century episode involving the Brown family of Exeter, Rhode Island continues to inflame the imagination and inspire pilgrimages to the poor girl’s grave. This Friday, the Awesome Collective will perform their interpretation of the events surrounding the death

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‘Blood From A Turnip’ Puppet Salon

It’s that time of the every other month again. ‘Blood From a Turnip’ — which has been bringing short form puppetry to adult audiences for over a dozen years at Perishable Theatre — is doing it again this Friday at 10pm.  The other thing they’ve been doing from the beginning is charging only five bucks

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Tiny Adorable Things At Children’s Museum

Now this is how you get on The Dose. If you don’t respond to this image I weep for your malignant and blighted soul. These finger puppets are the work of Seekonk resident and children’s artist Megan Jeffery, part of a new exhibit at the Providence Children’s Museum. I Live in a Small Town showcases

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The Windsock Puppets Eventually Turned On Him

[youtube]onqMRScrt2E[/youtube] I can’t get the first sentence started here because to call this guy a singer and a songwriter doesn’t begin to cover it. Musician and Berklee grad Bleu McAuley has so many irons in the fire and projects going on it makes your head explode. This is his new single ‘Come ‘n Go’ and

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A Czech Is The Master

An unusual production tonight at AS220 — Yorick’s Marionettes Play Shakespeare. Here’s what they have to say for themselves. Marionettes are puppets activated by strings. Those used by Yorick’s Productions are hand carved by artist Dusan Petran, a native of the former Czechoslovakia. Mr. Petran studied the Theater Arts at the Janacek Academy of Arts

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