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All Kids Spanish

Audience: Families with children from 18 months to 10 years old.

Phone: 321-460-2844

Email: joanna.bucaro@ymail.com

Bilingual Story Time and Hispanic Cultural Events.

Andy Offut Irwin

 Audience: All Ages 

Email: info@andyirwin.com

Phone: 770-238-8576


Andy has been described as a Eudora Welty meets Marx Brothers meets John Prine. He performs for all ages and thinks he's funny.

Atlantic Coast Theatre (A.C.T.) for Youth

Audience: Pre-K through 5th Grade

Phone: 863-242-8656

Email: shows@atlantic-coast-theatre.com

The Atlantic Coast Theatre (A.C.T.) For Youth brings professional touring theatre productions to Performing Arts Centers, Schools, Museums, Festivals, & LIBRARIES!

 

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Backintyme

Audience: All ages, 4 to 104

Phone: 386-439-9413

Email: mlsweet@backintyme.com

Backintyme performs stories and music of the 19th century for any audience.

Ballad of America

Audience: All ages

Phone: 305-753-1850

Email: info@balladofamerica.com

With vocals, guitar, banjo, and a wealth of traditional American folk songs, Matthew Sabatella's Ballad of America programs bring the story of the United States vividly to life for all ages.

Berdolé Flamenco

Audience: K-5 and adults

Phone: 404-277-1499

Email: julie@berdole.com 

Professional Flamenco dancer and teaching artist Julie Galle Baggenstoss dances with kids to explore literacy, and she demystifies the art form for adults using library resources to explore Flamenco in literature, fine arts, and Spanish culture. 

Big Idea Balloons


Audience: 3yrs-Adult

Phone: 407-388-8734

Email: keith@cmbuzz.com

Our shows features lots of audience participation. Since this is a magic show for libraries, we’ll make sure to reference various children’s books to promote your library and encourage reading in a fun and entertaining manner.

Bill & Eli Perras - Song & Story Educators

Audience: 4th to 12th grade, Adults to Seniors

Phone: 386-747-9820

Email: HearUsOut@yahoo.com

Presenters of Educational Song & Story programs titled: "Artifacts of Florida", "Black History Month", and "Build a Better World".

Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre

Audience: Pre K - 3rd Grade

Phone: 813-659-0659

Email: jerry@puppetworld.com

Giant, dwarf or talking wolf; innocent, braggart or crone; Bits N Pieces presents captivating stories told with puppets, imagination, and heart--Huzzah!

Bluegrass Productions of Virginia, LLC

Audience: Adults

Phone: 540-982-6900

Email: gary@alifeofsorrow.com

A self-contained one-man play that combines storytelling and music to bring to life the epic saga of an Appalachian Mountain Music Treasure who delighted Sunshine State audiences in the 1960s from his base in Live Oak, Florida.

Bob Lusk Music

 

Audience: Adults

Phone: 845-594-4412

Email: bobluskmusic@gmail.com

Bob Lusk sings historic and regional folk songs of Florida, accompanying himself on the guitar, banjo and concertina. 

Brent Gregory Magician

Audience: Children & Families

Phone: 800-983-2604

Email: info@brentgregorymagic.com

High impact magic and storytelling that emphasizes the importance of the library and reading. Educational and fun for all ages.

 Bucky & GiGi

Audience: All Ages

 Phone: 914-299-6629

 Email: nerdclown@aol.com

Building a Better World...One Smile At A Time

Bucky & GiGi construct fun with juggling, magic, and lots of comedy too along with their special canine construction worker who is sure to put smiles on the faces of all when this four legged partner steals the show in the finale with his extraordinary feats of comedy.

 

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Cesar Domico - Comedy Magic Shows

Audience: Kids-Adults / Family Show - English and Spanish

Phone: 813-298-0496

Email: mail@magicdomico.com

A laugh full of illusion! A comedy magic show full of laughs for your programs!

