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  1. Movies This Week: May 15-21, 2015Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | Slackerwood

    The Violet Crown Cinema has an encore screening of its Arthouse Monthly series Sunday night with the acclaimed new documentary pleasant and sometimes touching profile of Caroll Spinney, who has spent decades portraying both Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street and elsewhere." Tickets are on the verge of selling out, but if you miss out on this one-time local screening, the film is available now on cable and digital VOD from Tribeca Film.


  2. Sesame StreetRead the original story

    Yesterday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Generations of children have learned their numbers and alphabet from Big Bird, Maria, and other friends. The people on this very special street learn life's lessons together, provide viewers with strong role models, and teach children that everyone brings a special ability to the community.


  3. Pickin' up the patchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Minot Daily News

    Oscar the Grouch, from the show "Sesame Street" and who loves all things trash, would have been in seventh heaven Friday morning as area oil and gas companies helped clean up around Minot. Hess, Enbridge, Eagle Operating Company and Schlumberger were out in various parts of town for the North Dakota Petroleum Council's Pick up the Patch day.


  4. Don Draper, packing consultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 |

    Don Draper made a lot of bad choices over the last eight years. He was a cheating husband, an absent parent, a jerk at work.


  5. The six best movies in Portland this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    "Mad Max: Fury Road" is the best movie so far this year. See it on a big screen and appreciate the storyboarding and stunt work by George Miller and his crew.


  6. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Westword

    A new documentary about the woman behind the most famous bird in the world -- Caroll Spinney, who has worn the costume since the beginning of Sesame Street .


  7. Big Bird gets overdue round of applauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wave

    A warm-hearted documentary about the life of Caroll Spinney, the gentle and gifted puppeteer who has brought the much-loved "Sesame Street" character Big Bird to life for the past 46 years. Oscar the Grouch sometimes calls his pal Big Bird a turkey, but that's wrong.


  8. The guy behind the yellow feathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times Herald-Record

    ... the curtain can be very disappointing. Have no fear. Dave LaMattina and Chad N. Walker's "I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story" is the kind of heartwarming, sentimental tale of a gentle soul that the PBS show's iconic character would love. As we ...


  9. Laura Whitmore channels Big Bird in bizarre dressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    She can often be found gracing the best dressed lists, but Laura Whitmore ruffled more than a few feathers with a bizarre ensemble at the UK Fashion and Textile Awards in London on Thursday. The MTV presenter opted for a bright yellow feathered dress which bore a striking resemblance to Sesame Street character Big Bird.


  10. Behind the FeathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 |

    ... And for more than 40 years, one man has embodied the bird with a gentle and lasting heart. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story celebrates that man with a tender touch. The documentary by directors Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker traces the path ...


  11. Playing Big Bird can be a huge challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Michelle Hickey, a 'Muppet wrangler,' adjusts a book for Big Bird so he can read to Connor Scott during a April 2008 taping of 'Sesame Street' in New York. Spinney, 81, reveals what it is like to portray the beloved character in a film, 'I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story.'


  12. EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Big Bird Puppeteer Caroll SpinneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    "Big Bird is the most popular children's character in the world and I think that's largely due to Caroll." Jim Henson, creator THE MUPPETS Our Production Manager and puppeteer, David Hosay, talks with Caroll Spinney about the new documentary, "I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story."


  13. Sesame Street Sports A New SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Live Design Online

    Gallo was charged with updating the set, but not removing its original quality. The redesigned set now flows in a more open way.


  14. Capone talks to the voice of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Caroll Spinney, about I Am Big BirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Ain't It Cool News

    Capone talks to the man who gives life to Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Caroll Spinney, about the doc I AM BIG BIRD!!! Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here.


  15. Good NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The New Yorker

    On May 7th, two weeks before the end of "Late Show with David Letterman," on CBS, the host delivered one of his final lists, "Top Ten Surprising Facts About Sesame Street." The entries, every one a harsh gem, riffed on a documentary about the actor who played Big Bird, but they also satirized the way that the media had recently been strip-mining Letterman's decades on television, seeking revealing nuggets.


  16. Big Bird takes wingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Lowell Sun

    He has lent body and soul to a certain 8-foot-tall 6-year-old for nearly half a century, all the while hidden from sight. Now Caroll Spinney drops his fine-feathered obscurity for an enchanting film portrait, "I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story," which celebrates this "Sesame Street" puppet master who, at age 81, continues to breathe life into a pair of the world's best-loved personalities.


  17. Remembering Jim Henson on the 25th anniversary of his deathRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 |

    Jim Henson created a legacy that has touched the lives of thousands -- probably millions -- of people. He founded Muppets, Inc, which later became The Jim Henson Company, in 1958, and he probably had no idea then what a tremendous impact his creations would have on people of all ages, all over the world.


  18. 5 Things You Should Know About the Man Behind Big BirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | People

    Caroll Spinney has played one of the most iconic characters on American television for over 45 years, but he knows you probably don't know his name. The puppeteer, 81, has voiced and provided the movements for Sesame Street 's Big Bird since the show hit the air in 1969.


  19. 'I Am Big Bird' is affectionately saccharineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    Ever wonder about the person clomping around inside the Big Bird costume? Unlike Muppets creator Jim Henson or Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney has never had a high profile. Not that he wanted one exactly.


  20. 'Lambert & Stamp' review: Alternative history of The Who is an eye-openerRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... thoughts, words or deeds intrude upon "I Am Big Bird," Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker's documentary about Caroll Spinney, the man behind the voice, walk, heart and soul of the beloved Sesame Street character for the last 45 years. But as endless ...