Sunday, August 3, 2008

Upcoming Local Events: Aug. 03, 2008

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EMP|SFM - Events and exihibitions currently taking place at the EMP|SFM
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The Elliott Bay Book Company - SPECULATIONS - ELLIOTT BAYSCIENCE FICTION & FANTASYBOOK GROUP:
"World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War" by Max Brooks, Tuesday, August 19 at 6:30 PM

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Museum of Flight - Upcoming Events Calendar:
Here are a few highlights from the calendar of upcoming events at the Museum of Flight. You can view the complete calendar of events here.
  • Wednesday, Oct 01, William M. Allen Theater - Happy 50th Birthday, NASA!
  • Saturday, Oct 11, 10AM – 5PM, The Great Gallery - Northwest Historical Miniatures Gaming Exhibition
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Pacific Science Center - Things are really busy at the Pacific Science Center. Check the PSC blog for the latest news.


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Seattle Robotics Society - Below are just some of the events listed on the SRS home page:
Saturday, August 16:

  • RFID Tags - "Evan Welbourne from UW will do a presentation on RFID Tags and Tracking, Localization, and the Future."
  • Swap Meet - "Clean out your garage/basement/whatever and bring your stuff to trade/sell/give away. After the meetings we'll move outside to the parking lot so just leave your stuff in your vehicle, but bring in a teaser or two for show-n-tell if you want. Remember, whatever you don't get rid of needs to go with you"
Saturday, September 20:
  • Relationships with Personified Robots - Rachel Severson, UW psychologist, will present her group's research on children's and adolescents' social and moral relationships with personified robots.
  • Swap Meet - Clean out your garage/basement/whatever and bring your stuff to trade/sell/give away. After the meetings we'll move outside to the parking lot so just leave your stuff in your vehicle, but bring in a teaser or two for show-n-tell if you want. Remember, whatever you don't get rid of needs to go with you.
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University Book Store - Selected Highlights from the University Book Store Events Calendar
Below is a select listing of upcoming events presented by the UW Book Store.
  • Tuesday, Aug 05, 7:00 PM, U District store, - Kat Richardson, "Underground", Reading & Book Signing
  • Thursday, Aug 07, 7:00 PM, U District store - Eldon Thompson, "The Divine Talisman: Book Three of the Legend of Asahiel", Reading & Book Signing
  • Tuesday, Aug.12, 7–8:30 PM, U District store - Greg Bear, "City at the End of Time", Reading & Book Signing
  • Tuesday, Aug. 26, 7:00 PM, U District store - Terry Brooks, "The Gypsy Morph (The Genesis of Shannara, Book 3)", Reading & Book Signing
  • Tuesday, Sep. 02, 7:00 PM, U District store - S.M. Stirling, "The Scourge of God: A Novel of the Change", Reading & Book Signing
  • Wednesday, Sep, 03, 7:00 PM, U District store - Steven Erickson, "Toll the Hounds: Book Eight of The Malazan Book of the Fallen", Reading & Book Signing
  • Monday, Sep, 15, 7:00 PM, University Temple United Methodist Church Chapel, 1415 NE 43rd St, Seattle - Neal Stephenson, "Anathem", Reading & Book Signing
  • Tuesday, Sep, 16, 7:00 PM, U District store - Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, "Paul of Dune", Reading & Book Signing
  • Friday, Oct. 24, 7:00 PM, U District store - Greg Melville, Greasy Rider: Two Dudes, a Car Powered by Vegetable Oil, and a Cross-Country Trip in Search of a Greener World, Reading & Book Signing ( 10 years ago, this might have been considered science fiction ~ Jim )
You can find store locations here.

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Vancouver Art Gallery - KRAZY! The Delirious World of Anime + Comics + Video Games + Art, May 17th - September 7th, 2008, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC Canada.

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