Chef Warren Caterson

Audience: Adults

Phone: 904-704-1710

Email: booking@chefwarrencaterson.com


Cooking for Two - Can It Be Fast Frugal and Fun? You Bet! - An entertaining introduction to cooking for two that's filled with dozens of kitchen tips and cooking hints and ends with a cooking demonstration that anyone can replicate at home. 

Children's Educational Theater Programs
A Division of Southern Arts Events

 

Audience: Pre K - Elementary

Phone: 844-370-1918

Email: ksumerel@gmail.com


Storytelling theater promoting self worth through singing, music, dance, acting and an array of larger than life zany puppets, where anything is possible if you only believe. 

Chris Kastle



Audience: Adult, Young Adult, Younger Audiences

Phone: 773-576-7245

Email: chriskastle@yahoo.com

Chris Kastle is a world traveler and touring musician, storyteller, songsmith, artist and author who will do an exciting and enjoyable performance for adults, youth or young audiences. 

Comedy Maks

Audience: 4 to 104 years

Phone: 407-259-6207

Email: maksat22@hotmail.com

Interactive, family friendly show with elements of magic, juggling, physical comedy.

 

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Dan Christopher...and Friends!
 Ventriloquist - Magician - Funny Guy

Audience: All Ages

Phone: 954-252-1804

Email: Bookings@DanChristopher.com


Join Ventriloquist, Magician and Funny Guy Dan Christopher as he presents a laugh-filled 45 minute program featuring a cast of wacky puppet pals combined with some amazing magic tricks and lots of comedy that will delight everyone in the audience.

Digeridoo Down Under: Austrailian Music - Education - Motivation - Entertainment!

Audience: Kids & families, tweens & teens, and adults.

Phone: 813-961-4656

Email: darren@didgrevolution.com

Didgeridoo Down Under is a national touring act, based in Florida, that weaves Australian music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation into interactive shows (for kids & families), workshops (for tweens & teens) and concerts (for adults)!

DoDad's Lab

Audience: Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Phone: 888-993-6323

Email: darren@dodadslab.com

DoDad’s Lab is a live, interactive program that combines colorful props, wacky science experiments, comedy, puppetry, reading and science education.

 

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Geddy the Gecko Library Shows

Audience: Ages 2 to 13 & Families

Phone: 954-924-0218

Email: geddythegecko@juno.com

Non-Stop Audience Participation & Laughs with the Breakdancing Gecko (or Cow, Pig & Bull Show), 4 times on primetime NBC TV!  Twice in People Magazine!

Gladius

Audience: Adults, and Children in Grades 3-8

Phone: 562-452-3487

Email: gladiusbooking@gmail.com

Determined to entertain as well as inspire audiences of all ages, this award-winning ‘musical mad-scientist’ explores a multi-cultural mixture of musical styles, and demonstrates the art of perseverance—the guitarist has prevailed over a crippling case of nerve damage which could have easily ended a musician's career...inspired by the great composers, Spanish guitar maestros, and much more, this musical mad scientist fuses the elements into a refreshing formula—evoking the Spanish spirit, yet distinctly unorthodox.

 

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Independent Storyteller

Audience: Ages 3-12

Phone: 404-484-9466

Email: barrystewartmann@hotmail.com 

Summer Reading Program theme-based interactive storytelling programs - on popular children's literature, world folklore, or U.S. history - featuring vivid props, puppets, costumes, song, movement and participation - with Summer '17 dates available to coordinate with existing bookings in South and Central Georgia. 

 

 

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Jane Rosenbohm, Guitar Extraordinaire ®

Audience: General, art/education for school age students

Phone: 804-300-6004

Email: janeguitar@outlook.com

Guitar program about the brain and music, including a free guitar to be given away.

Jennifer Swanson Books

Audience: Parents, Teachers, Librarians, and Children ages 7-18 

Phone: 904-403-4979

Email: Jennifer@JenniferSwansonBooks.com

An Award-winning author of exciting and intriguing science books for kids of all ages. 

Just Add Rhythm LLC

Audience: Pre-K to 12th grade. Adults to seniors.

