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July 16th, 2017 by Cherry

 

I’m ready to TRY to escape with the ‘Expanse’ at San Diego Comic Con 2017
Alcon Television Group has an Escape Room with a theme from one of my favorite SyFy series The Expanse. Attendees get to play as operatives that are trapped on a derelict spaceship with system failure as two teams with 4 or 5 players in a race against time on the ship searching for the ‘Protomolecule’ for SCIENTIFIC research, try to avoid being infected and the life support ends!
The Expanse Escape Room will have props from the set, personalized photo and prizes for those who manage to escape with their lives and viable sample of the ‘Protomolecule’.
The Expanse Escape Room is scheduled for Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23 in the lot between 2nd Avenue and J street (no badges are required).
Thursday, July 20: 10AM-7PM
Friday, July 21: 10AM-7PM
Saturday, July 22: 9AM-7PM
Sunday, July 23: 10AM-6PM

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July 4th, 2015 by Cherry

Getting my Geek Party on Next Friday at SDCC thanks to National Geographic Channel! RSVP and meet me for a night of SCIENCE!

National Geographic Channel invites you to Nerd Nite at San Diego's Comic-Con next Friday, July 10th from 7:00 – 10:30 PM at SILO in Makers Quarter (753 15th Street, San Diego, CA).
 
The event will feature free food, trivia (with amazing prizes!) and incredible presentations including: "The Science of Jurassic World," by paleontologist Trevor Valle; "Shop Class 2.0," by Joan Horvath and Rich "Whosawhatsis" Cameron, co-founders of Maker Technology Consultancy Nonscriptum LLC; and "Dead Life: Making a Living in Taxidermy," by award-winning taxidermist Allis Markham.

National Geographic Channel teams up with us again for another free special Comic-Con edition of Nerd Nite featuring trivia, prizes, free food, and presentations sponsored by the hit series Brain Games, the Emmy-nominated series hosted by idea DJ and ‘Shots of Awe’ creator Jason Silva. Find us on Friday, July 10, 2015 from 7-10:30pm at Silo in Makers Quarter at 753 15th Street in San Diego. We will feature presentations, trivia, prizes, FREE FOOD, and much more. Just RSVP here.
Back to the lectures at-hand:
*Presentation #1
The Science of Jurassic World 
by paleontologist Trevor Valle
*Presentation #2
Shop Class 2.0
by Joan Horvath & Rich ‘Whosawhatsis’ Cameron, Co-Founders of Maker Technology Consultancy Nonscriptum LLC
*Presentation #3
Dead Life: Making a Living Taxidermy
by award-wining taxidermist Alllis Markham

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July 2nd, 2015 by Cherry

Anyone want to meet me next  Friday, (July 10th) at 7pm in San Diego? I’m excited to do ‘good’ at the first Geeks for Peace event hosted by Morgan Spurlock at the Moniker Warehouse at the 2015 SDCC.  The party will be co-hosted by Kevin Smith and Gotham Chopra and will feature special guests including Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Frances Fisher, Greg Grunberg (Heroes), Scott Grimes (American Dad, Justified), Efren Ramirez (Napoleon image002Dynamite), Eddie Matos (Finding Carter) and Adrian Pasdar (Heroes, Agents of Shield).  The Band From TV will perform and guests will also include an art auction.

The Geeks for Peace event was conceived by Spurlock after he was presented with the Peace Hero Award by the youth of Kids for Peace in 2013 for his commitment to kids, peace, healthy living and using his voice for good. Funds raised during Geeks for Peace will help Kids for Peace support and expand their programs to underserved youth in the U.S., Pakistan, Iraq, Liberia and Kenya.

 

 

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May 2nd, 2014 by Cherry

 

Gaslight Gathering 4 will be held on May 2-4, 2014 at the Town & Country Hotel in San Diego, California. Guests of Honor include the world-famous Professor Elemental, Cherie Priest, Ramona Szczerba and Dan Benedict.

 

GASLIGHT TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!

To welcome our many out of town guests to Gaslight Gathering 4, this year we will be hosting a very special tour of San Diego on Thursday, May 1, 2014. Visit the Hotel Del Coronado! Have lunch in Old Town! Take a walk through Balboa Park and visit a museum or two! Last stop will be in San Diego’s Downtown Gaslamp Quarter!
Reservations will be required.

This is a perfect opportunity to get to know your fellow Steampunks and special guests the day before the convention! To make your reservation, please email our San Diego By Gaslight Host by clicking on this email address sandiegobygaslight@gmail.com

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Prepare yourselves to swing the night away at Gaslight Gathering 4! This year our theme is War of the Worlds, taken from HG Wells 1898 novel on the Martian invasion of Earth. Come in your very best military and air-raid ready finery! All Martians and other alien races are welcome! You must have a Saturday or Weekend ticket to attend this event! See you there!!!
Gaslight Gathering 4 is incredibly excited to announce that Girl Genius creators – the Hugo Award winning artist and writer team – Phil and Kaja Foglio will be returning for Gaslight Gathering 4! All hail Agatha Heterodyne!

