Milwaukee Zine Fest starts fresh chapter

Published Nov. 4, 2016

After seven years of hosting the media festival at the Falcon Bowl in Riverwest, the one-day Milwaukee Zine Fest will move to the Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event takes place Saturday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Milwaukee Zine Fest prepares for seventh "chapter"

Published Nov. 2, 2014

It's the seventh year for Milwaukee Zine Fest which takes place on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Falcon Bowl, 801 E. Clarke St. OnMilwaukee.com recently chatted with co-founder and organizer Christopher Wilde and asked him about this year's fest.


Word busker provides letter-writing service

Published March 24, 2013

Anja Sieger is also a word busker, meaning she sets up a temporary "office" at a craft fair, festival, conference or party and writes on-the-spot poetry, love letters, letters of recommendation, flash fiction and other literary requests from her typewriter.


Milwaukee Zine Fest: almost ready to rip

Published Oct. 29, 2012

The Milwaukee Zine Fest will take place on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., once again at the Falcon Bowl, 801 E. Clarke St. The event is free to attend and will attract people from all over the country.


Milwaukee Zine Fest celebrates DIY publishing

Published Nov. 13, 2009

The Milwaukee Zine Fest returns for a second year, but this time, it's at The Polish Falcon's Nest, 801 E. Clarke St., on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Chicago-based cultural critic Anne Elizabeth Moore will teach a free workshop at the event. What the hell is a zine, you ask? Read on.


OMC Recommends: Cool stuff we like right now

Published Jan. 24, 2008

It's a power-packed edition chock full of goodies like flannel sheets, a provocative book about food, the best view in the city, an emerging songwriter and a fantastic museum exhibit.