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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More news on the IPRC program in Portland.

From an interview in the Mercury.Fall Semester1) Core Creative Writing workshop with Justin Hocking (fiction + nonfiction). Will meet once a week for 2-3 hours.A) Intro intensive weekend with Justin Hocking and Alex WrekkB) Guest lectures by Kevin Sampsell, Ariel Gore, Cheryl Strayed and Alex...

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Ciao My Shining Star: Mark Mulcahy Benefit

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Mark Mulcahy, originally uploaded by taswan. Ciao My Shining Star: The Songs of Mark Mulcahy On September 29th...

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24 HR Zine Challenge at Cosmic Monkey in Portland

You’re invited to the PZS 24hr Zine Challenge! Presented by the Portland Zine Symposium, Independent Publishing Resource Center, and Cosmic Monkey Comics… Who: You and other ambitious zinesters! When: Beginning July 18th at 10:00am and going until July 19th at 10:00am! Where: Cosmic...

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Why We Do This 4: Tim Yohannan

Tim Yohannan and late-80’s Gilman Street crew, originally uploaded by acrofish. He was the general contractor on that which we did that was secret. He was a good friend and inspiration and is still greatly missed. Wikipedia entry.

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The IPRC's Comics Program!

I’ll be involved in the IPRC’s new comic certificate program. This is the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland Oregon. It is kind of like an art school except way better because it costs less and teaches you real things. There are only a limited number of students...

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Steven Cerio/Lettuce Little Book and CD available again

Steven Cerio/Lettuce Little Book and CD available again

by STEVEN CERIO……”Distant Bee Travel”…..a 12 PAGE SCREENPRINTED BOOK AND CD-R (of Steven Cerio and Lettuce Little)… This book and 17 track cd-r (released on cd-r only and published by Steven himself The book is printed in 4 colors (barn red, aqua blue, black and a deep chocolate brown)….it is an...

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IPRC benefit at GRASS HUT in Portland!

grasshutcorp.com/blog/Zine River A Benefit Art Show for the Independent Publishing Resource Center Grass Hut Gallery 811 East Burnside Portland, OR 97214 Opening Reception: Friday June 26, 2009 at 7-10pm The show will be up in the gallery until June 29th and online until August 2nd. Featuring...

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Come Join My Gang

Tiena has been the premier events list for the New York State Capital District for over a decade. It’s members come from a wide range of artistic disciplines, interests, hobbies, activities and pathologies. This new tiena SoundCloud group was created to preserve an audio record of the...

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Alphabet show opening in Austin Wednesday

Alphabet show opening in Austin Wednesday

Alphabet will open at the Domy Books Austin at the HOW Conference this Wednesday. Ian Lynam – who visited the South Bay from Japan recently as part of Installation Five at Anno Domini – is one of the included designers and his curated collaborative font International Blackletter...

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Thurston Moore on Growth.

A Thurston Moore quote from Our Band Could Be Your Life: “Moore felt independent labels had lost what made them good in the first place, which was that they didn’t try to compete on any level with the majors. But, noting the steady growth in their sales, indie labels had lately begun to...

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