This weekend, Geek Arizona writes, howls, frolics, time warps, and bewitches.
From good writing to bad movies, fantasy festivals to science fiction parties, this weekend boasts a very broad range of activities for any geek.
Thursday, Mar 17th
- The YA scene has many great SF and Fantasy books that are doing well lately.
- Urban Fantasy and Distopian novels seem to be doing especially well – just look at The Hunger Games.
- If you want in on the action, swing by Changing Hands Bookstore at 7pm.
- A group of YA authors, including local fantasy author, Jon S Lewis, will be sharing a panel on YA Fiction, with a focus on genre writing.
- Check it, yo.
Friday, Mar 18th
- Oh, how I hope you’ve seen the Mystery Science Theater 3000 version of Werewolf. It’s just great.
- The Midnight Movie Mamacita is bringing this superbly awful movie to us this weekend with it’s own crowd-sourced version of riffing – MUVChat.
- At Blackbox Theaters, starting at 8pm.
- Bite into these details.
Saturday, Mar 19th
- Stressed out about life?
- Try some light to moderate frolicking to lift your spirits.
- Costumes, musicians (I’m guessing predominantly Celtic), fantasy artists, adorable children with poofy dresses – it’s all here.
- From 10am to 7pm on someone’s property in Gilbert. Here’s a map.
- Check out their site for the details.
- Free sketches and The Doctor on the screen all day at Atomic Comics Chandler.
- At noon they’ll bring out an actual custom-made TARDIS cake!
- Costume, fan art, and trivia contests will follow.
- Here’s the flyer!
Sunday, Mar 20th
- It’s time to once again disaperate to Bookmans Phoenix.
- Join fellow
VoldemortHarry Potter fans and geek out!
- From 3pm to 5pm.
Know of anything else going on? Let us know!