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Monday | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Jim Henson Companya s a Puppet Up! - Uncensoreda in Pasadena is adult fun

Many of the productions from the Jim Henson Co.mpany are family oriented, but leave the kids at home when you go to “Puppet Up! - Uncensored” at the Pasadena Playhouse , which runs Thursday to Saturday.

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Related Topix: Children TV, The Muppet Show, Entertainment, Television, Family, Labyrinth, Adventure, Musical Movies, Puppet Up!, Pasadena, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Film School Rejects

When the Movies Took Manhattan: NYC Through the Eyes of Hollywood in the 1980s

"The big city? Cops? Shootings? Car chases? That kind of thing?" "Well, no. No shooting stuff.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Family, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Steve Whitmire

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Oregonian

'The Lunchbox,' 'Muppets Most Wanted,' and more: Last Chance Movies for July 17

Thursday, July 17 appears to be the last day to catch the following films on Portland-area movie theater screens: "Coffee in Berlin" : An aimless young man moves through Berlin, spiraling down toward the bottom of a coffee cup -- if only he could get one.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Journalism, Movies, Entertainment

AmericanBankingNews.com

Are The Muppets Taking Broadway?

According to a new report, the Muppets may be really taking Manhattan for real! Apparently, Disney is looking into a possible musical involving those lovable puppets with Jujamcyn Theaters!"Oom burndy furndy phenomenal!" That's Swedish Chef speak for "that's really so phenomenal!" Whether it's a Muppet Show-esque variety show, or an adaptation of ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Muppets Take Manhattan, Family, Comedy Movies, The Great Muppet Caper, Musical Movies, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Switched

'The Muppets' Meets 'Twin Peaks' Is The Strangest Mashup Ever

"Twin Peaks" may have ended over 20 years ago, but that doesn't mean fans of the show are ready to let go of the seedy small town and its off-kilter residents.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Soap Opera, Twin Peaks, Comedy, Steve Whitmire, Dawson's Creek

New York Post

The Muppets likely to take on Broadway

If you're a certain age - 40 and up should do it - you'll have fond memories of the Muppet movies, particularly 1984's "The Muppets Take Manhattan," which finds Kermit and friends in New York trying to put on a show.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alabama Live

See comedian Rich Aronovitch in action tonight at Moe's BBQ

With his great puff of curly black hair and expressive, elastic face, comedian Rich Aronovitch looks and sounds like a cute, clever cartoon character.

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Related Topix: Frank Oz, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Welcome Back, Kotter, Drama

Neatorama

Trailer For Toby Froud's Short Puppet Film- Lessons Learned

If you love the darker works of Jim Henson, such as Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal , then you're probably going to be just as excited as I am to see the new short puppet film Lessons Learned .

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Related Topix: Family, Labyrinth, Adventure, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, The Dark Crystal

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Alabama Live

Can you imagine Kermit the Frog singing the theme from 'True Blood'? Watch this clip from...

Kermit the Frog is a lovable character, but he has flirted with vampirism before.

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Related Topix: Children TV, The Muppet Show, Entertainment, Television, Steve Whitmire

Tue Jul 08, 2014

GalleyCat

J.M. Lee Wins 'The Dark Crystal' Author Quest Contest

Last summer, Penguin Young Readers Group formed a partnership with the Jim Henson Company to publish a young adult series inspired by the classic film, The Dark Crystal .

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Related Topix: Family, Animation Movies, Adventure, The Dark Crystal

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Muppets Among Us

It's time to play the musicIt's time to light the lightsIt's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight Some of the most identifiable characters in contemporary culture are The Muppets .

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Related Topix: The Muppet Movie, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, The Muppets, Children TV, The Muppet Show, Entertainment, Television, Sesame Street, Animated TV

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

55 essential movies to show your child before age 13

The Muppets are a perfect place to start a child's pop-cultural education, and it's crucial to baptize them with the original Jim Henson production before diving into the two most recent sequels.

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Related Topix: The Muppet Movie, Family, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Frank Oz

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Newcastle News

Movin' to Movies & Musicals

By Greg Farrar Girls in the Creative Movement 2 class perform the dance piece 'Rainbow Connection' to music sung by Kermit the Frog in 'The Muppet Movie.'

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Related Topix: The Muppet Movie, Family, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Examiner.com

'The Muppets' is a charming classic

When the Muppet Studios fall prey to evil oil baron, it is up to the Muppets, led by Kermit the Frog, to host a telethon and raise money to save the studio before their dream is lost forever.

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Related Topix: The Muppets, Steve Whitmire

Fri Jun 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Pasadena Playhouse Announces Three Exciting Productions

The Pasadena Playhouse presents SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE - Music, Mayhem and Madness, three exciting productions playing this July.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Puppet Up!, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Time

Before She Was Miss Piggy, This Muppet Went By Another Name

She's known for crushing hard on Kermit the Frog, but Miss Piggy had a love life long before any amphibian stole her heart.

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On Social Marketing and Social Change

But That's None of My Business

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

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Related Topix: Steve Whitmire

Examiner.com

The Muppets is a charming classic

The Muppets is a Charming Classic Director: James Bobin Cast: Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson, Dave Goelz, Peter Linz, Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper When the Muppet Studios fall prey to evil oil baron, it is up to the Muppets, led by Kermit the Frog, to host a telethon and raise money to save the studio before their dream is lost forever.

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Related Topix: The Muppets, Steve Whitmire, Amy Adams, Jason Segel

BroadwayWorld.com

Pasadena Playhouse to Welcome Mary Bridget Davies, Joey Luft & Henson ...

Pasadena Playhouse to Welcome Mary Bridget Davies, Joey Luft & Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! for SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE, 7/10-26 The Pasadena Playhouse presents SUMMER AT THE PLAYHOUSE - Music, Mayhem and Madness, three exciting productions playing this July.

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Related Topix: Puppet Up!, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See

There are people out there who have never seen The Princess Bride . They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to society, and generally living happy, semi-fulfilled lives.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, The Muppet Movie, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Toy Story 3

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