CAKE Events: Fourth Annual Art Auction Fundraiser

March 14, 2016By Matt BradyBenefit, CAKE

The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) will be holding its 4th annual art auction fundraiser at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 8th, at the The Hideout Inn, located at 1354 W Wabansia Ave. The event will be hosted by intermedia artist Lyra Hill. The event will feature live and silent auctions of over 20 pieces of art by past … 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

CAKE DEBUT: Epilogue May 2015 by Kevin Budnik

May 24, 2015By NeilBenefit, Debuts

Epilogue is a 12-page-a month ongoing series that began in January 2015. Written and drawn on a weekly basis, the story organically follows Kevin’s daily life. His point of view is one of quarter-life crises focusing on struggling with mental clarity and the daily stress of relationships and employment. This is the fifth issue of … Read More

March 4, 2015By Isabella RotmanBenefit, CAKE

Help raise money for CAKE 2015 by chillin with awesome local cartoonists at the Owl! $1 per drink goes to support CAKE 2015! Wednesday March 18th 7pm – 12pm The Owl 2521 N Milwaukee Confirmed Artists: Corinne Mucha, Sarah Becan, Kevin Budnik, Danielle Chenette, Andy Burkholder, Tyrell Cannon and Matthew Landvogt

Two Cookie Minimum presents Cookies & CAKE!

May 26, 2012By NeilBenefit

Two Cookie Minimum, the monthly reading series at the Hungry Brain will be hosting a fundraiser for CAKE on Tuesday, June 5! $5 suggested donations get you in to an impressive line up of readers: Marian Runk Sara Drake Corinne Mucha Leslie Perrine & Ezra Claytan Daniels Plus free cookies and cake! Tuesday, June 5, … Read More

Comic Art Battle CAKE Fundraiser 4/8/12

March 28, 2012By NeilBenefit, CAKE

Come to what should be our final fundraiser ahead of the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo.  We’ll have the imfamous Ezra Claytan Daniels emceeing his Comic Art Battle at the Hideout!  Here are the details: COMICS ART BATTLE at the Hideout Easter Sunday 2012 Benefit for the first Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) Door at 7 … Read More