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Grandmother Spider narrates Paperhand's production of In the Heart of the Fire

Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s In the Heart of the Fire Comes with a Beautiful Message

The discovery of fire was probably the deciding moment that made humans what we are. From fire, came civilization, and from there industrialization, and to where we are today. Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s 19th Annual Giant Puppet Pageant for All Ages: In the Heart of the Fire investigates humanity’s relationship with fire. According to the Saxapahaw,… Read More ›

"The Painted Bird" features a field creature band (photo courtesy Paperhand Puppet Intervention)

Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s Latest Puppet Pageant, “The Painted Bird,” Opens on Aug. 8th

Saxapahaw, NC-based Paperhand Puppet Intervention will present The Painted Bird, its 15th Annual Puppet Pageant for All Ages, at 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday from Aug. 8th to Sept. 7th in the Forest Theatre on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus and at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12-14 at the North Carolina Museum of… Read More ›

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Paperhand Embarks on Another Epic Journey in “City of Frogs” at UNC

Paperhand Puppet Intervention is a cultural treasure of the Old North State, and Tarheels should turn out in droves whenever and wherever the Paperhand puppeteers are performing their left-wing political parables. Even when the plot is extremely convoluted, as the story of “City of Frogs” is, the irrepressible puppeteers and musicians of Paperhand Puppet Intervention make each scene invigorating. Bravo!

City of Frogs

Paperhand’s 13th Summer Pageant, “City of Frogs,” Features Giant Puppets, Masks, Stilts, and Live Music

Saxapahaw, NC-based Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s 13th annual summer spectacular, “City of Frogs,” will feature giant puppets, masks, shadow puppets, stilt walkers, and live music. Paperhand will perform this puppet pageant on Aug. 10-12, 17-19, and 24-26; Aug. 31-Sept. 3; and Sept. 7-9 in the Forest Theatre on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus and on Sept. 14-16 at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh.

The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Receives $10,000 Grant

The grant will help fund the orchestra’s season-ending, all-Spanish concert with “El retablo de maese Pedro” (Master Peter’s Puppet Show) as its centerpiece. This is the second consecutive year The COT has received a grant from the NCAC.