October 2010 Archives (all archives)

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Wishyunu/The Harvey Girls/Terwilliger Curves

At Ella St. Social Club. Free show, but donations are very welcome.
Portland, OR at Ella St. Social Club, 9PM by sleepy pete - 0 comments

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Rock and Roll Halloween House Party

I'm throwing a halloween house party in NorthEast dc. Bands, costumes, kegs, DJ's, moon-madness, and best of all, a chance to see awesome (and sadly retired) Mefite ludwig_van 's band Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies. [more inside]
Washington, DC at The Halfway House, 8PM by Potomac Avenue - 8 comments

2 attending
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This Machine Kills Klingons

As proposed by Eideteker in the spaceship bridge simulator thread, let's get together a space crew and blow stuff up! I'll bake cookies. [more inside]
Brooklyn, NY at Vraktar's house, 4PM by Jon_Evil - 88 comments

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Booze & Bacon 2010!

Setting this up for friends & family, and any MeFites within range. Simply put: make a bacon-themed dish, bring an appropriately paired beer, and compete for lowjack prizes. Full details are available at this cheaply constructed Web page and in-thread. [more inside]
Sherbrooke, QC at Shepherd & Kitteh's House, Sherbrooke, QC, 5PM by Shepherd - 3 comments

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¡RUIDO LUCHISTICO!

CHIRP's DJ Emily* and myself will be playing music from 10pm - 4am while el Santo fights evil on the projection screen**. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Late Bar Chicago, 10PM by jtron - 4 comments

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And the priest took us into the sacristy and the job, of all things, was to dig a grave in the yard..."

It's almost Halloween! If you're in the NYC area, I'd like to invite you to "The Weir," a play of spooky tales from Ireland. Just $15 fro MeFite's (see "more inside" for details). "Conor McPherson's The Weir is easily one of the most celebrated new plays of the past 20 years ... Folding Chair Classical Theatre's remounting of this lovely and elegiac play is an excellent opportunity to catch a faithful rendition of this sometimes chilling, sometimes sentimental piece that appears to be entrenching itself into the modern Western Canon ... I was glad to see the script as well served as it was." -- nytheatre.com [more inside]
New York, NY at The Access Theatre, 8PM by grumblebee - 2 comments

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Pocha 32: Electric Boogaloo

I would like to hit up Pocha 32 again for spicy soups and foods. [more inside]
New York, NY at Pocha 32, 6:30PM by kkokkodalk - 46 comments

12 attending
30 maybe

Post Colbert/Stewart rally meetup

I have bad luck with these, but here it goes: Any MeFites who are going to be at the DC rally are invited to coalesce at Kelly's Irish Times after the official events end (about 4:00-Whenever (It's across the street from Union Station.))

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Mad Blood House Party

Lutoslawski and I are Mad Blood (so far), a raucous, rockish band in its formative year, donating a show to support our local theatre endeavors. He is a classical composer with a gift for keys; I holler a lot. We are playing in the basement of our home Saturday night! [more inside]
Portland, OR at Our house - MeMail me for exact address!, 8PM by JaiMahodara - 1 comment

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They're both a short walk from Capitol Hill

Rally to Restore Sanity Seattle will support the national Rally to Restore Sanity. Who wants to be part of a local MeFi contingent? [more inside]
Seattle, WA at Westlake Park, 9AM by grouse - 11 comments

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Seattle Bumper Car Meetup

I just remembered that the Fun Forest will be gone soon and wanted to propose a bumper car meet up before it closes. [more inside]
Seattle, WA at Fun Forest Entertainment Pavilion, 6PM by y2karl - 17 comments

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Parent & Baby Meetup

Any Manhattan parents interested in meeting up with the babes? [more inside]

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Beasties at Barrington

North Fulton Drama Club & Barrington Hall are pleased to present our third annual spooky storytelling tour! [more inside]
Roswell, GA at Barrington Hall, 8PM by Medieval Maven - 0 comments

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Bah, Turkey

Orphan Thanksgiving, and I'm not the one organizing; see near the end of the thread for details. [more inside]
New York, NY at Dallas BBQ - Chelsea, 2PM by TrishaLynn - 41 comments

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Abu Dhabi Redux

I arrived in Abu Dhabi a few days ago and would like to have a second meetup. I'm certainly free Saturday 10/23 evening. Anybody willing to meetup? I don't know much about the city so I'lll let somebody more familiar suggest a place and time.

