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Leigh Rubin Speaking Events


Rubes cartoonist Leigh Rubin - Inspiration with a twist


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Come meet Leigh!

Have a Real-Life Cartoonist Speak at Your Next
Conference, Meeting or Event!

A Twisted Mind Is a Terrible Thing To Waste

Nobody finds more fun and inspiration in dogs, cows, cats, kids, religion, weird and quirky people and just plain life in general like Leigh Rubin. His witty streak of humor shines through in his comic panel, Rubes, where the animals take on humanlike attitudes and the people behave, well, um, oddly. Sometimes silly, sometimes irreverent but always hilarious, Rubes has grown to be standard fare in newspapers around the globe, 365 days a year.

"Maybe you could call me a sit-down comedian," Rubin muses. "Whatever you call it, I'm just gratified I have the opportunity to make other people laugh." Delighting millions daily with his internationally syndicated cartoon, Rubes, Leigh Rubin inspires, motivates and entertains.

Through humor, Leigh emphasizes the rewards of persistence and the fun of problem solving while celebrating the joy of creativity. Leigh's fast-paced and fun-filled presentations have gained a reputation for inspiring those who attend to add a little creativity to their own lives. Rubin said he tries to inspire people to break their normal routine of looking at things and think outside of the box, even though he himself has to draw inside a box.

If you're interested in having a real-life cartoonist speak at your event, please contact . See Laugh Along with Leigh (pdf) for more information.


Sacramento, California

When: Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:00 PM
Where: The Sacramento Bee — 2100 Q Street, Sacramento, Ca 95816
For more info contact: Greg Saunders (916) 321-1650

Verona, Wisconsin

When: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, 7 p.m.
Where: Verona Public Library , 500 Silent Street, Verona, WI 53593
For more info contact: Trudy Lorandos (608) 845-7180 ext. 127

Madison, Wisconsin

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7 p.m.

Where: Central Library, Room 301, 201 W. Mifflin St., Madison, WI
For more info contact: Lisa Mettauer (608) 266-6300

RUBES® CARTOONIST LEIGH RUBIN VISITS CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR, July 19-22!

(SACRAMENTO) The California State Fair is proud to welcome Leigh Rubin, (Rubes®) cartoonist, to visit the Fair from Saturday, July 19 to Tuesday, July 22. Rubin's cartoons can be seen in the Sacramento Bee, Los Angeles Daily News, The Washington Times, and more than 400 other media outlets worldwide.

Rubin's art and cartoons will be on exhibit during the entire State Fair in the Fine Art Building, Expo Center #7. And Leigh will join the State Fair family on the following days to be part of all the excitement and events.

Saturday, July 19 — Rubin will attend the Commercial Craft Brew Competition awards program in the Cal Expo Clubhouse at 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 20 — Rubin will make a personal appearance and sign books in the California Fine Art Building, Expo Center 7, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A sampling of his single panel cartoons will be on display in the same location throughout the 2014 California State Fair.

Sunday, July 20 — At 6:00 p.m., Rubin will be the judge of the Plein Air at the Fair Contest. This contest is for adult artists who bring their paints and easels to the fair and paint on-site on July 19th and 20th.

Monday, July 21 — Rubin will team up for a "Cooking for Pets & People" demonstration with his sister, Dr. Jyl Rubin, DVM, veterinary news special reporter for Sacramento Fox 40, at 5:30 p.m. in the Save Mart Supermarkets California's Kitchen located in the California Building.

Tuesday, July 22 — From 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Rubin will visit the State Fair Youth Media Production Studio housed in the Industrial & Technology Education Building in Expo Center 4 for a special youth driven interview into the world of Rubes.

EXTRA! EXTRA!

Tuesday, July 22 — 7:00 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Join Leigh and enjoy three performances of his son's Andrew Rubin's popular Central Coast, jazz, rock, funk band, The Spaces Between Band for three performances on the Promenade Stage.


