THE BEANSTALK HOUR
STREAMING ART STORYTIME SERIES
Discover our voices, our art forms and our programs
Welcome to our BEANSTALK HOUR !
An Art Story time live streamed since the beginning of the pandemic 2020
Every other week, artists offer you their interpretation of a classic or original story through their art form.
Rediscover your favorite tale interpreted by a mime, a creative bookmaker, a puppeteer, a journalist, an illustrator...a tap dancer...a poet...the list is long....
FInd out about their program on our platform!
Open to all ages ! (Not designed for younger than 6 y old )
NEXT DATES: December 30th
A Child's Christmas in Wales
by Dylan Thomas through pop up Art
live stream on facebook Brooklyn Beanstalk
December 23rd:The Story of the Wet Photons
by Edna Ortiz, bilingual teaching artist
Science Environmentalist and founder of
the children's educational program Maroma Playgroups
December 2nd: A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC
Puppet artist Karen Z. presents several of her shadow puppetry works including an interpretation of a poem by Shel Silverstein
November 18th: GRAIN D'AILE a story by French poet Paul Eluard, illustrated by Jacqueline Duheme, images by S. Larriere and music by composer Raymond Scott
November 3rd: RIVERSONG by singer and song writer Ali Dineen, film by S .Larriere
October 21st: Halloween Special
6 artists share what gives them the goose bumps this Halloween : June Koffi, Patricia Manwaring,Harrison Greene, Lara Vallance,Stephanie Larriere with a soundscape by Allison Sniffin
October 7 th 2020:
RAPATAPTAP , HERE COMES BOJANGLES , THINK OF THAT! A portrait of the legendary tap dancer Bill Robinson, by the famous illustrators and authors Leo and Diane Dillon interpreted by tap dancer S. Larriere
THE SONG OF 6 BIRDS
Visual artist and librarian June Koffi Gaddy and musician Eleonore Weill interpret a South African tale by Rene Deetlefs
WILD FLOWER: Brooklyn based visual artist Nicole Spencer presents a tale of courage, resilience and self empowerment.
An original story of love and grief for a beloved animal companion by puppeteer Harrison Greene through puppetry Arts, text and music.
LA BALADE DE MAX
A bucolic journey through nature and imagination by French author David Gauthier and illustrator Marie Caudry accompanied by songs from Italian song writer Angelo Branduardi
THE LITTLE GIRL AND THE RIVER
An original tale of initiation to life enchantment by puppeteer Stephanie Larriere interpreted by singer and song writer Biz Strother
THE PRINCE TIGER: match box theater
When a Tiger mother distressed by the murder of her cubs by hunters start to rummage across humans's cities spreading terror and slaughter...how do we de escalate the violence? Find out in this beautiful tale The Tiger Prince by author Chen Jiang Hong inspired by a Chinese medieval legend and adapted through match box puppetry by Stephanie Larriere
WEDNESDAY JUNE 3rd: 2:3opm
Storytime and Mindfulness:
Therapeutic storytelling and integrated meditation with teaching artist and holistic health therapist Karina Tatarova, based on Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good,Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Saturday May 16th 11AM
Pan and Apollo music contest
A Greek myth interpreted through CREATIVE BOOK MAKING Workshop with French illustrator Lara Vallance