The much anticipated, third installment of Leigh Stein‘s Poets & Puppets returns tomorrow night (Friday, February 25) as part of the Stain of Poetry Series. The reading starts promptly at 7pm at Goodbye Blue Monday. I’ll be reading with Elissa Bassist, Luke Bloomfield, Marisa Crawford, and Lauren Ireland, and Claire Dunnington will play her harp.
Last night Leigh and her friend Erin (a kind and talented artist) came over to help me build the shadow puppet theater that will accompany my poems. We ate chili and cornbread and drank beer and really went to town with our xacto knives. The finished theater and puppets look amazing! To give you a little sneak peak of what to expect, this Little Dragon video was our inspiration: