Book signing with BLABWORLD contributors Gary Baseman, Fred Stonehouse, Tom Huck, CJ Pyle, Travis Lampe, Teresa James, Michael Noland, Larry Day, and Kari Laine McCluskey. The MCA Store presents a release party for the premiere issue of BLABWORLD (formerly BLAB! magazine), founded by Chicago-based graphic designer and art director Monte Beauchamp. BLAB! is a full-color, 10 x 10-inch publication with contributions from leading contemporary artists such as Mark Ryden, Ron English, Femke Hiemstra, Kris Kuksi, Gary Baseman, SHAG, Ryan Heshka, Joe Sorren, Sue Coe, and many more. BLAB! features articles, artist profiles, and selections of vintage "found" graphics.