Los Angeles, California

When: Saturday, April 12, 2014 — Sunday, April 13, 2014
Where: University of Southern California
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Booth # 521
For more info see: LA Times Festival of Books

Staten Island, New York

When: Monday, March 24, 2014, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Where: Wagner College, One Campus Road, Staten Island, NY 10301
Manzulli Boardroom, Foundation Hall
Open to all students, faculty and public!
For more info see:
Also see an easy to read map of Wagner College

Staten Island Zoo, New York, Two Performances!

When: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Where: Staten Island Zoo
614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY 10310

Two Performances!
1:30 PM (Free with zoo admission)
7:00 PM Special Event!
For more info see: Staten Island Zoo's Facebook page
and www.statenislandzoo.org or call: (718) 442-3101

New York, NY

When: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Where: Columbia University
Columbia Scholastic Press Association
For more info see: http://cspa.columbia.edu

Tulare, California

When: Feb. 12, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Where: World Ag Expo — Tulare, CA
The Seminar Center
Seminar Trailer #3
Expo Lane
(Between "R" and "S" streets)
For more information, visit www.worldagexpo.com

Visalia, California

When: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: 210 Connect, 210 W. Center Ave., Visalia CA, 93291
For more info contact: Melinda Morales, 559.735.3277
Hosted By the Times-Delta Media Group and the First Presbyterian Church

Nashville (Brentwood), Tennessee

When: Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Brentwood Library , 8109 Concord Rd., Brentwood, TN 37027
For more info contact: Robyn Zandi (615) 371-0090 ext. 8510

Rochester, New York

When:
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to noon
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: The National Museum of Play, One Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607
What: National Toy Hall of Fame Induction and Weekend Celebration.
For more info contact: Susan Trien, 585-410-6359

Rochester, New York

When: Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester, 1200 Edgewood Avenue,Rochester, N.Y. 14618
What: Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival
For more info contact: Lori Harter , 585-461-2000

Verona, Wisconsin

When: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, 7 p.m.
Where: Verona Public Library , 500 Silent Street, Verona, WI 53593
For more info contact: Trudy Lorandos (608) 845-7180 ext. 127

San Luis Obipso, Ca

When: May 2, 2013
Where: San Luis Obispo Country Club
Leigh Rubin wows Annual Luncheon Attendees, May 2, 2013. San Luis Obispo, CA

Los Angeles, CA

When: Saturday, April 20 - Sunday, April 21, 2013
Where: University of Southern California
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Booth # 521
For more info see: LA Times Festival of Books

New York, NY

When: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Where: Columbia University
Columbia Scholastic Press Association
For more info see: http://cspa.columbia.edu

Staten Island, New York

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 7:00 PM
Where: Wagner College, One Campus Road, Staten Island, NY 10301
Gate House Lounge in Harborview (Dorm building).
Open to all students, faculty and public!
For more info see: http://wagner.edu/newsroom/events/2013-03/
Also see an easy to read map of Wagner College

Sacramento, California

When: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 6:30PM
Where: The Sacramento Bee — 2100 Q Street, Sacramento, Ca 95816
For more info contact: Steve Nutter - snutter@sacbee.com (916) 321-1650

Modesto, California

When: Saturday, February 23, 2013 8:00PM
Where: Gallo Center for the Performing Arts, Foster Family Theater
Gallo Center for the Arts ,1000 I Street, Modesto, CA 95354
For more info see: Galloarts.org

Tampa, Florida

When: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
Where: John F. Germany Public Library
900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL 33602-3704
For more info contact: (813) 273-3652

Ruskin, Florida

When: Saturday, February 9, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Where: South Shore Regional Library
15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin, FL 33573-4903
For more info contact: (813) 273-3652

Maugansville, MD

When: Friday, December 7, 2012
(Private Event)

San Jose, California

When: Friday, November 2, 2012
California Assessor's Association Training Conference (Private Event)

