puppet show article


Recorder Staff

Friday, June 16, 2017

GREENFIELD — Dragons from across Asia spoke to moms using the voices of a dozen or so kids.

What was going on was, of course, a puppet show.

Who was presenting? The children of the parents, who gathered in downtown Greenfield to watch a presentation three months in the making.

Thursday evening The Salasin Center’s Family United Network F.U.N. Center, put on a dragon puppet show as an effort for the families to learn about a culture they may not have known.

“We looked at what cultures are well represented in this area and what aren’t and the Asian culture isn’t so we wanted to expose that to our kids,” Salasin Center’s Vickie Hutchinson said, who was a co-coordinator of the project that was funded with a Mass Cultural Council grant. (continue reading…)