Cupid and Psyche Puppet Show raises funds for disabled children in Zambia

On Tuesday, July 2, at 7pm Spindrift Marionettes will be presenting an original musical puppet show of Cupid and Psyche, a 2000 year-old tale of love, jealousy, betrayal and courage. For people over seven years old.

At the Old Grange Hall in West Tisbury for one night only.

This will be a fundraiser for the Mama Bakhita Center for Disabled Children in Livingstone, Zambia.

$10 , $25 for families

info: 508 693 4059


Persephone for Zambia

by Marsha Winsryg

Spindrift Marionettes will present their version of the Persephone Myth

at the Persephone Event Saturday, April 2

at the Shephard Fine ArtSpace in Oak Bluffs, MA.

$10 entrance

3:30 Puppet making

5:00 Parade – meet at Post Office Sq. in OB before 5, weather permitting

6:00 Puppet Presentation of the Persephone Myth

7:00  Rick Bausman Performing with the African Drum Workshop

8:00  Poetry Reading – Poems inspired by Persephone and Spring

9:00  Dancing to Penny Huff and the Tashmoo Trio –

Fabulous food prepared by Robin LeDoux, Kate Suval and others

Wine after 7pm

Art Auction/African Photos/African Crafts/ Zambezi Dolls

contact Marsha Winsryg 508 693 4059 or

tickets online at


Lusaka/Vineyard Quilt Drawing

by Marsha Winsryg

This quilt was made by the craftswomen with whom I work in Lusaka, who sewed the panels, and women on the Vineyard, who sewed the quilt together.

lusaka crafts women quilt

Lusaka/Vineyard Collaborative Quilt

One hundred tickets were sold and we will videotape the drawing on Christmas Day . Five hundred  dollars are going to the Lusaka Crafts women and five hundred to the family of Winifred Moomba.

To see who won check out the video at this site on Christmas Day.

The Moomba family has suffered a terrible loss which was written about in a previous post called Tragedy Under A Mulberry Tree on November 11, 2010.

Check out the video at this site on Christmas Day.


zambian wood carving

zambian wood carving


OFF NEW LANE, West Tisbury, call for directions 508 693 4059

SATURDAY,   DECEMBER 11,    10 to 2pm

Hand-carved nativities, beautiful Zambezi dolls, Tuareg silver, Zambian baskets all raising money for the educational and in come generation projects of the AACDP.

508 693 4059