Portland, Oregon

When: Thursday, November 1, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Oregon in Portland
White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209
For more info contact: (503) 412-3653 or 800-824-2714

Eugene, Oregon

When: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Oregon,
Baker Downtown Center, 975 High Street Eugene, OR 97401
For more info contact: (503) 346-0697 or 800-824-2714

Rochester, New York - Two Events

When: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 6:30 PM
Where: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 55 Exchange Blvd., Rochester, NY 14614.
For more info contact: 585.258.2620 dfloss@gannett.com

When: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 12:00-2:00PM
Where: Rochester Institute of Technology
7B-1104 (Gannett Hall, Neblette Conference Room)

Verona, Wisconsin

When: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, 7 p.m.
Where: Verona Public Library , 500 Silent Street, Verona, WI 53593
For more info contact: Trudy Lorandos at: tlorandos@scls.lib.wi.us (608) 845-7180 ext. 127

San Gabriel, CA

When: Saturday, September 8, 2012, 2:00pm
Where: San Gabriel Library
500 S. Del Mar Ave., San Gabriel, CA 91776
For more info contact: Julie Sorensen, (626) 287-0761 or jsorensen@library.lacounty.gov

Sacramento, Ca

When: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 6:30PM
Where: The Sacramento Bee — 2100 Q Street, Sacramento, Ca 95816
For more info contact: Steve Nutter - snutter@sacbee.com (916) 321-1650

Modesto, Ca

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 6:30PM
Where: The Modesto Bee — 1325 H Street, Modesto, Ca 95354
For more info contact: Jeff Farrow - jfarrow@modbee.com (209) 578-2327

Los Angeles, CA

When: Saturday, April 21 - Sunday, April 22, 2012
Where: University of Southern California
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Booth # 524
For more info see: LA Times Festival of Books

Mt Pleasant, Michigan

When: Friday, March 30, 2012
Where: Michigan Milk Producers Association

Bremerton, Washington

When: Friday, March 23, 2012
International Listening Association Convention


Corvallis, Oregon - Two Events

When: Thursday, February 16, 2012, 7:30PM
Where: The Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St, Corvallis, Oregon 97333
For more info contact: Cody.Castellano@lee.net 541-758-9591
Event hosted by the Corvallis Gazette-Times

When: Thursday, February 16, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Where: Oregon State University
Memorial Union Journey Room

Nashville, Tennessee

When: January 31st, 2012,  6:15PM — 8:15PM
Where: Nashville Public Library — Auditorium of the Main Library Downtown
615 Church St. Nashville, Tn. 37219
Event: A Night at the Library, Reception w/ light refreshments, Live Music! (Special musical guest!)
For More info call: 615.862.5800 or check www.library.nashville.org
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The Dalles, Oregon

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 7:00PM
Where: The Dalles Public Library 722 Court Street,The Dalles, OR 97058-2247
For more info contact: Kathy Ursprung, The Dalles Chronicle, at: (541) 506-4601 or kursprung@thedalleschronicle.com

Sacramento, California

When: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 11:00AM-1:00PM
Where: California Writers Club - Sacramento Branch
Tokyo Buffet 7217 Greenback Lane,  Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(between San Juan Avenue and Fountain Square Drive)
For more info contact: Margie Yee Webb
Margie@CatMulan.com (916) 213-0798
Also see: http://www.cwcsacramentowriters.org/

Placerville, California

When: Friday, November 18, 2011, 6:00PM
Where: The Placerville Mountain Democrat, 1360 Broadway Placerville, CA 95667-5902
For more info contact: Michael Raffety - mraffety@mtdemocrat.net (530) 344-5067

Sacramento, California

Due to popular demand...Second Sacramento Bee event just added!

