CZF Bingo Night is back, baby! We’ll be hosting our fourth annual Bingo Night Fundraiser on Thursday December 11th at Logan Bar and Grill!
The suggested entry donation of $10 includes your bingo card which is good for multiple rounds. Each round provides a chance to win some seriously awesome prizes! We’ve got over $400 worth of prizes from local businesses and artists, including: This Fine Day, Mieke Zuiderweg, Rhosilk, Fount Leather, Letter Writers Alliance, Swim Club, Chapter Jewelry, Zero Bird, Sean Mort Print Shop, Kozie Prery, Red Belly Studio, and 1.by.liz.
All proceeds benefit Chicago Zine Fest 2015–support CZF and have a great time too!! Facebook event here.
When: Thursday December 11th, 7 pm
Where: Logan Bar and Grill, 2230 N California Ave
Why: Fun and fabulous prizes!!!
Well, we want to see it, too!!! Just add a #chicagozinefest tag to any of your posts or tweet or pictures* so that we can check them out and other CZF-loving folkd can, too. We want to know what you think and what you’re finding awesome/interesting.
*Make sure you have someone’s permission before taking pictures. We sure you know that, but we wanted to mention it.
Chicago Zine Fest 2013 is only a few short weeks away, and we’re so excited to announce our Friday night readers and Saturday workshops!!
Friday’s Exhibitor Reading will feature readings from:
Emily Alden Foster
Neely Bat Chestnut
Sarah Frank Reichard
Saturday’s exhibition will feature these workshops. For detailed descriptions and times, go here:
- POC Zine Project presents: Lessons from the first ‘Race Riot!’ tour with Daniela Capistrano, Osa Atoe, Suzy X & more
- Anthologizing Your Zine with Mend My Dress Press & more
- Bookbinding 101 with Rar Rar Press
- Simple Printing for Book Covers and More with Spudnik Press
- Postcard Printing Demo with Columbia’s Center for Book and Paper Arts
- Self Preservation: DIY Archiving for Zinesters with Read/Write Library
- Beyond Zine Fests: Building A Year-Long Local Zine Scene with SPOC and Dan Copulsky
- From Fests to Living Rooms: Organize Your Own Zine Event! with marlee grace and ZOE
- Arts Inclusion with Jamie Walsh
- Hit The Road: Touring Your Zine with Nicole J. Georges and Cassie J. Sneider
- In The Gutter: A Super-Quick Intro To Writing/Drawing Comics with Jenna Brager
- How Your Library Can Help You Make Your Zines with Kelly McElroy and Kalmia Strong
One of the best things about Chicago Zine Fest is all the help folks want to give. This time, it’s by giving a benefit show.
Come to Swerp Mansion (email email@example.com for details) and bring $8 and you can enjoy:
…and Teen Jaws!
The show takes place on February 8th at 8pm!
Have you thought about how you would like 2013 to be different for 2012? CZF has. We are working to make this year’s fest better than ever. Now, here’s where you come in…
We are still looking for donations to support Chicago Zine Fest 2013. Any amount helps and you can just toss $5 our way and we’ll be incredibly grateful. Plus, you’ll be supporting self publishing and CZF, not to mention all the folks we’ve asked to participate.
We only have 4 days left in our campaign, so the time to hesitate is through. Be a CZF BFF! And tell your friends!