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BOSTON ZINE FEST @Washington Street Art Center (Somerville)


Boston Zine Fest is a 2-day DIY extravaganza that begins today @the Washington Street Art Center and will be bustlin’ with activities all day…just a few of the riotous workshops happening include Riot Grrl Zines by PAPERCUT ZINE LIBRARY, Personal Narratives Panel, and Zine Cover Screen Printing, after that stick around for a film screening! Get some rest and bring your cash for day 2 @Aeronaut Brewing Company where it’ll be a parade of self-published papers and their makers — local, national and international. Also, the Taco Party food truck will be vending veggie/vegan fare to keep ya fueled for the fest! Your future self will hate you for missing this…

BZF Day 1
Saturday, 10/11 @Washington Street Art Center // 321 Washington Street. Somerville, MA

1pm Grrl Zines: A Discussion on Feminism & Independent Media presented by Papercut Zine Library
2pm Ink JMarks: An Intro to the Basics of Screen Printing & How to Build Your Own One Color Press by James Helenski of Black Cat Prints
3:30pm The Personal Narrative in Zines: A Panel 9Panelists include Liz Prince, Brian Connolly of Nothing Mattress, J.C., Kate Larson of No Better than Apples, Ponyboy Violet of ANAlog and Ess Elle
6-8pm ZINE READINGS by Katie Bennet, Ponybody Violet of ANAlog, Brittany Mitchel of Sweet as the South, J.C., Alex Nall of Teaching Comics, Nicole Mazzeao of Pleasure Pie, Emma Karin Eriksson and Kerri Radley of Deafula

BZF Day 2
Sunday, 10/12 @Aeronaut Brewing Company // 14 Tyler Street. Somerville, MA (FREE metered parking on Sundays!)

12-6pm Zine exhibition where you can buy/trade zines by local, national and international zinesters

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