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I'm OK, You're OK

I'll be in Oklahoma City 1-5 November. Anyone in the area interested in meeting up for dinner or drinks? [more inside]
Oklahoma City, OK at Cattelmen's Steakhouse, 7PM by backseatpilot - 9 comments

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FREE BOOKS!

Do you want a free copy of this book, inspired by a Metafilter post? (more) Can you meet me somewhere in mid to lower Manhattan at 5 this afternoon? I'm bringing a case to give away. If you can decide where we can all meet, I'll show up at 5 and give away as much of the case of books as there's interest for. I'm driving or working for most of the day, but I'll check back at 3 or 4 this afternoon and if anyone is interested, you're welcome to a free book. [more inside]
New York, NY at Bryant Park Cafe, 5:30PM by Toekneesan - 4 comments

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Hulaweenie at the Eagle Tavern

Enjoy a hulaweenie Halloween at the Eagle Tavern in SF. I'll be playing bass with Mighty Slim Pickins! [more inside]
San Francisco, CA at Eagle Tavern, 9:30PM by smartyboots - 0 comments

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Books to Beers & Stacks to Snacks

"Books to Beers", Regina Saskatchewan's recurring gathering of librarians and other library-type folks will pull double-duty as a an honourary MetaFilter meet-up as Jessamyn West is in town to speak at the annual Regina Public Library staff conference. [more inside]
Regina, SK at Bushwakkers, 4:30PM by Jaybo - 3 comments

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Geeks Who Drink Quiz night at Hotel Congress - 8pm on Tuesdays

The Potate and I are looking to form a team (of up to 6) for quiz night. It's every Tuesday night at Hotel Congress. It doesn't necessarily have to be this Tuesday or the next, just any Tuesday mefites can come. We are dorky people who love trivial questions! (and beer!)
Tucson, AZ at Hotel Congress, 8PM by lizjohn - 13 comments

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Short Notice Mad Men Meetup in Tucson!

The Shelter, Tucson's JFK-era vintage cocktail lounge, has agreed to play Episode 13 of Mad Men, Season 4's final episode, for us MeFites if we bring it in. I hope you'll join me for an old-fashioned tomorrow at 9PM. [more inside]
Tucson, AZ at The Shelter Cocktail Lounge, 9PM by Tufa - 12 comments

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It's about time

Mostly beans have returned from their honeymoon and today is gingerbeer's birthday. It's been so long since we met up. Let's get together soon?!
San Francisco, CA at The Grove, 5PM by special-k - 64 comments

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Spooky, ghost-story play, "The Weir," runs for just three more weeks!

"a wonderful night of theater....find your way there. A solid cast, and excellent chemistry ..." -- audience-member comment on TheatreMania.com. "The Weir" is directed by grumblebee and features Evangeline in its cast. Tickets are normally $18, but we're making them available to MeFites for $15. When you order, just use the code MEFI to get the discount. Order $15 tickets for THE WEIR by using discount code "MEFI" for all performances at http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=WEI0 or call SmartTix at 212-868-4444. "You shed all sense of time at this beautiful and devious new play" - New York Times [more inside]
New York, NY at Access Theare, 8PM by grumblebee - 10 comments

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Anyone going to the library "issues" thingy in Charleston next month?

The 30th Charleston Conference. Though my first. I'm there Wednesday the 3rd and Thursday the 4th. Though I may have dinner plans one of those nights. Anyone else going? Or live there?

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Einstürzende Neubauten on a Saturday evening

Einstürzende Neubauten I've got a date do you? [more inside]
London, England at The Forum, 8PM by Mutant - 0 comments

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Souvenirs of Home - Live Theatre

Theatre! In Kitchener! A remount of a show we did in the summer! Last minute notice! Article about the original production! An extraneous sentence with unnecessary exclamation mark! [more inside]
Kitchener, ON at Registry Theatre, 8PM by typewriter - 0 comments

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The Million Dollar Ghost Hunt

Calling all ghost hunters, paranormal investigators, psychics, sensitives, and those interested in getting a glimpse of the "other side." Whether you are acting alone, or in a team, GHOULA wants you! Whether you are a seasoned pro or this is your first ghost hunt, GHOULA wants you! [more inside]
Los Angeles, CA at Million Dollar Theatre, 2:30PM by Scram - 0 comments

