Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #68

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For May’s Book Club we will be discussing The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North. In it, Harry keeps dying. And being born again. And remembering. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. ‘I nearly missed you, Doctor August,’ she says. ‘I need

Badfic Love

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Strange Bedfellows Theatre, known for its integrated, experiential approach to producing theatre, proudly announces the Professional World Premiere of Badfic Love by Adam Pasen and directed by Aaron Henrickson. Badfic Love will be presented at The Den Theatre, 1333 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago, for 15 performances, April 3 – May 2, 2015. Tickets, priced

Leverage 101

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Ever wonder what all the fuss over Leverage is about? Then join us at Chicago Nerd Social Club’s Leverage 101 event, with a panel of CSNC Leverage fans (and a special guest), and hosted by the fine folks at Geek Bar Beta.

Strangeloop Theatre Examines The Future Of Social Media In A Telepathic World in ‘Thinking Caps’

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Welcome to an era in which keyboards and the internet are dead, and telepathy and headsites are the new reality. Everyone who is anyone has a Thinking Cap and they live in a semi-virtual, semi-real world where imagination is the key to success. But how far is too far when it comes to technology?Relevant to

Flo & Santos Pizza Fundraiser for Reading With Pictures

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South Loop pizza joint Flo & Santos (http://www.floandsantos.com) is celebrating their 5th anniversary by serving up their April pizza of the month, a superhero-themed “The Flame” pie to coincide with C2E2 in the ‘hood this month. With pepperoni, garlic, smoked ghost pepper mozzarella cheese, and sriracha sauce, this is surely a pizza you won’t forget.

Chicago Nerd Social Club/Chicago Doctor Who Meetup Spring Social

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It’s spring – time to gear up for a variety of endeavors, but most importantly – to celebrate our favorite Time Lord. Although, technically, any time is a good time to do that) The Chicago Doctor Who Meetup Group is going on a bit of a “road trip”, putting on a variety of events throughout

Chicago Geek Breakfast – April Edition

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“Geek”, “Nerd”….all are pretty cool buzzwords, but what does being a geek – or a nerd – mean? It means that we are driven by passion for a particular subject or interest. It means that we live our lives out loud, focusing on nontraditional, unique ways for us to connect professionally and personally. It also

The Hammer Trinity

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The House Theatre of Chicago presents its multi-play fantasy epic, The Hammer Trinity, in its entirety with all-day marathon performances, including the world premiere of the all-new final chapter Part Three: The Excelsior King and revised versions of Part One: The Iron Stag King and Part Two: The Crownless King, playing at the Chopin Theatre,

The Latte of Rassilon: Doctor Who Fan Brunch in Hyde Park

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This year, the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup group is putting on a variety of events around the city. Call it “travel without a TARDIS”, because we want to socialize with Who fans of all stripes. Join us in May for the second of our travelling events (the first….well, details forthcoming) where we enjoy a lovely,

MacSith

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E.D.G.E. Theatre is proud to announce the return of MacSith, April 30 – May 24 at Pendulum Theater Space, 1803 W. Byron Ave. Based on William Shakespeare’s Macbeth and set it the Star Wars universe, MacSith is adapted by Orion Couling and Jard McDaris and directed by Couling. Running time is 70 minutes. Previews are