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Puppeteer group to perform during Mayfest


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This large puppet, a Viking named Inar, was specially made by the Haines based performing arts group Geppetto's Junkyard for their upcoming Mayfest performances.

A Haines puppeteer performing arts group, Geppetto's Junkyard, will be performing in the Wright Auditorium during this year's Mayfest activities.

Debi Knight Kennedy, a puppeteer in the group, said they perform one to two shows a year and, this time around, the troupe has specifically tailored its performance for Petersburg audiences.

"A Viking from Petersburg named Inar goes off in search of adventure and gets swallowed by a whale and then we see what happens next," Knight Kennedy said.

Geppetto's Junkyard specializes in unique and eclectic puppet forms and combines music, singing, soun...

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