Wednesday, April 19, 2017

OUT AND ABOUT | Chicago Zine Fest

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The Chicago Zine Fest is a celebration of small press and independent publishers, with free workshops, events, and an annual festival. The next CZF will be held May 5-6, 2017.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

How-To Tuesday | 1000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay ideas

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1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas provides a broad and detailed glimpse into the ingenious artistry and attention to detail behind some of the most fabulous costumes you can find. Featuring costumes from popular convention-goers to professional craftsman, this stunning, photo-filled book by Joey Marsocci and Allison DeBlasio of Dr. Grymm Laboratories walks you through scads of your favorite characters as imagined and created by fans.

@ Columbia College Library
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Friday, April 14, 2017

OUT AND ABOUT | Animal Other

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In celebration of Earth Week, Hummingbird Studios is proud to present: Animal Other. The animal represents that which is unknown or uncontrolled. A person letting go, becomes animal. It is the strangeness that is forbidden while also desired; a mysterious side of the human. It is sometimes feral and fearsome, but can also be raw and vulnerable. The works in this exhibition deal with the strangeness and intensity of confronting the animal that exists within our humanity.

Cross-Pollination | Street Art & Murals Inspired by Books & Literature

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Street Art | Fresh Forms Coming May 2nd

Tuesday May 2nd
1st Floor
Columbia College Chicago Library

Want to liven up your wheatpaste, stickers, and stencils? Share your expertise & talk techniques. Come try out some alternative materials / methods : Tar tiles, glass beads, 3-D castings, window screen, & more…

How-To Tuesday is part of a monthly series exploriing the Library's vast collection of art& craft how-tos.

OUT AND ABOUT | Lowbrow Aloha

Lowbrow Aloha
Sunday, April 30th - Noon to 6pm

We're back! Mark your calendars for this one day event featuring the works of local and Talented Tiki and Low Brow artists from around the Chicagoland area and Midwest. Between now and the show we will be sending some emails to introduce you to some of the artists. You can stay up-to-date at the Lowbrow Aloha Event Page.