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Central AR Python User Group Meeting Aug 21, 2014 (AR)

Posted on August 18, 2014
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Central Arkansas Python User Group Meeting
Location: Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, 200 East Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.
Date: 2014-08-21
Start Time: 17:30
End Time: 19:00
Description: Please come and hang out with other Pythonistas, new, old or looking-to-be, at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, August 21st, 2014, at 5:30pm. Pizza and Soda are to be provided.

Discussion and Begging for Volunteers to help put on PyArkansas 2014
Look at some fun projects others have been working on [FINGERS CROSSED]

 

Ark-La-Tex Comic Con Aug 30-31, 2014 (TX)

Posted on August 15, 2014
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Ark-La-Tex Comic Con
Location: Texarkana Convention Center,‎ 4610 Cowhorn Creek Rd Texarkana, TX 75503
Start Date: 2014-08-30
Start Time: 10:00
End Date: 2014-08-31
End Time: 17:00
Visit Website: http://www.arklatexcomiccon.org/
Description: The fourth Annual Ark-La-Tex Comic Con will be held at the Texarkana Convention Center in, Texarkana Texas.

Things to do:
Art Contest – Children (8-12 years)
Art Contest – Adults (13+ years)
Costume Contests
Console Gaming
Starship Bridge Simulator
Collectible Card Game Tournaments
Vendors
and more

Guests:
James O’Barr – Writer / Artist
Mike Kennedy – Writer / Artist / Editor
Brian Steward – Artist More
Mika Nicole – Cosplay / Actress
Miltos Yerolemou – Actor
James M. Ward – Game Creator / Writer
Theo Crane – Artist
Joe Singleton – Artist
David Schedler – Digital Animator
501st Legion – Costuming Organization
Optimus Prime – Transformer / Wrecker

Museum of Discovery Tinkerfest Sep 20, 2014 (AR)

Posted on August 15, 2014
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Tinkerfest
Location: Museum of Discovery 500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 150, Little Rock, AR
Date: 2014-09-20
Visit Website: https://www.museumofdiscovery.org/events/tinkerfest
Description: Third Annual TinkerFest on September 20, 2014

Tinkering, a popular activity that is part of a nationwide “Maker Movement,” takes place every day in the Museum of Discovery’s Tinkering Studio. Once a year at TinkerFest, tinkering takes over the entire museum and neighboring areas for a day-long event with more than 40 hands-on, interactive activities. Each activity engages children and adults, teaches visitors how everyday objects such as cars and computers work, and provides opportunities to explore the engineering and science behind building objects.

 

Conway Geek Breakfast Aug 28, 2014 (AR)

Posted on August 14, 2014
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Conway Geek Breakfast
Location: Bob’s Grill, 1112 Oak Street, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Date: 2014-08-28
Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 08:00
Visit Website: https://twitter.com/ConwayGeek
Description: Attendees congregate monthly over bacon, eggs and coffee to discuss social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities

 

Konsplosion Sep 12-14, 2014 (AR)

Posted on August 14, 2014
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Konsplosion
Location: Fort Smith Convention Center, 55 South Seventh , Fort Smith AR
Start Date: 2014-09-12
Start Time: 12:00
End Date: 2014-09-14
End Time: 17:00
Visit Website: http://konsplosion.com/
Description: A Joining of Forces! A one of a Kind Convention! Anime, Comics, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming, LARP, Pop Culture and More.

Guests:
Caitlin Glass – Guest of Honor – voice actor and director
Nicki Rapp – voice actor and director
Samurai Dan and Lady Jillian
Bound By Fire
and more

Prices:
Adult Weekend $35
At Door $45
Ages 12+

Child Weekend $30
At Door $35
Ages 5-11

Adult Friday $20
At Door $25
Ages 12+

Child Friday $18
At Door $20
Ages 5-11

Adult Saturday $25
At Door $30
Ages 12+

Child Saturday $20
At Door $25
Ages 5-11

Adult Sunday $20
At Door $25
Ages 12+

Child Sunday $18
At Door $20
Ages 5-11

RiffTrax Live – Godzilla 1998 Aug 14, 2014 (AR)

Posted on August 14, 2014
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RiffTrax Live – Godzilla 1998 
Location: Multiple Theaters, See Description
Date: 2014-08-14
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 21:00
Visit Website: http://www.fathomevents.com/event/rifftrax-live-godzilla
Description: Fathom Events, Sony Pictures and RiffTrax.com® are thrilled to bring Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of RiffTrax.com back to select cinemas nationwide on Thursday, August 14 LIVE at 8:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. CT and tape-delayed to 7:00 p.m. MT/ 8:00 p.m. PT AND Tuesday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. (local time) for a hilarious never-before-seen take on, Godzilla – yeah… the one with Matthew Broderick.

The guys have been eagerly awaiting their chance to riff it, so don’t miss out as this two-night event will be your only chance to see their wisecracking commentary on the big screen.

(from http://www.fathomevents.com/event/rifftrax-live-godzilla/more-info/details)

Arkansas Theaters:
Breckenridge Village, Little Rock
Tinseltown Benton, Benton
Conway Cypress Point with XD, Conway
The Razorback Cinema, Fayetteville

Conway Geek Breakfast Jul 31, 2014 (AR)

Posted on July 30, 2014
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Conway Geek Breakfast
Location: Bob’s Grill, 1112 Oak Street, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Date: 2014-07-31
Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 08:00
Visit Website: https://twitter.com/ConwayGeek
Description: Attendees congregate monthly over bacon, eggs and coffee to discuss social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities

 

LR Drupal Users Group meeting Jul 10, 2014 (AR)

Posted on July 8, 2014
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Little Rock Drupal Users Group meeting
Location: Few Co-working 220 W. 6th St. Ste. A, Little Rock, AR
Date: 2014-07-10
Start Time: 17:30
End Time: 19:30
Visit Website: http://www.meetup.com/LittleRockDrupal/events/172343512/
Description: Due to the holiday week, Little Rock Drupal Meetup will meet on July 10th and note the new location!

