Gallery Crawl: Mythmakers
10 am–2 pm
Fiction, folklore, and fables have inspired many artists. Listen as tour guides bring these stories to life right before your eyes.
Performance: Musical Tales with Zeitgeist
Kids and families control the sound effects and help narrate a fairy tale reenacted by members of Zeitgeist, the Twin Cities’ own new-music force. Stick around as they present a scene from their world premiere of Pine Eyes, a dynamic mixture of music, words, and film based on The Adventures of Pinocchio.
Art-Making for the Entire Family: Fact or Fiction?
11 am–4 pm
Design a pop-up book inspired by the story of Pinocchio filled with whoppers and truthful tales. Led by book artist Cori Sherlock.
Story-Reading: Pinocchio the Boy: Incognito in Collodi by Lane Smith
12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm
This tale of Pinocchio picks up from the moment the puppet’s wish is granted and he becomes a boy. Rediscover the hardships and victories of a wooden toy turned real during a reading of this modernized classic.
On the Big Screen: Pirates in the Pacific, directed by Eduardo Schuldt
In this first-ever 3-D animated feature from Peru, a boy accidentally falls through a time window that sends him on a swashbuckling journey back to the 17th century. 2005, Peru, in Spanish with English subtitles, 78 minutes.
The screening of Pirates in the Pacific is sponsored by Piper Jaffray Companies.