Az Daily Star cartoonist Dave Fitzsimmmons (aka Fitz)


    “Fitz at The Loft!
    If you’ve never seen a Fitz presentation here’s your chance! Come see Fitz, at The Loft, THIS Saturday, April 21st at 10 A.M.! The program will feature a live recording of “The Point Being” podcast, with Editorial Page Editor Sarah Garrecht Gassen, Editorial Writer Luis Carrasco and cartoonist Dave Fitzsimmons, followed by an audience Q&A, followed by a Fitzsimmons cartoon presentation. After the show Fitz will be selling and signing his new book, filled with some of his best cartoons from his 30 year career at Arizona Daily Star.”

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).


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