April 12 (Tuesday) 7 pm — Quail Ridge Books hosts (at St. David’s School’s Performing Arts Center, 3400 White Oak Rd, Raleigh) Fred Chappell for his new fantasy novel A Shadow All of Light. Chappell will also be at The Regulator Bookshop on April 19 (Tuesday) as part of a month-long North Carolina tour.
April 16 (Saturday) 10 am to 6 pm -- Oak City Comicon at the Raleigh Convention Center with Howard Chakin (Star Wars and dozens more), Tommy Lee Edwards, Rico Renzi (Spider-Gwen, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), and more.
April 19 (Tuesday) 7 pm -- Flyleaf Books hosts Ready Player One author Ernest Cline for the paperback tour of his novel Armada. "Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he's spent his life consuming. Dreaming that one day, some fantastic, world-altering event will shatter the monotony of his humdrum existence and whisk him off on some grand space-faring adventure. But hey, there's nothing wrong with a little escapism, right? After all, Zack tells himself, he knows the difference between fantasy and reality. He knows that here in the real world, aimless teenage gamers with anger issues don t get chosen to save the universe. And then he sees the flying saucer."
April 27 (Wednesday) 6 pm -- Flyleaf Books presents (at Cat's Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro) NY Times bestseller Felicia Day with her memoir You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). Co-Sponsored by NC Comicon.
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Monthly Archives: July 2012
OK. Let’s see these flyers posted all over the Triangle, please? Color PDF: orbit-2012-august-v1 Black and white PDF: orbit-2012-august-v1-bw Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/326070144135719/ If handing out or stacking on a giveaway table, the handout PDF handout-2012-july-v4 (b/w version: handout-2012-july-v4-bw) are … Continue reading
Some quick-hitting notes for the end of July: Tickets for tomorrow’s (Sunday) Raleigh Browncoats charity screening of Serenity (the Firefly movie) are SOLD OUT — they will not be available at the door, etc. Looking forward to seeing people out … Continue reading
Today (Monday July 23): Special Star Trek: The Next Generation episode screenings across the Triangle (and NC, and…)
As I mentioned in the June newsletter, tonight (Monday July 23) Star Trek: The Next Generation is back on the big screen to celebrate its 25th anniversary with two hand-picked episodes, with three Triangle-area theaters among many state- and nation-wide, … Continue reading
There are two events I’d like to tell you all about, both taking place the weekend of August 4-5. The first is on Saturday, August 4, at Asheville’s Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, from 7 to 9 pm. Continuing a “tradition” which started … Continue reading
It never really fails that as soon as I get a new flyer put together, and some copies printed, a new event comes along. Well, no surprise, as the author of the Malazan Book of the Fallen series, Steven Erikson, … Continue reading
While there are more events going on than fit onto one page just now, here’s the current event handout/flyer. Spread it far and wide! [scribd id=99389902 key=key-24l4bossn9kl1rl163pb mode=list]