Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #66


For March’s Book Club we will discussing To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis, which won both Hugo and Locus awards in 1999, and was nominated for the Nebula in 1998. Set in 2057 at Oxford University, but also at many other times and places throughout history due to the time travel that’s

Game Night!


An all star cast of performers take on your favorite games and turn them into hilarious improv shows. Watch as we take on games like Clue, Battleship, Dungeons & Dragons and even Oregon Trail! Saturdays at The pH Comedy Theater (1515 W. Berwyn Ave) at 9:30pm, Feb 7 – Apr 11. Check back every week

Adventure Library!


The pH Comedy Theater gets the kids in on the comedy action! Adventure Library allows kids to pick one of their favorite books from our library and our team of improvisers bring the book to life…with the help of the kids. We get the kids on stage, let them steer the story and create magic.

Geek Girl Illuminati – Chicago – Tabletop Gaming!

Geek Girl Illuminati

Geek Bar Beta is very excited to play host to the first Geek Girl Illuminati Tabletop Gaming Event in Chicago! Sunday, February 15th – 2pm to 5pm You can come later and stay longer! Also — under 21 folks are allowed until 9pm! All game rental fees will be waived for us! This event is

French With Me: A Classic Affaire


Strangeloop Theatre is back in February with our fifth annual “French With Me,” an evening of musings on love presented in vignette form, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The gala event will feature short original works by up-and-coming playwrights including stories about superheroines, online dating and the difficulty one has finding the perfect mate

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #65

A Natural History of Dragons

For February’s Book Club we will discussing A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan. A bookish young woman’s passion for learning leads to revolutionary new understandings about dragons and defies the stifling conventions of her world. Brennan s elegant voice captures the flavor of Victorian-era scientific adventure. The self-deprecating first-person memoir-style narration keeps the

Arcade Tournament League

arcade league updated

Do you and your friends dominate in Donkey Kong? Serve it up in Super Mario? Pwn in pinball? Well now is your chance to show the world…or at the very least the Chicagoland area. BUCKit List Events and Headquarters Beercade are bringing back Chicago’s first Arcade Tournament League. An 8 week season that will pit

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #64


For January’s Book Club we will discussing The Peripheral by William Gibson. A noir-type murder mystery with Gibson’s signature cyberpunk take, this novel takes place in not one, but two futures: one in which a megastore chain and the meth trade has taken over America’s industry, and one version of London just after a nigh-disastrous event.

Riddle Me That! presents: Star Wars Trivia!


The newest hit live trivia game show every Friday night! Tired of trivia nights populated by brilliant murderous gorillas, possible robots, and that annoying guy who refers to himself as “Quiz Master Zero?” Don’t you wish there could be a trivia game show for everybody? The reason everybody loves Mario Kart is because everybody has

It’s A Wonderful Trivia Night!


What was the elf’s name in Elf? Who played Santa in the Santa Clause movies? Miracle on what street? If you can answer any of those, congrats you have seen holiday films! Join host, Brett Mannes, as he takes you on a trip through all of your favorite (and maybe not so favorite) holiday films.