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Play and Learning

Play and Learning

In our puppet-making workshops, we sometimes provide paper bags or spoons, along with piles of colorful tissue papers, sequins, ribbons, […]

Mar 16, 2015     No Comments
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How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

How Puppets Power Literacy at Nashville Public Library

Liz Atack, our program manager, wrote an article about how puppets power literacy at the Nashville Public Library for  School Library […]

Jan 12, 2015     No Comments
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String City: From Magdeburg to Nashville

String City: From Magdeburg to Nashville

Our Wishing Chair puppeteers just returned from a puppetry festival in Magdeburg, Germany – Nashville’s sister city.  They traveled with […]

Jul 21, 2014     No Comments
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Blakemore Children’s Center Inspired by Puppets

Blakemore Children’s Center Inspired by Puppets

During the month of May, a special exhibit called “A Children’s Guide to the City” is on display. Classrooms from area […]

May 19, 2014     2 Comments
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Puppet Truck and Book Fair at Casa Azafran

Puppet Truck and Book Fair at Casa Azafran

Enjoy the Wishing Chair Productions performance of:               The Amazing Twins Ancient Maya Tales  from the Popol Wuj 2:00pm on March 15th at Casa Azafrán, […]

Mar 12, 2014     No Comments
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The Search for Appropriate Toys

The Search for Appropriate Toys

In a world of flashing electronics and digital entainment can good old-fashioned toys still entertain children?  You bet they can, […]

Dec 5, 2013     No Comments
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Tall Tale Circus

Tall Tale Circus

During late August and early September, Wishing Chair Productions will present Tall Tale Circus. Come see Pecos Bill, Calamity Jane, […]

Aug 22, 2013     Comments Off
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Habits of Mind: Precision and Accuracy

Habits of Mind: Precision and Accuracy

The sixth Habit of Mind is striving for accuracy and precision. In simple terms, accuracy refers to doing an action […]

Aug 1, 2013     1 Comment
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String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

Don’t miss the newest puppet show at the Nashville Public Library! String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry is […]

Jul 1, 2013     1 Comment
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Nashville International Puppet Festival

Nashville International Puppet Festival

June 21 – 23 are the dates for the 2013 Nashville International Puppet Festival at the Nashville Public Library!  This festival is a can’t-miss opportunity […]

May 30, 2013     No Comments
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Bringing Books to Life

Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.

Read about our Preschool Literacy Program

Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
615.862.5773

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Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
615.862.2264

Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
615.862.5800, ext. 73615