maybe its about not giving up. (typewritercore) wrote in southerngrrrls,
maybe its about not giving up.
typewritercore
southerngrrrls

SORRY FOR X-POSTING but....

xerox THIS: a MIDWEST ZINE FEST!!!
to take place august 15-17th in detroit MI.
three days of sharing skills and ideas, trading zines and projects, bands, dance parties and other fun stuff.
but we need yer help!!!

right now we need people to get the word out so we can have input from all over the place.
we need people to volunteer to teach workshops and stuff, and closer to the dates of the fest we will need people to voluteer to help cook food and do childcare and cleanup and shit like that.
this cant happen without yer help.

please email me at scarvesandbicycles at hotmail dot com if you have any ideas or if you'd be willing to mail out flyers, send me yer address. if you are in a band and want to play, or if you'd like to read selections from yer zine or do spoken word or somethin' let me know. also if you run a distro tables will be avaible from 5-15 bucks (sliding scale). we also want to have a HUGE zine swap one of the days.

were looking for workshops on stuff like:
bookbinding
recording
screenprinting
printmaking/linoleum
stencil making
running a distro
trans and gender issues
unlearning male privilege
white privilege and racism
living sustainably
permaculture, composting, garderning
greywater
knitting and crochet
quiltmaking
radical menstruation

anything you can think of related to zines, DIY, radical livin'....

this is a girl/queer/trans positive event!

we have confirmed a few bands and are talking to more and looking for more too. were also currently working on an info pack about the fest that will come with a patch and button and a big zine with workshop info, stuff about detroit, places to stay and eat and get coffee, cool radical projects in detroit, etc.
when we make the website it will be at www.geocities.com/xeroxthis
and you can keep checking at www.geocities.com/typewritercore (my distro site) for details.

thats all for now. help out with this kids!!!
xo jessika
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