This weekend, Geek Arizona pits Kung Fu vs Yoga, gets lonely in outer space, celebrates Asia, rocks some retro game tunes, and more.
There seems to be a sort of Asian thread running through the weekend, somehow. Should be some good times.
Friday, Apr 15th
- Start your weekend ninja-style with this “hidden gem” of Hong Kong film.
- Presented with the crowdsourced riffing power of MuVChat.
- Starts at 8pm at The Black Box in Casa Grand.
- Details at The Midnight Movie Mamacita.
The American Astronaut [Phoenix]
- A Space/Western/Musical?
- Check out this indie film that takes place – in spaaaace!
- Show starts at 11pm (same time on Sat night) at The Film Bar in Phoenix.
- Details and trailer at The Film Bar’s site.
Saturday, Apr 16th
- Multicultural stuff, as well as gaming (and tons of cosplay& Anime, I’d bet).
- Starts at 9am and goes through Sunday.
- At Mekong Plaza in Mesa.
- Learn more on their site.
- Laughing Moon Con returns to turn teenagers into nerds.
- Some guests and lots of gaming.
- Happening at Desert Edge High School from 11am to 11pm.
- Here’s the official site and here’s a FB Event Page.
Zenoscope at Hero Comics [Phoenix]
- Raven, Mike, & Milen will be about for you to adore and pester.
- From 11am to 3pm at Hero Comics.
- Not sure if this link will work, but here’s a flyer.
- And the Asian theme continues this weekend.
- Some games, costume contests, and prizes for you otakus.
- Noon to 9pm at Atomic Comics Mesa.
- And here’s a flyer.
MvC3 Ranbat [Phoenix]
- Devastation continues their tour of ranbats for Marvel v Capcom 3.
- This time they’re at Samurai Comics, who’s giving away in store prizes for winners.
- Starts at 2pm.
- Details details!
Japanese Street Chic Fashion Show [Phoenix]
- And our theme ends with a fashion show!
- At Collins College at 6:30pm.
- I don’t have many details, but I did find a Facebook Event Page.
The Minibosses [Phoenix]
- Catch them before their show at Phoenix Comicon!
- These NES Tune playing axe shredders have been a local (and personal) favorite for a while.
- At The Firehouse in Phoenix, part of “Shizzfest.”
- Hard to say when they’ll actually take the stage.
Enjoy the ensuing nerdity, Cephalobots!