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He’s known around the world as the creative genius behind Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy. But in our region, Jim Henson was also the local college student who created the show “Sam and Friends.” Join Kojo for a look at Jim Henson’s legacy and a new exhibit of his work at the University of Maryland.
- Vincent Novara Curator for Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, University of Maryland
- Lynnie Raybuck Professional puppeteer; Community Engagement Manager, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland
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