Friday, September 11, 2009

my crazy Sacramento schedule.

Hello Fanboys & Girls,
Here is an update on a few Nor-Cal happenings full of comic books, toys, live art, music, zombies, horror & sci fi!

Sept.12- Empires Comics Vault Live Art Show
When: 11am-4pm
Where: Empires Comics Vault @ 2357 Arden Way Sacramento,CA 95825
Contact: 916-924-
What: Meet six different comic book artists, illustrators & graphic designers who will be creating live art and selling it on the spot. Also a 50% Off Comic Book Back Issues and 10% Off Everything Else.
Guests: Paul Allen, Alex Chiu, Emonic, Mike Hampton, Brandon Bracamonte, Jack Shen

Sept.12- Second Saturday Artwalk
When: 6-8:30pm(for the live art show)
Where: Cuffs Urban Apparel @ 2523 J St # 101 Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact: 916-443-2881
What: Every Second Saturday of the month in Downtown Sacramento, there is an event that several artists & musicians team up with shop and street venders for a big artwalk/party. It starts at 6pm. Cuffs Urban Apparel showcases an art gallery reception, live bands & dj's, and a live art show in front of the store on the sidewalk.
Guests: Paul Allen, Alex Chiu, Mike Hampton, Jack Shen, Anthony Leano

Sept.13 Toy Fusion Parking Lot Toy Show
When: 9am-2pm
Where: Toy Fusion @ 1908 El Camino Ave. Sacramento, CA 95815
Contact: 916-928-9100
What: Toy Show Outdoor Convention with free addmission for all attendees. 50+ Vendors
Guests: Mr. Lobo, Alex Chiu, Paul Allen, Anthony Leano

Sept.17 Drink & Draw Sacramento
When: 8-11pm??
Where: Fox & Goose @ 1001 R St. Sacramento, CA 95811
What: Comicbook or manga style artists, traditional artist, lowbrow artists or graf artist come together for some pints & scribbles! Great place for artists to network and get inspired.

Sept.19 SLG Publishing Presents: Comic Fest
When: 12noon-5pm
Where: SLG Publishing @ 577 S Market St. San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: 408-971-8929
What: SLG Publishing, founders of the Alternative Press Expo, returns to the San Jose, CA conventoin scene with Comics Fest. This one day event will gather together a number of indy comics creators in an exhibit of both established and emerging local talent. Held at the spacious SLG Gallery, this event is free to all.
Guests: Gene Yang (American Born Chinese), Jamaica Dyer (Weird Fishes), Landry Walker (Tron, Little Gloomy, Brave and the Bold), Eric Jones (Tron, Little Gloomy, Brave & the Bold), Jon "Bean" Hastings (Haunted Mansion, Smith Brown Jones), Scott Saavedra (Java Town), Andy Ristaino (The Babysitter, Meathaus), Anthony Leano (BrAiNs), Paul Allen (BrAiNs, The Nose Ninja), Alex Chiu (Chocolate Milk & Donut Doodles, Color Ink Book), More TBA.

Sept.24 Zombieland Movie Screener Zombie Walk
When: 5pm Zombie Walk, 7pm Zombieland Movie Screener
Where: Zombie Walk starting point- Empires Comics Vault @ 2357 Arden Way Sacramento,CA 95825. Zombieland Movie Screener- Century Stadium Theater 14 @ 1590 Ethan Way Sacramento, CA 95825
Contact: Anthony Leano
What: Fans of zombies come out in make up and dressed as zombies. The zombie walk will meet at Empires Comics Vault around 3:30-4pm. Show up early to get zombiefied with make up if you can't do your own. We will have limited make-up artists on hand so if you can do your own make-up then please do. The Zombie Walk will start around 5pm and take a route to the Century Stadium 14 Theater. The zombie walkers are encouraged to emulate zombie movement while in route. Participating zombie walkers (in make-up) that show up at Empires Comics Vault will be allowed to see the screener of Zombieland for free.

Sept.25-27 From The Land Beyond, Sacramento's Horror & Sci-Fi Convention
When: Friday 3pm-Midnight, Vendors Room: 3-8pm/ Saturday 10am-Midnight, Vendors Room: 10am-6pm/ Sunday 10am-6pm, Vendors Room: 10am-6pm
Where: Scottish Rite Center @ 6151 H St. Sacramento,CA 95819-2604
What: From the Land Beyond is a gathering of like minded individuals and groups that all share the love for Horror and Science Fiction from film and novel to magazines or comic books and more. Fans will be able to meet some of their favorite guests in all of these mediums. You will be able to shop around and find some of the newest to vintage and rare: DVDS, Photos, Costumes, Props, Books, Memorabilia, Toys, Posters, Art, Comics, Games, Jewelery, T-Shirts & Clothing, Patches & Stickers, Autographs & More! There is live band performances, costume contest, movie room, guest panels, friday night swap meet, video game room and a charity art auction.
Guests: Film & TV- Ray Park (Darth Maul in Star Wars Phantom Menace, Snake Eyes in GI Joe), Bill Moesley (Devil's Rejects, Repo, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in Star Wars Trilogy), Matthew Wood (General Grievous in Star Wars Revenge of the Sith & Clone Wars), Denise Crosby (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Daniel Logan (Bobba Fett in Star Wars Attack of the Clones), Crispin Freeman (Hellsing), Camden Toy (Buffy & Angel), Julie Catlin Brown (Babylon 5), Joshua Grannell (All About Evil, Peaches Christ), CJ Graham (Jason in Friday The 13TH PT 6, Highway To Hell), C Andrew Nelson (Darth Vader), Charlotte Stewart (Eraserhead, Tremors), Andrew Bryniarski (Leatherface in Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Firefly), Daeg Faerch (Young Michael Myers in Rob Zombie's Halloween), Herb Jefferson Jr. (Boomer in Battlestar Galactica), Jake Busey (Starship Troopers, The Frighteners), Alissa Flash, Erinie Fosselius (Hardware Wars), Mr Lobo (TV Host of Cinema Insomnia), Miguel Nunez Jr (Return of the Living Dead). Other Guests: Paul Allen, Anthony Leano, Mike Hampton, Alex Chiu, The Phantom Jets, P.S. Gifford, Kristi Caye, Schwarze Sonne, Warp 11, Kaci Hansen & The Horror Dolls.