august, 2016

06augAll Day07AfreakCONHighlighting those of color who support, create and have learned through sciFi and comic book universes.

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Event Details

August 5th and 6th, Arts- Us will be hosting and facilitating a two-day Comic Book Convention called “AfreakCON”. This convention will highlight those of color who support, create and have learned through sciFi and comic book universes.
OK MY NERDY AFREAKS SO FAR WE HAVE;
Screenings:
— – – Black Panther the animated series – — —
— – — Cosmic Slopp (Tv show ) — – —
– – — — – – WATTSTAX— – –
—- – -your favorite 90’s and 80’s cartoons– — —-

Workshops:
Street fighter TOURNAMENT
Comic book illustrating 101
More to come…

Panels:
Whole universe ; Woman of color authors and illustrators
Villa y Passage ; Being a black illustrator and author

Meet and Greets of local black comic book authors and illustrators.
Moneco Arts ~ Joy Spika ~ Rachel Hansen Comics and Illustration ~Brichibi Cosplays ~ Leo Winstead ~ Willis Nance
Readings and comic book releases from
Amber Lance Studios ~ Gonkama Johnson
Neerdy Dance Party ( details to come)

Dope assshirts By One Trill Being

The convention will take place at the Dunning Recreation Center in Saint Paul. A major goal of this convention is to demonstrate how Sci Fi- fantasy pedagogy can be used to educate, empower and transform communities.

Time

august 6 (Saturday) - 7 (Sunday)

Location

ARTS-Us

1221 Marshall Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104

Organizer

Sol Rebel Phoenix Ras

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