Nerdy South From contributing writer Kris Bolz
With 28,300 unique and over 71,000 turnstile attendance in 2016, MomoCon is one of the fastest growing all ages conventions in the country. Fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games come together to celebrate their passion by costuming / cosplay, browsing the huge exhibitors hall, meeting celebrity voice talent, designers, and writers behind their favorite shows, games, and comics and much much more over this 4 day event.
Studio Ghibli Series: Porco Rosso & My Neighbor Totoro – Sat, 5/27 at 10:30am
All films will play Saturday and Sunday matinees with the first at 10:30AM and the second at 1:00PM. Each movie requires separate admission. Please be sure to check which films are playing in their dubbed and subbed versions and on which day. PORCO ROSSO will be played at 10:30AM on Saturday May 27 and Sunday May 28 in Japanese audio with English subtitles. MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO will be played at 1:00PM on Saturday May 27 in English audio and on Sunday May 28 in Japanese audio with English subtitles. Avance tickets are on sale now!
May 2017 Bizarre Bazaar at My Parents’ Basement – Sat, 5/27 at 1pm-5pm
Join in for another awesome Bizarre Bazaar! Artists, Collectables, live music, craft beer, great food, adoptable rescue dogs, and more! They are joining forces with Riki LeCotey’s B-Geeky Comics and Collectables Bazaar to bring yo, even more, vendors in one place!
SSSS presents: The Mask in 3D at Avondale Towne Cinema – Sat, 5/27 at 1pm
THE SILVER SCREAM SPOOK SHOW is a 30-minute live stage show filled with magic tricks, dancing girls, jokes, spectacle, and frights! 1PM MATINEE SHOW & 10PM NIGHT SHOW. Tickets available at the door (Cash Only): Adults: $10. Children 12 & Under: $7. The Mask: The story concerns a psychiatrist, Dr. Allen Barnes, who obtains a mysterious ancient tribal mask. Whenever he puts on the mask, Barnes experiences dream-like visions which become increasingly disturbing and violent.
Mike Lowery Book Launch at Paper Ghost Studio – Sat, 5/27 at 5pm
Celebrate the launch of Mike Lowery’s newest book “Doodle Adventures: The Rise of the Rusty Robo-Cat!” Carl the Duck is back and once again he needs your help! Mike will be in the studio from 5-7pm to sign and personalize books, answer questions and chit chat. If you would like to reserve a book, please send an email to email@example.com. This event is free and kids friendly!
Star Wars VS Star Trek at ThinkGeek – Sat, 5/27 at 5pm
Star Wars VS Star Trek! To which side do you pledge your allegiance? Kirk VS Luke and Han VS Spock. Who will triumph in this endless battle? Join us on May 27th from 5pm-7pm for cosplay, trivia, and prizes! Guests Who cosplay during the event will receive 20% off select merchandise! Cosplay Contest starts at 6pm. 1st place wins a $25 gift card, 2nd place wins a $15 giftcard Trivia Questions will be announced every 10 minutes! The first person to raise their hand with the correct answer will win a $5 gift card! Trivia will be random from both fandoms, we will start with easier questions first and gradually move into Ultimate Fan Trivia! Come Join In & Geek Out.
Cosplayground Nerdlesque & Party with DJ Robby Rob at Smith’s Olde Bar – Sat, 5/27 at 9pm-2am
Hysteria Machines Presents Cosplayground CON-A-THON Nerdlesque Extravaganza and Dance Party with DJ Robby Rob! In true CON-LIKE STYLE, Hysteria Machines brings you a smattering of their best, tried and tested Nerdlesque numbers with performers from all over the Southeast! Visit Hogwarts, drop into Westeros, toss that Pokeball, seduce a robot, or COME AS YOU ARE to this non-stop Nerdlesque and Nerdy Dance Music EXTRAVAGANZA! As always, HM can’t wait to see you in your favorite cosplay! And enter the COSPLAY CONTEST AFTER THE SHOW, during the After Party! Enter to win tickets to our shows and prizes from our sponsors!! Stay late to dance with DJ ROBBY ROB to all your favorite fandom and classic dance music! Tickets: (includes a whole night of entertainment!) $25 Adv & $30 at the door. VIP Tables available!!! VIP tables include Prime table seating! Goody bags from Hysteria Machines and our sponsors! Interaction with the cast!
Atlanta Movie Tours
Atlanta Movie Tours take 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 are ranked #4 of 51 activities in Atlanta. www.AtlantaMovieTours.com
Well, I’ll be at work while all of this is going on, but uh..yeah, have fun. There’s a little more than usual going on for a Thursday night, so you’ve got some choices to make. Anyway, take a look at the list and tell me what you think. You can reach me at NerdLanta@Gmail.com with […]
This is coming in a little late today. I just got off of work and raced to finish this up. Looks like you have some excellent events to check out this evening, so have fun. Podcast Atlanta – Growing Your Audience – Wed, 5/24 at 6pm-8pm A typical concern for podcasters is how to grow their audience. […]
How’s that hangover working out for you? Maybe grab yourself a bloody mary to help get back on track. If you happen to live anywhere close to EAV, then I suggest The Glenwood for their excellent $3.00 dollar Bloody marys. Once you have accomplished waking up, then you’ll have a whole list of fun things […]
I don’t really have anything really witty or interesting to say right now. It’s Thursday and I can’t seem to drink enough coffee. Here’s a list of some cool stuff to do tonight, and it’s all in order of time. So, it’s possible that you could literally do all of these things tonight if you break […]