Events

Coverage of events that are of interest to the MN geek community. This includes but is not limited to conventions, festivals, re-enactments, dances, and tournaments.

This Week in Geek (7/9/18–7/15/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, July 9th to Sunday, July 15th. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, July 9th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...

Minnesota Goth Events and Gatherings for July 2018

Welcome to Minnesota Dark Scene, your guide to goth events and gatherings for the month of July 2018. There’s plenty to do for those not attending CONvergence this year (and two events for those who are), and the summer of great music continues! Events are subject to change, please follow these events to have the latest and greatest information. If something was missing be sure to let us know in the comments! Special Events Zwaremachine at Harmonic CONvergence What:...

This Week in Geek 7/2/18–7/8/18

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, July 2nd to Sunday, July 8th. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, July 2nd at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...

Poptone Breathes New Life into Old Favorites

Poptone took to the famous First Avenue stage on Wednesday, June 20, and solidified everything the group was trying to accomplish by bringing the hits of Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, and Love and Rockets together in one amazing show. The crowd was a solid mix of ages young and old, new fans and longtime diehards, and all of them could be seen with excitement and enthusiasm, assuming you could tear your eyes away from the stage long enough to...

This Week in Geek (6/25/18–7/1/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, June 25th to Sunday, July 1st. Summer Games Done Quick 2018 What: Gaming, Conventions, Community When: Monday, June 25th–Sunday, July 1st Where: Doubletree Hilton – Bloomington MN Support Doctors Without Borders while watching some of the best speedrunners around at Summer Games Done Quick. This event is a series of video-game tournaments that has raised over $14...

This Week in Geek (6/18/18–6/24/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, June 18th to Sunday, June 24th. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, June 18th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...

Sanctuary Festival Milwaukee Was Three Days of Close Encounters of the Musical Kind

Over the first weekend in June, in a small bar called Club Anything in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Sanctuary Festival played host to a staggering number of bands, artists, clothiers, and a jovial gathering of goths of all stripes. Club Anything, also known as the Local, has two rooms and a back patio, two bars, and a small intimate stage. At first glance it seems limiting, especially considering the sheer volume of bands that were set to work their way through over...

This Week in Geek (6/11/18–6/17/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, June 11th to Sunday, June 17th. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, June 11th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...

Meet Your Favorite Local Authors at HarMar Mall

Reading is a hobby I will never grow out of. My taste in books has evolved even in the last couple of years; mainly, I’m searching for books from local Minnesota authors. Some of my favorite book series come from authors who are in my neighborhood. It’s not hard to find out about these authors, especially because of different book-related events that happen in the area. The Roseville Barnes & Noble is hosting a meet and greet with local...

This Week in Geek (6/4/18–6/10/18)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, June 4th to Sunday, June 10th. Creative Night What: Arts, Community When: Monday, June 4th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the Waterbury Building Let your creativity shine with drawing, painting, crafting, or whatever your heart desires at Creative Night, a weekly event put on by Crafty Geek and the Geek Partnership Society. This is a...
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