Zines

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.