November 18, 2013
Event: Adventure of the Stone Monkey: A Shadow Puppet Performance at Philadelphia Art Alliance
On Saturday, December 7th from 5p-6p the Philadelphia Art Alliance invites children and families to Adventure of the Stone Monkey, a shadow puppet performance based on the famous 16th century Chinese novel, Journey to the West. This action packed story, brought to life by the Philadelphia-based puppet artist Hua Hua Zhang and her company Visual Expressions, is about a monkey born from a stone who, through his strength and trickery, acquires great power, only to be outsmarted by a monk. Appropriate for adults and children of all ages.
Hua Hua Zhang is an artist, performer, and educator working primarily in the ancient Chinese art of puppetry. Hua Hua learned her craft in her hometown o [...]