Some of our favorites local authors and supporters will be on panels at the Books by the Banks: Cincinnati Regional Book Festival this Saturday afternoon! Check out Roger Collins, Jay Kalagayan, Jeremy Spencer, and Cassandra Wilson on the the festival’s fantasy/science fiction and writing and publishing panels!
We recently found out that Noa M. (@mellodies on Instagram) is hosting #BIPOCWitchDay again this weekend! To celebrate, post your witchiest outfits online today and tomorrow, 10/22 & 10/23 and read our interview with the creator from last October!Continue reading “#BIPOCWitchDay is Back This Weekend”
BLINK started tonight and here’s some of the Black art we saw during the event!
MAX SANSING, STILL SHINES THROUGH
“In speaking with locals about the area, I put together a vision that would feature the youth of the community looking towards the future of it throughout the growth and change along with pixel mapping from Chaske Haverkos for a multisensorial experience. The figures are in meditation with their thoughts while looking up to the sky symbolizing the future and limitless possibilities.”
1818 Race Street, in the Market Square alleywayContinue reading “Black Art at BLINK 2022”
This month, our writer and artist friends are hitting the streets of Ohio in support of their projects. Here’s where you can find them:
Author/playwright Roger Collins will be signing copies of his debut novel Cities of Glass at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Norwood.
Comic book writer Aziza The Graphic Novelist will be selling print copies of her webcomics The Kaaiman’s Cry and Locket of Devise on Saturday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct. 9, at Cartoon Crossroads Columbus at the Columbus Metropolitan Library. You can also catch her at Zinecinnati 2022 on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center in Clifton.
Musician/artist (and Midwest BSFA member) Napoleon Maddox presents L’ouverture de Toussaint, featuring the Burnt Sugar Arkestra, during the annual UnderWorld Black Arts Festival on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Woodward Theater in Over-the-Rhine.
A few weekends ago, we had the pleasure of attending the Black Fae Day meetup at the Ohio Renaissance Festival during Fantasy Weekend as the BFD founders Jasmine and Carlos introduced their official ren faire guild, Fae of the Shade! Check out the photos from the meetup, courtesy of NyteVisions Photography.Continue reading “The Fae of the Shade Meetup at ORen”
Author/playwright Roger Collins will be signing copies of his book, Cities of Glass, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Norwood!
We had a great time at the Cincy Sanaa Festival this weekend! We spent the afternoon telling people about what we do and showcasing comic books by Black independent comic creators. Thanks to Ricky Pleasant of Breakaway Comics and Aziza the Graphic Novelist for joining us!Continue reading “Cincy Sanaa Festival Recap”
Our co-founder, Aiesha, is participating in a model panel this Tuesday, 6/28, during Tina G.’s artist talk for her “Coronavirus Wearable Art Response Project” art exhibition at Kennedy Heights Arts Center (Aiesha has two photographs in the show). The event starts at 5:30! Click here for more info.