Over 3,000 people will converge on the Hyatt Regency O’Hare July 5-7, 2013 to celebrate Anime Midwest. Our Chicago convention has more events, panels, and anime-centric activities than you can imagine, like our ConSweet with free soda and ramen. Join us for our date auction, numerous guest panels, the cosplay masquerade, and so much more.
DomoCon brings hundreds of anime fans together to cosplay, participate in events, and have an awesome time. Join a thousand of your fellow anime fans at DomoCon to celebrate Japanese animation and the culture surrounding fandom, including Hetalia, Fullmetal Alchemist, Dragon Ball Z, Yu-Gi-Oh, Lolita Fashion, Homestuck, My Little Pony, Sci-Fi, and Video Games. We
Make Your Maps Better #MyChi When: May 29th 6:15pm – 8:30pm Where: Google Local Chicago, 20 W Kinzie, Chicago Cost: FREE Registration: Registration via Google Forms required: http://goo.gl/P9TOC Have you ever wondered how places are added to Google Maps? Google doesn’t use magical fairies but they do have a few nifty tools, one of which
Indiana Jones Trivia Night at The Atlantic Date: Wednesday, June 12th Time: 7:30P Location: The Atlantic, 5062 N. Lincoln Ave Tickets: $5 at the door to play Web: www.project891theatre.com Do you kind of wish you could hunt for artifacts while being chased by Nazis? Have you always wanted to learn how to use a whip?
For June’s Book Club meeting we will be reading Dead Witch Walking, the first of The Hollows series by Kim Harrison. This urban fantasy novel starts from the premise that both superpowers invested in genetic engineering during the Cold War instead of engaging in the Space Race, leading to a virus spread by tomatoes that
We’re running a 1-day workshop on May 17th at 1871 for tech founders and future-founders who need some education and support in the areas of building a workplace, legal agreements, and HR fundamentals. Per the workshop’s site description: A successful company is more than just a product, customers, and revenue. It’s a business that provides
Anime Central (ACen) is Chicago’s and the Midwest’s largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention. The convention is currently held in Rosemont, IL, less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. As part of its mission, ACen brings fans together with guests from the Japanese and US sectors of the anime and manga industry, as
Chicago’s fiercest monthly costume party is going back to its roots on Friday, May 17th!! We’ve been waiting an entire year to throw this theme. JAPANIMATION takes over Sanctuary Nightclub (632 N Dearborn St.) on the opening night of the Anime Central Midwest Anime Convention (acen.org), an event that will bring thousands of anime lovers
The Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival celebrates all that is the Chicago nerd comedy scene. From Stand –Up to Improv, nerds will unite for one glorious weekend in Chicago to laugh, pay homage, and perhaps worship their favorite genres of nerdness. Featuring performances by Improvised Star Trek, The Nerdologues, Plan 9 Burlesque, Yamato Potato Cannon (headed
Time shifting is one of those cool, hip terms we use today to describe how we consume media on our own schedule. The phrase is commonly used to describe DVR’ing a show for later viewing, but in it does happen with other forms of media as well. (Radio show podcasts for example) Inevitably this will