 

At the door weekend tickets pricese will be $60 for adults and $30 for Educators(w/ID), Military (w/ID), Seniors (55+), Students(w/ID), and Young Adults (13-17). Save money by buying your ticket today!
 

 

One Day Tickets prices are all follows and will be available April 1.
Friday only tickets will be $20.
Saturday only tickets will be $35.
Sunday only tickets will be $10.
VIP WEEKEND TICKET = $150

1st Class (VIP) Tickets include: One ticket to the Friday Night Concert featuring Professor Elemental, one Ticketed Tea event (for either Saturday or Sunday Tea), a new 1st Class Lounge with dedicated Concierge staff, coat & package storage, early reservations for Demonstrations & Workshops, a free Gaslight 4 Limited Edition t-shirt and print, plus many other unique gifts and perks we are creating to thank you for supporting Gaslight Gathering 4! **Only 50 tickets are available.

ADULT WEEKEND TICKET = $50

Adult Weekend Tickets include: access to all three days of the  convention including – the Grand Merchant Bizarre, Art Salon, panels, Hospitality Suite, Observation & Gaming Lounge and all other activities. This ticket does not include any special ticketed events.

DISCOUNT WEEKEND TICKET = $25

ONLY FOR EDUCATORS, MILITARY, SENIORS (55+), STUDENTS, & YOUNG ADULTS (13-17 years)

These Discount Weekend Tickets are only for the following qualified individuals: Educators with current school IDs; active Military, veterans, and their eligible dependents with proper identification; Seniors who are 55 years and older with ID; Students of higher education with current student IDs; and Young Adults between the ages of 13-17. **These tickets include access to all three days of the convention including – the Grand Merchant Bizarre, Art Salon, all Programming and presentations, Hospitality Suite, the Lounge, and all other activities. This ticket does not include any special ticketed events. Discount tickets do not include access to any special ticketed events.

**Children 12 and under are free to attend with a paid adult.

Gaslight Gathering is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that does business under the California Association for the Advancement of Speculative Media, Inc. – A California Corporation.

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March 18th, 2014 by Cherry

Get your geek on with Nerdist, Hot Topic and Her Universe to belatedly celebrate Pi Day with the geekiest contest EVER.   I know and you know that you want to go to SDCC so bad you’d sell your soul for the honor to be with your people this summer in San Diego.  But despite your prayers and getting up at the crack of dawn you missed out because SDCC sold out in record time.

But take heart because thanks to

Chris Hardwick and Chloe Dykstra want you to #beirrational for Pi Day

Chris Hardwick and Chloe Dykstra want you to #beirrational for Pi Day

you have the opportunity to Instagram your way to San Diego Comic Con with FOUR day passes, flight, hotel and two tickets to the Nerdist Podcast Live!!!   The contest start on Pi Day .. you know 3.14 but you have until March 31st to Be Irrational for Pi Day.   Let me catch you up on what Pi Day is if you haven’t heard of the annual celebration commemorating the mathematical irrational number π observed on March 14th.

The “Be Irrational for Pi Day” contest gives fans the opportunity to create a funny, cool, smart, geeky, weird .. well whatever floats your boat showing how YOU celebrate Pi Day!  You have until March 31st to create your own Instagram video featuring what Pi Day means!

You have to use the hashtag #BeIrrational  and follow the rules listed at www.hottopic.com/PiDay.  Here’s the grownup part rules that I think are SUPER important:  must live in the US and 18 years or older for the rest of the rules click on the link to make sure your eligible to participate in the BEST contest ever to win the most EPIC four days of your life .. yes I said the most EPIC ever!!!

As you come up with your great Pi Day idea you might want to head over to Hot Topic for the tshirts that Chris and Chloe are wearing for inspiration!  I’m not saying a tshirt will make you smart but for comic con tickets any bit of luck will help!  So grab a slice of pie, get your mind thinking ABOUT Pi and create the instagram video that will knock the team’s socks off!

May the geek be with you ….

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July 17th, 2013 by Cherry

Anders Holm

 

Anders Holm (from Workaholics and The Mindy Project) is coming down to San Diego Comic Con for a signing on Saturday of his comic book called ‘Echo Island’.  It’s about a bunch of kids at summer camp having a good time till … the crazed killer decides to ruin the party … or should I say KILL the party???

If you want to check it out, buy a book and chat with Anders as he signs it head over to the Tavern Bowl at 5:00pm

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Saturday July 20th

Time: 5pm-6pm

Location: Tavern Bowl 930 Market Street, San Diego

http://trickstertrickster.com/

http://trickstertrickster.com/2013/07/anders-holm-signing/

 

 

 

 

 

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