Behind the Funnies: Political and Cultural Cartooning with Mike Keefe
The Alliance Center
Denver, CO
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Pulizer Prize winning editorial cartoonist, Mike Keefe will offer insights and humorous commentary on current events  a wide range of political and cultural topics. He will discuss the role of political cartooning in modern journalism, the state of the art today and its prospects for the future. You will have time to interact with this prizing winning cartoonist and see samples of his witty work over the years including the most recent 2016 election. Join us for some laughs, some satire, maybe some tears and certainly an entertaining and informative night!

About the speaker:
In 2011, Mike Keefe won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning. Throughout the nineties he was a weekly contributor to USA Today and a regular on America Online. Nationally syndicated, his cartoons have appeared in Time, Newsweek, Business Week, US News and World Report, The New York Times,The Washington Post and hundreds of newspapers across the country. Keefe served as president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and is a former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University.  Since 2012, Keefe has drawn a weekly cartoon for The Colorado Independent, an online news site. Among other honors, hes won the National Headliners Award, Sigma Delta Chi Distinguished Service Award, The Best of the West Journalism Contest and the Fischetti Cartoon Competition.

His cartoons can be viewed online at
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The Alliance Center (View)
1536 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States



Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!