Few Coworking Space above Lulav and EJ’s
6th Street between Center and Louis
Little Rock, AR

Enter through the door by Lulav, walk up the stairs, and turn left.

At Few (http://www.few.io) you can bring your own food and drink!

Bring your questions about Drupal and/or come share your knowledge about Drupal. Connect with other Drupal users in central Arkansas.

 

RiffTrax Live: Sharknado Jul 15, 2014 (AR)

Posted on July 8, 2014
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RiffTrax Live: Sharknado
Location: Multiple Theaters, See Description
Date: 2014-07-15
Start Time: 19:00
Visit Website: Click here
Description: Fathom Events, The Asylum and RiffTrax.com® are ecstatic to bring the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000® (MST3K) back to select cinemas nationwide on Thursday, July 10 LIVE at 8:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. CT and tape-delayed to 7:00 p.m. MT/ 8:00 p.m. PT AND Tuesday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. (local time) for a hilarious never-before-seen take on the viral B-movie sensation, Sharknado.

Join Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of RiffTrax.com for an uproarious riff on the most outrageous flick of 2013! This two-night event will be your only chance to see the guys fire their wisecracking commentary at Sharknado on the big screen.

(from http://www.fathomevents.com/event/rifftrax-live-sharknado/more-info/details)

July 10th & July 15th 2014

Arkansas Theaters:
Breckenridge Village, Little Rock
Tinseltown Benton, Benton
Conway Cypress Point with XD, Conway
The Razorback Cinema, Fayetteville

 

RiffTrax Live: Sharknado Jul 10, 2014 (AR)

Posted on July 8, 2014
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RiffTrax Live: Sharknado
Location: Multiple Theaters, See Description
Date: 2014-07-10
Start Time: 19:00
Visit Website: Click here
Description: Fathom Events, The Asylum and RiffTrax.com® are ecstatic to bring the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000® (MST3K) back to select cinemas nationwide on Thursday, July 10 LIVE at 8:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. CT and tape-delayed to 7:00 p.m. MT/ 8:00 p.m. PT AND Tuesday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. (local time) for a hilarious never-before-seen take on the viral B-movie sensation, Sharknado.

Join Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of RiffTrax.com for an uproarious riff on the most outrageous flick of 2013! This two-night event will be your only chance to see the guys fire their wisecracking commentary at Sharknado on the big screen.

(from http://www.fathomevents.com/event/rifftrax-live-sharknado/more-info/details)

July 10th & July 15th 2014

Arkansas Theaters:
Breckenridge Village, Little Rock
Tinseltown Benton, Benton
Conway Cypress Point with XD, Conway
The Razorback Cinema, Fayetteville

 

Rogers Mini Maker Faire July 19, 2014 (AR)

Posted on July 8, 2014
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RMMF_Poster3.31-187x300 Rogers Mini Maker Faire
Location: Rogers Public Library, 711 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers, AR
Date: 2014-07-19
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 16:00
Visit Website: Click here
Description: We are looking for builders, designers, tinkerers, hobbyists and advocates in Northwest Arkansas, and the surrounding area, to help make the first annual Roger Mini Maker Faire awesome. If you make, come celebrate!

ABOUT MAKER FAIRE:
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

 

LR .Net User Group meeting Jul 8, 2014 (AR)

Posted on July 7, 2014
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Little Rock .Net User Group meeting
Location: Central Arkansas Library: Main Library, East Room 100 South Rock Street Little Rock, AR 72201
Date: 2014-07-08
Start Time: 17:30
Visit Website: Click here
Description: Topic: Automated deployment for .NET with Octopus Deploy

About the Topic: Do you have an unruly build and deploy process? Find out how to tame it with Octopus Deploy and related continuous integration / deployment tools.

 

Little Rock Tech Fest Sep 26, 2014 (AR)

Posted on June 28, 2014
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Little Rock Tech Fest
Location: University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
Date: 2014-09-26
Visit Website: Click here
Description: Little Rock Tech Fest is a massive, free one-day technology conference featuring popular developer topics from industry leaders.

More details to come

 

Conway Geek Breakfast Jun 26, 2014 (AR)

Posted on June 14, 2014
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Conway Geek Breakfast
Location: Bob’s Grill, 1112 Oak Street, Conway, Arkansas 72032
Date: 2014-06-26
Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 08:00
Visit Website: Click here
Description: Attendees congregate monthly over bacon, eggs and coffee to discuss social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities

Central AR Arduino & Raspberry Pi Group meeting Jun 14, 2014 (AR)

Posted on June 11, 2014
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Central Arkansas Arduino & Raspberry Pi Group meeting
Location: Terry Library 2015 Napa Valley Rd. Little Rock.
Date: 2014-06-14
Start Time: 16:00
End Time: 17:00
Visit Website: Click here
Description: Raspberry Pi computers & Arduino Microcontrollers group forming in Central Arkansas. The first meeting is June 14 4pm-5pm at Terry Library 2015 Napa Valley Rd. Little Rock.
http://www.cals.lib.ar.us/about/locations/terry.aspx

Forum post: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=57&t=76215

 

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