Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Richmond Zine Fest

Here’s some information about an upcoming event that should be of interest to those with a taste for alternative media. Written by Peter Szijarto, this notice appears on The Camel’s web site.

"The Richmond Zine Fest, to be held on Saturday, April 28th will be the first ever in the city in 13 years. A zine fest is being held in hopes of creating a network amongst current zine writers and distro owners in Richmond and Virginia (plus the Southern/Mid-Atlantic regions) and raising awareness and encouraging the creation of zines, independent press, and other D.I.Y. endeavors in Richmond. Forty zine writers and distros will be vending at the zine fest, which will be held at two venues on the 1600 block of West Broad Street.

"The Firehouse Theatre (1609 West Broad Street) and The Camel (1621 West Broad Street, a new community space and restaurant). The majority of the zine writers vending are from Richmond and Virginia, although there are several vendors who are from the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as New York, and the West Coast..."

Click here to read more about the Richmond Zine Fest

(Hat-tip to Snoopy at River City Rapids.)

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