Ladyfest Chicago 2007 Reading at Quimby’s! Sunday, October 21st, 2:30 PM – free event!
Ladyfest (October 18th-21st) is an arts festival, started in Olympia, Washington in 2000, that which has spread to various cities around the world. It celebrates achievements of women in music, film, visual arts, and spoken word. Ladyfest also showcases the work of female filmmakers, artists, writers and activists, in addition to hosting lively music and club nights featuring live bands and female djs and organized workshops and speakers to encourage activism, education, and discussion over apathy. This event at Quimby’s is one of multiple events during Ladyfest Chicago 2007.
This event will feature readings by these awesome lady zinesters:
*Christy C. Road: Creator of Greenzine and the illustrated storybook INDESTRUCTABLE (Microcosm). As artist, illustrator and writer, her repertoire consists of ten years of independent publishing, two graphic novels, and countless illustrations for multiple magazines, record album art, concert posters and political organizations. Her most recent release is Distance Makes the Heart Grow Sick (Microcosm), a collection of postcards featuring her drawings, some of which she created for Bitch Magazine, Jane, Green Day, The Queers, and various other bands, books, and publications. Currently, she is working on Bad Habits, an illustrated love story.
*Jami Thompson: Of No Better Voice zine. Formally, she ran Stranger Danger Distro and has been publishing zines since the age of fourteen.
*Angelina Schmalzried: Publisher of Odd Number, Extreme Unction, Dirty Past/City Troubles zines
*Liz Mason: Publisher of Caboose and The Bad Lyrics Project zines. Karaoke, gum and gossip extraordinaire
*Raechel Tiffe: Raise the Fist zine (editor/contributor), Girlistic webzine (contributor), Darling & Discontent zine. Anti-imperialist, pro-cat.
For more info: http://www.ladyfestchicago.com , http://www.croadcore.org or contact Raechel Tiffe at firstname.lastname@example.org .