Tag: Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Larchmont Family Fair to return Oct. 30

Larchmont Family Fair to return Oct. 30

| September 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

It’s back! After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Larchmont Family Fair is back. Mark your calendars for Sun., Oct. 30, from 2 to 7 p.m. for the reboot of this beloved neighborhood tradition that started in 1966. The Larchmont Boulevard Association (LBA), organizer of the fair, said they are excited about some […]

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World Heritage Site Hollyhock House reopens

World Heritage Site Hollyhock House reopens

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

The only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Los Angeles, Hollyhock House has reopened. The house has been closed since before the pandemic, during which time several renovations were made. The house was commissioned by Aline Barnsdall and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Named for Barnsdall’s favorite flower, Hollyhock House was finished in 1921 and is […]

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Neighborhood activities show signs of a return to normal

Neighborhood activities show signs of a return to normal

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

In-person events are coming back. Life is getting closer to “normal.” For example, Chevalier’s Books hosted — in person, at its Larchmont store on March 7 — some puppets and humans from the Bob Baker Marionette Theater (BBMT). The puppets gave a short performance as part of introducing the new book, “Enchanted Strings: Bob Baker […]

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Storied organ gets second life at Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Storied organ gets second life at Bob Baker Marionette Theater

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

During a recent visit to the Bob Baker Marionette Theater (BBMT), Los Angeles’ famed puppet theater, Brookside resident Vivian Gueler took note of something she hadn’t previously clocked. An organist was playing “upbeat, old-timey music” on an ornately detailed and colossally-sized theater organ. Situated to the left of center stage, it appeared to be a […]

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Generous gifts saved Marionettes

Generous gifts saved Marionettes

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bob Baker Marionette Theater (BBMT) is celebrating because its fundraising campaign “Keep Imagination Alive” has already met — and even exceeded — its $365,000 goal. BBMT began the campaign in November in a desperate move to pay rent and keep the lights on, said Winona Bechtle, director of development. She added that the board and […]

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