Fil-Am Cartoonist Lynda Barry at UIC

A heads up that Filipina-American cartoonist/author, Lynda Barry, will be at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in November 5th along with Matt Groening (creator of The Simpsons). Tickets are available for free (but expected to go fast) to UIC staff, faculty and students but must be ordered online or phone with a $5 processing charge. See below for additional details.

From AARCC-News:

Subject: Cartoonists in Conversation: Matt Groening and Lynda Barry

Cartoonists Matt Groening and Lynda Barry share stories, memories, and insights with the UIC community as part of the 20th annual Chicago Humanities Festival

Cartoonists in Conversation: Matt Groening and Lynda Barry
Thursday, November 5, 2009
7-8 pm
UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road
Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
Free for students and educators.

Matt Groening (creator of The Simpsons, Futurama, and Life in Hell) and Lynda Barry (Ernie Pook’s Comeek and The Good Times are Killing Me) first met in the 1970s at Evergreen State College. They remain close friends and continue to influence each other’s work. Funny separately and hilarious together, they’ll let us in on a unique and fascinating conversation.

Tickets available on Monday, September 21 at 10 am at www.chicagohumanities.org and by calling 312-494.9509.

Because of high demand, we suggest students and educators interested in attending this program reserve advance tickets to the event. A $5 processing fee applies to all orders.

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