Posted by Joe on June 18, 2012
Celebration 2012 was pure magic!
Thank you to all who came out and supported our authors!
And a very special thank you to the Spencer Foundation for sponsoring the event!
Special THANK YOU to the following people and organizations:
Adventure Stage Chicago staff, Chad Kenward, Marla Caceres, Dan Lange, Erick Deshaun Dorris, Erica Halverson, Nancy Casas, Emilio Williams, Aimee Bass, Del Sato, Steve Sato, Kyle Hamman, Tim Soszko, Chris Matthews, Tai Palmgren, Hannah Schupbach, Chicago Public Schools, Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL), Mary Hopkins and the staff at Loyola Park, Carla Mayer and Nikki Jolly at Chicago Park District, Communities in Schools of Chicago, the Neo-Futurists.
and, most importantly, all of our fabulous authors and their families!
Be sure to check out the incredible pictures of the dress rehearsal, show, and cookies and juice reception. Everybody who is anybody was eating cookies and juice.
Also take a peek at the fancy COA authors’ photo booth.
What a magical way to celebrate the 11-12 school year!
Don’t forget to come see That’s Weird, Grandma (featuring all COA 2012 stories)