Jul 2, 2007


Below is from my friends at the AAEC. Unfortunately, I'll be missing Cartoonapalooza because I'll be arriving the following day. That doesn't mean you should. If you're in the DC area, it's a must-go-to event. It is open to the public. Yes, you.

Look out this week for LOTS AND LOTS of pictures and video from the annual AAEC convention. This blog will be on fire...literally.

*Cartoonapalooza: Fireworks in Pen and Ink!*
Meet ten of the nation?s best political cartoonists as they discuss their most controversial cartoons. Cartoonapalooza, the kick-off event for the 50th anniversary convention of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists (AAEC), is a rare opportunity for the public to meet prize-winning cartoonists from across the country as they gather in Washington, D.C. for their annual convention. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception before the panel discussion. Featured cartoonists will include Ted Rall, Tom Toles, Mike Luckovich, Mike Peters, Rob Rogers, Jack Ohman, Ruben Bolling, Ann Telnaes, Keith Knight and Mark Fiore. Door prizes at the reception will include signed original cartoons and books.

Cartoons & Cocktails and the Association of American Cartoonists Present: *Cartoonapalooza: Fireworks in Pen and Ink!*
*Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2007
Time: 6:30 PM*
Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036
Tickets: $25 in advance/$35 at door (PayPal available http://editorialcartoonists.com/cartoonapalooza.cfm)
Proceeds from this event will go to support Newspapers In Education?s ?Cartoons for the Classroom? program

Order tickets online