Author Archive: Jennifer Walford

The Animation Genndy Tartakovsky on Cartoon Network Paley Center August 16 & 17 and 23 & 24 ~Manhattan~

Time: 12:10 p.m.

  • Dexter and Dee Dee (Genndy Tartakovsky’s Student Film)
  • What a Cartoon!: Dexter’s Laboratory
  • Dexter’s Laboratory: “Don’t Be a Baby”/“Peltra”/ “G.I.R.L. Squad”
  • Samurai Jack: The Movie

Location: Paley Center, 25 West 52 Street, Manhattan

For tickets and details visit http://www.paleycenter.org.

Gotham City Karaoke League Registering for Fall 2014 ~Manhattan~

It’s team-based, meaning you show up with people you like (even if you don’t leave with them!). And it’s competitive, since your fellow singers, along with anyone else you invite to join you at the bar, will be able to score each performance with our scientifically-tested “matchup” scoring system.

By joining a division, you get to:

  • Own the sentence, “I’m in a competitive karaoke league.”
  • Meet new and interesting people.
  • Rate other performers on how they “schwing it.”
  • Make use of our fine professional karaoke equipment.
  • Get crazy with themed karaoke nights.
  • Drink on the cheap all night.
  • Get a chance to become New York City’s best karaoke singer!

SOURCE: http://www.gckaraokeleague.com

For dates and locations visit http://www.gckaraokeleague.com

“The Princess Bride” Quote-Along Alamo Drafthouse August 16 ~Yonkers~

Inconceivable you say? Well the Action Pack challenges you to a duel of words with our PRINCESS BRIDE Quote-Along! Join Westley as be duels Vizzini and his crew, braves the dangers of the fire swamp, and overcomes death for true love. We’ll have all your favorite lines subtitled up on screen karaoke-style for your quoting pleasure, swords for everyone to fight and dramatically switch hands with, as well as a Rescue Princess Buttercup game before the show.

SOURCE: http://drafthouse.com

Location: Alamo Drafthouse, 2548 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers

ComiCONN at Webster Bank Arena August 15-17 ~Bridgeport, CT~

Connecticut’s BIGGEST comic book, sci-fi and collectible show. From artists to actors, writers to filmmakers, we invite the people that create the memories of action and adventure!

The Bridgeport Transportation Center is only a two-block, well-lit walk from Webster Bank Arena. This center is serviced by the Metro North Railroad New Haven line (800.638.7646) and Amtrak (800.872.7245) as well as the Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority (203.333.3031), which provides frequent bus service to the Arena.

Parking is a 5 minute walk from the garage to the Arena.

SOURCE: http://www.comiconn.com

ComiCONN will also hold Cosplay contests for adults and kids, Magic the Gathering Tournaments, a Trivia Contest, and live music!

  • Denny O’Neil
  • Tickets: $22.50 to $55.00

    Location: Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT

    D20 Burlesque in Space at The Parkside Lounge August 9 ~Manhattan~

    Set your lasers to STUNNING as we blast off again for a second edition of D20 Burlesque IN SPACE!

    An evening of some of your favorite, nerdy, celestial fandoms including including Star Wars, Dr. Who, Star Trek and more!

    21+ event with a 2 drink minimum plus speciality cocktails from the mixologists at The Parkside Lounge!

    SOURCE: http://d20burlyspace.brownpapertickets.com

    Tickets: $10.00 or $15.00

    Location: The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, Manhattan

    Peoples Improve Theater is looking for Sketch Comedians DEADLINE August 18 ~Manhattan~

    The PIT is expanding its sketch house team program and adding new teams.

    We want to see original videos and online content (show us your tweets!), we want to see your best sketches, we want to see original character reels. Show us your sketch comedy or solo material and demonstrate that you are someone who creates and performs original comedy.

    The PIT’s artistic team and our sketch house directors and faculty will be evaluating these submissions for putting together teams and/or invites to meet and/or audition.

    To submit, email evidence of sketch experience and your best material to:
    submit@thepit-nyc.com with subject “SKETCH TEAMS” by Wednesday, August 18.

    SOURCE: http://www.thepit-nyc.com/sketchsubmit

    Location: Peoples Improve Theater, 123 East 24 Street, Manhattan

    Buffy Trivia and Musical Sing Along August 16 ~Manhattan~

    Your host, Billy Hannon, as Lorne, “The Host” (from Angel!), will guide you through fabulous PERFORMANCES of each song from the Buffy musical episode, “Once More With Feeling” performed by various Gay Geeks of New York members!!

    In the matinee show, we will be doing some ALL Buffy Trivia!! A wonderful prize bag full of Buffy & Angel swag will be given to the winning team!

    Form a team with players already there or bring your own team – not to exceed 6 people!

    100% of the proceeds for this night will go towards The Trevor Project!

    SOURCE: https://www.facebook.com/events/630001823761977

    Tickets: $15.00 and $20.00

    Showtimes: 2:00 p.m and 6:00 p.m.

    Location: The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, Manhattan

    Tickets: http://buffy2014ggny.brownpapertickets.com

    Warriors of Wrestling UNDER THE LIGHTS August 23 ~Staten Island~

    Scheduled to appear Rhyno, Matt Stryker, Blue Meanine, Rosita, Homicide, Danny Dorin & Tony Neese.

    Tickets: 20.00

    Time: 7:00 p.m.

    Location: Staten Island Boys Football, 1475 South Avenue, Staten Island

    For tickets and complete card visit http://warriorsofwrestling.com.

    Teen Nick Nineties at Paley Center August 2 & 3 and 9 & 10 ~Manhattan~

    Time: 12:10 p.m.

    • The Adventures of Pete & Pete: “Valentine’s Day Massacre”
    • Salute Your Shorts: “The Sponge Saga”
    • Clarissa Explains It All: “Total TV”
    • The Secret World of Alex Mack: “Shock Value”

    Location: Paley Center, 25 West 52 Street, Manhattan

    For tickets and details visit http://www.paleycenter.org.

    “Call Girl of Cthulhu” Alamo Drafthouse August 14 ~Yonkers~

    CALL GIRL OF CTHULHU, from rising indie filmmaker Chris LaMartina, is a raunchy, rollicking salute to the eldritch mythos in which a virginal artist (David Phillip Carollo) believes he’s found love with a beautiful escort (Melissa O’Brien)—little knowing that she has been prophesied as the bride of the ancient god Cthulhu. Can he help her escape the ruthless cult pursuing her, and prevent the birth of hell on Earth? We’re not telling, but there are lots of Lovecraft in-jokes, double entendres and surprises along the way.

    Presented by Fangoria, with filmmakers in person for post-screening Q&A with Fangoria’s managing editor Michael Gingold.

    SOURCE: http://drafthouse.com

    Location: Alamo Drafthouse, 2548 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers

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