Tagged Science Museum of Minnesota

Fitness and Science Unite in Sportsology at the Science Museum of Minnesota

The Fit Geek is my home base at Twin Cities Geek because I can combine my health interests with my geeky personality. Christina Martinez, the manager of programs and special events at the Science Museum of Minnesota, is a reader of the Fit Geek section, and a couple weeks ago she contacted me to see if I would like to review and participate in the new exhibit at the museum. In Sportsology, Minnesotans can race down to learn about anatomy, physiology, and...

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 (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 (04/11/16–04/17/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, April 11th through Sunday, April 17th. Basic Aikido What: Sport & Fitness When: Tuesday, April 12th at 6:30 p.m. Where: Shuharikan Dojo Geek Physique and the Shuharikan Dojo invite you to come and learn the basics of the Japanese martial art of aikido at this sixth and final class “designed to improve balance, flexibility, and confidence” in...

This Week in Geek (11/30/15–12/06/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 30th through Sunday, December 6th. Books & Bars: How Star Wars Conquered the Universe What: Meet-Up, Books, Bars When: Tuesday, December 1st at 6:15 p.m. Where: The Happy Gnome Books & Bars is an “open public book club show” hosted and moderated by Minnesota Public Radio senior producer Jeff Kamin that provides attendees with “a unique...

This Week in Geek (11/02/15–11/08/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 8th. She Kills Monsters What: Theater When: Monday, November 2nd at 7:30 p.m. Where: The Playwrights’ Center Monday is pay-what-you-can night for She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, “a comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games” presented by Six Elements Theatre. The play tells the story of a young girl...

This Week in Geek (10/05/15–10/11/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, October 5th through Sunday, October 11th. Twin Cities Queer Book Club: Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson What: Meet-Up, Books When: Monday, October 5th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Boneshaker Books The Twin Cities Queer Book Club is a new queer book group for Minneapolis and is the self-proclaimed “smartest, coolest, tenderest, foxiest book club on the planet” to which...

Book Geek Bulletin: A Very Bookish October

Book Geek Bulletin is a regular feature where we round up what’s going on in the world of literary culture and books—both here in Minnesota and around the world. Jump to: Local Lit | Global News | Page to Screen Local Lit On September 28, 2015, St. Paul author Julie Schumacher became the first woman to win the Thurber Prize for American Humor since the award was established in 1996. The U of M professor, nominated for her novel...

This Week in Geek (09/28/15–10/04/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, September 28th through Sunday, October 4th. The Comic Book Story of Beer Author Event What: Reading Books, Comics When: Tuesday, September 29th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Dangerous Man Brewing Company Mike Smith, Aaron McConnell, and Johnathan Hennesey—the authors and illustrator team behind a history of beer in graphic-novel form newly released on September 22—are going on a...

Cosplay Event Alert! Superhero Science at the Science Museum of MN August 6th, 2015

As their website proudly states, “Why should kids have all the fun?” The Science Museum of Minnesota is having another event for the geeky adults out there. “Social Science” caters to those of us who are 21 and older, even letting us grab a drink as we enjoy the museum. So why should this interest the cosplayers out there? Two words: Superhero Science. Followed by three magical words: Costumes are encouraged! This Thursday evening the Science Museum of Minnesota is...
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