Events in the Presentation category.
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June 26

Anyone going to this thing and care to meet up and stand around together? I have been trying to talk myself into going because I know I will be very happy I made the effort. I will be traveling solo from Evanston, a thing I do rarely and awkwardly, and attempting to arrive between 4 and 4:30. [more inside]
posted by Glinn at 7:36 AM - 3 comments

December 6

I missed Lady Bird when it came out. This Sunday Lady Bird is playing at 14:15 at Skärisbiografen, which is showing its favourite films of 2018 in December and January. [more inside]
posted by Bella Donna at 1:38 AM - 1 comments

September 1

Read and Resist is a monthly book club featuring books relevant to the Resistance. Our sixth meeting will be a discussion of "White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo. We will have coffee and donuts at the book club. We are meeting in Room 302 from 1-3pm at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center. [more inside]
posted by andoatnp at 11:09 AM - 0 comments

August 13

Writing Discussion with John Scalzi & Mary Robinette Kowal at the Jean Cocteau Cinema -- authors and friends John Scalzi (MetaFilter's Own jscalzi) and Mary Robinette Kowal have a discussion on the writing process, followed by a Q & A and book signing! Scalzi, known for his science fiction writing and the bestselling “Old Man’s War” series, and Kowal, a puppeteer and Hugo award-winning novelist, both create fictional classics that incorporate fantasy. [Entry: $5 / with Paperback: $16 / with Hardback: $26]
posted by filthy light thief at 1:32 PM - 2 comments

May 25

Since FOSTA-SESTA passed, sex workers have been getting killed. There's a rally and march on June 2nd in downtown Oakland to protest this. [more inside]
posted by small_ruminant at 3:52 PM - 6 comments

May 24

May 11

Mefi's own headspace is going to be at Porter Square Books in Boston on June 11th at 7 PM [more inside]
posted by pjern at 2:35 PM - 3 comments

April 26

Read and Resist is a monthly book club (organized by me) featuring books relevant to the Resistance. Our fourth meeting will be a discussion of "The End of Policing" by Alex Vitale. Alex will be joining us for the conversation. We will have coffee and donuts at the book club. We are meeting at 632 Broadway (NoHo) on the 9th floor. Facebook event. You are welcome to join for the conversation even if you don't have time to read the book. [more inside]
posted by andoatnp at 11:00 AM - 0 comments

April 8

We all know that there’s no such thing as ethical consumption under capitalism, but what does that mean for the rest of our lives? This Drunk Ed show will ask questions like: What are the most cost-efficient crimes? How do you choose between all of your many garbage habits? And is it ethically acceptable for vegetarians to (literally) eat the rich? Talks by Kelli Korducki, John Leavitt (Mefi’s own The Whelk), Anna Merlan, and Eve Peyser. Tickets and information here!
posted by The Whelk at 7:28 PM - 3 comments

January 18

Hey everyone! I’ll be marching with the DSA for the Women’s March on Jan. 20th. The meetup page wit more information is here!
posted by The Whelk at 3:41 PM - 17 comments

August 24

The Smoke Farm Symposium (think left-inclined TED talks in a barn, followed by a tasty communal dinner) is on Saturday in Arlington, WA. This seems up MetaFilter's alley and I'll be surprised if no one else here is attending. I decided at the last minute to go by myself. Anybody else planning to be there?
posted by centrifugal at 10:58 PM - 7 comments

April 8

Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) is holding a Town Hall on Sunday, April 9th at Alumni Hall at Pitt, from doors opening at 2:15PM to the conclusion of the event at 4:30. Political MeFi Meetup? [more inside]
posted by none of these will bring disaster at 10:14 AM - 0 comments

February 16

D-CA 13th District Congresswoman Barbara Lee is holding a Town Hall meeting on the Affordable Care Act. Seating is first-come, first serve. The event is scheduled for 10 am to 11:30 am. [more inside]
posted by Bella Donna at 8:02 AM - 7 comments

October 17

Jordan Ellenberg (MetaFilter's escabeche) will be at the Santa Fe Institute giving a talk on The Unlikely Power of Uncertainty and Contradiction tomorrow night, Oct. 18, starting at 7:30 PM.
posted by filthy light thief at 11:07 AM - 4 comments

July 27

Meeting at 1:00pm at the Sharpe Edge on Penn Ave. Any Pittsburgh folks signed up for Hillary's rally Saturday? Interested in meeting up for a beer before or after? [more inside]
posted by DarthDuckie at 7:17 PM - 27 comments

April 29

April 28

There's a cool lecture this Wednesday, 6:30, at the Phoenix art museum (which is free after 5:30, and also open until 9!). Let's go and then just look around the museum afterwards +/- a drink afterwards.
posted by gemutlichkeit at 2:17 PM - 15 comments

April 4

"The Science Fiction genre is known for tackling important social issues and examining the human condition, as well as things exploding or being on fire. Alex DeCampi (Smoke, Grindhouse), Adam Rakunas (Windswept), Margaret Trauth (Decrypting Rita), Douglas Wolk (Judge Dredd: Mega City 2) and Arthur Wyatt (2000AD) take a look at the tropes and themes of modern SF and the intersection of flashy eye-candy and deeper meaning." That's right - an ECCC panel with not one, not two, but three Mefites! If you are at ECCC, swing on by!
posted by Artw at 10:04 AM - 7 comments

October 6

The Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses " is a celebration of well-argued and thoroughly researched but completely incorrect scientific theory." And it's coming to Seattle, at Town Hall [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 3:30 PM - 4 comments

September 21

I will be giving a talk on Batman villains and the insanity defense as part of a Super Heroines, Etc. event. Super Heroines, Etc. (aka SHE) is a St. Louis-based 501c3 nonprofit focused on empowering women through educational events, classes, and workshops. If that sounds like your kind of thing, then you should come!
posted by jedicus at 9:23 AM - 1 comments