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7th Annual Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention

Motor City Black Age of Comics was created to help serve as a venue for people of all shapes and colors. This is a Movement of Comics and Graphic Novels of color that are not represented in the mainstream of the Comic Book industry.

THE MOVEMENT IS BACK!!!!
This is a Movement of Comic Book Creators, Publishers,Graphic Novelist and Animated Movie Producers created by those that are under represented in the mainstream of the Comic Book and Animation industries. We will have Art , Writing and Publishing Work Shops… Live entertainment and much more… Oh did I forget! We will have Comic books, Graphic Novels , Animated Movies, Posters, T-shirts, and more of Super Heroes and Heroines of characters that look like you!!!!

EXPERIENCE THE BLACK AGE!!!!

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For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1427082984260966/

Drink and Draw with the Party Table

Greetings, true believers!

Artists out there, have you ever wanted to meet with other artists in the area and just enjoy a beer and sketch out a funny doodle while talking about what you do and how you do it? Beer drinkers out there, have you ever wanted to watch some artists draw a bunch of neat stuff and maybe even make some neat art of your own? Random citizen on the street, have you ever wanted to go to The Rez Lounge, enjoy a nice beer, and/or draw a picture? If any of these questions can be answered with a yes, then The Party Table has an event for you!

Wednesday September 2nd from 6-9 PM (We may stay later depending) at the Rez Lounge on Plainfield Ave, there is going to be a Drink and Draw hosted by The Party Table!

Crayons, Pencils, and Sharpies, as well as White and Newsprint Paper will be provided to create some fantastic work. If these supplies don’t fit your fancy bring some neater stuff to show off your sick skillz! Got a sketch book, bring it and add a few new pages while enjoying a friendly atmosphere and some good conversation.

This is about getting awesome artists together to meet and greet. This is about getting those perfect people we’ve met through this crazy thing we love back together in the down times to enjoy a little bit of THE PARTY and to make some awesome art. Join us, won’t you?

Feel free to invite friends!

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https://www.facebook.com/events/1035069016516765/
https://www.facebook.com/partyforthepartygods

MEGGAcon

MEGGAcon (Michigan’s Entertainment, Gaming, Geek and Arts Convention) is Jackson, Michigan’s best gathering of all things nerdy! Cosplay, Games, GEEKS!

MEGGAcon is determined to be Jackson, Michigan’s #1 gathering of the geeks! We will bring together fans of board games, video games, card games, movies, wrestling, art and comic books under one roof….the roof of the Commonwealth Commerce Center!

There will be plenty of gaming tournaments (of all kinds,) professional wrestling, celebrity guests, geek themed games like videogame name that tune, and so much more! MEGGAcon will be hitting Jackson on August 22nd, 2015.

For more info, check out:
http://www.meggacon.com/

https://www.facebook.com/MEGGAcon

Ishpeming Renaissance Festival and Art Faire 2015

The Ishpeming Renaissance Festival and Art Faire is a one day event filled with music, art, crafts, costumes, vendors, and family fun. The day is filled with unique entertainment provided by quality art booths, authentic period performers, a variety of food and beverage vendors and costumes inspired by historical culture.

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For more info, check out:
http://ishpemingrenfest.webs.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Ishpemingrenfest

TromaDance Detroit 2015!

TromaDance Detroit is the only truly independent film festival in Michigan that doesn’t charge an entry fee for filmmakers or admission fee for people to attend! TromaDance Detroit is the only festival of the people, for the people, and by the people!

TromaDance Detroit doesn’t just bring you crazy and bizarre film on the Tangent Gallery’s large, silver screen; we put you in the art with a gallery, vendors and performance art from some of Detroit’s finest artists who embody the independent spirit. The festival will take place on June 27th at the Tangent Gallery in Detroit and is guest hosted this year by Brad Jones, a.k.a. The Cinema Snob, who is internet famous for his video reviews of cult and exploitation films.

Featuring over 10 hours of programming, the festival includes two feature films, two blocks of short films, burlesque from Sadie Sparkles, music from Hearse For Hire, “torture juggling” from Nathan Wakefield and more to be announced! This will no doubt be TromaDance Detroit’s best festival yet!

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For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/987213767969946/
www.TromaDanceDetroit.com

Michigan State University Comics Forum 2015

Held every year on the beautiful campus of Michigan State University, The Michigan State University Comics Forum is an an event that brings together scholars, creators, and fans in order to explore celebrate the medium of comics, graphic storytelling, and sequential art.

The 2015 MSU Comics Forum will take place on Feb. 20th and 21st. The keynote address will occur on the first evening, Friday, Feb. 20th, 2015, while the panel discussions and artist alley will take place the following day, Saturday, Feb 21st, 2015. The location will be in Snyder/Phillips Hall on the campus of Michigan State University.

This year, the Forum is proud to announce that Sergio Aragones will be our Guest of Honor and Keynote Speaker on Friday, Feb 20th, 2015.  Aragones is the most honored cartoonist, having won every major award in the field including the National Cartoonists Society?s Reuben Award and the Will Eisner Hall of Fame Award.  He is widely known for his contributions to Mad Magazine and his long-running comic book series, Groo the Wanderer.  Recently, Aragones completed a Groo vs. Conan crossover with artist, Tom Yeates, and continues his more than 50 years of contributions to Mad Magazine.

http://www.comicsforum.msu.edu/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/MSU-Comics-Forum/337707622458