Phone: 954-399-7648

Email: alisha@addrhythm.com

Just Add Rhythm wants to see more people drumming for their community, joy and wellness, and we give you the tools to do it – no musical experience required!

Just Beelieve

Audience: Children & Adults


Phone: 954-849-3571

Email: contactjustbeelieve@gmail.com

We provide educational bee presentations on the life and inner workings of bees, the structure of hexagon honeycomb, and their importance for sustaining our life.

 

 

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Karen Climer's Crazy Balloon Show

Audience: Ages 3-10

Phone: 407-493-3974

Email: Karen@KarenClimer.com

Karen Climer’s Crazy Balloon Show uses storytelling, magic, audience participation, and of course, balloons to entertain your young patrons and encourage reading.

Katie Adams' Make Believe Theater

Audience: 4 to 10 year olds and their families

Phone: 813-282-4993

Email: katesshow@aol.com

Katie Adams is a professional puppeteer, storyteller and teaching artist whose traveling Make Believe Theater brings children’s literature to life with fun, interactive shows for children and families.

Kids' Music Circle

Audience: Ages 2-11 and families

Phone: 561-584-2290

Email: noam@kidsmusiccircle.com

Fun, engaging, and 100% interactive sing-shake-play along with plenty of instruments provided. Geared toward ages 2-11 but open to all! 

 

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Magic and Mayhem Show

Audience: All ages

Phone: 407-222-4412

Email: james@MagicAndMayhemShow.com

Magic and Mayhem should be on your schedule. The math is simple: Magic + Mayhem = FUN!

Magic by Ken Spanola Magic, LLC

 

Audience: All Ages

Phone: 813-249-7325

Email: Magic@KenTastic.com

FUN magical entertainment for family audiences!
Our fun magic shows are specially designed for libraries. Shows such as “Ready,Set,Read”; “Building America” (2017 Theme); “Be A Friend”; and our “Funtastic Magic Show” were all a big hit. Our “Libraries Rock” magic show is under construction and will be ready for your 2018 Summer Program.
See our website for full show descriptions, testimonials and pictures.

Marc Black -
A History of the 1950’s  and 60’s through Popular Song

Audience: Adults

Phone: 914-232-5548

Email: marcblackmusic@gmail.com

New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Marc Black, leads us on a multi-media, musical tour of these two historically defining decades. 

 

Marci Poppins Entertainment

 

Audience: Ages 2-10

Phone: 954-683-3050

Email: Marcela@fabaic.com

Storytelling, puppets, magic and face painting. Multiple character acts – including bilingual - available, all of which share a love of books, lessons in kindness, tolerance, self-esteem and how to cultivate a positive attitude.  Teen hands-on History of Henna edu-tainment program available.

The Moogician



Audience: Ages 5 and Up

Phone: 941-962-6114

Email: tcbanjo@yahoo.com


An Act of Magical Cow-medy and Moo-steries. The Moogician will butter his way into your hearts as he performs one "cheezy" trick after the other as he "milks" it for everything he can, all the while educating with fun facts and trivia, that are udderly entertaining and absolutely Bovine.

 

"Mrs. Kate" Carpenter, Folksinger, Songwriter & Storyteller

Audience: Preschool, Elementary School, Family Audiences, Seniors

Phone: 904-879-9155

Email: MrsKate@MrsKate.com

“Mrs. Kate" Carpenter hails from the tiny town of Callahan, Florida, and travels the world making families smile with her homespun folk music. A prolific songwriter, she has recorded 12 original CD's and 2 children's music videos. Mrs. Kate uses her catchy songs to engage her audience, build character, and make people happy.  Folks of all ages are delighted with her puppetry, storytelling and interactive tunes.

Mystic Drums

Audience: All Ages

Phone: 888-638-5949

Email: info@mysticdrumz.com

World Music Safari Adventure interactive shows and Hands-on drumming workshops for all ages. 

 

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On the Go Music

Audience: Families and Elementary-Age Children

Phone: 954-993-7492

Email: rdixmusic@yahoo.com

On The Go Music is a travelling music company that provides hands on interactive World Music Drumming performances to libraries, schools, and churches that may have after school or summertime activities.

