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Boheme Collectif to host ‘Comixstravaganza!’

John Pyka

On Saturday, July 13 Nashville’s own Boheme Collectif will host an event unlike any other with a comic book art show and Cosplay Prom called “Comixstravaganza!”

The event mixes the theatre-arts skills of costuming with the visual arts of pop media in a unique and fun mash-up that gives everyone an excuse to free their inner hero!

“We are so excited to host this event,” says Boheme Director Sabrina Langlois. “We believe it is a unique concept and something that has never been done in Nashville!”

Comixstravaganza is a two part event. During the daytime hours of 12 noon – 6 PM, Boheme will feature original art from local professional comic book artists in a gallery setting, and will feature an artist’s alley
for guests to meet and greet artists and have custom sketches and commissions done onsite! Artists confirmed for the event include Michael Lapinski (Feeding Grounds), Stephen L. Fox (NEX), Sam Payne (Marvel Comics), Janet Lee (Return of the Dappermen), and Eli Cash (Legends of Merith). Additional artists to be announced. In addition, Tommy Hancock of Pro Se Productions (a leading publisher of speculative sci-fi and pulp adventure) will be presenting workshops about writing and getting published!

The comic book art show is open to all ages and is only $5.00 to attend, with a $20.00 family max!

The second part of the event will be the evening’s anticipated Cosplay Prom. “It’s a superhero dance party,” said co-creator Logan Grant. “Guests can come dressed as their favorite comic character, dance, enjoy our signature “Wolverine Berserker Bomb,” have photos taken in the photo booth, and participate in the costume contest.”

Cosplay is the word used to describe the occasion of costuming a superhero, villain, TV character, or video game character. The Cosplay Prom is restricted to age 21 and up and will feature “The Masked DJ,” and live performances by Crystal Starr. More guests to be announced. The Cosplay Prom is scheduled 8 PM – Midnight.The Cosplay Prom is $15 to attend; however there is a special full day pass also available at the same price.

Boheme Collectif is located at 919 Gallatin Rd., Space 8, Nashville,TN 37206.

Tickets are available at the Boheme Collectif website.


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