Tom Carroll

journalist, writer and host of “Tom Explores Los Angeles”

journalist, writer and host of “Tom Explores Los Angeles”


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The Bob Baker Marionette Theater is the oldest children’s theater in Los Angeles, and has been dazzling kids and adults with hand-made puppets since 1963.

Will Bob Baker’s puppets find a new home?

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater is the oldest children’s theater in Los Angeles, and has been dazzling kids and adults with hand-made puppets since 1963.

from Design and Architecture

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater will close its current location in less than two months, after dazzling kids and adults with hand-made puppets for the past 55 years.

Bob Baker Marionette Theater looks to the future

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater will close its current location in less than two months, after dazzling kids and adults with hand-made puppets for the past 55 years.

from Design and Architecture

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