Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2016-06-29
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


  WINDY CITY TIMES

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo May 31, June 1
From a press release
2014-05-15

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


CHICAGO — May 2014 - The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo ( CAKE ), a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, returns to Chicago Saturday, May 31 through Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 11am — 6pm with over 200 local, national and international exhibitors at Center on Halsted located at 3656 N. Halsted Ave.

Free and open to the public, CAKE is returning for a third year to celebrate the diverse community of underground and alternative comic artists, publishers and fans in Chicago. Comics, prints and artwork will be available for purchase, including debut works from 200+ local, national and international art exhibitors. This year, over 30% of the exhibitors are local Chicagoland-area artists.

"CAKE has become a destination festival for alternative comics in the Midwest. We're really excited that CAKE has begun to expand its draw beyond the region while still representing Chicago's rich comics community," says Grace Tran, CAKE organizer. "This year, we have guests coming from the United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada and over 23 states."

The expo offers a live forum, fostering around the underground comics community and will include original artwork for purchase, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions and special guests, including Tony Millionaire ( Los Angeles, CA ), Anya Davidson ( Chicago, IL ), Inés Estrada ( Mexico City ), Edie Fake ( Chicago, IL ), Lizz Hickey ( Los Angeles, CA ), Hellen Jo ( Los Angeles, CA ), and Nobrow Books ( London, UK ).

Independent publishers such as 2D Cloud ( Minneapolis, MN ) Colour Code ( Toronto ), Fantagraphics Books ( Seattle, WA ), Koyama Press ( Toronto ), Press Gang ( Portland, OR ), Secret Acres ( Brooklyn, NY ), Sparkplug Comic Books ( Portland, OR ), Top Shelf Books ( New York ) Uncivilized Books ( Minneapolis, MN ), Lumpen Magazine ( Chicago, IL ) and Yeti Press ( Chicago, IL ). For a full list of this year's comics exhibitors, visit http://www.cakechicago.com/2014-guests-exhibitors/

The weekend expo kicks off with off-site programming in association with the weekend festivities. On Friday, May 30th, nationally-recognized cartoonist, Tony Millionaire will be signing at Graham Crackers Comics and Quimby's Bookstore will host a Friday evening comics reading featuring MariNaomi, Elisha Lim and Mike Dawson. For more details, visit http://www.cakechicago.com/2014-expo/schedule-of-events/

CAKE is an independent, not-for-profit, volunteer-run organization and would not be possible without the help of generous donations from supporters and sponsors including Aw Yeah Comics, Barrel Maker Printing, Blick Art Materials, The Book Cellar, Busy Beaver Button Company, Center on Halstead, Challengers Comics, Chicago Comics, Comix Revolution, DePaul University's College of Computing and Digital Media, First Aid Comics, Graham Crackers, Halfwit Coffee, Print Ninja, PS Print, Quimby's and Spudnik Press Cooperative.

About Chicago Alternative Comics Expo ( CAKE )

CAKE is inspired by Chicago's rich legacy as home to many of underground and alternative comics' most talented artists— past, present and future. Featuring comics for sale, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions and more, CAKE is dedicated to fostering community and dialogue amongst independent artists, small presses, publishers and readers. For more information about the expo, please visit:

www.cakechicago.com .


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Sec Def Ash Carter announces end to ban on open transgender service 2016-06-30
Stained Glass experts to lead tours of Chicago stained glass sites 2016-06-30
Obama designates Stonewall monument 2016-06-29
Upcoming: Sam Kirk exhibit July 21 at IPaintMyMind 2016-06-29
PASSAGES Marti 'Martha' Rust 2016-06-26
Upcoming: Lakeview Orchestra's Orlando Pulse Benefit concert with Rachel Barton Pine 2016-06-25
Pres. Obama designates Stonewall National Monument, first honoring LGBT Rights 2016-06-24
Bipartisan gun-control measure introduced in state House 2016-06-23
Navy Pier partnering with nonprofits 2016-06-22
Maya & Marty TV show June 21 features Broadway stars tribute to Orlando 2016-06-21
Chigaygo at Laugh Factory Chicago Orlando benefit July 7 2016-06-21
Rep. Quigley, 114 Bipartisan House Members Push FDA to End Gay, Bi Blood Ban 2016-06-21
Sen. Durbin visit to Town Hall apartments spurs discussion on gun control 2016-06-19
Toni Shelton at house music parties in Chicago 2016-06-18
Claps to leave Department of Human Rights 2016-06-17
Lesbian parties and special events for Pride Month 2016-06-16
Clandestina Pride Parties June 23, June 26 2016-06-16
Clandestina Pride Parties June 23, June 26 2016-06-16
Stained-glass competition for tiny home design display 2016-06-15
NYC Pride to launch with eight days of queer fashion 2016-06-15
Alliance makes history in naming Daniel-McCarter as new director 2016-06-13
Art Johnston to be honored June 8 2016-06-08
Hinde reflects as she prepares to exit Heartland Health 2016-06-08
SPOTLIGHT: The Art of Falling 2016-06-08
BOOK REVIEW All the Rage: A Quest by Martin Moran $24.95; Beacon Press; 232 pages 2016-06-07
Stained Glass competition announced for tiny home design display 2016-06-06
DePaul professor explains controversial article 2016-06-01
World news: Church of Scotland, Australian artwork, Tutu's daughter 2016-05-31
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Singer Bebe Rexha: 'Hearts' and soul 2016-05-31
NUNN ON ONE Legendary designer Bob Mackie talks sequins, coming out 2016-05-25
Brown Elephant offers 'best of' fashion 2016-05-24
Love Bravery label launches at Macy's 2016-05-24
Artemis Singers concerts in June 2016-05-18
White House Appoints Force's Barbara Satin to Advisory Council on Faith-based Partnerships 2016-05-12
Artemis Singers to present "Voices of Joyful Rebellion" Pride Concert 2016-05-12
AROUND CHICAGO Pop-up store features Chicago-themed clothes 2016-05-11
More than 55,000 part of CCT On the Table events 2016-05-11
ART Riva Lehrer and the evolution of 'Risk' 2016-05-11
Local singer Terell marries partner 2016-05-11
Chad Sell's art at Sidetrack in lead-up to RuPaul's Drag Race Season 8 viewing May 16 2016-05-10
 



Copyright © 2016 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.

www.windycitymediagroup.com
[email protected]  •  [email protected]  •  [email protected]

Website Powered by LoveYourWebsite.com