Can an ostrich fly? Can a bluebird juggle? You'll learn the answers to these questions when the Hunter Marionettes present "Feathers and Strings" at the Winsted Arts Center, 141 Main Ave W in Downtown Winsted on Saturday, Dec 6, at 2:30 PM during the Winsted Winter Festival. An assortment of intricate marionettes are the featured performers in this delightful, amusing, and eclectic showcase. Each carefully handcrafted marionette reflects the thirty years that puppeteer Kurt Hunter has spent perfecting his craft. There is truly something for everyone - young and old.
$5 suggested donation at the door
Kurt Hunter has been performing with the marionettes that he designs and builds for thirty years. His puppetry talents have been displayed in performances at the Walker Art Center, with the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, and the Minnesota Fringe Festival, just to name a few. Recognized nationally as an expert on marionettes, he was awarded a "Citation of Excellence in the Art of Puppetry" in 2008 from UNIMA-USA. This award was established by Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, when he was president of the US branch of this international organization.
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