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There's a lot that can happen over the period of ten years... especially in an amazing city like Seattle. Sometimes the best way to keep track is with numbers (and boy do we heart .xls). So, our fine imaginary gal Char Davidson put together this fabulous infographic to sum up the first ten fabulous years of Three Imaginary Girls.
If you haven't picked up or ordered a copy of the zine yet (or you want to buy another!), you can order online or purchase at any upcoming Three Imaginary Girls event in the near future (next one: the 10th Anniversary Ice Cream Social at Bluebird Ice Cream in Capitol Hill on July 12!). The zine is limited run of 333 copies (the back cover does not lie), so buy yours soon!
If you don't have a copy of the zine yet (or you want to buy another!), you can order online for immediate USPS delivery. The zine is limited run of 333 copies (the back cover does not lie), so buy yours soon!
The Imaginary Zine is a 60-page old school printed zine recounting our first 10 years with some of our favorite blog posts and stories from our imaginary friends. It also includes a cd chock full of rare, live, or exclusive songs by some of our favorite local artists (full list below)!
The most amazing part? It's only $4 (+ USPS postage)
Want a sneak peak of some of the radness inside the hand-crafted zine?
As part of our big 10th anniversary year of celebrations, we are working on an old school zine (DIY black/white photocopied with a cd of rare tracks) recapping some of our favorite posts and moments from the past 10 wonderfully imaginary years. If you have any favorite articles you want featured in the zine, let us know.
But, the main thing is, we don't want it to be all one-sided. We want your favorite imaginary moments to be featured in the zine as well!
Please please please share your favorite imaginary memory!!! It could be a story of something that happened at a TIG event, or how you heard about TIG, or a thought you have about TIG or what you think of when you think of TIG, or something about anything related to the site. Your quote can be anywhere from 3 words to 100 words and you can email it to us at liz at threeimaginarygirls dot com.
The only thing we ask is that you get it to us by Saturday, March 31.
And while we're chatting about 10th Anniversary fun, don't forget the two other anniversary events we have coming up in the near future:
Friday, May 11:
Allo Darlin and the Wave Pictures at Vera Project (all ages). Go enter to win tickets!
Friday, June 1:
Rockstar New Wave Karaoke at Chop Suey with amazing folks like Sean Nelson, Alicia Amiri, Lesli Wood, Jenny Jimenez, Anna Banana, Megan Seling, members of Mal de Mer, exohxo are set to karaoke their new wave hearts out. And you can take the stage too!
Did you know that 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of Three Imaginary Girls?
We can't believe it either!
To mark the big anniversary, we're going to celebrate it with a bunch of imaginary events throughout the year... 10 of them to be exact! We're still firming some of them, so we can't do a full reveal, but let's just say that some rockstars should start working on their karaoke moves and you should make room in your wallet for the imaginary punch card (keep checking back for more anniversary party annoucements).
One of the 10th imagi-versary doo dahs we are working on right now is the first ever Imaginary Zine! An old-fashioned photocopy cut and paste print zine with all of our favorite bits from the last 10 years.
The hard part is choosing said favorite bits, and that's where we could use some of your help. Has there ever been an imaginary article that you recall as being your favorite, or you still giggle about, or was your first introduction to TIG?
All of us around the imaginary office have been combing the archives to find *our* favorites, and boy oh boy is it tough. Personally, I haven't even made it passed the first five articles I've looked at (all written in 2002) and I'm stuck! Should my contribution to the zine recount the time I got to interview one of my favorite bands ever in a small English town? Or the first time I ever saw Tullycraft (back when they were just a band whose record I loved and loved) or reported on a Bright Eyes show? Right now, I can't stop laughing about this line from embracey from our review of The Soundtrack Of Our Lives:
"I haven't felt this Ikea-rific since Lena Olin became a regular on Alias!" he drolly emoted, thoughts of Ingmar Bergman obviously racing through his head. "If I weren't vegetarian, I'd be tearin' up some Swedish meatballs, ok?"