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Travel Delay Alert

August 12th, 2009 · Comments Off on Travel Delay Alert

Rina and Jacob have been delayed coming back from Worldcon (see here for my side of the story). We have been making arrangements to make sure that the movie showing tonight happens, but I’m not 100% certain that we will be OK and I can’t contact Rina and Jacob while they are in the air. more »

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Litquake Goth Hop

August 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Litquake Goth Hop

Friday, August 14, 8:30 PM – Midnight Litquake’s Goth Hop – A Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe – featuring a Twilight-write-alike/ Monster Mash-Up story contest. At The Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco. Tickets $13.00 at the door, $10.00 in advance from Brown Paper Tickets.

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Monsters of Webcomics

August 5th, 2009 · Comments Off on Monsters of Webcomics

August 8 – December 6, 2009 The Cartoon Art Museum The Internet has revolutionized all forms of communication, and comics are no exception. The Cartoon Art Museum explores the digital revolution in its latest exhibition, Monsters of Webcomics, a showcase of some of the best and boldest work published on the World Wide Web. The more »

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August Book Clubs

August 4th, 2009 · Comments Off on August Book Clubs

Saturday, August 9 – 4:00 PM The Speculative Fiction Book Club discusses Into the Forest by Jean Hegland at Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Thursday, August 13 – 4:00 PM Inked Books: Graphic Novel Book Club discusses Batman: Arkham Asylum by Grant Morrison & David McKeon at Books Inc. in Palo Alto, more »

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August Movie Night

August 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off on August Movie Night

The Night of Washed-Up Superheroes!! Note early start time!!! 6:30PM – The Incredibles – 2004 – 115 mins. Animated – Pixar Studios – won the Hugo in 2005 for Best Dramatic Presentation – Long Form. Mr. Incredible (A.K.A. Bob Parr), and his wife Helen (A.K.A. Elastigirl), were formerly the crimefighting elite of Metroville. Liability insurance more »

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International Space University

August 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off on International Space University

Wednesday, August 5 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM – Reception follows at 9:30 PM 2009 International Space University (ISU) Space Studies Program The Gerald Soffen Memorial Panel – What’s Next For Mars Exploration? Building on the groundbreaking work of the late Gerry Soffen during the Viking missions to Mars in the mid-1970s, this panel will more »

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Tags: Aug09 · Science

Cartoon Art Museum’s Adult Classes

August 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Cartoon Art Museum’s Adult Classes

August 8 and 9 from 1-4pm Classes will focus on cartooning, character design, and comics; designed as 2-day workshops, but singles okay too. $100 per 2-day session or $50 for a single day ($90/$40 for members). To register call 415-227-8666 x303 or email: education@cartoonart.org From Comic Strips to Animation Instructor: James Hummel Level: Beginning/Intermediate ­ more »

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August Readings

August 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on August Readings

Not going to Worldcon? Fear not, there is still plenty going on in the Bay Area, including our local science heroes, the Mythbusters.

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