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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING MAYDAY!

Thank you, thank you, thank you to the community for our 39th Annual MayDay Parade & Festival! One of the best ever, attended by 50-70,000 on glorious May 5, 2013. Here’s the results of our lowered budget this year and our appeal for increased community sustaining support. $80,850 - Individual donations (including Seward Co-op’s [...]

MAYDAY MAY 5TH 2013: “SEE THE WORLD”

MAYDAY MAY 5TH 2013: “SEE THE WORLD”

  Bread and Puppet Theater’s Hallelujah Cantastoria Play and Drawings adapted by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre for MayDay 2013 Parade and Pageant May 5th ~ Starting 1:00 PM at 26th and Bloomington to 34th Street and into Powderhorn Park. Rain and Snow? Date May 12 Listen to KFAI Radio 90.3 FM or @HOBT on [...]

Make MayDay Happen!

Make MayDay Happen!

MayDay COMMUNITY MEETINGFebruary 12 is our community meeting, 7 PM at the Avalon Theater (1500 E. Lake Street), for sharing ideas, images, and themes for this year’s MayDay. Please come. You can help In the Heart of the Beast continue this tradition for you and your community. Photo by Liz Welch Challenges of MayDay Need Your Ideas and [...]

“IT’S UP TO US!” May Day

“IT’S UP TO US!” May Day

By Sandy Spieler The Economics of MayDay:  MayDay has miraculously thrived in somewhat of a “gift economy”—a mixture of monetary donations from individuals, combined with labor and vision donations from many, many volunteers, along with a cadre of artists and organizers hired for MayDay who blend countless hours of volunteer labor [...]

One special idea! “The Old Ones Guild”

One special idea! “The Old Ones Guild”

photo by Liz Welch One special idea:  Be part of a support  “Guild” for the MayDay Ceremony ritual puppets. There are certain puppets used every year for the MayDay Ceremony in Powderhorn Park: the Tree-of-Life, the Sun Flotilla, the Woods, the Prairie, The Sky, and the River. There are already “guilds” of people that care for the [...]