Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #99

Lovecraft Country

For December’s Book Club we will be reading Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff. Chicago, 1954. When his father Montrose goes missing, 22-year-old Army veteran Atticus Turner embarks on a road trip to New England to find him, accompanied by his Uncle George—publisher of The Safe Negro Travel Guide—and his childhood friend Letitia. On their journey

The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year

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The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in areas throughout the United States. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller!

International Games Day 2017


CNSC is excited to again join Chicago Public Library for International Games Day at Harold Washington Public Library! We have a blast every year, and this year will be bigger than ever!

Doctor Who Christmas Special Pre-Screening Social

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(Please note – RSVPs would be for the pre-screening social ONLY – to purchase tickets for the 12/27 AMC River East screening, please visit Celebrate the holidays – and this historic regeneration in DOCTOR WHO history – with a gathering of fans who will be seeing TWICE UPON A TIME at AMC River East.



(Details about a pre-screening social forthcoming; attendees are responsible for purchasing their own tickets) This will prove to be one of the more historic – if not the most historic – regenerations in the history of Doctor Who. Please join Chicago Doctor Who Meetup as we will be holding a gathering at AMC River East

Doctor Who Meetup: HAND OF FEAR


Forty years ago, many Doctor Who fans’ hearts were broken…. …this was like Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, but it took place in the 1970s. And, of course, this episode reminds us that Eldrad must live. Please join us at Third Coast for The Hand of Fear.

Pop Up Screening: DAY OF THE DOCTOR


Remember about four years ago, when Chicago Nerd Social Club and Chicago Doctor Who Meetup held a mass screening of Day of the Doctor for the 50th anniversary? Well, here’s a chance to relive the excitement! It’s the 50th anniversary special…later featured in The Zygon Invasion/The Zygon Inversion Plus, it’s also an awesome story. Please

Katie Schenkel Signing at Halloween ComicFest


As part of Halloween ComicFest (, Katie Schenkel will be signing FREE copies of her comic Moonlighters #1 at Graham Crackers Comics on the Loop. The all-ages comic Moonlighters tells the story of Renee, a college student who has a run in with a werewolf one fateful night. When she starts seeing symptoms herself, she

Nerd-O-Ween 2017 presented by Chicago Nerd Social Club


CNSC is proud to announce Nerd-O-Ween 2017! Saturday, October 21st from 7 – 11pm. Thanks to your feedback about what you’ve loved and what you haven’t, we’re continuing to evolve Nerd-O-Ween as an excellent and inexpensive event that brings the local nerd community together. Click here to buy your CNSC membership and get your invite

The 3rd Annual PARAGON Play Festival – The World’s Largest Sci-Fi & Fantasy Play Festival

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40 Plays in 2 Days! PARAGON is a short-play festival dedicated to furthering Otherworld Theatre’s mission of growing the genre of Science Fiction and Fantasy Theatre through the discovery and promotion of new artists and works. In this festival, there is something for everyone. Audiences can enjoy stories of all sorts, from the cerebral to