Saturday, February 2, 2013
TOONS & BREWS
Got nothin' to do the evening of Friday, February 22?
Toons & Brews with Jeff Koterba
Friday, February 22
Open to the Public · By Benson Theatre
Friday, February 22, 2013
The Pizza Shoppe Collective
6056 Maple Street
Join the Benson Theatre Project for Toons & Brews with artist Jeff Koterba and New Belgium Brewing on Friday, Feb. 22! A cartoon exhibit of Koterba’s recent work will open at 7:00 p.m. in the Pizza Shoppe Collective with a talk by Jeff at 8:00 p.m. A New Belgium beer tasting with food from the Pizza Shoppe will run throughout the night, and the historic Benson Theatre will be open next door for tours.
Jeff Koterba is an award-winning cartoonist for the Omaha World Herald, and his work is syndicated to over 400 newspapers nationwide. His cartoons have appeared in USA Today, The New York Times, Chicago Sun-Times, and on CNN, and have been collected by Oprah and Warren Buffett. In 2010, two of his original drawings traveled aboard the space shuttle Discovery.
His memoir Inklings was called “a powerful and moving portrait of an artist” by Entertainment Weekly and was named a Chicago Tribune favorite nonfiction book of 2009. In 2012, Jeff was featured in the documentary Voluntary Gestures, a film that explores the connections between Tourette syndrome and creativity.
Tickets are $20 and all proceeds benefit the Benson Theatre Project.
Visit bensontheatre.org to purchase tickets.