The LiveWire Lounge (3394 N Milwaukee) asked Quimby's if we wanted to curate a night at their lounge. And we said yes. So this is what we're bringing, a themed mix of reading and music with a very specific focus: Quimby's Night at LiveWire Lounge: 3 Songs, 3 Writers Reading About Those …
I Still Live: Biography of a Spiritualist
by Annie Murphy
Published by Ghost Cat Comics
56p, b&w, 7.5"x8.5"
Annie Murphy's Xeric Award-winning I Still Live is a powerhouse of a comic, delving into the life and times of 19th Century Spiritualist, Achsa Sprague, and channeling a merging of political activism with spiritual openness, something that can easily be forgotten in an era plagued with apathies. The book deftly weaves the past into the present and reminds us of the undercurrents of magical truth that nourish our logical minds behind the scenes. Best of all worlds. -EF