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Join Emily Carr University of Art + Design for their exciting culture day events

Every year, Emily Carr University of Art + Design hosts a variety of free events to celebrate culture days. This year, join Emily Carr for their annual comic con event and an exciting art supply + equipment sale.

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Emily Con! September 28, 2013 from 11am to 5pm, South Building Atrium - Emily Carr

Comics enthusiasts take note! Now in it's third year, Emily Con is a one day celebration of local comic culture, including live panel discussions, artist demos and a participatory comix jam. Artists, writers and comic book creators will showcase their comics, zines and artwork.


12:00 pm - A BRIEF HISTORY of NORTH AMERICAN COMICS - with Robin Thompson
What was the first comic book? Who created the graphic novel? Why were comics banned sixty years ago? Learn about the growth of comics from their inception to present day in this informative and entertaining slideshow presentation.

Panel discussion

Hosted by Kevin Leeson, Toren Atkinson, and Joe Fulgham

Special guest: Chris Woods, artist of Super Fortress

3:45 pm - COMIC BOOK TRIVIA – with Don King
Come test your knowledge of capes, characters, and comics in this fun and unique trivia assembly. Lots of prizes!!


Robin Thompson, Jacqueline Klobucar, Kelly Eveart, Colin Upton, Jeff Ellis, Kevin Leeson, Hannah Myers, Todd Ireland, Sean Karemaker, Jon DeConto, Craig Wilson, Greyson Kelly, Doug Savage, Miss Kim Glennie

Leeway Open House and Art Supply + Equipment Sale, September 28, 2013 from 10am to 3pm

Join us on Saturday, September 28th in The Leeway! (Room 276)

Drop-in tours of the space to see first-hand what The Leeway has to offer. Enjoy our Art Supply + Equipment Sale featuring a range of our out-of-date and unused equipment and materials, from analogue slide projectors, to aging digital camcorders, as well as a slew of other random art school finds! Technical Demonstration (11:45 am + 3pm) During this short 30 minute demo, Leeway Studio Technicians will show several techniques for image transfer and surface treatment for mixed-media practice.

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