Access Tucson Community Media presents our 1st Annual Celebrating Free Speech Benefit featuring Arizona Daily Star's editorial cartoonist, Dave Fitzsimmons and local humor expert, Robert Mac.
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Wednesday, April 18th
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cafe a la C'Art (Tucson Museum of Art Courtyard)
$30 Single Ticket
$50 for Two Tickets
All proceeds benefit Access Tucson Community Media 501(c)(3).
In an evening featuring the theme “eat, drink and speak freely,” attendees will enjoy an artistic array of fine foods, a complimentary serving of beer or wine and the entertainment of two fantastically funny comics.
“We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the first amendment and the value we place on free speech than to invite Tucson to enjoy an evening of laughter and fun,” says Access Tucson Executive Director Lisa Horner. “’Fitz’ and Robert are not only home-grown, but exemplify important freedoms in our country.”
Access Tucson Community Media has a 28-year history of promoting freedom of speech through all forms of media. Its classes, productions and coverage of local events have received nationwide recognition.
“Laughter and free speech are inextricably entwined,” says AT Board President Bob Kovitz. From the earliest writings of Jonathan Swift to the “truthiness” of Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the media have been used to share ideas and to galvanize public opinion.
This is a chance for the community to honor the rights of citizens to speak freely in an era when civil speech seems to be at a premium, this is an ideal way for Tucson to support public discourse.
For tickets, purchase online above via paypal or call 520-624-9833 Fri. & Sat. 2-10pm or 520-275-0864 weekdays.
Also, expect a silent art auction with art work by: Bryan Crow, Candace Greenburg, Harold Jones, Judy Nakari, Tim Romano, Nicki Santini, Julie Sasse, Maurice Sevigny, Susan Zielinski, as well as other local artists
Event sponsors so far include: Southern Arizona Video Productions, Cafe a la C'Art, J. Randall Harris Design, Center for Divorce Mediation, Bookman's Entertainment Exchange, KXCI Community Radio 91.3FM, and Tucson Sentinel.com.
To sponsor this event, download this form and return by April 11th. Celebrating Free Speech 2012 Sponsorship Form
See you there!