"Puppet Karaoke is really just that—karaoke using sock puppets! These puppets will make all of the worries about traditional karaoke go away. The stage and system will be provided. Audience members may bring their own socks to make puppets or can borrow one for the event.
BOOM Concepts is a community organization created for the expansion of activity for artists, musicians, and entrepreneurs who have common interests.
DS Kinsel, Co-Host of Puppet Karoke, is an award winning creative entrepreneur and cultural agitator. He expresses his creativity through the mediums of painting, window display, installation, curating, action-painting, non-traditional performance and #HASHTAGS. D.S. is the co-founder Of BOOM Concepts, a creative hub dedicated to the advancement of black and brown artists representing marginalized communities. A former AmeriCorps Public Ally member, D.S. has also been recognized as an Awardee of the Pittsburgh Courier Fab 40, Pittsburgh Magazine.
Dave English (Co-Host) is a Pittsburgh based artist, writer, and puppeteer. He lives in Polish Hill and is a Pittsburgh area native. Dave is the president of the Puppetry Guild of Pittsburgh and has performed in Pittsburgh and other cities for nearly two decades.
Audience Participants: Who knows who is going to show up to sing Puppet Karaoke? But we are hoping this partnership brings out a diverse group of adventurous folks ready to make puppets and sing really loud!