This weekend, Arizona talks like a pirate, gets techno-paranoid, calls forth The Browncoats, and more.
Last weekend was pretty epic – how will this weekend fare?
Thursday, September 15th
Video Game Trivia [Phoenix]
- Video games, trivia, swag, gamer cred.
- At the Cade Gallery starting at 7pm.
- I’m going to try to make it to this one!
- By the way, the winner of last week’s Galaga contest took home a freaking power glove.
- (I love the power glove… It’s so bad.)
Friday, September 16th
World On A Wire [Phoenix]
- A distopian-science-fiction-paranoid-retro-futuristic-cyberpunk-foreign-film-noir?
- Sounds right up my alley; I may have to go see this.
- At the Film Bar starting 6pm, with shows on Saturday as well.
- Learn more and watch the trailer here.
- (PS – Ever seen the German film Cargo? Pretty cool flick.)
Saturday, September 17th
AZ Collector’s Marketplace [Phoenix]
- Apparently these things happen every weekend, but I’ve yet to mention them.
- Browse, buy, envy, sell, peruse, ogle, brag, and do everything else collectors do when they get together.
- Seems to boast a ton of sweet 80’s pop culture stuff. Could be fun.
- From 10am to 4pm at their location.
- Learn more.
Anime-nia 2 [Mesa]
- Gotham City Comics is pulling out all the stops for the otakus.
- Trivia contest? Art contest? Cosplay contest?
- Yes, yes, and yes.
- And anime shows.
- From 10am until your bed time.
- Here’s the FB event page.
Talk Like A Pirate Day [Glendale]
- Okay, TLAPD isn’t technically until Monday, but Saturday is a weekend, so that wins.
- The Arizona Corsairs are doing their thang and everyone’s invited!
- Belly dancing, fire breathing, swordfights, & pub crawls.
- At the Westgate City Center from 7pm – 11pm.
- Learn more here.
- (Wow, I didn’t use any clever “pirate” terms!)
Sunday, September 18th
Can’t Stop The Serenity! [Mesa]
- Help Equality Now (Joss’ charity) and Kids Need To Read (Nathan’s charity)!
- Screenings of Serenity and Dr Horrible, and other Whedonish activities, I’m sure.
- At The Royale starting around Noon and going until 6pm.
- Learn all you need to from The Arizona Browncoats.
Hope to see some of you this weekend!
Oh and I wanted to mention that Bookmans happens to be sponsoring more than one of the events up there. If you see them around, say thanks!