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Come one, come all, to the first meeting in our new studio space in Gowanus! Next Thursday, March 23rd at 6:30! Get your hands dirty building some art for the resistance! ...

The People's Puppets First Meeting in our New Studio in Gowanus!

April 6, 2017, 6:30pm - April 6, 2017, 9:30pm

69 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215-3108, United States

****THIS EVENT IS BEING POSTPONED! REAL DATE TBA!!!**** *SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO GET THERE The People's Puppets is a group that formed during Occupy Wall Street and has met twice a week for the last 5 years. We make puppets and other street art for all sorts of different organizations and causes. We love to teach other groups how to make things and have an open invitation for folks to come by whenever you can. This is our first meeting in our new space which we will be sharing with Great Small Works, and a number of other artists in the resistance. This will be a space to meet other artists, learn about puppetry and street art, get your hands dirty building stuff, and to hold down a creative workhouse for the movement. Come to the meeting at any point, you don't need to be prompt. Doors will be open at 6pm for snacks and checking out the space. We'll start our meeting & building around 6:30. (We have a few different building projects that folks of every level of ability and experience can plug into. We are particularly looking for: puppeteers! non-puppeteers! musicians! stilters! acrobats! magicians! accountants! builders! hackers! slackers! you! Please share this meeting with folks who want to make some art and get out on the streets Sincerely, Your Friendly Neighborhood Puppetistas *DIRECTIONS: We are housed in the back of BIG Reuse Recycle at: 69 9th St in Brooklyn. There are a number of other buildings and shops located at this address. To find us, take a right off of 9th street into the parking lot. Follow the pavement all the way around to the back and to the right. Once you see a medium sized parking lot with the gowanus canal on your left and a wall in front of you (so you can't go forward any longer), look to your right and go in the door to your right. There will be signage on or over the door.

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****THIS EVENT IS BEING POSTPONED! REAL DATE TBA!!!****

*SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO GET THERE

The People's Puppets is a group that formed during Occupy Wall Street and has met twice a week for the last 5 years. We make puppets and other street art for all sorts of different organizations and causes. We love to teach other groups how to make things and have an open invitation for folks to come by whenever you can. This is our first meeting in our new space which we will be sharing with Great Small Works, and a number of other artists in the resistance. This will be a space to meet other artists, learn about puppetry and street art, get your hands dirty building stuff, and to hold down a creative workhouse for the movement. Come to the meeting at any point, you don't need to be prompt. Doors will be open at 6pm for snacks and checking out the space. We'll start our meeting & building around 6:30. (We have a few different building projects that folks of every level of ability and experience can plug into.

We are particularly looking for: puppeteers! non-puppeteers! musicians! stilters! acrobats! magicians! accountants! builders! hackers! slackers! you!

Please share this meeting with folks who want to make some art and get out on the streets

Sincerely,

Your Friendly Neighborhood Puppetistas

*DIRECTIONS:
We are housed in the back of BIG Reuse Recycle at: 69 9th St in Brooklyn. There are a number of other buildings and shops located at this address. To find us, take a right off of 9th street into the parking lot. Follow the pavement all the way around to the back and to the right. Once you see a medium sized parking lot with the gowanus canal on your left and a wall in front of you (so you can't go forward any longer), look to your right and go in the door to your right. There will be signage on or over the door.
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The People's Puppets First Meeting in our New Studio in Gowanus!

April 6, 2017, 6:30pm - April 6, 2017, 9:30pm

69 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215-3108, United States

****THIS EVENT IS BEING POSTPONED! REAL DATE TBA!!!**** *SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO GET THERE The People's Puppets is a group that formed during Occupy Wall Street and has met twice a week for the last 5 years. We make puppets and other street art for all sorts of different organizations and causes. We love to teach other groups how to make things and have an open invitation for folks to come by whenever you can. This is our first meeting in our new space which we will be sharing with Great Small Works, and a number of other artists in the resistance. This will be a space to meet other artists, learn about puppetry and street art, get your hands dirty building stuff, and to hold down a creative workhouse for the movement. Come to the meeting at any point, you don't need to be prompt. Doors will be open at 6pm for snacks and checking out the space. We'll start our meeting & building around 6:30. (We have a few different building projects that folks of every level of ability and experience can plug into. We are particularly looking for: puppeteers! non-puppeteers! musicians! stilters! acrobats! magicians! accountants! builders! hackers! slackers! you! Please share this meeting with folks who want to make some art and get out on the streets Sincerely, Your Friendly Neighborhood Puppetistas *DIRECTIONS: We are housed in the back of BIG Reuse Recycle at: 69 9th St in Brooklyn. There are a number of other buildings and shops located at this address. To find us, take a right off of 9th street into the parking lot. Follow the pavement all the way around to the back and to the right. Once you see a medium sized parking lot with the gowanus canal on your left and a wall in front of you (so you can't go forward any longer), look to your right and go in the door to your right. There will be signage on or over the door.

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We're in a race against the clock to move the rest of our stuff over from the Lair. If you're available to help pack over at 20 Jay, please let us know and come on down! ...

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New Site!

We have a new website! It will definitely be undergoing changes as we add content and modify the style, but it’s a start! In the meantime, you can visit our Facebook page for a LOT of beautiful content.

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The People's Puppets of Occupy Wall Street was founded in Zuccotti Park, in the first two weeks of the Occupation of New York City. It continues on as a collective that helps other activists build beautiful and effective visuals for actions.