Canzine Goes Virtual
by BK Munn
Registration is now open for this year’s Canzine festival, which will be a uniquely designed online experience. The event, sponsored by Broken Pencil zine, usually takes place in 4 cities across the country. The event is scheduled for the weekend of October 24-26.
According to organizers, the event will be “an RPG-style platform” where visitors will explore “the 16 lands of Canzine World, including fantastical places such as Librarian’s Lagoon, Punks Path, Sci-Fi Shore, and Riot Grrrl River.” The various lands will be online interactive stores, staffed by the vendors/artists. Other features include the annual Canzine Awards celebration and live panels. Also, “visitors can unlock special content in each land, including indie videogames, special archives, and other exciting surprises.”