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Offsite: Quimby’s Co-Sponsors The Independent World Karaoke Championship at the Co-Prosperity Sphere Dec 7th-9th

Dec
7
7:00 pm

Chicago is the new karaoke capital, and The Independent World Karaoke Championship is happening Dec 7th-Dec 9th in this great city to prove it. Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor the first IWKC, which boasts 3 nights of karaoke, special awards, bands, celebrity appearances, raffles, screenings and more. This karaoke-related multi-media experience explodes in lowbrow hi-fi at the Co-Prosperity Sphere in Bridgeport, the Community of Future. This festival is a fundraiser for WLPN, Lumpen Radio.

Dec 7-9, 2017

All events take place at the Co-Prosperity Sphere (NOT Quimby’s), 3219 S Morgan St • Chicago Il 60608

Admission is $10 – 3 Day Pass is $25

THURSDAY DEC 7 Shameless Karaoke Night
7pm: Screening of the movie Karaoke Terror
9pm: Performance by: Bill Mummy
9:30pm-midnight – Karaoke provided Shameless Karaoke

FRIDAY, DEC 8 Green Screen You Tube Karaoke Freakout!
7pm Screening of the documentary Karaoke Fever
9pm Performance by Winston Lasker ( Hunter Husar )
9:30pm-midnight Green Screen You Tube Karaoke Freakout!

SATURDAY, DEC 9 The Finals!
4pm Interview with Rob Drew, author of Karaoke Nights: An Ethnographic Rhapsody (recorded live with studio audience for WLPN broadcast)
7pm Screening of the worst karaoke movie ever made: Duets
9pm Performance by Bobby Conn
9:30 pm-Midnight: Judged competition- Karaoke provided Shameless Karaoke

full schedule located at c-ps.org.

#IWKC

Wanna see the list of songs Shameless Karaoke offers for Thurs and Sat? Click here!

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off-site: CAKE FRAME 2: Live Art Auction and Brain Frame Comics Performance Event to Benefit CAKE 4/20

cakeframeSun, April 20 at the Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan Street, Chicago IL 60608 (NOT at Quimby’s)

Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm
$5 – $20 sliding scale entry

For the second year running, the performative comics reading series Brain Frame is teaming up with the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) to host the CAKE Frame fundraiser, an evening of comics readings and a live art auction. Cake Frame 2 is All proceeds go to benefit CAKE, the weekend-long celebration of independent comics featuring comics for sale, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions and more. CAKE is dedicated to fostering community and dialogue amongst independent artists, small presses, publishers and readers.

Brain Frame founder Lyra Hill will host the evening as master of ceremonies and auctioneer. Attendees can bid on original art from 30 talented Chicagoans including Chris Ware, Nicole Hollander, Ivan Brunetti, and Edie Fake. All bids for artworks will start at $30. The evening will also include a wide variety of comics performances by Brain Frame alums Kevin Budnik, Rachel Niffenegger, Pup House and Jen Rickert. There will be live drawing by Jenna Caravello and live music by El Is A Sound Of Joy. Doors open at 6pm and the event starts at 7pm, but we recommend attendees arrive early if they want to review the auction items before bidding.

With only two months until CAKE on May 31/June 1 at the Center on Halstead, the CAKE organizers are kicked into full gear. Organizers Ben Bertin, Neil Brideau, Marnie Galloway, Max Morris, Grace Tran and Jeff Zwirek are committed to making this year’s show one that goes down in history, and the CAKE Frame 2 fundraiser will help them towards that goal.

For more information on CAKE, please visit cakechicago.com
For more information on Brain Frame, please visit brainframe.tumblr.com
Contact: Max Morris, cakexpo(at)gmail(dot)com