Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Crafts and Kisses


Thanks to all who came out to the DC Counter Culture Festival this past weekend! It was a mob ~ although everyone was happy to be together, drinking beers and looking at some very cool comics and designs. There were fun cow paintings, groovy t-shirts, hand made and self produced graphic novels. I treated myself to the first installment of Girl Ninja by Rebecca Simms (www.webcomicsnation.com/dcconspiracy/ninja/toc.php). My table neighbors were the creators, writers and stick figure drawers of Full Sanction, in which they wield bats for justice. Rusty and Joe are so slick they presented me with a selection of their editions and a full set of buttons! Thanks guys! (www.fullsanction.com) If you missed it, check out the DC Conspiracy Website for videos. (www.dcconspiracy.com)

Likewise, you can come out to Craft and Kisses, where there will be many of the same vendors, plus some other great ones. This is a hand crafted only event, so it will be showcasing some major DC area talent.

The Low Down:

What: Crafts and Kisses 2008
Where: Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th Street NW, Washington DC
When: Sunday, February 3rd, Noon-5pm
Who: Crafters, jewelry makers, printers, book makers, bag ladies and the like.
Why: Because even if you have a sweetie, you deserve to get yourself something nice. And, perhaps for your sweetie too?!
Website: craftsandkisses.wordpress.com, has full list of participants and directions.

You will have so much time to come to the show and then flit off to a Super Bowel party, so come get something fun to wear, like a t-shirt with a monkey! :)

See you there!-Jen

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