Tagged Bryant-Lake Bowl

Manners and Misconduct Classes Up the Bryant-Lake Bowl with Jane Austen Improv

Improvised Jane Austen? Set in Regency England, with all its myriad rules for ladies about how they may go about in society? As Mrs. Bennet (the mother of Lizzy Bennet in Pride and Prejudice) might say, “Preposterous!” But then again, she wasn’t well known for thinking outside of the box and breaking rules. However, Jane Austen fans Meghan Wolff and Maggie Sotos thought it was a perfect fit. After coming up with the idea a couple years ago, they...

Vilification Tennis Takes on the War on Christmas

Yule Regret This: The Vilification Tennis War on Christmas, the insult-battle group’s November 26 holiday special at the Bryant-Lake Bowl, was disturbingly comical. If you haven’t heard of Vilification Tennis—who have appeared at CONvergence, Transvestite Soup’s Rocky Horror Picture Show, and other events in addition to their own dedicated performances—you owe it yourself to catch one of their shows. Their usual fare is not the family-friendly version you may have seen at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. At Yule Regret This,...

This Week in Geek (11/14/2016–11/20/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 14th through Sunday, November 20th. Knitting Social What: Meetup, Arts, Crafts When: Tuesday, November 15th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Minnesota History Center Come together with fellow knitters, and represent your favorite football team with the Scoreboard Knit-Along Project. This free event is hosted at the Minnesota History Center and is inspired by their new exhibit Gridiron...

This Week in Geek (10/24/2016–10/30/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 24th through Sunday, October 30th. And for a quick-reference guide to some of the great Halloween events going on this week, including a few things that aren’t on this list, don’t miss our roundup of Seven Spine-Tingling Events to Make Your MN Halloween Perfectly Frightening! Music Returns to the Bakken! What: Arts, Music When: Monday, October...

This Week in Geek (10/17/2016–10/23/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 17th through Sunday, October 23rd. Harry Potter Film Festival What: Movies, Screening When: Monday, October 17th–Thursday, October 20th Where: IMAX Theatre at the Minnesota Zoo To get ready for the November release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, all eight Harry Potter movies are back in theaters in IMAX, and the showings continue this...

This Week in Geek (10/03/2016–10/09/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 3rd through Sunday, October 9th. Are You Afraid of the Dark? What: Educational When: Monday, October 4th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Bryant-Lake Bowl No, this isn’t a screening of the ’90s Nickelodeon series (though how awesome would that be?). Instead, this Theater of Public Policy event is an on-stage conversation featuring author Paul Bogard that will...

This Week in Geek (06/06/16–06/12/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, June 6th through Sunday, June 12th. Tabletop Tuesdays What: Meet-Up, Gaming When: Tuesday, June 7th at 5:00 p.m. Where: GlitchHQ Glitch (a nonprofit that “promotes the exploration of digital games as a culture, career, and creative practice) invites you to join them “for a casual night of board games” at GlitchHQ on the first and third Tuesday...

This Week in Geek (05/30/16–06/05/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, May 30th through Sunday, June 5th. Game Designer Session What: Meet-Up, Gaming When: Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00 p.m. Where: Waterbury Center The Geek Partnership Society’s United Geeks of Gaming group meets up monthly for board gaming, card gaming, role-playing, and video gaming events and weekend extravaganzas. One such event is the Game Designer Session series, which...

This Week in Geek (05/16/16–05/22/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, May 16th through Sunday, May 22nd. Monthly GM and Player Meetup What: Meet-Up, Gaming When: Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00 p.m. Where: See description The Twin Cities Roleplaying Association (an organization “dedicated to encouraging the playing of roleplaying games in the Twin Cities metro area”) invites you to “learn about new games, chat about RPGs and the...

This Week in Geek (04/18/16–04/24/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, April 18th through Sunday, April 24th. Figure Drawing Salon What: Meet-Up, Arts When: Monday, April 18th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Waterbury Center The Geek Partnership Society’s Arts Initiative hosts a Figure Drawing Salon at the Waterbury Center at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. For a $5 fee, attendees can participate in a three-hour...
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