An immersive puppet show, live video game, hip hop concert, and house party all rolled into one fantastic spectacle - Grottoblaster is an open-source platform for comics, games, music, soundscapes, and puppets. Costumes are encouraged. Show up an 1/2hr early to visit our CTI Cardboard Arcade.
FRIDAY Night, Oct 31 - Halloween Costume Party at 8pm / arcade opens at 7:30pm,
SATURDAY, Nov 1 - KIDS Show (for ages 5 & up) at 3pm / arcade opens at 2:30pm, Kids costume contest.
SATURDAY Night, Nov 1 - Day of the Dead Celebration at 8pm / arcade opens at 7:30pm. Fancy Black Attire encouraged.
Grottoblaster is an immersive puppet show, live video game, hip hop concert, and house party all rolled into one fantastic spectacle. Your task, as the audience/player, is to guide the heroes- Skelly the Spellbinder and Duggha Trench, through the grotto, while avoiding dangerous perils that may lurk around every stalagmite. Can you find your way through the labyrinth? Use the map! Or maybe those petroglyphs will provide? Will Skelly be able to unlock the Abracatablet before Duggha Trench gets devoured by Distractnids? Cardboard arcade games may give you enough tickets to purchase a cardboard Potion of Unlimited Investibility. Projections, puppets, caves, ciphers, and freak style unrapping battles all add to the confusion.
Grottoblaster is the work of the Cardboard Teck Instantute (CTI), an artist collective founded by Ben T. Matchstick and Pete Talbot of Montpelier, Vermont.
Grottoblaster is an epic cardboard project that CTI hopes will include the contributions of hundreds of artists, musicians, performers, and gamers. CTI is committed to shaking the crevasse and making Grottoblaster live and breathe through its live shows, a video series, fresh musical tracks, a steady stream of comics, intricate web work, and a healthy dose of tabletop games. Join us, if you dare!