Hey! I’m back. I’ll try not to let that much time go by before another post. Anyway, lot’s of fun events going on this week, so let’s get started.
Monday Movie Night: Cowboy Bebop & Kill Bill at Nexto – Mon, 4/3 at 8pm
Each week NEXTO will feature a different film from 6:00 – 10:00 pm! This week they are showing Cowboy Bebop at 6pm, and then Kill Bill at 8pm. They also have a great drink special for ‘Kill Bill’ called the ‘Hattori Hanzo’ cocktail. Monday Movie Night Specials: Bowl of Ramen and Monday Night Brew Cans are $3 bucks.
Monday Night Brew + Shot of Corner Creek Bourbon $7, and lot’s of movie snacks.
Monday Night Magic at The Bookhouse Pub – Mon, 4/3 at 7pm
Come check out Monday Night Magic at The Bookhouse Pub. It’s casual, open format play where all are welcome. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t played in years, a veteran or want to start… all are welcome. Bring some cards (or they have extra decks) just remember this is not competitive tournament style play. It’s friendly pick up games in any format and a night meant to bring in new players.
Nerd Core Trivia at Diesel Filling Station – Tues, 4/4 at 7:30pm
Head out to Diesel Filling Station in the Virginia Highlands for some Tuesday night nerd trivia. Test your nerdy knowledge each week, and win some sweet prizes. Hosted by: Booze Clues Trivia. Enjoy Nerd Trivia every Tuesday night at Diesel Filling Station.
8-Bit Comedy Night at Joystick Gamebar – Wed, 4/5 at 8pm
First and Third Wednesday of every month at Joystick Gamebar. Named one of 5 Cool Things to Discover in Atlanta by Rolling Stone Magazine. Each show features eight of the highest-ranked comics from all over the globe. No newbs on this show. Come early to play some of Joystick’s classic arcade games and/or try one of their signature cocktails. . No Credits Needed: ALWAYS A FREE SHOW. Doors 7:30 pm / Show 8:00 pm
Cineprov riffs The Boy In The Plastic Bubble at Plaza Atlanta – Thurs, 4/6 at 7pm
This is one hell of a good time. For anyone who loves Mystery Science Theater 3000, then you’ll be sure to enjoy what Cineprov has to offer. Atlanta’s favorite movie riffing troupe is back with this month’s show…The Boy In The Plastic Bubble. Bring some friends and enjoy a great night of comedy. The live riff begins at 7:45. Doors and recorded riffs begin at 7! Get here early and enjoy the full bar! www.cineprov.com
Furry Weekend Atlanta at Atlanta Marriott – Thurs, 4/6 – 4/9
Furry Weekend Atlanta is a convention that takes place in downtown Atlanta, at the Marriott Marquis. They welcome everyone interested in their furry side; fursuits are not required! Bring your favorite cosplay and add a furry twist by picking up some ears and tails in the Dealer’s Den. They have hundreds of hours of programming, dances, enormous video game and board game rooms, an artist alley, fursuit dance competition and lots more surprises in store.
The Rocky Horror Ren Fest Show at Plaza Theatre – Fri, 4/7 at 11pm
In celebration of the Georgia Renaissance Festival starting April 15th, join Lips Down On Dixie at the Historic Plaza Atlanta Theatre for the Rocky Horror Ren Fest Show! Tasty Ale at the Plaza’s Bar, special Renaissance Festival prizes from The Georgia Renaissance Festival, plus a dance performed by our very own Dixie Trixies that will have you shouting HAZZAH!
The Tipsy Zone at Highwire Comedy – Fri, 4/7 at 10pm
The Tipsy Zone is a fully improvised, never before seen episode of the cult classic TV show The Twilight Zone inspired by a single audience suggestion. Watch as skilled improvisers bring to life the surreal and science fiction but with a twist: our performers get more and more tipsy as the show goes on. Come join us as we delve deeper into…The Tipsy Zone. In-School Suspension’s just turned 1, and to celebrate, they’re opening the night with improv comedy. Doors open at 9:30. SHOW starts at 10:00. Tickets $6.50 online|$9.50 at the door.
Rock Band Karaoke at Joystick Gamebar – Sat, 4/8 at 9pm
Grab yourself a Bourbon Coffee frosty drink thingy from the bar, and then head on over to the back event room for some Rock Band Karaoke! Fog machine, laser lights, and you with a fake guitar. Hosted by Sean Luke. Every Thursday & Saturday night starting at 10:00pm
Home Brewed Short Films at Joystick Gamebar – Sun, 04/9 at 6:30pm
NerdLanta is showcasing 40 minutes of local short films at Joystick Gamebar right before NerdLanta LIVE! on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month at 6:30pm. Film writer & producer Jonothon Mitchell, who is also the co-host of Adult Swim’s Stupid Morning Bullshit is your curator for these events. Expect to see some amazing Home Brewed Short Films while you enjoy delicious local beers from the bar. In addition to the variety of short films that will be screened, they will also have a featured film that includes a special Q&A with the directors. Come check out the screening of Scumbags From Outer Space, and then stick around for our interview with director Keith Krass.
NerdLanta LIVE! at Joystick Gamebar – Sun, 04/9 at 7:30pm
Atlanta’s only Live late night talk show for Nerds is Nerdlanta @ Joystick Gamebar! The 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month starting at 6:30pm. We bring you the latest in Geek/Pop culture news along with commentary, special guests interviews, local short films, Nerd Trivia with prizes for the audience, movie trailer reviews, and so much more! GUESTS INTERVIEWS: We’ll be talking to Shawn Frix from Terminus Saber Arts Academy, and Steve Wayne of The United Saber Alliance. You’ll learn about traditional martial arts training methods as well as full contact Lightsaber sparring, along with choreography and cosplay. Also featuring Live Stand-up Comedy from the very funny Clark Franzman.
Atlanta Movie Tours
Atlanta Movie Tours takes visitors as well as locals to all the great locations used in TV shows and movies filmed in Georgia! The Walking Dead, Hunger Games, Captain America: Civil War, Ant-Man, and more. Touring in luxury coaches, trivia contests with prizes, famous quotes and more are all part of the experience! Atlanta Movie Tours is ranked #4 of 51 activities in Atlanta. Book a tour today! www.AtlantaMovieTours.com
Author: Kris Bolz
Kristopher is a producer of entertainment events in Atlanta & talk show host. He is the DJ and co-producer of 8-Bit Comedy Night, and Host of NerdLanta Live. Both shows are at Joystick Gamebar. He loves Horror movies, comic books, stand up comedy, and bowling.