Nerdy South From contributing writer Kris Bolz
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 your feedback.
Momocon 2017 at Georgia World Congress Center – Thurs, 5/25-Sun, May 28th
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.
TableTop Thursday at Battle & Brew – Thurs, 5/25 at 5pm-2am
Every Thursday is TableTop Night! Bring your friends or make some new ones! Choose from their ever-growing library of games, or bring in your own! TableTop games are free to rent- no deposit of cash or ID needed! Please treat these games with respect (Don’t be a douchebag) is what they are getting at. Also, order some goddamn food & drinks while you’re there, and don’t forget to tip your waitstaff!
Movies in Central Park – Beauty and the Beast (1991) at Atlantic Station – Thurs, 5/25 at 6pm
Movies in Central Park is going 90s!! This season, come out every Thursday night for a nostalgic glimpse back at a 90’s era favorite! This Week: Beauty and the Beast (1991) One of the most beloved animated films of all time, and the first ever to be nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, Beauty and the Beast is every bit as enchanting even 26 years later! The movie begins at sundown (usually around 8:30), but get here early to grab a good seat in Central Park!
Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at City Winery Atlanta – Thurs, 5/25 at 7pm
City Winery’s cocktail bar, ABV by City Winery, introduces Geeks Who Drink trivia nights!
Every Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. beginning May 25, guests will compete to be crowned that week’s champion. Geeks Who Drink events are FREE to play with a limit of six players on a team. The quiz consists of eight rounds of audio, visual, and live read questions with prizes given out to the top teams. Prizes include tickets to shows, gift cards, CDs, merch, and more.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales at Satellite Cinemas – Thurs, 5/25 at 7pm
Uh, this is a FREE event, so you should probably do this. Come see an early showing of the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Arrive early to get a free ticket, limited seating, or pay $7.00 for regular entry.
Nerd Trivia at Brigantine (Argosy) – Thurs, 5/25 at 8:30pm
Make your way to the very back of Argosy, and the first thing you’ll see as you enter the room is a giant projector screen welcoming you to Nerd Trivia. Mike Jacobs & Adam Darby bring you one hell of a good time. You’ll have Three rounds, bonus rounds, and final question. Topics range from fantasy to space opera to the silver screen, toons and tunes. They have some great prizes to giveaway too! Always on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month!
Rock Band Karaoke at Joystick Gamebar – Thurs, 5/25 at 10pm
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
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
Hey, what’s up! Got some pretty fun events going on today, so no excuse to stay home. I’ll be at 8-Bit Comedy Night at Joystick Gamebar tonight giving away free high fives all night long. The Steel City Kitty Burlesque & Variety Show at The Music Room – Wed, 5/17 at 8pm The Steel City […]
There’s not much going on today, but then again it’s also Tuesday, so what do you expect. If you don’t find anything you like on this list, then maybe consider renting a movie from Videodrome on North Highland Ave. They are a pretty awesome old-school video rental shop stocking indy, obscure & cult films, plus […]
Good morning and Happy Mother’s day! No matter what you decide to do today, make sure to call or visit your mom if you can. Mothers are the real true Super Heroes in our lives. Back to your regularly scheduled program. MAG Gaming Newbie D&D 5e Session! at Manuel’s Tavern – Sun, 5/14 at 10am-4pm […]
Finally, it’s Friday! It seems like this week took forever. Here’s your list of events for tonight and I’ll back tomorrow night with more. OutlantaCon 2017 at Atlanta Marriott Century Center – Fri, 5/12 – Sun, 5/14 Outlantacon is the Atlanta-based event for the Queer Geek audience! You’ll find all the usual convention fare here —discussion panels, […]