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November Puppet Shows at Durant Arts Center

Title:November Puppet Shows at Durant Arts Center
Date & Time:Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron St. (Map This)
Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center
Event Details:The National Capital Puppetry Guild in collaboration with the Office of the Arts will present Silly Goose and Val at two family-friendly puppet shows 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on November 18 at the Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron Street.

Valerie Leonhart Smalkin, ventriloquist, musician, composer, and performer was one of the writers, performers, and co-producers as well as the head puppeteer of the Emmy award winning television program It's Kindertime on Baltimore’s ABC affiliate WMAR-TV 2. Val’s CD, A Gentle Halloween, received a Parents’ Choice Fun Stuff award in 2015, and in 2016 her follow-up CD, Sing! Sing! Sing!...and Dance!, garnered a Parents’ Choice Approved award. Her current CD, Love Bug! received a Parents’ Choice Recommended award, and made the first cut in the 59th Annual Grammy Award competition. Val continues to perform and compose music designed for the 2 to 10 year old set. As a ventriloquist, Val performs for family and educational events in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York City, California, and Brussels, Belgium.

Reservations per show are $5 for person, including children. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.

The Durant Arts Center is managed by the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. For additional information contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565, cherylane.colton@alexandriava.gov or visit alexandriava.gov/Arts.

For additional information about the National Capital Puppetry Guild, contact Jeff Bragg at 703.424.5553 or emailpuppetimes@gmail.com.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5565, Virginia Relay 711.
Link:http://alexandriava.gov/Arts
Contact Person:Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director
Contact Phone No.:703.746.5565
Contact Email:cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov
Fees:To purchase tickets online, visit www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac, select activity number: 255211.07 Saturday, November 18, 11 a.m. 255211.08 Saturday, November 18, 1 p.m.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Arts, Concerts, Family, Performing Arts, Recreation, Recreation Centers, Toddlers


For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/16963
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