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April 12, 2012
Join us in "Remembering Rex"

Fans and friends are invited to a special Sunday event, "Remembering Rex" - a celebration of the life, wit and wisdom of The Bee's editorial cartoonist Rex Babin who passed away on March 30.

Bee staff has been working tirelessly to put together a fitting public tribute to Rex, whose cartoons graced the editorial pages of The Bee for 13 years. Sunday's event will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Constitutional Wall Courtyard - between the Secretary of State's office and the California Museum - at 10th and O streets.

Admission is free and will feature a multimedia presentation in the museum's auditorium. On hand will be friends and fellow cartoonists Joel Pett of the Lexington Herald-Leader and Jack Ohman of the Oregonian in Portland. They will be joined by Editorial Page Editor Stuart Leavenworth.

More than 25 cartoons will be on display as well as a "Silent Auction" where you can bid on some of Babin's best work. The staff also created a commemorative section that will be available along with a bookmark.

All proceeds will benefit the "Sebastian Babin Education Fund."

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