A cartoon blog starring Laurel Tilbury, 9, of 33-1/3 Tadcaster Place, Worcester, Massachusetts. New cartoons appear every Sunday in the Living/Homes section of the Sunday Telegram and online at www.telegram.com.
Book Signing, Chapter One: Realist icon painter extraordinaire Scott Holloway will sign copies of "Art That Creeps: Gothic Fantasies and the Macabre in Contemporary Art," featuring several of his paintings, from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Nick's, 124 Millbury St. Copies are $35, including a one-of-a-kind print by Mr. Holloway. To view more of his work, visit www.paintingloft.com. Book Signing, Chapter Two: Photographer deluxe and El Brendel maven nonpareil Louie Despres will sign copies of "Five Months," his photo-chronicle of Worcester night life, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 6 at the good Dr. Gonzo's Uncommon Condiment World Headquarters, 122 Main St. Both books are recommended no little. Chapter Last, Not Least: A Jean Shepherd brass figlagee with bronze oak leaf palm to Evan Scola, Karl Cole, Wyatt Wade and the Davis Art Gallery staff for a most hospitable opening reception at the "Meanwhile..." show last week at the Printers' Building, 44 Portland St. Laurel and I made some new friends, enjoyed a host of old ones and appreciated the opportunity of viewing original art by top-shelf local talent up close. The show runs till late May but go AS&AP!
...is the title of the group show of Worcester comic creators, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. this Thursday at the Davis Art Gallery on the third floor of the Printers Building, 44 Portland St. The show includes comics by Evan Scola, Pete Beaudoin, Bob Noberini, Alison Cowell, Doug Chapel, Jamie Buckmaster, Andy Fish, Veronica Hebard, Derek Ring, Bret Herholz and yours truly. Laurel and I look forward to seeing you!
Began to eat in Worcester, 1957. Allegedly grew up on South Ludlow St. Alumnus of dubious standing: Heard St. School, Worcester Alternative High School, UMass-Amherst (wrote senior thesis on KRAZY KAT). Cartoons have appeared in CLASSIC IMAGES, WORCESTER MAGAZINE, MOTHERTOWN, WORCESTER TELEGRAM & GAZETTE, INCITY TIMES. Married to Bernadette since 1989, a testament to her sense of humor, and daddy to honorary kids Eric John Yankus-Franco and Jessica-Lee Van Winkle, and to pen-and-ink daughter Laurel Angela Tilbury.