When: Friday, November 18, 2011, 10:00AM
Where: The Sacramento Bee - 2100 Q Street, Sacramento, Ca 95816
For more info contact: Steve Nutter - beebuzzpoints@sacbee.com (916) 321-1650

When: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 7:00PM
Where: The Sacramento Bee - 2100 Q Street, Sacramento, Ca 95816
For more info contact: Steve Nutter - beebuzzpoints@sacbee.com (916) 321-1650

Universal City, California

When: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 10:00 A.M.
Where: Universal Hilton Hotel -555 Universal Terrace Parkway, Universal City, California
for all the details please visit:
http://www.dailynews.com/healthylivingexpo and click on the "Speakers" link.
FREE PARKING!

Rochester, New York — Three Events:

When: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 6:30 PM
Where: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 55 Exchange Blvd., Rochester, NY 14614.
For more info contact: 585.258.2620 dfloss@gannett.com

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 4:30-5:30 PM
Where: Rochester Institute of Technology
76-1125 (Carlson Auditorium, Carlson Hall)
(This event is open to all members of the RIT & Rochester community)
For more info contact: 585.258.2620   dfloss@gannett.com

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 12:00-1 PM
Where: Rochester Institute of Technology
7B-1104 (Gannett Hall, Neblette Conference Room)
(This event is open to all members of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences community)
For more information contact: 585-475-5154 debbie.kingsbury@rit.edu

Events sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technology and The Democrat and Chronicle

Rutgers, New Jersey

When: Monday, October 24, 2011
Where: Rutgers University, Garden State Scholastic Press Association Conference
For more info see: www.gsspa.org/home/conferences

Staten Island, New York

When: Monday, October 24, 2011, 7:00PM
Where: JCC of Staten Island. Joan and Allan Bernikow Building,
1466 Manor Rd. Staten Island, NY, 10314
For more info contact: Orit Lender - olender@SIJCC.COM (718) 475-5227
Event sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island and the Staten Island Advance

Springfield, Massachusetts

When: Friday, October 21, 2011 10:10AM  & 11:15AM
Where: Springfield Technical Community College
Scibelli Theatre, Scibelli Hall, Armory Square, Springfield, MA
For more info contact: Philip O'Donohue at: pcodonoghue@stcc.edu (413) 755-4233

Madison, WI

Visit the "Rubes Cartoons" booth at the 2011 World Dairy Expo!
When: October 4 - 8, 2011
Where: Alliant Energy Center,1919 Alliant Energy Center Way,Madison, WI 53713
For more info please visit: http://www.world-dairy-expo.com/

Verona, Wisconsin

When: Thursday, Oct 6, 2011, 7:00PM
Where: Verona Public Library , 500 Silent Street,Verona, WI 53593
For more info contact: Trudy Lorandos at:
tlorandos@scls.lib.wi.us (608) 845-7180 ext. 127

San Luis Obispo, CA

Come meet Leigh Rubin at the "Rubes Cartoons" booth in beautiful San Luis Obispo at the Central Coast Book and Author Festival!
When: Sunday, September 18 2010, 10:00 AM
Where: Central Coast Book and Author Festival, Mission Street, San Luis Obispo For more info please visit: SLO Library Foundation

Atlanta, Georgia

When: Thursday, June 23, 2011
Where: Usability Professionals' Association - International Conference
For more info see:
Usability Professionals' Association - International Conference

Macon, Georgia

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 7:00PM
Where: The MaconTelegraph 120 Broadway Macon, GA 31201
For more info contact:
Becky Robertson rrobertson@macon.com  (478) 744-4291
Event sponsored by The Macon Telegraph

Torrance, CA

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 7 pm
Where: Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd.,Torrance  90503
For more info see: http://www.torranceca.gov/Library/5504.htm or call: (310) 618-5959

Richmond, British Columbia

When: Saturday, May 7, 2011
Where: River Rock Casino Resort (Private Event)

Los Angeles, CA

When: Saturday, April 30 - Sunday, May 1, 2011
Where: University of Southern California
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Booth #579
For more info see: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/

Santa Maria, CA

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Where: Santa Maria Public Library-421 S. McClelland Street,  Santa Maria, CA 93454 http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=8803&EventID=87647 For more information contact Cultural Events at 805.925.0994 x117 or dhildinger@ci.santa-maria.ca.us

