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February 2015

Drink & Draw: February 2014—Poster Illustration

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Combine bold illustrations with hand lettering to create poster concepts. With the help of special host, Red Riley of Twin Peaks Press, guests will warm up by experimenting with typography, color, and mark making. Next Drink-and-Drawers can  create concepts for a rock show or event, real or fictitious, then use pencils, pens, ink, or the medium of their choice to complete their poster design. Twin Peaks Press is a Chicago-based screen printing collaborative, design, and publishing effort founded by artists Ashlee Mays and…

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Free

Graphic Notation 101: Ten x Ten 2015 Kick Off

February 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Annex at Spudnik Press,
1821 West Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60622 United States

Ten x Ten 2015 kicks off Sunday, February 8 with a free afternoon lecture, Graphic Notation 101 featuring Jordan Martins and Katherine Young, at Spudnik Press Cooperative. The artists and musicians of Ten x Ten 2015 will also be in attendance. Since the early 20th century, artists have found inspiration in the pure abstraction of instrumental music. There has been a rich history of synaesthetic approaches to relating color to timbre and tonality in both scientific and highly subjective ways. More…

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Free

Inside Views: Activist Traditions in Latino Printmaking

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60622 United States

Join our community as we investigate contemporary prints that tackle social and political issues. Special guest, Instituto Gráfico de Chicago (IGC), will provide an overview of Latino printmaking, sharing historical influences as well as contemporary artists and groups working in Chicago and internationally. IGC is a network of printers that preserves the art of printmaking by fostering solidarity amongst print artists. Prior to the conversation, guests may meet local artist and IGC member, Ricardo Xavier Serment. Ricardo will share his…

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$10 - $65

2015 Hashbrown Chili Cook-Off

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60622 United States

Once a year, a dozen unique contributors to Chicago’s innovative cultural landscape come together under Spudnik’s roof for food, games, celebration, and healthy competition.

$10 General Admission
$22 VIP Package
$65 Royalty Package

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