The Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington Long Island held a special event, Muppets, Music & Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy, on August 10th thru 12th, 2007. The weekend festival included screenings of Henson films, TV shows, and rare footage .
The center also displayed The Muppets Say Cheese exhibit from August 10th thru 20, 2007. At the Huntington Arts Council up the street from the theater, a small display featuring a Chester Rat puppet, a one-sheet poster for The Muppets Take Manhattan, storyboards for the "Rat Scat (Something's Cookin')" sequence and a promotional photo of Rizzo the Rat were among the various puppets on display.
Screenings and EventsEdit
- The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (with guest speakers Kevin Clash, Elmo, Fran Brill and Zoe)
- The Dark Crystal (with guest speaker Dave Goelz)
- "Commercials & Experiments" (guest speakers Craig Shemin and Karen Falk, followed by Q&A with Jane Henson)
- Dog City & The Storyteller: The Soldier and Death (with guest speaker Fran Brill)
- Follow That Bird
- The Great Muppet Caper (with guest speakers Dave Goelz and Gonzo)
- "Muppet History 101" (with guest speaker Craig Shemin)
- Muppet Treasure Island
- The Frog Prince & Muppet Classic Theater: The Elves and the Shoemaker
- The Muppet Movie (with guest speakers Dave Goelz and Gonzo)
- "Puppetry and the Art of Storytelling" (including The Muppet Show: Harry Belafonte and The Storyteller: The Heartless Giant, with guest speaker Craig Shemin)
- Muppets from Space (with guest speakers Dave Goelz and Gonzo)
- The Muppets Take Manhattan
- The Muppet Movie sing-along (with Heather Henson and David Stephens)
- "Muppets Musical Moments"
- A panel discussion with Kevin Clash, Fran Brill, Dave Goelz, Karen Falk and Jane Henson (Moderated by Craig Shemin)
- The Song of the Cloud Forest & Fraggle Rock: All Work and All Play