Prepare to belt out your favorite punk songs Thursday, January 9th at Chicago Zine Fest’s first fundraiser of 2014, their 3rd annual event partnering with Punk Rock Karaoke Chicago at Beauty Bar at 1444 W Chicago Ave.
The Punk Rock Karaoke songbook has selections from bands including Ramones, Rancid, Green Day, Blonde, Against Me!, the Clash, Misfits, the Smiths and more! These tunes will make you pump your fist in the air and pogo around all night long. Bring your friends to join in on the fun.
Beauty Bar staff will offer a unique drink special all night long, a signature martini and a manicure.
Hosts for the night will be the energetic and outrageous duo of Marisa Overton and Tara Anley.
There is a $5 admission which will benefit the 2014 Chicago Zine Fest. The event beings at 8pm and is 21+.
About Chicago Zine Fest: The Chicago Zine Fest is an independent event creating an outlet for small press and independent publishers to showcase their work. Our goal is to make DIY zine-making accessible, highlight the talents of self-published artists, and give independent artists a chance to interact, and swap skills through tabling, community events, and workshops. The festival will be held on March 14 and 15, 2014. For more information visit chicagozinefest.org.
Note: This is NOT at Quimby’s! It is at Beauty Bar at 1444 W Chicago Ave.
Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor Chicago Zine Fest is an independent event creating an outlet for small press and independent publishers to showcase their work. Their goal is to make DIY zine-making accessible, highlight the talents of self-published artists, and give independent artists a chance to interact, and swap skills through tabling, community events, and workshops. The 2013 Chicago Zine Fest will take place on March 8th and 9th at various places around the city.
Friday, March 8, 2013:
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Writing about Health, Disability, and Accessibility in Zines: A Panel with Kerri Radley, Maranda Elizabeth, and Dave Roche at the Conaway Center, Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Youth Reading at 826 CHI
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Exhibitor Reading at 826 CHI
9:00 pm: Quimby’s will be the site to unveil the recipient of this year’s Long Arm Stapler Award for Awesomeness in Zineness, as well as Zine Win Lose or Draw, hosted by our own Neil Brideau (editor of The Plan).
Saturday, March 9, 2013
11:00 am – 6:00 pm: Zine Exhibition featuring over 200 tablers, workshops, and panels at the Conaway Center, Columbia College. Quimby’s will be tabling there. Stop by and say hi!
For more info such as workshops and panels etc. on Saturday, see : chicagozinefest.org
“Zine, Lose, or Draw!” is CZF’s own take on beloved gameshow “Win, Lose, or Draw!” Teams will compete in this Pictionary-style game with a self-publishing theme. Be a part of the action by joining a team or cheer from the audience. Fun for everyone!
“Zine, Lose, or Draw!” will be hosted by Quimby’s very own Neil Brideau, co-organizr of Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) and creator of Oh Boy! Comics.
“Zine, Lose, or Draw!” is a part of Chicago Zine Fest 2013 taking place March 8-9 at various Chicago locations. CZF is an independent event creating an outlet for small press and independent publishers to showcase their work.
For more info: chicagozinefest.org
While planning for Chicago Zine Fest 2013 is already in full swing, CZF would love to get input from you! They’re holding an open meeting to gather opinions & ideas for the upcoming fest. (If you don’t live in Chicago but want to send suggestions, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Saturday, November 17 at 2pm
Chicago Public Library: Logan Square Branch
3030 W. Fullerton Ave.
Click here for the Facebook event for this meeting.
Please note: this meeting is NOT at Quimby’s.
And also! Check out the official 2013 artwork for CZF at chicagozinefest.org by the talented Laura Berger.