College Station, Texas

When: Thursday, April 7, 2011
Where: Texas A & M University
3:30 p.m. in room 113 of the Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center Sponsored by Texas AgriLife Research
For more information see: http://aglifesciences.tamu.edu/college100/events/

Visalia, California

When: Thursday, March 17, 2011
Where: Western United Dairyman Convention (Private event)
For more info see: Rubes cartoonist to entertain WUD convention crowd

Denver, Colorado

When: Thursday, February 3, 2011, 6:30PM
Where: The Denver Press Clubb
1330 Glenarm Pl. Denver, CO 80204
For more info contact (303) 571-5260

Long Beach, CA

When: Tuesday, January 18 2011, 6:00PM
Where: 101 Pacific Avenue Long Beach, CA 90822
For more info contact: Rich Archbold (562) 499-1285
Event sponsored by the Press-Telegram and the Long Beach Public Library Foundation

Santa Ana, California

When: Wednesday, January 19 2011, 6:00PM
Where: The Orange County Register 625 N. Grand Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92701
For more info contact Joyce Marthaller (714) 796-3652
jmarthaller@ocregister.com

Placerville, California

When: Friday, December 10, 2010, 6:00PM
Where: The Placerville Mountain Democrat, 1360 Broadway Placerville, CA 95667-5902
For more info contact: Michael Raffety - mraffety@mtdemocrat.net (530)344-5067

Sacramento, California

When: Thursday, December 9, 2010, 7:00PM
Where: The Sacramento Bee - 2100 Q Street, Sacramento, Ca 95816
For more info contact: Steve Nutter -  snutter@sacbee.com (916) 321-1650

Ashland, Oregon — Two Events:

When: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 6:30PM
Where: Southern Oregon University 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, Oregon 97520
Hannon Library: Meese Meeting Room (Open to all students, faculty and public!)
For more info contact: D.L. Richardson at Richardd@SOU.EDU

When: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 10:00AM
Where: Southern Oregon University 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, Oregon 97520
Digital Media Foundations class (Open to all students, faculty and public!)
For more info contact: D.L. Richardson at Richardd@SOU.EDU

Events sponsored by the Medford Mail Tribune/Ashland DailyTidings and the SOU Department of Communication

Eugene, Oregon

When: Tuesday, November 9, 2010, 6:00 PM
Where: Eugene Public Library, Downtown; 100 West 10th Ave., Eugene, Oregon 97401
For more info contact: 541-682-5450

Rochester, New York — Two Events:

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010, 6:30 PM
Where: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 55 Exchange Blvd., Rochester, NY 14614.
For more info contact: 585.258.2242 or email dfloss@gannett.com

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010, 1:00 PM
Where: Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr., Rochester, NY 14623-5698
Auditorium (building 70, 1400)
For more info contact: 585.258.2242 or email dfloss@gannett.com
(This event is open to all RIT students and faculty).

Staten Island, New York — Two Events:

When: Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 7:00 PM
Where: Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden (Veterans Memorial Hall)
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
Open to the public.

When: Monday, October 25, 2010, 7:00 PM
Where: Wagner College, One Campus Road, Staten Island, NY 10301 (Spiro Hall 2 )
Open to all students, faculty and public!

'Twisted' mister on Staten Island

Events sponsored by the Staten Island Advance, Wagner College and the Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island.

