~DESERT ISLAND/SMOKE SIGNAL/MUSIC PARTY TO-NITE !!
DESERT ISLAND – IS HAVING A BIG !! FUND-RAISER MUSIC PAR-TAY !!! TO-NITE !! MON MAY 25, 2009
doors open at 7PM
performances by: UNINHABITABLE MANSIONS, BOOGIE BOARDER, DARLINGS & AMBERGIS
UNION POOL – 484 UNION AVE – WILLIAMSBURG – BROOKLYN
all proceeds will go towards DESERT ISLAND’S new project – a FREE all-comics newspaper – called SMOKE SIGNAL !!
published by DESERT ISLAND – SMOKE SIGNAL – will present its inaugural publication this June 2009.
The paper will have a circulation of 1,000 and will be available at a few choice locations in Brooklyn and via mail-order through the DESERT ISLAND website.
The UNION POOL Memorial Day event is an effort to raise funds for this free, community-based project.
All ticket sales will go towards the printing costs for the newspaper. so how cool is that !!
NOTE: there is a link on the DESERT ISLAND homepage, towards the bottom, left hand side, titled: “NEWSPAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES” !! which gives the complete low-down on getting your stuff into this publication !!
including the following:
GENERAL: “SMOKE SIGNAL is a forthcoming 24-page newspaper with a color cover and black and white interior.
Please submit your black and white comics following the specs below. (Full-page: 10 in. wide x 15 in. high/Half-page: 10 in. wide x 7.25 in. high/Comic strip: 10 in. wide x 3.5 in. high).
You may submit finished work in 3 sizes: full-page, half-page and, comic strip. We’ll give first priority to half-pagers and comic strips, simply because we want to include a lot of artists.
We’re mainly interested in narrative work, but will accept more abstract pieces if we really like your stuff.”
SPECIAL PROJECTS: they’re looking for:
– someone to do a full-color FAKE AD for the back cover !!
– someone to do an old-school table of contents !!
– someone to do a large full-color center-spread poster !!
address submissions & questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
DESERT ISLAND – 540 METROPOLITAN AVE – WILLIAMSBURG – BROOKLYN
– just off L TRAIN/LORIMER ST. EXIT
HRS: TUES-SAT noon-9PM/SUN noon-7PM
CLOSED ON MONDAYS