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Published: 8/11/2008

ARTS GONE WILD COMES TO THE TOLEDO ZOO

CTY artszoo11p  08/10/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Toledo School for the Arts students from left, Grace Roper, 14, Savannah Lough 14, and Melissa Ramirez, 15, entertain Donald ReVels of Toledo, right, with a giant puppet they made at school, during the Arts Gone Wild Event at the Toledo Zoo, Sunday, August 10, 2008. Summary: Arts Gone Wild at the Toledo Zoo. CTY artszoo11p 08/10/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Toledo School for the Arts students from left, Grace Roper, 14, Savannah Lough 14, and Melissa Ramirez, 15, entertain Donald ReVels of Toledo, right, with a giant puppet they made at school, during the Arts Gone Wild Event at the Toledo Zoo, Sunday, August 10, 2008. Summary: Arts Gone Wild at the Toledo Zoo.
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CTY artszoo11p  08/10/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption:  Gideon Rockwood, a flame working instructor at the Toledo Museum of Art, makes glass bananas during the Arts Gone Wild Event at the Toledo Zoo, Sunday, August 10, 2008. He was going to make a glass monkey to go along with the glass bananas he was making.  Summary: Arts Gone Wild at the Toledo Zoo. CTY artszoo11p 08/10/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Gideon Rockwood, a flame working instructor at the Toledo Museum of Art, makes glass bananas during the Arts Gone Wild Event at the Toledo Zoo, Sunday, August 10, 2008. He was going to make a glass monkey to go along with the glass bananas he was making. Summary: Arts Gone Wild at the Toledo Zoo.
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CTY artszoo11p  08/10/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Brandon Pokross, 7, of Sylvania, watches Gideon Rockwood, a flame working instructor at the Toledo Museum of Art, as he makes glass bananas during the Arts Gone Wild Event at the Toledo Zoo, Sunday, August 10, 2008. He was going to make a glass monkey to go along with the glass bananas he was making.  Summary: Arts Gone Wild at the Toledo Zoo. CTY artszoo11p 08/10/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Brandon Pokross, 7, of Sylvania, watches Gideon Rockwood, a flame working instructor at the Toledo Museum of Art, as he makes glass bananas during the Arts Gone Wild Event at the Toledo Zoo, Sunday, August 10, 2008. He was going to make a glass monkey to go along with the glass bananas he was making. Summary: Arts Gone Wild at the Toledo Zoo.
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CTY artszoo11p  08/10/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Toledo School for the Arts students from left, Lindsey Sopko, 17, Jacob Parr, 17, and Hannah Blanc, 16, entertain visitors with a giant puppet they made at school, during the Arts Gone Wild Event at the Toledo Zoo, Sunday, August 10, 2008. Summary: Arts Gone Wild at the Toledo Zoo. CTY artszoo11p 08/10/ 2008 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Toledo School for the Arts students from left, Lindsey Sopko, 17, Jacob Parr, 17, and Hannah Blanc, 16, entertain visitors with a giant puppet they made at school, during the Arts Gone Wild Event at the Toledo Zoo, Sunday, August 10, 2008. Summary: Arts Gone Wild at the Toledo Zoo.
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Students at the Toledo School for the Arts, from left, Grace Roper, 14; Savannah Lough, 14, and Melissa Ramirez, 15, entertain Donald ReVels of Toledo during the Arts Gone Wild festival at the Toledo Zoo with a giant puppet they had made at the school.

The four-day event, which concludes today, has filled stages, tents, and pavilions at the zoo with dance, music, theater, and storytelling.


Gideon Rockwood, a flame-working instructor at the Toledo Museum of Art, fires glass bananas to go with a glass monkey he was about to make. The museum also had artists at the event demonstrating sculpting, paper-cutting, and blacksmithing.






Brandon Pokross, 7, of Sylvania watches one of the artisans who were displaying their handiwork at the zoo as part of the event.







Lindsey Sopko, 17, left; Jacob Parr, 17, in back, and Hannah Blanc, 16, from the Toledo School for the Arts, battle the breeze yesterday as they try to control the giant puppet they made. Arts Gone Wild is in-cluded in the price of admission to the zoo: $10 for adults or $7 for people 11 and younger or 60 and older. Lucas County residents get in free from 10 a.m. to noon today.










Noon: Ballet Zoose.

Noon, 1, 2, 3 p.m.: TSA s Hajera (Afro-Cuban dance and drum).

12:30 p.m.: Puppets and storytelling.

2 p.m.: Performance by auditioners.



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