San Francisco Zine Fest Next Weekend

Next weekend Sparkplug is going to be at the San Francisco Zine Fest. One of my two favorite shows of the year. Please come by and check out all the amazing zines and comics. Saturday, August 22 from 11:00am – 6:00pmSunday, August 23 from 11:00am – 6:00pm SF County Fair Building (formerly Hall...

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Autumn Equinox Call For Participants

I’m looking for creative avant garde sorts of performance, video, sound, installation artists to create a beautiful 6 hour event to celebrate the Autumn Equinox on Sunday September 20th. Anybody in the North East interested in participating please contact me at...

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CALMS visit Caprona

halfmoonbay19, originally uploaded by Marc Arsenault – Wow Cool. If you like big rusty metal dinosaurs, then you will want to check out this photo set on flickr of Mike and Nick from CALMS and nickname: Rebel exploring the “Spanish Town” shops on Route 92 in Half Moon Bay...

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New Simon Gane project for Vertigo previewed

New Simon Gane project for Vertigo previewed

Jonathan Vankin teases next year’s Dark Rain: A Graphic Novel of Katrina up at his From the Editor’s Desk blog at DC’s Vertigo imprint. It is to be released to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the hurricane, so it should be in stores by August 25th, 2010. We try to keep on...

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Art Shows in Portland!

Check it out, Portland has four crazy art shows this week, First Thursday and First Friday. Thursday:Nuts & Bolts is an art show curated by two smaller Portland publishers that are deserving of more recognition. Robopocalypse is a collective of zine makers that have been self publishing and...

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A Visit To Children’s Fairyland

On the Pipe, originally uploaded by Marc Arsenault – Wow Cool. Oakland, California. A lovely flickr set with a couple of videos from this last weekend. A magical fairytale land, originally built in 1950 and very well maintained and smartly updated. Pay a visit…

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CALMS at El Rincon San Francisco Tuesday Night

Who CALMS at El Rincon When Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:00pm – 21+ Where El Rincon (map) 2700 16th Street San Francisco, CA, USA 94103 Other Info With: Cruiser // Hora Flora // Vibrating Garbage // Amphibious Gestures The CALMS MySpaceship. CALMS is Mike and Nick from nickname: Rebel.

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Mark Sunshine Relaunches Armored Baby Site

Mark Sunshine Relaunches Armored Baby Site

The multi-talented Mark Sunshine has finally re-launched his mighty Armored Baby site. The ten-year-old online art showcase has gone through many incarnations and this one has opted for a clean and concise one-window approach with connections to the whole host of web 2.0 services. There is much...

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Track Attack – New Simon Gane illustrated book

Track Attack – New Simon Gane illustrated book

The latest book in the popular Gym Shorts series by Betty Hicks is illustrated by Mr. Simon Gane. It’s a bit of a departure from what we’re used to, but it’s all classic Simon. Go get Track Attack on Amazon. Simon has been teasing drawings from the book for the last few weeks...

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Scientific Maps E.P. Release Party in Albany, NY

Scientific Maps E.P. Release Party in Albany, NY

Scientific Maps are inviting you to celebrate the release of their new 7 song e.p., ‘Galvanic Wizardry’ on the B3nson Recording Company label. The e.p. was recorded late last year in the now defunct Bowling Alley Recording Studio by Aaron Smith (absent nickname: Rebel drum wizard)...

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