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LAVA's Sunday Salon

On the last Sunday of each month, LAVA welcomes interested individuals to gather on the third floor of the historic Clifton's Cafeteria in Downtown Los Angeles (noon-2pm), for a loosely structured conversational Salon featuring short presentations and opportunities to meet and connect with one another. If you're interested in joining LAVA as a creative contributor or an attendee, we recommend Salon attendance as an introduction to this growing community. We also recommend the shortbread. [more inside]
Los Angeles, CA at Clifton's Cafeteria, 12PM by Scram - 0 comments

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Klezmer/Balkan dance party (and fundraiser)!

The Shpil (including speicus on accordion) is presenting an evening of music for your dancing and listening pleasure inspired by klezmer tunes, Balkan/Gypsy party favorites, and quirky takes on pop hits (Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson--all the greats!) that will keep you on your toes. [more inside]
Los Angeles, CA at Donavon's Studio Iqaat, 8PM by mandymanwasregistered - 1 comment

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Honolulu Meetup PDX-style

Hey all, nickthetourist and me (fiercekitten) will be Honolulu Oct 21 through 25. Let's meetup! [more inside]
Honolulu, HI at Yard House, 6PM by fiercekitten - 12 comments

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DC meetup at 8:00 at Atomic Billiards

I'll be in Washington DC for a little bit and would be game for a meetup on either the 14th, 15th or 16th. Interested? Evenings are better for me, it'd be cool to go for drinks or something. (Preferably in a place where conversation is actually possible, since Mefites have interesting delicious brains.)
Washington, DC at Atomic Billiards, 8PM by NoraReed - 26 comments

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Albuquerque Meetup

Hey, it's been a while. MeFi party at Quelab Friday Oct. 29th. 7pm.

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Turtles in Brooklyn

turtlegirl and I will be in New York City for one night only (Sunday, 17 October) to visit family (MeFi noob, bellebelle!) and would like to do a meetup in Brooklyn. Hugh Janus suggested Spuyten Duyvil knowing how much we like good beer. Hope others can join us!
Brooklyn, NY at Spuyten Duyvil, 8:30PM by terrapin - 21 comments

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Vamos Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires meetups have happened in the past, (successfully, if sparsely, 2 attendees is the current record I believe) so I thought I'd try again. I live here so whenever and wherever. If you're here, or will be in the next few months, this is the place. And what's more, you lucky people, I've just started a new enterprise - walking tours of the centre and some more off-beat areas, so use voucher MEFITE for a 100% discount!

1 attending
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Mighty Slim Pickins at El Rio

I'm having my debut as the new bass player for Mighty Slim Pickins at El Rio's 32 Anniversary party! We'll be playing at 5:15! It's free! [more inside]

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Canzine 2010

I'm going to be signing copies of my book "Why Not A Spider Monkey Jesus?" at Canzine 2010, Canada's Largest Zine Fair and Festival of Alternative Culture! Stop by, say hi and pick up a free minicomic!
Toronto, ON at The Great Hall, 1PM by Fuzzy Monster - 3 comments

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Treasure Island Music Fest (SF)

Treasure Island Music Festival is happening again, and I'm going to be there again, probably wearing the same hat I wore last year. [more inside]
California at Treasure Island, 12PM by filthy light thief - 6 comments

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Housewarming/Pumpkin Carving

We're having a Housewarming/Pumpkin Carving party, and after last night's Billy Goat meet-up, I feel confident enough to invite The Internet to my house. This starts early, so feel free to stop by before your usual Saturday night stuff. [more inside]
Chicago, IL at Uptown, 4PM by booknerd - 7 comments

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"The Weir" by Conor McPherson

Hi. I'd like to invite all New-york-based Mefites to see my play, "The Weir," by Conor McPherson. Oct 14th through Nov 6th. I directed it and Mefite Evangeline is acting in it. It's a great Halloween play, full of spooky stories. And it won the Olivier Award in 1999. Tickets are usually $18, but a lot of you helped me on AskMetafilter, so I'm making tickets available to Metafilter members for $15. [more inside]
New York, NY at Access Theatre, 8PM by grumblebee - 0 comments

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Drinks and Churchill's War Room in London