When: October 1, 2010, 7:00 PM Cartoon Cows on Parade
Where: Madison Public Library (Alicia Ashman Branch) 733 North High Point Road, Madison, Wisconsin
For More info call: 608-824-1780

Come meet Leigh Rubin at the "Rubes Cartoons" booth in beautiful San Luis Obispo at the Central Coast Book and Author Festival! 
When: Sunday, September 19 2010, 10:00 AM
Where: Central Coast Book and Author Festival, Mission Street, San Luis Obispo
For more info please visit: SLO Library Foundation

When: Saturday, September 18 2010, 5:00 PM Reception - Event begins 5:30 PM
Where: The San Luis Obispo City Library Community Room, 995 Palm Street San Luis Obispo, CA
For more info call: 805-528-8260

When: Friday, September 10, 2010, 7:00 PM
Where: The Globe News Center for the Performing Arts (Gilliland Education Room), 401 South Buchanan, Amarillo, TX
For more info call: 806-378-3051

When: Thursday September 9, 2010, 10:00 AM
Where: Amarillo College -2201 South Washington Street, Amarillo, TX
(This event is open to students and faculty only... The following event on Friday, September 10 is open to the pubilc!).

For More details on the events listed above please visit Leigh's Author Page on Amazon

Speaking engagement at State Theater in Red Bluff

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April 1, 2010 A video: Popular cartoonist to visit local library (as seen on Fox KCOY TV) in Santa Maria, California and newspaper story cartoonist releases twisted new book featuring Leigh's favorite creations over the years.

March 26, 2010 Newspaper story about Leigh speaking in Topeka Kansas

March 25, 2010 Leigh being interviewed on the Morning show on Fox WDAF TV in Kansas City Missouri

March 24, 2010 Leigh talks about his early work as a cartoonist at Ottawa's Carnegie Cultural Center

March 12, 2010 Leigh gave his "Cartoony" presentaion at the Farm Women's Symposium, Bay City, Michigan

January 26, 2010 The Rubes Cartoony Show came to the San Antonio Central Library.

October 27, 2009 Shell Beach, California — Leigh was the featured luncheon speaker at the California Assessor's Association annual conference.

October 22, 2009 The Corvallis Gazette-Times hosts Leigh at the The First Congregational Church 'Rubes' cartoonist: Keep it fun

October 21, 2009 Standing room only at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center! — Roseburg, Oregon (Hosted by The Roseburg News-Review)

October 1, 2009 Fun and laughs at the Middleton, Wisconsin Library! Photo courtesy of Jim Massey.

August 8, 2009 Leigh was the featured artist in residence at The Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, CA.

July 23, 2009. Lots of laughs at Farm Journal's Corn College, Heyworth, Illinois

June 13, 2009 An afternoon of laughter and cartoony fun at the Forest Hills Library in Queens, New York!

March 3, 2009 Rubes® came to the Santa Fe New Mexican! A great time sharing laughs with readers and newspaper staff!

February 18, 2009 Leigh came to The Orange County Register and gave two presentations for both Register in Education and OC Register's Reader's Insider Club.

February 11, 2009 Leigh was the featured speaker at the Tulare City Historical Museum during the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California.



January 24, 2009 Leigh opened the American Library Association (ALA) Denver Sunrise Speaker Series.

December 16, 2008 Leigh spoke at the State Theatre in Red Bluff, California, sponsored by the Red Bluff Daily News. The event was a benefit for the local food pantries.

coming up roses




December 9, 2008 Leigh is the breakfast keynote speaker at the DTN/Progressive Farmer 2009 Ag Summit in Chicago, Illinois.


October 27, 2008 Leigh was the featured keynote speaker at the 123rd annual Inland Press Association's Awards Breakfast in Chicago, Illinois. Also speaking at the conference was Creators Syndicate columnist, investigative journalist, author and ABC News 20/20 co-anchor John Stossel.


October 16, 2008 Leigh brought his "cartoony" show, "A Twisted Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste," to the University of Oregon campus in Eugene Oregon, See a video of Leigh's impromptu cartoon of Joe the Plumber on KVAL's morning show.

October 15, 2008 The Albany Public Library and the Albany Press Democrat welcome Leigh to the Albany Public Library.

September 17, 2008 Great fun and laughs as the Sacramento Bee hosts Leigh's "cartoony" show.


May 27, 2008 The Shawnee County Public Library and the Topeka Capital Journal host Leigh for an evening of fun and laughter!




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