Creature Sightings ~
January 25th ~ OpenheartCreatures donates 2 traveling mural paintings for
Wisdom of the Heart an annual fundraiser for the Columbus Jewish Day School
February 14th-Hearts United,for One Billion Rising
A V-day Celebration at 730 Bellows Ave. Franklinton Downtown Columbus Ohio 43222
You will find OpenheartCreatures as dancing hearts and love birds to support this rising of our connected ONE heart.
Please join us at this event from 4-6pm
March 20th- CAW mentor show at Fort Hayes shot tower gallery. Openheartcreatures collaborates with their two young artist interns. Matthew McVay age 14 and Cellissa Woods age 18
This performance will merge visual art with sound art using a large Boom Box body puppet.
March 21 – Opennheartcreatures joined Honey For The Heart at The Creative Foundation in Marysville for a parade with the body puppets.
March 23 – OpenHeartCreatures mask making workshop for kids 7-13 at OpenHeartART studio.
April 24-28 – OpenHeartCreatures travels to Toronto, Canada to join artist group Universe Universe with 30 body puppets to perform in a parade, Occupy Your Heart.
May 22 – OpenHeartCreatures featured in Bexley student documentary about creativity, exhibition at the Drexel Theater.
May 16 – OpenHeartCreatures body puppets joins Indianola Informal k-8 carnival.
May 30 – OpenHeartCreatures participates in anti-bullying benefit Art + Drag for Michael at Circus.
June 16 – OpenHeartCreatures performs a piece on kindness at Columbus Main Library’s downtown location.
June 21 – OpenHeartCreatures body puppets and art car takes to the streets with Columbus’ Pride Parade.
June 27, 28, 29 – OpenheartCreatures performs at Columbus, Ohio’s very own Community Festival. Join Openheartcreatures for our 5th annual Live Arts Stage Performance Saturday 28th 2:20pm
Be on the lookout for other sightings of our large body puppets dancing and parading about throughout the festival weekend.
July 4 – OpenHeartCreatures body puppets and art car participates in The Doo-Dah Parade
July 19 – OpenHeartCreatures joining Movement Activities Concert: Mass and Volume, a concert of alternative movement and aerial dance. 400 W Rich St event space. 7pm, ticket $5, Standing Room Only, $2.
September 14 – OpenHeartCreatures dress-up workshop at The Cincinnati Museum of Art , 2pm.
October 25- OpenHeartCreatures joins Athens Halloween Parade.
January 26th-Grateful Dead Tribute show at Woodlands Tavern~Columbus, OH
April 6th~ OpenheartCreatures, Heidi Madsen and Heidi Kambitsch bring a painting by Wallace alive with a 2 person body puppet named “Gus” through a interaction, play, clowning and puppetry. Music by Mr. Roger’s Remix “Garden of your Mind”
May 5th – Bully Eraser ~ Love Replacer. Columbes Museum of Art
May 9th~ Openheartcreature body puppet “giant pizza” and “Pilgrim Princess Boy” join Columbus’s Pecha Kucha #25 as supporting puppets for 2 presenters.
May 10th ~ OpenheartCreatues body puppet “Pilgrim Princess boy” will be joining
Indianola’s k-8 Carnival passing out hearts and sharing his Art Car.
May 11th ~ Join OpenheartCreatures for 3 “Wild Mask” making workshops for the whole family
May 17th ~Bully Eraser~ Love Replacer . Indianola Informal k-8 school
9:15-10 am (for students and teachers)
11-12pm (for students and teachers)
6:30 – 7:30 pm ( for parents, families, and open to public)
June 6~ Join Openheartcreature as they join an Alternative fashion design show 8pm
June 8~ Openheartcreatures on the runway ~ Alternative Fashion Mob GRAND finale
June 28, 29, 30th–COMFEST! ~ Columbus, Ohio’s very own Community Festival. Join Openheartcreatures for our 4th annual Live Arts Stage Performance, and be on the lookout for other sightings as well….
July 4 DooDah Parade!
August 4 4-7pm Bully Eraser~ Love Replacer Fund Raiser ILLIO studio space 13 East Tulane Ave. Columbus Ohio 43202
August 18 A Rainbow of Vegetables 1 Hour Workshop, 1 Hour Performance, Sunday 2pm-4pm
Click on the link below to learn more about this AMAZING festival!
