Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #96

The Three-Body Problem

For September’s Book Club we will be discussing The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu (Author), Ken Liu (Translator). Set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade

Till Death Do Us Part

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The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Chicago and surrounding areas throughout Illinois. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, Immersive Role Play, Killer Drinks, and delicious food in this comedic thriller! Trade clues with your guests and help the hapless couple figure

Nerdette Recaps Game of Thrones with Peter Sagal: Season Wrap Party

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Hear ye! Hear ye! Nerdette Recaps Game of Thrones with Peter Sagal will be hosting a live event: Season Wrap Party. This event will encompass the show’s spirit, transporting attendees into the fantastical world of Westeros. Guests are encouraged to dress in character and will be served theme-related light bites and beverages. What better way

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #95

embassytown

For August’s book club will we be reading Embassytown by China Miéville. In the far future, humans have colonized a distant planet, home to the enigmatic Ariekei, sentient beings famed for a language unique in the universe, one that only a few altered human ambassadors can speak. When distant political machinations deliver a new ambassador

ENGAGE! A Choose-Your-Own Science Fiction Fight Show

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There is a lone little spaceship. The only crew is a Smuggler, an Android, an Alien, and a Space Monk. They are on a secret deep space salvage mission. What’s next? That’s up to one lucky Player! A fun, fight-filled spoof on your favorite sci-fi tropes, ENGAGE! is a choose-your-own adventure book, role-playing game, and

Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre presents DREAM LOGIC and A Life With No Limits

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Three performances: July 28 at 8:00 pm July 29 at 8:00 pm July 30 at 3:00 pm The Edge Theatre, 5451 North Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640 “A Life With No Limits” is inspired by the discoveries of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and is created in the company’s signature style blending dance, theatre, and acrobatics. The evening

The Greatest Generation: Star Trek Comedy Podcast

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See The Greatest Generation Podcast live at Lincoln Hall on Thursday, August 17th. The Greatest Generation is a comedy podcast about Star Trek: The Next Generation, beloved by everyone from people who’ve never seen an episode, to complete dorkazoids who are fluent in Klingon. Benjamin Ahr Harrison and Adam Pranica tell you what’s great, what’s

Rick & Morty x 3 Floyd’s Beer Brunch

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Wubba Lubba Dub Dub, Chicago! HQ is partnering with Three Floyds Brewing for a second year to bring you the SCHWIFTIEST event around – the Rick and Morty Beer Brunch! $37 ($30 ticket + gratuity included) gets you: – 5 rare 3 Floyd’s beers (yes, that includes Zombie Dust) – 4 dishes inspired by Rick

Designers and artists: send us your portfolios!

We’re proud of how CNSC and our awesome nerdy community has grown over the years, in large part thanks to all of you! With a full decade under our belts, the CNSC Board of Organizers is looking to refresh and update a few items, including our beloved logo, and we’d like your help! It’s important

TARDIS Tuesday Meetup Kickoff – Tiny Tavern

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Now that the new season’s over. it’s time to get back to socializing, hanging out, and talking about all things Doctor Who… ….with the kickoff of a new series of social gatherings at Navy Pier. On the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, we’ll be hanging out at Tiny Tavern. It’s located inside Navy