For two years, I’ve been organizing the “MKE Cosplay 5k” – a combination geek-event, 5k run/walk, and donation-raiser-for-a-local-nonprofit. On October 23, a whole bunch of Milwaukee’s geeks came out and ran around the neighborhood of Sherman Park, and raised donations … Continue reading
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(click ’em to big ’em) November’s MKE Comicbook at Anodyne Coffee had a topic was a one I was excited for – “History”. What I enjoy about our meetups, is that we really don’t put restraints on how people can … Continue reading
MKE Creatives, a networking group for self-employed creatives and the folks that work with, and for, them is heading into its third year of monthly meetups! While the presenters are still being finalized, the dates have been decided – so … Continue reading
In October, I tried out something new. I’ve long been an supporter of trying to bring advocacy and fun together , believing that people >can< have fun AND make a difference at the same time – that’s a big part … Continue reading
The Racine Art Museum is a neat museum, whose reputation is largely built on their large collection of contemporary crafts. They host exhibitions such as “Go For Baroque: Oppulence and Excess in Contemporary Art”, “Watercolor Wisconsin”, “The Annual PEEPS Exhibition”, … Continue reading
The MKE Creatives met up again recently and had a seasonally-appropriate talk with Paul Akert at Anodyne Coffee in Walker’s Point. Paul has been a regular attendee at MKE Creatives, ever since Aurelia introduced him to it. Paul is a … Continue reading
Our October MKE Comicbook Meetup was a fun one, exploring a topic we hadn’t tried before – “Detectives and Sleuths”. Instead of dealing with super-powered individuals, we focused (mostly) on super-observant individuals! 🙂 As ever, Anodyne Coffee hosted us, and … Continue reading
This September’s meetup was our annual “Cull Your Collection Sale” to benefit the ComicBook Legal Defense Fund. The CBLDF is an important organization, fighting for the rights of self-expression and freedom of speech. You can see a lot about the … Continue reading
September’s MKE Creatives had a dramatic lean to it – no surprise there, as our guest was Mark Bucher, founder and artistic director of the Boulevard Theatre. Mark has been a fixture of the MKE theatre scene for over three … Continue reading
This month at MKE Comicbook we talked about the continued diversification of creators and characters in mainstream comicbooks. Through much of the history of modern mainstream comicbooks, the industry has been largely created by white men. The readership though, has … Continue reading