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Off-Site: CHIPRC’s Zine Club: DIY Edition, at Pumping Station: One on 2/21

Feb
21
7:00 pm

CHIPRC’s Zine Club: DIY Edition

THIS MONTH’S ZINE CLUB MEETING IS AT A SPECIAL LOCATION, NOT AT QUIMBY’S! It’s at Pumping Station: One is at 3519 N. Elston Ave.

This February, Zine Club takes a field trip to Pumping Station: One in Avondale, Chicago’s oldest and largest hackerspace!

We’ll be discussing DIY zines that teach and inspire readers to do it yourself. Bring your favorite titles that instruct us on how you can make, design, build, create, tinker, and hack anything! Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are welcome to join us for a fun discussion and snacks.

We’ll also be taking a short tour of Pumping Station: One to see all the tools and members working on projects, to serve as inspiration for your next venture.

We have a Mystery Zine Swap every month! If you’d like to participate, bring a zine (concealed in some way) to trade with someone else on the spot.

This free event will be led by PS1 member (and Zine Club regular) Mariano Muñoz and Chicago Zine Fest organizer Cynthia E. Hanifin.

If you’re planning to attend, you’ll need to digitally sign Pumping Station: One’s waiver either in advance or when you arrive at the hackerspace: bit.ly/2IWwdV5

Sponsored by Quimby’s Bookstore, Free Event

Thursday, Feb. 21st, 7pm

More info:

pumpingstationone.org

Facebook Event Post for this month’s Zine Club meeting

CHIPRC’s Zine Zine Club: Mixtape Edition, at Quimby’s 1/22

Jan
22
7:00 pm

From the punk fanzines of the ’70s and the Riot Grrrl manifestoes of the ’90s to current titles that span the dial from Britney Spears to underground hip-hop, zines have always explored the soundtracks of our lives. This month at our book club-style event for people who read zines, we’ll be talking about our favorite titles that delve into the expansive world of music. Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are welcome to join us for a fun discussion and snacks. If you’d like to participate in our Mystery Zine Swap, bring a zine (concealed in some way) to trade with someone else on the spot! This event will be led by Chicago Zine Fest organizer Cynthia E. Hanifin.

Tues, Jan 22nd, 7pm – Free Event.

Here’s the Facebook Event post for this event.

CHIPRC’s Zine Zine Club: White Elephant Edition, at Quimby’s!

Dec ’18
18
7:00 pm

We’ve all got white elephants in our zine collection — titles that stand out because they’re wacky, unusual, or simply defy classification. This month at our book club-style event for people who read zines, we’ll be talking about the most out-there zines we’ve acquired. Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are welcome to join us for a fun discussion and snacks.

We’re turning our Mystery Zine Swap into a White Elephant Exchange this month, too. Bring a zine (concealed in some way) and get in on the unwrapping, swapping, and stealing!

This event will be led by Chicago Zine Fest organizer Cynthia E. Hanifin.

Tues, Dec. 18th, 7pm – Free Event

Here’s the Facebook Event Invite for this month’s ZZC.

CHIPRC’s Zine Zine Club: Mysterious and Spooky Edition, at Quimby’s! 10/16

Oct ’18
16
6:30 pm

CHIPRC’s Zine Zine Club: Mysterious and Spooky Edition, at Quimby’s!

In October, we’re celebrating all things creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky! This month at our book club-style event for people who read zines, we’ll be talking about the titles that send chills down our spines. Please BYOZ (Bring Your Own Zines) that get you into the Halloween spirit, and join us for a fun discussion! Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are welcome.

We’ll have some treats (and possibly a trick or two) for everyone, as well! Our Mystery Zine Swap was so popular last month that we’re making it a regular thing. If you’d like to participate, bring a zine (wrapped up or concealed in some way) to trade with someone else on the spot.

This event will be led by Chicago Zine Fest organizer Cynthia E. Hanifin. 

Quimby’s Bookstore, 1854 W. North Avenue in Wicker Park

6:30-9 p.m. Tues, Oct. 16th

Here’s the Facebook invite for this event.

CHIPRC’s Zine Zine Club: Postmarked Edition, Meets at Quimby’s Sept 11th!

Sep ’18
11
6:30 pm

CHIPRC is closing, so Zine Zine Club is moving to Quimby’s for the September meeting!

Long before the Internet was a thing, far-flung zinesters exchanged zines via postal mail. For many of us, the thrill of finding zines in our mailbox is just as potent as ever.

This month the book club-style event for people who read zines will be talking about zines received in the mail. Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are invited to bring your favorite titles that you’ve bought or traded online from an individual zinemaker, distro, or zine shop. BYOZ and join the discussion about which zines are worth paying extra for postage!

There will also be a Blind Zine Swap, so please bring a zine (wrapped up or concealed in some way) to trade with someone else on the spot this month.

This event will be led by Chicago Zine Fest organizer Cynthia Elizabeth Hanifin.

Tuesday, September 11th, 6:30pm

Here’s the Facebook invite for this event!