Events

This Week in Geekery: Nov 3rd-10th


Why do I love Toronto? Because even after the Geek Holiday of Halloween, the geekery keeps on coming!

October 31st-November 9th

See the Evil Dead: Live!

See the Evil Dead: Live!

7pm or 10:30 Evil Dead: The Musical $40-80 tickets
Randolph Theatre – 736 Bathurst
Ash is taking over the Randolph Theatre for a limited engagement. If you buy a ticket for the splatter zone, DON’T wear your favourite tshirt!
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October 31 – January 25

The Stanley Kubrick Exhibition
TIFF Bell Light Box
Exhibition, Film Odyssey (sometimes with special guests), and Round Table Talks.
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Wednesday November 5th

 

A Graphic Novel Launch

A Graphic Novel Launch

7pm Aisha Franz: The Earthing (Graphic Novel Launch) Free
The Central – 603 Markham Ave
Presented by the Beguiling.  A discussion with Artist/Creator Aisha Franz on her debut graphic novel exploring the lives of a family in the suburbs.
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8pm Holodeck Follies by The Dandies  $8
Social Capital Theatre – 154 Danforth 2nd Floor (Above the Black Swan)
90 minute variety show with the music of Nerds with Guitars, sketch comedy, and the ongoing adventures of the USS Albatross.
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Friday November 7th

7:30 Megan Amram – “Science – For Her!” Book Tour & Show $20
Comedy Bar – 945 Bloor Street West
Writer for Parks & Recreations, with guests Mark Little and Rebecca Kohler

Local geeky comedians are creating content for CBC - come help (and laugh!)

Local geeky comedians are creating content for CBC – come help (and laugh!)

8pm  SUPER LEGAL Party!
They have fought their way up to the top 15 of hundreds of applicants, so if you’ve signed up for Comedy Coup on the CBC (it’s free, go do it here www.ComedyCoup.cbc.ca/SuperLegal ) you’re invited to celebrate at their Voting Party!
Stand up Comedy! Karaoke!  And meet Captain Eagle. Support local super talented geeks and help put great geekery on tv!
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Saturday November 8th

A fun one day Con!

A fun one day Con!

10-10pm ConBravo FanFare Geek Fest (The Second!) $10 (or $5 with a Con Bravo 2014 Pass)
International Plaza Toronto – 655 Dixon Road
One Day mini-con with Artist Alley, Fandom Musical’s “Frost Bite: Canadian Zombie Musical, Gaming of All Sorts, and more!
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Writers and Video Games

Writers and Video Games

noon – 5pm WordPlay 2014 FREE
Toronto Reference Library
Hand Eye Society explores the use of writing and words in current video games.
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Sunday November 9th

Laugh while raising money for a great cause

Laugh while raising money for a great cause

8pm HSSE ‘s Make Me One With Everything  $10 (wear your HSSE tshirt for discount)
Free Times Cafe – 320 College Street  Just west of Spadina
Variety show and fundraiser.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday November 11th: Remembrance Day

11 am Remembrance Day Ceremonies

7:30 (sharp) Woo Hoo! Classics Simpsons Trivia
Cadillac Lounge – 1296 Queen Street West
3 rounds of Trivia Challenges from seasons 1-11.
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8 pm CZP Fall Launch Party
ROUND – 152A Augusta Ave
Four new books with some readings, snacks, raffles and more!
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Wednesday November 12th

Tonight's not a lecture - it's a debate!

Tonight’s not a lecture – it’s a debate!

9pm Black Museum Debate Club: They Won’t Stay Dead – Best Horror Sequel Debate $15
Dawn of the Dead vs The Exorcist III vs Aliens vs Evil Dead II
Four teams enter only one will rise again (oh who are we kidding, they’ll all make comebacks!)
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Wednesday November 19th

5pm Three artists from Image Comics Signing
Join Ray Fawkes, Chip Zdarsky, and Jim Zub as Ray launches Image Comic Intersect #1. Details still being sorted.
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8pm ChiSeries Toronto
ROUND Venue- 152a Augusta Ave
Readings and Songs
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Thursday November 20th

7:30 Nerd Nite Toronto  $5
Tranzac Club – 292 Brunswick Ave
This month learn about Humidex and what to do AFTER you conquered Russia (Peter the Great)
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As always, if you know of any more geekery to be added to next week’s listing, just send me an e-mail with all the details!

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