Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #88

The Left Hand of Darkness

For January’s book club, we will be discussing Ursula Le Guin’s classic novel “The Left Hand of Darkness”. Set on a planet whose inhabitants have no fixed sex, the novel explores many questions about culture and gender. At December’s club we discussed “Leviathan Wakes” by James S.A. Corey, the first in the ongoing (and TV-adapted)

CNSC theatre outing: Allegiance

Allegiance

CNSC is heading to the theater for the musical Allegiance on Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30pm. Join us by purchasing your ticket for ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt Collection and meeting up at the neighboring Bridgeport Coffee at 6:30pm. Allegiance is inspired by the true-life experience of Star Trek’s George Takei. It follows the journey of

Thrones! The Musical Parody

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How many spoilers will “Thrones! The Musical Parody” provide for the still blissfully unaware GoT fan? Will Tyrion’s accent ever improve? Can Jon Snow possibly know more than nothing? Just how red can the Red Wedding get? And is Gandalf still alive?! [wait…] Find out in this hilarious send-up of HBO’s phenomenally successful Game of

Thrones! The Musical Parody

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How many spoilers will “Thrones! The Musical Parody” provide for the still blissfully unaware GoT fan? Will Tyrion’s accent ever improve? Can Jon Snow possibly know more than nothing? Just how red can the Red Wedding get? And is Gandalf still alive?! [wait…] Find out in this hilarious send-up of HBO’s phenomenally successful Game of

Thrones! The Musical Parody

facebook-thrones-01-01-01

How many spoilers will “Thrones! The Musical Parody” provide for the still blissfully unaware GoT fan? Will Tyrion’s accent ever improve? Can Jon Snow possibly know more than nothing? Just how red can the Red Wedding get? And is Gandalf still alive?! [wait…] Find out in this hilarious send-up of HBO’s phenomenally successful Game of

Thrones! The Musical Parody

facebook-thrones-01-01-01

How many spoilers will “Thrones! The Musical Parody” provide for the still blissfully unaware GoT fan? Will Tyrion’s accent ever improve? Can Jon Snow possibly know more than nothing? Just how red can the Red Wedding get? And is Gandalf still alive?! [wait…] Find out in this hilarious send-up of HBO’s phenomenally successful Game of

International Games Day @ Harold Washington Library

International Games Day 2016

Join Chicago Nerds & friends for the third annual International Games Day @ Harold Washington Public Library on Saturday, December 3, 2016. This event is FREE, all-ages, and open to the public!

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #87

leviathan wakes

For December’s Book Club we will be reading Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse Book 1) by James S. A. Corey. Two hundred years after migrating into space, mankind is in turmoil. When a reluctant ship’s captain and washed-up detective find themselves involved in the case of a missing girl, what they discover brings our solar system

Chicago Geek Breakfast – November 2016

“Geeks” or “nerds” are people who are driven by passion around particular subjects of interest. We’re community-driven, focusing on nontraditional ways to connect professionally and personally. For us, networking isn’t about exchanging business cards and two drink minimums – it’s about building relationships. Welcome to the Chicago Geek Breakfast – every month, people from a

The Future of Media + Technology

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As the world moves online, the way we report and consume media is changing. Join us for a discussion with some of Chicago’s most successful media players on the future of journalism, content creation, and their disruption by today’s digital world. We’ll discuss how technology – including mobile, social, video, and other new channels –