In the News
October 28, 2022: "After a two-year hiatus, a Twin Cities cult classic is back." (MPR News, Arts & Culture)
October 1, 2021: "'The racial reckoning that we’re going through right now is a chance for us to do the work that our ancestors couldn’t do.'" — Co-Director, Mina Leierwood (Longfellow Nokomis Messenger)
December 17, 2020: Kawahara was selected as one of Star Tribune's Artists of the Year. That same year, he performed 8 min. 46 sec. (Movement for Healing), in BareBones' production, OFFERINGS.
November 2, 2020: "Grieving for Minneapolis...Art installations take the place of its annual puppet show to mark this year of grieving." (Star Tribune)
October 31, 2019: "The 26th Annual BareBones Puppets Halloween Extravaganza examines humans’ relationship with nature." (The Minnesota Daily)
October 23, 2017: Fox 9's M.A. Rosko takes a tour of BareBones workshop and talks to Mark Safford about the meaning behind and spectacle of its production Croak. (FOX 9 News)