Orisirisi African Folklore

 

Audience: All Ages

Phone: 407-697-1336

Email: Orisirisi1@gmail.com

 

African storytelling complimented with drumming, dance, songs, and the obligatory African tradition of audience participation.

Out of My Hands Juggling & Illusion

Audience: All Ages

Phone: 239-560-1671

Email: Outmyhands2@aol.com

Blending choreographed juggling with illusions, Out of My Hands delivers a high-energy show that is innovative and interactive. Cutting-edge light and laser effects will amaze and delight all ages.

 

 

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STORIESGALORIOUS

Audience: Teens through Adults

Phone: (585) 343-5182

Email: storiesgalorious@gmail.com

Treat your adult and teen groups with these programs about detective fiction’s most beloved literary character, Sherlock Holmes.

ShowTimeForKids


Audience: All ages, 4yrs and up

Phone: 941-475-2566

Email: showtimeforkids@showtimeforkids.com

Seriously Funny Kids Entertainment!  All programs are custom designed to the current year’s theme featuring: Hilarious Comedy, Jaw-Dropping Magic, Awesome Balloon Sculpting, Zany Puppets and Uncontrollable Laughter! Reading Adventure Shows, Family Fun Magic Shows, Holiday Shows, Balloon Sculpting, Magic Classes and More!  Fully insured and Level 2 clearance.

Stevens Puppets


Audience: All Ages

Phone: 512-318-8760

Email: dan@stevenspuppets.com

The puppeteers give life to their little actors, weaving a spell of childhood over audiences of all ages, as they invite your library audience along for a trip through “once upon a time”, while the charming puppets come alive in their miniature worlds, transporting their audiences through magical journeys of endearing stories, raucous laughter, and artistic beauty, culminating in a performance that combines fully-staged productions of fairy-tales and classic children’s literature with hand-carved wooden marionettes in front of colorfully hand-painted scenery.

The Storycrafters

Audience: Families with children ages 4 and up

Phone: 518-275-1685

Email:storycrafters@verizon.net

Internationally renowned, award-winning musical storytelling duo Barry Marshall and Jeri Burns PhD, weave lively, musical, participatory family programs using world folktales and songs, integrating musical instruments, song, and dance into their 'top notch family entertainment' (Publishers' Weekly)

The Storytelling Sims

Audience: Adults

Phone: 904-823-7969

Email: StoryBuff@aol.com 

Wayne & Jane Sims are Humorists, Historians, and Tandem Tellers who have been regaling enthusiastic and appreciative Florida listeners for over 20 years.

Storytelling with Windell Campbell

Audience: Children ages 3-12

Phone: 813-684-3819

Email: windell.campbell@verizon.net

The show incorporates the art of puppetry with the art of storytelling.

 

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Talako Indian Dancers

Audience: All ages

Phone: 407-352-1163

Email: wcprentiss@aol.com

Our programs consist of our young members dressed in full traditional American Indian dance regalia. The dances include the Eagle, Traditional, Boys’ Fancy, Girls’ Fancy Shawl, Hoop Dancing and others. At the request of the host, we ask audience to join us for a Round Dance.

Tampa Taiko

Audience: All ages!

Phone: 727-531-7999

Email: TampaTaiko12@gmail.com

After a fun-filled performance that covers the history of taiko and the music of Japan, all attendees are offered the opportunity to play on our big drums!

Todd Kay Entertainment

Audience: All Ages

Phone:  407-376-4239

Email: booktoddkay@gmail.com

Amazing Antics of Todd Kay!

Transmutation Designs / Ghoul School

Audience: Teenagers

Phone: 407-376-3814

Email: monsterguy1961@yahoo.com

State of the art, creative and interactive special makeup effects demonstration.


 

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3rd Wheel dot Org

Audience: Babies to Adults (programs vary)

Phone: 407-446-4963

Email: mark@3rdwheel.org

The most versatile educational DRUMMING and STORYTELLING programs in Florida!!!