City Beat: At Bob Baker's puppet theater, Halloween without fear
October 31, 2012 | 9:51am
For 53 years, the Bob Baker Marionette Theater has been entertaining Los Angeles families. These days, people who came to see the puppets as children now bring their children and even their grandchildren.
What they find is a place very much as they remembered it, friendly and cozy and fear-free, even on Halloween.
The theater has been living on the edge for years now, mortgaged to the hilt and behind on its taxes. Bob Baker, 88, isn't sure how long the situation can continue. For those who haven't been, he says, "You better hurry up."
The theater is the subject of my latest City Beat. Read the story here.
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