Archive for March 2016

Magnetic Press New Graphic Novel Preview Review

Magnetic Press New Graphic Novel Preview Review
Review by Charity Wysong Thanks to our friends at Magnetic Press we were given the opportunity to preview the first pages of the political/sci-fi graphic novel Golem  by Italian artist Lorenzo Ceccotti—better known to the art and design community as LRNZ —and published in English by Magnetic Press. In just these first 24 pages, LRNZ manages to... Read more »

Chicago Open Air - Lineup Announced

Chicago Open Air - Lineup Announced
SPECTACULAR MUSIC LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR CHICAGO OPEN AIR JULY 15, 16 AND 17 AT TOYOTA PARK IN BRIDGEVIEW, IL HEADLINERS RAMMSTEIN, DISTURBED AND SLIPKNOT WILL BE JOINED BY CHEVELLE, KORN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, MINISTRY, BREAKING BENJAMIN, MARILYN MANSON, OF MICE & MEN AND MANY MORE Chicago Open Air has announced a spectacular music lineup for the three-day... Read more »

C2E2 2016 - Weekend of Cosplay in Chicago

C2E2 2016 - Weekend of Cosplay in Chicago
By: Charity Wysong; Photos: Charity Wysong, Vincent Kan Photography, and Martin Wong of Akiba Soul This past weekend brought us C2E2 2016 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) held at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. While I’ve attended a plethora of anime conventions over the past dozen years, C2E2 2016 was both my first C2E2 and first... Read more »
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CMT Next Women of Country Tour The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

CMT Next Women of Country Tour The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
March 18, 2016 By: Lisa Lipp; Photos: Ralf Lipp On a brisk Friday evening CMT’s Next Women of Country Tour rolled into The Venue in Hammond, IN. CMT’s Next Women in Country tour provides an outlet for up and coming female country artists to showcase their musical talents and expose them to fans. This year’s tour... Read more »

Chicago Open Air Music, Craft Beer & Gourmet Man Food Fest July 15-17 Toyata Park

Chicago Open Air Music, Craft Beer & Gourmet Man Food Fest July 15-17 Toyata Park
Bridgeview, Illinois and Toyota Park will host the 3-day debut of the Chicago Open Air music festival, which will feature performances by more than 60 rock music artists, an outdoor Gourmet Man Food and craft beer village and other entertainment from July 15 through July 17, 2016. Chicago Open Air is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, Live Nation and Toyota Park, with the support of the Village of Bridgeview and Bridgeview Mayor Steven... Read more »

AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) in Rosemont, April 15-17

AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) in Rosemont, April 15-17
TOP 10 THINGS TO EXPERIENCE AT AXPONA, APRIL 15-17 Shop the latest product debuts, enjoy live concerts, compelling seminars, and more ROSEMONT, IL (March 17, 2016) – – Now in its 7th year AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) continues to entice audiophiles, music lovers, musicians and seasoned audio experts looking to enhance their sound with the latest technology.... Read more »
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Time Of My Life Tour in Chicagoland - Gallery

Time Of My Life Tour in Chicagoland - Gallery
Saturday, March 12th at Community Christian Church (Yellow Box Naperville) the Time Of My Life tour stopped off to perform to a capacity crowd. Out friends at GoPromoters and WBGL put on another quality event. Time Of Our Life tour featured the following bands: The Afters, Chris August, and Unspoken. Our friend Tim Naszke was on... Read more »

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest Chicago

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest Chicago
This past weekend we covered the first Heroes & Villains Fan Fest held at the Stephenson Convention Center in Rosemont. This is the first time Heroes & Villains has come to Chicago, it offered a good number of vendors and celebrities to meet. While the older fans waited in lines to meet their favorite celeb.... Read more »

54th Annual World of Wheels March 4th - 6th

54th Annual World of Wheels March 4th - 6th
Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6, 2016, the 54th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels presented by South Oak Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep will return to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. There will be over 500 custom cars, classics, hot rods, trucks, motorcycles and race cars on display. This will be a fantastic showing of true... Read more »
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