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This Week in Geek (7/24/17–7/30/17)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, July 24th to Sunday, July 30th. Knitting Social What: Arts, Meetup When: Tuesday, July 25th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Minnesota History Center Get social with fellow knitters at the Minnesota History Center. This event is an opportunity to hang out, knit, and chat with other folks, so bring a project and be ready to hang out. The...

Glitch’s Gamecraft Is a Digital Whirlwind of Minnesotan Game Creation

Over the weekend of January 20–22, 2017, over 200 artists, programmers, writers, and video-game fans gathered at Rapson Hall on the University of Minnesota campus. Their shared goal would propel them through sleepless nights and countless bottles of energy drinks and cups of coffee. They had signed up for Gamecraft, the local site for the 2017 Global Game Jam—an international festival of creativity that encourages creators to produce and prototype games in all media. According to the Global Game...

Have You Heard of Gamecraft Yet? Twin Cities Geek Can’t Wait to Tell You About It

Are you up for the challenge of helping create a video game? Global Game Jam is the world’s biggest game-creation event—“a hackathon focused on game development,” as its organizers say. Just like a group of musicians comes together for a jam session, Global Game Jam brings game-minded creators together with the goal of creating a game. The catch? Participants only have 48 hours to create the whole thing. Minnesota tech nonprofit Glitch is once again hosting an official GGJ...

This Week in Geek (10/31/2016–11/6/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 31st through Sunday, November 6th. Twin Cities Horror Festival V What: Arts, Theater & Comedy, Films When: Thursday, October 27th–Sunday, November 6th Where: Southern Theater The fifth annual Twin Cities Horror Festival is “11 terrifying days of theater, dance, music, and film at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis.” See the festival website for the full lineup...

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 (09/05/16–09/11/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, September 5th through Sunday, September 11th. Tabletop Tuesdays What: Meetup, Gaming When: Tuesday, September 6th 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 GlitchHQ on the first and third Tuesday of every month for a night of board games. You...

This Week in Geek (08/29/16–09/04/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, August 29th through Sunday, September 4th. Joe Zieja Autographing at Uncle Hugo’s What: Signing, Books When: Monday, August 29th at 5:00 p.m. Where: Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore Author and voice actor Joe Zieja will be signing copies of his novel Mechanical Failure at Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore tonight. Shadow Horse Theatre 2016 Fundraiser: Murder Mysteries...

This Week in Geek (08/01/16–08/07/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, August 1st through Sunday, August 7th. Tabletop Tuesdays What: Meetup, Gaming When: Tuesday, August 2nd 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 (07/18/16–07/24/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, July 18th through Sunday, July 24th. Figure Drawing Salon What: Meetup, Arts When: Monday, July 18th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Event Horizon at the 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...
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