THE BEANSTALK HOUR

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STREAMING  ART STORYTIME SERIES

Discover our voices, our art forms and our programs 

THE BEANSTALK HOUR 

An  Art Story time live streamed  since the beginning of the pandemic 2020

 For almost a year, every other week, international bilingual artists  have offered their interpretation of a classic or original story through their art form.

 

A chance to rediscover a favorite tale interpreted by a mime, a creative paper artist, a puppeteer, a journalist, an illustrator...a tap dancer...a poet...the list is long....

    

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Open to all ages 

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

December 30th

wednesday 3PM

A Child's Christmas in Wales

by Dylan Thomas through pop up Art

live stream on facebook Brooklyn Beanstalk

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

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

September 23rd:

THE SONG OF 6 BIRDS

Visual artist and librarian June Koffi Gaddy and musician Eleonore Weill interpret a South African tale by Rene Deetlefs

September 9th:

WILD FLOWER: Brooklyn based visual artist Nicole Spencer presents a tale of courage, resilience and self empowerment.

 July 29th:

BILLY LEAVES

An original story of love and grief for a beloved animal companion by puppeteer Harrison Greene through puppetry Arts, text and music.

July 15th

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

July 1st

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 Beanstalk Hour : La balade de Max 20
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Check our SUMMER CAMP

Puppets and Tales
July 6th to 1oth

June 17th

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

Check our SUMMER CAMP

Puppets and Tales
July 6th to 1oth

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

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SUMMER CAMP

The Wizards secrets:
active imagination & mindfulness
June 29th to July 3rd

Saturday  May 16th  11AM

Pan and Apollo music contest

A Greek myth interpreted through CREATIVE BOOK MAKING Workshop with French illustrator Lara Vallance

Pan and Apollo music contest through cre