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Continued: Puppet master Sandy Spieler wins McKnight Award

  • Article by: ROHAN PRESTON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 20, 2014 - 12:06 AM

“I have to thank the Native American community, among others, for teaching me the connection between spirituality and this art,” she said.

Spieler has thrived in the mostly-under-the-radar world of puppetry, often a stepchild in the arts world that she has helped elevate.

“Sandy is a treasure,” said O’Fallon.


Rohan Preston • 612-673-4390


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