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A celebration of Bob Baker and his marionette legacy




Poster for second annual 'Bob Baker Day'
Poster for second annual 'Bob Baker Day'

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If you are looking for family-friendly fun - head to downtown Los Angeles Saturday, February 27th for a celebration of legendary puppeteer Bob Baker. 

Back in the 1960s, Baker opened up a tiny theater to showcase beautiful marionettes he handcrafted. 

Bob Baker day marionettes.
Bob Baker day marionettes.



Puppets that flit and float and dance around a theater that doesn't look like it's changed much over the course of five decades.

Bob Baker day marionette theater.
Bob Baker day marionette theater.


Tomorrow, special guests will be making a special appearance at the theater to commemorate what would have been Bob Baker's 92nd birthday - he passed away a little more than a year ago. 

To tell us more about the festivities and why this is a crucial time for the theater is head puppeteer Alex Evans. 

To hear the full interview, press the blue play button above.