1 DAY TO CAKE: Come To Our Kickoff Events Tonight!

June 5, 2015By Isabella RotmanCAKE, Comics Around Town, Programming

Jaime & Gilbert Hernandez Signing at Graham Crackers Comics, 77 E Madison St from 6-8pm CAKE Presents: Eleanor Davis, John Porcellino & Keiler Roberts panel moderated by Hillary Chute at Quimby’s Bookstore, 1854 W North Ave at 7pm Qviet Book Release/Exhibition at Learning Machine Gallery, 3145 Morgan at 7pm Gula-Gila “CAKE Weekend Kickoff” Concert with bands featuring CAKE exhibitors, … Read More

2 DAYS TO CAKE: Events Around Town!

June 4, 2015By Isabella RotmanCAKE

Thursday, June 4: Visiting Artist Lecture: Dash Shaw at the DePaul School of Cinematic Arts, 14 E Jackson Blvd #LL105 at 6pm How to Draw Comics The Ladydrawers’ Way featuring Femicomix Finland at Women & Children First Bookstore, 5233 N Clark St at 6pm Comic Reading at the Archer Ballroom 3012 S. Archer Ave 3rd … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Pet Theories

June 2, 2015By Isabella RotmanBenefit, CAKE, Debuts, Programming

  Pet Theories is releasing their first album just in time for CAKE weekend. The band, which features Allison Felus on vocals and keyboard bass, Tony Trigilio on drums, and CAKE panels coordinator Brian Cremins on guitar and vocals, will be playing the CAKE after-party at The Observatory onSaturday, June 6th. Their album, which features a fabulous … Read More

5 DAYS TO CAKE: Cupcake Debut by Sara Drake

June 1, 2015By Isabella RotmanCAKE

We just wanted to remind you to stop by Sara Drake’s @sara-drake table at CAKE this weekend to pic up her Cupcake Debut Comic Operation Menu.  Find Sara and Operation Menu at Table 28A at CAKE 2015! Do you have a minicomic idea you’d like to pitch? The Second Annual Cupcake Award launches CAKE weekend! The Fourth Annual Chicago Alternative Comics … Read More

CAKE Volunteer Brunch!

May 29, 2015By Isabella RotmanCAKE

We think you would look super savvy in this cool shirt. Why not volunteer for CAKE? the CAKE volunteer brunch is this Sunday at CHI PRC @ 11:00. Free coffee, bagels and donuts to volunteers.  

TOMORROW! A Self Publishing Seminar from the Experts.

May 29, 2015By Isabella RotmanCAKE

  How One Person Can Reach Thousands of Eyes: A Self Publishing Seminar From the Experts  Maximum Distractions 4405 N Milwaukee Ave 12:00pm FREE Maximum Distractions and CAKE present a Q&A and presentation about Self Publishing. From zines and mini-comics, to printing in China and how to get your work distributed. Participants will include small … Read More