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Comedy for Charity presents Laugh Till it Hurts!

“Comedy for Charity is proud to presentLaugh ‘til It Hurts, a two hour event of nonstop entertainment featuring seven comedians, two dance troupes, and even a juggler. The event will be on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at The Fox Theatre.

This special one night event will raise money for violence awareness and prevention.

“This show will be hilarious, and it’s all for a wonderful cause—to make our community a safer place. The mission is to raise a lot of money to help prevent violence and to spread awareness about the problem of violence. We want people to ‘give ‘til it hurts,” shared Suzie Sexton, executive director of Comedy for Charity.

We are also delighted that Mayor Johnathan Rothschild, Liane Hernandez and Alba Jamarillo are Honorary Chairs of the event.

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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