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7 Super Talented Kids You’ve Got To See To Believe

By Kristin Pagels The boys of the Vienna Boys Choir have charmed audiences around the globe for centuries — yes, CENTURIES — with their prodigious musical talent and charming demeanor. The Vienna Boys Choir includes both a boarding school (named Palais

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Act One: Bella and Harry – a Family Holiday to Wharton Center

By Kendall Buzzelli As the school year begins and family life gets busy, one can only dream of summer vacation. The weather was nice, vacation days were abundant, and there was time for the whole family to spend together.  

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Act One: Peter Rabbit Tales

By Jacob Arnold   “Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter. ”   Since 1902, that magical first line has been spoken by parents to their children all over the

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A Pea Recipe For A Picky Kid — Inspired By The Monster Who Ate My Peas

By Jacob Arnold Monsters drive a hard bargain. They will eat your unwanted peas, but only if you give them something valuable of yours in exchange. Maybe it’s your favorite soccer ball or that fancy bike that you love to

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“The Stinky Cheese Man” Puppet Show – An Event for the Whole Family

In recent years of cinema, television, and theatre, traditional fairytales have been molded and altered to reveal alternative perspectives of stories we thought we knew so well. The television show “Once Upon a Time” features a huge group of fairytale characters

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What’s Not to Love About Fly Guy – Guest Post by Phyllis Thode

What’s not to love about Fly Guy? The Fly Guy series of books by Tedd Arnold is one I heartily recommend as a teacher and employee of the East Lansing Public Library. A little boy wants a pet and chooses

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“Take Your Kids to a Jazz Show!” – Guest Post by Benjamin Hall

The Wharton Center for Performing Arts asked me to write a blog post for JumpinJazz Kids – A Swinging Jungle Tale.  Some of the reasons I’m sure is because I coordinate a jazz festival, and I am a jazz musician.

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