February 17th~ Game show at the Columbus Art Museum featuring OpenheartCreatures! Come play + be a contestant.
February 25th- A fun family, interactive afternoon at the Gateway Film center on High street, featuring music by The Shazzbots
February 25th – Heidi Kambitsch will be in body puppet
as a costume judge for this Mardi Gras Party! 8pm-midnight.
March 3rd~Learning Through Play conference
Cincinnati Museum Center~ Openheartcreatures
Experience how we learn through a Play Parade designed for ages 3 and up.
April 1~ APRIL FOOL’S!!! In spirit of such a festival holiday, Open Heart Creatures will be performing, and partying at the April “fools” party
May 12~ Agora 9 arts festival, where OHC will be creating an interactive body puppet with the community, as well as debut the latest addition to our family : A new art car!
March 22nd~ CAW (Creative Arts of Women) Creating our History “Offspring” performance. Openheartcreatures with Heidi Madsen. 6-8pm Fort Hayes Columbus Ohio
May 18th ~ Open Heart Creatures set up an interactive photo booth at Indianola Alternative’s annual Carnival 5-8pm, and performing with “Captain Captain” from the Shazzbots!
June 15~ Open Heart Creatures will be at the Wall Street pride celebration. Where Heidi Kambistch will be debuting a new “Muppet Man” performance
June 16~ Open Heart Creatures will for the second year in a row, will be creating and performing at the “What You Will Festival”
June 23 ~ For another year, Open Heart Creatures will be performing at Columbus’ Comfest, at 1:50pm, on the Live Arts Stage. There we will incorporate Agrabatic yoga, in our “Creature Birth”.
July 4th ~ Open Heart Creatures will be teaming up with Portia, local raw food guru, and making a series of Veggie body puppets, to be debuted at the 29th annual Doo Dah parade
July 15th~ Open Heart Creatures will be playing, and dancing with “The Famous Johnson Brothers” as part as the Goodale Music Series
August 11-Inspiration “Minifestation” children’s event & Inspriation Manifestation with Kickin’ It Crew @ Rumba Cafe~ Columbus, OH
August 12th ~ Open Heart Creatures will be performing with “Mary Adam 12” as part of the Goodale Music series
August 17, 18, 19-Openheartcreatures performs at Rootwire Festival w/the Kickin’ It crew in the Jelly Dome
August 25th–Urban Scrawl. Come see Heidi paint during this 2 day urban arts festival!
September 8th- Hot times festival 2012-Kids Parade with The Art Car!
September 29th-Princess Boy Performance~ Indiana (video coming soon)
October 2012-Art Installation @ Brother’s Drake~ Heidi has transformed not only the doorway through the meadery, but wait until you see the bathroom!
November 18th-11am & 2pm Come see our performance “Walk Like yourself” on attitude with gratitude to begin to erase the bully.
December 8th-CAW small works show at Ray’s Living Room Gallery
June 9. 10. 11. What You Will Fest. ~Delaware OH
June 18. Pride march~ Columbus OH
June 24. 25. 26. Comfest~ Columbus OH
July 4 Doo Dah Parade~ Columbus OH
July 24~31 Bird Invasion project ~ Toronto Canada
August 14th Goodale park summer music series. Live Openheartcreature body puppet improv & dance. August 19th Bustown music presents~ ~ featuring live Openheartcreature body puppet performance at Skully’s Short North Columbus!
August 27 beautyofmyland presents- beneath the blues @ Brothers Drake Openheartcreature Heidi becomes a blank canvas body puppet to live blues. Painted toes and noses danced on this giant floor of white
October 8 Openheartcreature’s haunted spider web booth along the bike path in Clintonville near Como-Clinton for Market to Market Pirates & Zombies Bike event ~complete with creature puppets on bikes.
October 14 Openheartcreature’s Giant Yeti body puppet comes to life at the Columbus Art Museum’s Game show.
Dec 1 Openheartcreature will be greeting you at the door! Inspiration Manifestation~Expect something new made out of old. This be an inspiring event FUR sure:)
Dec 2 Openheartcreatures performs a interactive raw exchange story exploring the act of giving and receiving perspective. “Do you see what I see?” Celebrating Delaware City Art Center~ Gallery ONE year anniversary!!!!!