The Printers’ Ball


Sixth Annual Printers’ Ball
Friday, July 30, 2010, 6 – 11 pm
The Ludington Building
Columbia College Chicago
1104 South Wabash Avenue
One block west of Michigan Avenue

The sixth annual Printers’ Ball, which this year takes as its theme “Print Loves Digital,” is an annual celebration of literary culture founded by Poetry magazine and other independent Chicago literary organizations. The Printers’ Ball is produced with the Center for Book & Paper Arts and the Student Affairs Offices of Columbia College Chicago.

Lots of magazines. Books. Posters. Galore. Broadsides & busy beavers. Newspapers & weeklies. Zines. Poetry, fiction & all that. Buttons, stickers & more. Reading & performing, or something like it. Red carpet. Screenings, Web things & digital writing — electrified in general; because PRINT ❤ DIGITAL . Making, inking, stamping. Getting hands dirty. Dancing, music, DJs. Playing. All free. + Beer, food & revelry.

8:00 – 10:00 PM: The Show ‘n Tell Show, hosted by Zach Dodson and Michael Renaud, with Studio Blue’s Cheryl Towler Weese, Edie Fake, Isaac Tobin, and Kathleen Judge

10:00 – 11:00 PM: Live music by Icy Demons


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