Hi Mefites -- Mrs. Dream and I will be in London on vacation later this month. Anyone interested in a Sunday meetup on October 24th? Let's meet at Walkers of Whitehall at 1pm for lunch and drinks, then walk down to Churchill's War Room, which is open until 6pm. Get as drunk as you like in honor of Churchill. I'll set up a MeFi sign on the table at Walkers. I'll update later with a phone number if I'm successful in jailbreaking my iphone and getting a SIM card.
London, England at Walkers of Whitehall, 1PM by benzenedream - 17 comments

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Glass Candy

Glass Candy, the awesome, awesome band featured in this FPP, will be playing at the Rickshaw Stop tomorrow. I will be there -- and so should you! [more inside]
San Francisco, CA at The Rickshaw Stop, 9PM by Afroblanco - 1 comment

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The Family Hemerlein Variety Show: BURST Edition

The Family Hemerlein Variety Show is a music and comedy stage show I've been producing for the past 8 months, co-hosted by my friends Seaton Smith and Matthew Hemerlein. It's very cool, and very funny, and always sells out (and it has in the past included Metafilter's best comedian I_foody!) This weekend we'll be putting on the show in Rosslyn VA, at the brand new giant arts complex Artisphere's Domed Theater. Did I mention the open bar? There is an open bar. [more inside]
Arlington, VA at Artisphere, 8PM by Potomac Avenue - 0 comments

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Comics Storytelling Panel at New York Comic Con

I'm moderating a panel at New York Comic Con! I'll be joined by Faith Erin Hicks, Carla Jablonski, Tracy White, and Jane Yolen. We'll be talking about the art of comics storytelling. [more inside]
New York, NY at New York Comic Con, Jacob Javits Center, 3:45PM by ocherdraco - 9 comments

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Kjötsúpa!

Vegetarian kjötsúpa will also somehow be served! [more inside]
Reykjavík, Iceland at Chez krilli and svenni, 5PM by superquail - 27 comments

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Meet The Lady: Fortunetellers!

This is a monthly screening/exhibition inspired by the Meet The Lady tumblr blog (a former MetaFilter Project and FPP). The show consists of film/TV clips, live performances, and ribald entertainments presented variety-show style, hosted by yours truly. This month we're showcasing cinema's most bizarre and entertaining fortunetellers. [more inside]
New York, NY at 92YTribeca, 8PM by hermitosis - 14 comments

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San Francisco French Convo Meetup

Bonjour! Time for our third meetup. I'll propose next Tuesday, 10/12 6:30ish but we need a venue. I think we decided last time that conversing within a French ambiance is not mandatory, although a much cheaper food/drink option is. People, throw out your suggestions. [more inside]
San Francisco, CA at Passion Cafe, 6PM by hapax_legomenon - 8 comments

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Raffle winning meetup in Tokyo

Winner of the izakaya dinner in the raffle for loquacious, deathalicious is coming to town! Meetup in Tokyo? [more inside]
Yurakucho, Japan at Uta Yurakucho, 7PM by Ghidorah - 43 comments

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Pub Quiz at Fado Irish Pub

Trivia night!! [more inside]
Columbus, OH at Fado Irish Pub, 7:45PM by bluestocking - 29 comments

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Noel Coward play + possible socializing before or after

A pal of mine is in the Silver Spring Stage production of Noel Coward's Private Lives and nearly guarantees a good time to any attendee. Cutting British wit, that sort of thing. It's at 8. Wanna grab beverages/food before &/or after? Update: My pal says, "For pregaming, there's a Mexican place also across the street that is ideal - Fajita Coast." So I hereby propose that we meet there at 7pm. I shall be there with a book in any case. [more inside]
Silver Spring, MD at Silver Spring Stage, 7PM by brainwane - 3 comments

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Because We Clearly Can't Be Bothered to Use IRL

The meetup sidebar has been exploding all over the place, but it's basically dried up here in NYC. We missed the entire month of September. This must be rectified. I propose we meet up at a bar somewhere on the weekend of Oct. 15-17. Update: we will be having said meetup at Revival on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 8pm.
New York, NY at Revival, 8PM by ocherdraco - 63 comments

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Tugboat! PDX meetup at Tugboat!

Let's all go to Tugboat and buy idiosyncratic beer from their awesome staff! [more inside]
Portland, OR at Tugboat, 4PM by cortex - 56 comments