Artwork Needed for What Does the Future Look Like? Exhibit

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The Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance is planning to host an art exhibit on Afrofuturism next February. We’re pegging this for Black History Month because as a society, we always talk about the past experiences of African-Americans during that month. With this exhibit, we’d like to focus on their futures. What Does the Future Look Like? will showcase the offerings from local and regional artists (mixed media, multimedia, painting, sculpting, you name it) to show us their interpretations of what the future looks like for black people.

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Cincinnati Library’s Comic Con Recap

The Comic Con at the main branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County was a major good time for the members of the Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance. We stumped those who tried our “Name That Actor/Actress!” quiz on black Star Trek characters, we handed out fliers about next month’s Queen City Black Comix Day and we generally geeked out with other attendees. Make sure you check out the event when it comes back in May 2017!

Midwest BSFA Hits the Cincinnati Library Comic Con on May 21

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If you’re in downtown Cincinnati on Saturday, May 21, stop by the 4th annual Cincinnati Library Comic Con and check out the Midwest BSFA table! The theme is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek and we’ll be doing some trivia on the show’s black recurring characters and guest stars! The Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, noon to 5 p.m., 800 Vine Street, downtown (Cincinnati 45202), 513-369-6900