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Minnesota Gaming Conventions to Check Out in 2017

Minnesota, and particularly the Twin Cities area, is a great place for gamers. Maybe it’s all the time we spend indoors due to the weather, or maybe it’s just a natural evolution of the fan culture that has thrived here for over 50 years, but it’s difficult to do a perception check above zero without detecting another gamer. There are so many MN gaming events all year round that it can be difficult to keep track of them all! Fortunately for...

Minnesota Conventions to Cosplay at in 2017

Are you a MN cosplayer planning your cosplays for 2017? Twin Cities Geek is here to help with a comprehensive list of conventions—and a few other select events—in Minnesota you might be interested in visiting to cosplay at in 2017. Click on the convention’s name to visit its website, which will have the most up-to-date information on dates, registration prices, guest appearances, things to do while at the convention, and more. February Blizzard World Minneapolis ComiCon (February 25, 2017) St. Paul,...

The ULTIMATE Minnesota Geek Guide to Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

Planning to start your holiday shopping, support local geek businesses, or just take advantage of some amazing deals this weekend? Well, we’ve done all the legwork for you and are happy to provide your ultimate Minnesota geek guide to Black Friday and Small Business Saturday! We’ve arranged all of the businesses into categories and featured what sorts of bargains and events they’re offering this year right under their address, complete with a Google Maps link to make life easy....

2016 Twin Cities Geek Holiday Toy & Book Drive

It’s that time of year again, Twin Cities geeks! After the huge success of last year’s Twin Cities Geek Holiday Toy & Book Drive, when we astoundingly collected over 500 donations of games, toys, books and other items, we are officially issuing a challenge to all geeks who live in and around the Twin Cities metro. This year, let’s not just double how much we can give for the holiday season—let’s triple it. That’s right! With your help, we...

Win a FREE ticket to Gamer’s Rhapsody 2015!

Gamer’s Rhapsody is a weekend-long video game convention and concert series held in Bloomington, MN. The event is all about celebrating the artistic and engineering beauty of video games and their creation, and includes: Live performances of video game music! Panels and workshops on video game art, music, and development! An entire room dedicated to local indie developers! Exhibitors and artists showing off their creations! The mission of Gamer’s Rhapsody is to create a unique experience where games, music, art,...

Cosplay Event Alert: ATC Cosplay Fest September 26th, 2015

Have you been anxious lately to throw on your favorite cosplay? While we have Fall ComiCon and Anime Fusion coming this October, there’s a cosplay event coming up even faster than both of those fun-filled cons: ATC Cosplay Fest! Anime Twin Cities is putting together their very first Cosplay Fest, an event that revolves around, well . . . cosplay! Date: September 26th, 2015 Time: 10 AM – 9 PM Location: Geek Partnership Society, 1121 Jackson Street, NE, Suite 106/107 Cost: $15...

This Week in Geek (07/20/15–07/26/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, July 20th through Sunday, July 26th. Ernest Cline Reads from His New Novel, Armada What: Reading, Books When: Monday, July 20th at 7:00 p.m. Where: Weyerhaueser Chapel at Macalester College Author Ernest Cline will be reading from his new novel Armada tonight at 7:00 p.m. at an event hosted by Common Good Books at the Weyerhaueser Chapel on the campus...

This Week in Geek (07/13/15–07/19/15)

Welcome (back) to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, July 13th through Sunday, July 19th. Gadfly Theatre Productions presents Final Frontier: Horror What: Theater & Comedy When: Monday, July 13th–Sunday, July 19th Where: Nimbus Theatre Gadfly Theatre Productions (an “intersectional queer and feminist theatre and performing arts production company out of Minneapolis”) started an annual “one-act geek fest” last year with a science-fiction theme, which took audiences...

This Week in Geek (06/29/15–07/05/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, June 29th through Sunday, July 5th. Symphony for the Cities What: Concert When: Monday, June 29th at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, July 1st at 8:30 p.m.; and Thursday, July 2nd at 8:00 p.m. Where: Lake Harriet Bandshell (Minneapolis), Hilde Performance Center (Plymouth), and Lake Park (Winona) This free concert series visits Minneapolis on Monday, Plymouth on Wednesday, and...

This Week in Geek (05/25/15–05/31/15)

Happy Geek Pride Day and welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, May 25th through Sunday, May 31st. United Geeks of Gaming Game Designer Session What: Meet-Up, Gaming When: Tuesday, May 26th at 7:00 p.m. Where: Event Horizon The Geek Partnership Society’s United Geeks of Gaming group meets up monthly for board gaming, card gaming, roleplaying, and video gaming events and weekend extravaganzas. One such event...
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