Monthly Archive for May, 2019

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CAKE FRIDAY EDITION of Drink n’ Draw at Quimby’s

May ’19
7:00 pm
Quimby’s is proud to help co-sponsor CAKE — The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (June 1st & 2nd at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted), a weekend fest featuring comics for sale, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions and more. The night before the fest join comics artists for a special edition of Drink n’ Draw where comics artists and educators, Aaron Renier (author of Spiral-Bound, Walker Bean, and Walker Bean and the Knights of the Waxing Moon) and Alex Nall (author of Teaching Comics, Let Some Word That Is Heard Be Yours, Lawns) will lead a series of drawing games and activities! Come out for a fun time featuring refreshments, socializing and secret prizes!
More info:
Drink n’ Draw at Quimby’s CAKE FRIDAY EDITION
Fri, May 31st, 7pm

Off-site: CHIPRC’s Zine Club at Chicago Zine Fest 2019: Baby’s First Zine Edition!

May ’19
4:30 pm

CHIPRC’s Zine Club at Chicago Zine Fest 2019: Baby’s First Zine Edition!

Sat, May 18th, 4:30-5:30pm

Chicago Zine Fest Exhibition Day at Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W. Washington Blvd. in the West Loop


We’re bringing Chicago’s only book club-style event for people who read zines to CZF2019! This month, we’ll be talking about our early steps into the world of zines. Bring one of the first zines you made or read and join us at Chicago Zine Fest’s Exhibition Day for a fun discussion and snacks!

Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts are welcome. First 25 attendees will receive a special-edition Chicago Zine Fest notebook!

This event is produced by Chicago Zine Fest organizer Cynthia E. Hanifin. Sponsored by Quimby’s Bookstore, which is proud to be sponsor of CZF.

FB link event link here.

Tarot Readings by Sarah Luczko at Quimby’s May 12th

May ’19
1:00 pm

Quimby’s is proud to welcome back  readings by  Sarah is a poet, dancer, performance artist, bookstore owner, and Tarot reader. Her readings are down to earth, while still keeping one foot in the other world. Sarah works with querents to produce a reading through collaboration with the cards. She embraces the traveling tradition of party readings. She prefers to read in loud bars, outdoors, in a garden, at art openings, or anywhere away from more traditional settings. Follow Space Oddities bookstore & gallery on Instagram: @5paceoddities

Facebook invite for this event is here.

Sunday, May 12th, 1pm-6pm