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Carousel for Kids! Dec. 2, 2017 @ Dixon Place

 
Dixon Place presents:
CAROUSEL FOR KIDS! 
Cartoon slide shows and picture performances
Hosted by R. Sikoryak & Neil Numberman.
Cartoon slide shows drawn and narrated by an array of comic artists, graphic novelists, voice actors, and more.
Featuring:
Featuring stories, gags, live drawings, and audience participation! For kids and cartoon-loving adults.
Saturday, December 2, 2017   11:30 am

Dixon Place,  161A Chrystie St. (btwn Rivington & Delancey)

Tickets: $10 kids
$15 adults in advance
$18 adults at the door
$12 students/seniors/IDNYC
Tickets & info: DixonPlace.org  
(212) 219-0736

About the cartoonists:
Jef Czekaj  is a cartoonist, children’s book author and illustrator, and musician who lives and works in Somerville, MA.
He has written and/or illustrated 12 books with titles like Hip and Hop Don’t Stop!, Cat Secrets, A Call for a New Alphabet, and Austin, Lost in America.
Deb Lucke is the author/illustrator of the Lunch Witch series which is being made into a movie starring Kate McKinnon.
She also does comic journalism and fine art.
Rebecca Mock is a NYC-based comic book artist and illustrator. She is the artist of the NYT best-selling Compass South, a high-seas adventure graphic novel, as well as its sequel Knife’s Edge.
Michael Rex is the writer and illustrator of over 40 books for kids, and the creator of Fangbone! which is now on Netflix. Please, no bright lights, don’t get him wet, and don’t feed him after midnight.
Neil Numberman is the totally tubular illustrator of such groovy graphic novels as the Joey Fly, Private Eye series, and writer of the mondo bodacious picture book Do NOT Build a Frankenstein! His most recent picture books, Flip & Fin: We Rule the School, and Flip & Fin: Super Sharks to the Rescue, are, like, in stores now. He also is known for illustrating Highlight’s Magazines radically awesome-licious Hidden Pictures! You should totally scope out his work over at neilnumberman.com. FAR OUT!

Carousel: The Political Show, October 26, 2016

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Dixon Place presents
CAROUSEL:
The Political Show
Comics performances, readings, and picture shows, just in time for the election.
Featuring the cartoonists and graphic novelists:
Ruben Bolling
Mike Dawson
Bob Eckstein
Kat Fajardo
Sabrina Jones
Peter Kuper
and more!
Hosted by R. Sikoryak
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street (btwn Rivington & Delancey), NYC

Tickets: $15 (advance), $18 (at the door), 
$12 (students/seniors/idNYC)
Advance tickets & info: www.dixonplace.org (212) 219-0736

(The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during, and after the show. All proceeds directly support DP’s mission and artists.)
Ruben Bolling is the creator of the award-winning satirical comic strip Tom the Dancing Bug, which appears in newspapers across the country and can be found online at tomthedancingbug.com.  He’s also the author of a series of science fiction / humor books for kids, The EMU Club Adventures.
Mike Dawson  is a comics podcaster, and the author of the graphic novels Troop 142, Angie Bongiolatti, and Rules For Dating My Daughter: The Modern Father’s Guide to Good Parenting. 
Bob Eckstein works for the New York Times, New York Daily News and The New Yorker. His new book is Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores.
Kat Fajardo is a native nyc cartoonist and illustrator with an unhealthy obsession for coffee and puppies. She likes creating playful and colorful work about self acceptance and Latinx culture.
Sabrina Jones writes and draws about social justice and radical history. Her latest book is Our Lady of Birth Control: A Cartoonist’s Encounter with Margaret Sanger.   
Peter Kuper is a cartoonist whose work appears in Mad and The New Yorker among others. His latest book, Ruins, won the 2016 Eisner award for best graphic novel.

Carousel at SPX 2016: September 18, 2016

carousel_spx_2016_rgb_smallCarousel returns to this year’s SPX (Small Press Expo) with a great line up of artists: Sophie Goldstein, Pascal Girard, Jeffrey Brown, Roger Langridge, Andrea Tsurumi, and Carol Tyler.

Hosted by R. Sikoryak.

SPX is at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Carousel is on Sunday, September 18 2016 from 4-5 pm in the White Oak Room. The festival goes on all day Saturday and Sunday, featuring lots of other fine programming.

BKBF Carousel @ Union Hall, Sept. 12, 2016

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Presentations of graphic novels and comics as read by the artists:
Kyle Baker (Nat Turner, Why I Hate Saturn)
Emily Flake (The New Yorker, Mama Tried)
Amy Kurzweil (Flying Couch)
Jeremy Nguyen (Stranger Than Bushwick)
Andrea Tsurumi (Why Would You Do That?) 
and more.
Hosted by R. Sikoryak (Masterpiece Comics, Terms and Conditions)

THIS IS AN OFFICIAL 2016 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL EVENT

Monday, September 12, 2016
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
Union Hall – Brooklyn
702 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Tickets: $8.00

Reading “iTunes Terms and Conditions,” Episode 3: August 29, 2016

16-08-29_R.Sikoryak-640x546Dixon Place presents:

A reading of ITUNES TERMS AND CONDITIONS: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL (EPISODE 3)

The epic finale, featuring R. SikoryakBrian DewanPaul Boocock, and James Godwin.

R. Sikoryak has drawn the entire, unedited text of the iTunes Terms and Conditions as a graphic novel, in over 90 distinct comics styles. It has appeared online at http://itunestandc.tumblr.com/tagged/comics/chrono and will be published next year by Drawn and Quarterly.

For this performance, Sikoryak will project the artwork & read from the text, accompanied by live music by Brian Dewan. They will be joined by special guest readers Paul Boocock and James Godwin. They’ll continue from their Jan. 22  and May 20 shows.

Monday, August 29, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Dixon Place Lounge, 161A Chrystie Street (btwn Rivington & Delancey), NYC

Admission is free, but you can make a reservation here: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10106554

The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during and after the show. Bar proceeds directly support DP’s artists and mission.

More info: http://dixonplace.org/performances/itunes-terms-and-conditions-the-graphic-novel-episode-3/

Reading “iTunes Terms and Conditions,” Episode 2: May 20, 2016

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Dixon Place presents:

A reading of ITUNES TERMS AND CONDITIONS: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL (EPISODE 2)

Featuring R. SikoryakBrian DewanPaul Boocock, and James Godwin.

R. Sikoryak has drawn the entire, unedited text of the iTunes Terms and Conditions as a graphic novel, in over 90 distinct comics styles. It has appeared online at http://itunestandc.tumblr.com.

For this performance, Sikoryak will project the artwork & read from the text, accompanied by live music by Brian Dewan. They will be joined by special guest readers Paul Boocock and James Godwin. They’ll continue from their Jan. 22 show, picking up on page 32.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Dixon Place Lounge, 161A Chrystie Street (btwn Rivington & Delancey), NYC

Admission is free, but you can make a reservation here: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/10082154

The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during and after the show. Bar proceeds directly support DP’s artists and mission.