Just the FACs, Ma’am: Fitzsimmons Aagaard Carlson


Contreras Gallery, next door to Davis Dominguez, offers up a political show Sept. 7 to 28. Just the FACs, Ma’am rounds up three satirists: David “Fitz” Fitzsimmons, cartoonist for the Arizona Daily Star; painter Gary Aagaard; and Rand Carlson, a painter and tin artist and a Tucson Weekly cartoonist. These three scathing gents will stop at nothing to get a laugh—and to afflict the comfortable, as the old journalism saw goes. “Swamp Shell Game,” an Aagaard painting of President Trump and Mitch McConnell as a pair of carnally joined turtles, is one of the most horrifying things you’ll ever see. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 7.