The Little Matador

Paper Lantern Theatre Company
presents a Workshop Presentation of

The Little Matador

by Janet Allard

Adapted from the storybook by Julian Hector

With original music by Kari Sickenberger

Check out YES! Weekly’s article about the show

He comes from a long line of proud bullfighters. Tradition! But the Little Matador would rather draw a bull than fight one. This is a story about finding the courage to follow your heart.

Through the generous support of the Arts Council of Winston Salem and Forsyth County, Paper Lantern Theatre is developing this bi-lingual children’s play with music. Please join us with family and friends for this workshop production on:

May 9 and 10 at 7:30 pm

May 11 at 2:00 pm

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Polecat Creek

Kari and long-time singer partner, Laurelyn Dossett, have been making music together as Polecat Creek since 1996.

Ordinary Seasons Leaving Eden Salt Sea Bound

Ordinary Seasons

Leaving Eden

Salt Sea Bound

Ginny Hawker and Tracy Schwarz

Kari sings harmony on these recordings.

Letters From My Father

Draw Closer

Letters From my Father

The Kari Sickenberger Band

Kari teams up with Natalya Weinstein and John Miller in this branch of Polecat Creek. Natalya, who is the fiddler for Polecat Creek, is a versatile musician who plays styles ranging from classical to old-time and just about everything in between. John Miller is singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in the traditional Appalachian style. Together, the trio creates a unique blend of harmonies and original roots music.

Kari Sickenberger Band

Kari Sickenberger Band (Natalya, Kari & John)


Vollie & Kari and the Western Wildcats

Vollie & Kari and the Western Wildcats

Vollie & Kari and the Western Wildcats

Vollie McKenzie is one of Asheville’s finest. He and Kari head up the honky tonk western swing band, The Wildcats. With the great Lynn Netherton on pedal steel, this group is the real rug cuttin’ deal!

Here are some samples from the Wildcat’s Band (with Lynn Netherton on Pedal Steel, Russ Wilson on Drums and Jason Baker on fiddle):

Pick Me Up On Your Way Down

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I’ll Follow You

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Tall Tall Trees

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I’ll Never Be Free

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Driving Nails

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