Tag Archives: David Fitzsimmons

Join Fitz & Friends at the Whistlestop Depot

The Whistlestop is a former train depot, located west of Stone Ave. and east of Main Ave, on W. 5th Street. Parking is on site or in the neighborhood.

Considering what’s been happening at the national and Hollywood levels, it’s time for some comedy, and “Celebration of Life, Love and Recovery.”

Tickets at $35  online here (note creative spelling of friends): https://fitzandfriends.ticketleap.com/fitz–freinds-at-the-whistle-stop-benefiting-exodus-community-s/ (Maybe they mean”fiends” as we get ready for Halloween, 2017.

The 13 year Odyssey of Odyssey Storytelling

March 24, 5 to 8 p.m. at YWCA of Southern Arizona, 525 N. Bonita Ave., Tucson

“Now more than ever, we must celebrate the uncensored voices of diverse community members. This is exactly what Odyssey Storytelling has been doing for thirteen years through monthly live shows featuring the true stories of everyday people in Southern Arizona.

This celebration and fundraiser will be emceed by Editorial Cartoonist and Humor Columnist, David Fitzsimmons, and will feature a reading by Penelope Starr from her newly released book, The Radical Act of Community Storytelling: Empowering Voices in Uncensored Events.

This step-by-step guide chronicles Starr’s years growing the community of Odyssey Storytelling. Why did a fifty-eight year old artist decide to take on a small project that turned into a successful nonprofit storytelling organization? What challenges did she face and how did she survive them? How can other communities create their own storytelling events? Experience her joys, frustrations and laughter. The Radical Act of Community Storytelling is packed with practical tips and plenty of inspirational stories.

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The Arroyo Cafe Christmas Radio Ho Ho Ho Show

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Since political newcomer Donald Trump’s surprise victory as U.S. President on November 8, 2016, a lot of people I know are in need for some good humor and laughter. Check out this Arroyo Cafe Christmas special.

Tickets $10  to $15: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1381002?_ga=1.159368314.1180027351.1481395453

Meet political cartoonists and artists at Contreras Gallery

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Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with political artists Gary Aagaard, Rand Carlson (creator of Random Shots cartoon strip in Tucson Weekly) and David Fitzsimmons (cartoonist for Arizona Daily Star). Enjoy their funny, political art, and find out whom they’re voting for on Nov. 8, 2016 to become our next U.S. President.

Contreras Gallery & Jewelry is at 110 E. 6th St. (west of N. 6th Avenue): http://www.contrerashousefineart.com/

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Election Extravaganza at the Rialto Theater on 9/11

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Buy tickets (only $10) online here: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1274245?_ga=1.199695465.655047616.1472998708&__utma=1.1122799538.1472998708.1472998708.1473009317.2&__utmb=1.1.10.1473009317&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1473009317.2.2.utmcsr=yahoo|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided)&__utmv=-&__utmk=130069519

Las Vegas Impersonators The Edwards Twins headline Comedy for Charity show

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Another terrific show put together by stand up comedian/writer/producer & dancer Suzie Sexton, who recently appeared at an Estrogen Hour show at Laff’s. The Edwards Twins (Anthony and Eddie) were both raised in Tucson and are graduates of Rincon High School. Let’s welcome them back to Tucson.

More info:

www.comedyforcharity.org, “Comedy for Charity is a non-profit organization created by comedian Suzie Sexton to reduce violence and to raise money for victims of violence. Her sister was murdered in an unsolved mugging in Chicago in 1980. Since then, she has worked and volunteered in various capacities to reduce violence. “

Tickets $20 to $60 online at the Fox Theater website: https://foxtucsontheatre.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=773.