Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Storyline Transports: Shadow and Light Festival

One of our 2010 grant recipients, Storyline Transports: Shadow and Light Festival, is a traveling festival bringing hands-on shadow puppet and lantern makingworkshops, a shadow puppet performance stage, and curated videoscreenings to neighborhoods in the Chicago metropolitan area, during weekends this month.

In collaboration with architreasures, an arts-based community development organization, the festival targets children and adults of all ages in under-served communities throughout Chicago.

Festival Dates and Locations

Public Locations:
August 20th - Experimental Station (Hyde Park) 5-8pm

Community Locations (archi-treasures Sites):
August 10th - Barbara Jean Wright Courts 5-9pm
August 14th - Westhaven Park 4-9pm
August 24th - Germano Millgate Apartments 5-9pm

Storyline Transports is seeking Volunteers! Get involved with this great project! Come be a part of this exciting festival, learn shadow puppet-making skills and teach them to kids! The festival is needs of volunteers to help with running workshops and with set-up and tear down of the mobile festival. If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions, pleaseemail David Prince at wooleeprince@gmail.com.

More information is also available at shadowandlightfestival.blogspot.com

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