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January 8, 1993 | CORINNE FLOCKEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Say you're a pilot. You've spent almost 20 years in the cockpit, first with the Air Force and then with a major commercial carrier, earning the rank of captain and chalking up some 12,000 flying hours. Long about your mid-40s, it strikes you that, hey, maybe it's time for a career change. With yur credentials and your degree in aeronautical engineering, there are many lucrative possibilities. But for you, there is only one clear choice: Puppets. Loony? Maybe.
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February 4, 1995 | ALAN EYERLY
Two performances by the Jim Gamble Puppets will be presented at the Curtis Theatre on Sunday in conjunction with the "International Puppets and Marionettes" exhibit at the City of Brea Gallery. The "Wonderful World of Puppets" shows will be at 1 and 3 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be ordered by calling the theater box office at (714) 990-7722. The Brea Gallery exhibit, which is continuing through March 17, features more than 150 rare puppets and marionettes from around the world.
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December 18, 1991 | ANTHONY MILLICAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Clad in trademark black tuxedo, the Tom Jones impersonator danced suggestively toward the audience in a posh banquet room and tickled the knees of the women seated up front. Later, a top-heavy belly dancer and a sensuous strip-tease artist flirted with the men in the crowd. But the adult entertainment came with strings attached--the puppet kind. And puppeteer Jim Gamble was pulling no punches. In fact, his lecherous wino was looking up the skirts of elegantly dressed women.
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January 8, 1993 | CORINNE FLOCKEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Say you're a pilot. You've spent almost 20 years in the cockpit, first with the Air Force and then with a major commercial carrier, earning the rank of captain and chalking up some 12,000 flying hours. Long about your mid-40s, it strikes you that, hey, maybe it's time for a career change. With yur credentials and your degree in aeronautical engineering, there are many lucrative possibilities. But for you, there is only one clear choice: Puppets. Loony? Maybe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1995 | ALAN EYERLY
Two performances by the Jim Gamble Puppets will be presented at the Curtis Theatre on Sunday in conjunction with the "International Puppets and Marionettes" exhibit at the City of Brea Gallery. The "Wonderful World of Puppets" shows will be at 1 and 3 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be ordered by calling the theater box office at (714) 990-7722. The Brea Gallery exhibit, which is continuing through March 17, features more than 150 rare puppets and marionettes from around the world.
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July 6, 1993 | BERT ELJERA
The city is reviving the tradition of free family movies on Friday nights at the park. From Friday through Aug. 8, full-length movies, including "Beauty and the Beast" and "Homeward Bound," will be shown on a 12-foot screen at the new Arovista Park Amphitheater. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and beach chairs. Kathie DeRobbio of the city's Cultural Arts Division said there will also be live entertainment on certain Fridays.
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July 30, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
Internationally acclaimed Jim Gamble Puppet Productions will present a Carnival of the Animals at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Children's Museum at La Habra. In the production, which is based on the musical work by French composer Camille Saint-Saens, cats are magically transformed into lions and tea sets into turtles. The event is included with museum admission, which is $4 and free for children under 2 years old. The museum is at 301 S. Euclid St. Information: (562) 905-9793.
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December 2, 1997 | LIZ SEYMOUR and CATHY WERBLIN and LISA ADDISON
Arroyo and Loma Vista elementary schools' PTA/PTOs are sponsoring the last in a series of four programs in the second annual Fall Cultural Series for parents and students throughout Tustin Unified School District. Jim Gamble's the Art of Puppetry will perform at 7 p.m. Friday in the multipurpose room at Hewes Middle School, 13232 Hewes Ave. Gamble will present "Carnival of the Animals," which features 13 musical segments. Tickets are $3.50 and can be bought at the door.
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March 18, 1998 | LISA ADDISON
An eclectic celebration for kids--featuring art, dance troupes and workshops--will take place Saturday at the Irvine Fine Arts Center. The 16th annual Youth Arts Day will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is geared toward children 3 to 11. This year's theme, "Art Around the World," will enable children to experience art from other cultures. There will be eight workshops, including "Japanese Koi Kites," "Clay Pots From India" and "Spanish Still Life Drawing."
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December 18, 1991 | ANTHONY MILLICAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Clad in trademark black tuxedo, the Tom Jones impersonator danced suggestively toward the audience in a posh banquet room and tickled the knees of the women seated up front. Later, a top-heavy belly dancer and a sensuous strip-tease artist flirted with the men in the crowd. But the adult entertainment came with strings attached--the puppet kind. And puppeteer Jim Gamble was pulling no punches. In fact, his lecherous wino was looking up the skirts of elegantly dressed women.
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May 4, 2001
The free "Friends Family Arts Festival: PizAzz: A Passport to Imagination and the Arts," celebrating music, dance and theater from around the world, will be held at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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March 24, 1986 | MARIE MONTGOMERY
Children got a taste of Africa in Irvine on Saturday during the sixth annual Youth Art Day held by the Irvine Fine Arts Center in Heritage Park. "The Art Safari" was this year's theme for the event, which is held to celebrate National Youth Art Month. Children participated in safari-themed workshops, including "Water Buffalo Watercolor," "Paw Prints Printmaking," "African Maskmaking" and "Monkey Face Painting."
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