Category Archives: Other Events

Review: “A Nude Hope: A Star Wars Burlesque”

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Dr. Burlesquelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Boobs Many nerd-friendly Chicago organizations contact CNSC Headquarters about their events. Gorilla Tango Theater (GTT) reached out to us for a review of one of their many nerd-themed burlesque shows. I accepted the offer, though I had never seen burlesque. It promised to

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Fight Club!

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Fight Club

Hey Nerds! Do you want to get your hands on Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds?  Of course you do!  MvC2 was one of the greatest 2D fighting games of all time and the latest entry in the series looks to be sweet.  You are in luck, fellow nerds, because Capcom is bringing

Social DevCamp 2009

SocialDevCamp Chicago is the unconference for social application and platform developers, evangelists, and enthusiasts.  SocialDevCamp Chicago is for anyone passionate about the development and implementation of social applications, platforms, APIs, mobile, identity management, and new media. This year’s event includes two days of developer-centric sessions surrounding trends in social applications, platforms, APIs, apps, business cases, and

Web Wednesdays Classes at Pumping Station: One

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Fellow Chicago Nerd Zach Schneider is going to be teaching web design/programming classes at Pumping Station: One.  The classes are free (donations are always accepted) and are a great way to get started in web design or to brush up on your skillz. The first two classes have been announced and they will be: Introduction

Freezepop at Subterranean

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Nerdy synthpop band, Freezepop, will be coming back to the Subterranean for a 17+ show! They’re best known for their work with Harmonix on production of RockBand, as well songs such as Science Genius Girl, Brainpower, Robotron 2000, and Ninja of Love. Also, who could deny seeing a band that features not one, but TWO

Chicago Tardis 2009

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Spend your Thanksgiving weekend at the 2009 Doctor Who Convention and meet the eighth Doctor.  Guests include: Paul McGann – the eighth Doctor Daphne Ashbrook  - Dr. Grace Holloway Yee Jee Tso – Chang Lee Naoko Mori – Toshiko Sato of Torchwood Phil Collinson – Doctor Who series producer for seasons 1-4 Gary Russell –

Jonathan Coulton is Coming to Chicago in October

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Who:  Jonathan Coulton When: Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 8:00pm  Where:  Park West (map)  322 West Armitage, Chicago, IL, USA 60614 Cost: Tickets are $20.00 + fees from Ticketmaster or available without fees from the box office.   Thank you to Jonathan Margulies for notifying us.