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No Strings Attached: HAT Tavern Hosts 'Meet The Puppets' Event Dec. 14

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SUMMIT, NJ - Further animating the creative, colorful and imaginative Reeves-Reed Arboretum-curated exhibition. "Flexibition by Flexitoon," hosted there -- and now extended through February 4 -- Flexitoon puppet artists and creators Olga Felgemacher and Craig Marin will present a “meet the puppets” evening December 14, from 6 to 8 p.m., at The HAT Tavern.

"Flexibition by Flexitoon" at The Hat Tavern is a showcase of original art work, pre-production sketches, and story boards inspired by and created for live theatre, television, commercials, film, and the internet by master puppeteers.

Recognized both nationally and internationally, on film, television, at theatre festivals, theme parks, and art galleries, Flexitoon has created puppet art both off-Broadway and at Lincoln Center. Their multi-media exhibition, "Art That Moves-The World of Flexitoon" features more than 100 of their puppets from stage and screen, and in conjunction with live performances, has met with resounding acclaim wherever presented.

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All of the works exhibited are for sale with the artists will donating 30% of each purchase to Reeves-Reed Arboretum.  For information about the exhibit, contact Frank Juliano, Executive Director, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, at f.juliano@reeves-reedarboretum.org.

The HAT Tavern is located within The Grand Summit Hotel at 570 Springfield Avenue.

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