Nerdy Events Update – May 2012
Nerdy Show is based out of Orlando! Head out to some awesome local events!
Skill Focus Burlesque
Skill Focus is Orlando’s own nerdy burlesque troupe. This weekend their debuting a new show, and later this month they’ve got a slew of different shows at the Orlando Fringe Fest!
:: Avengers ASSemble – Saturday, May 12th- 10pm :: Event page
The #1 superhero blockbuster just got 100% sexier.
:: Fringe Fest Shows – May 16th – 28th :: Event page
They’re revamping some old fan favorites and doing a different show each performance. Tickets are $9 + price of a Fringe button (required to get into all Fringe shows). $2 discount for Fringe artists, comic shop employees and superheroes.
Sci-Fi Sirens – Sat 5/19 @ 5:15pm
Video Games – Sun 5/20 @ 11:15pm
Damnit Jim, It’s Trek Burlesque! – Tue 5/22 @8:15pm
Comics! – Wed 5/23 @ 8:45pm
Arkham Asylum – Sat 5/26 @ 11:30pm
Horror – Sun 5/27 @ 9:30pm
Poetry ‘n Lotion Cover DEVO
They’ve tackled Black Sabbath’s Paranoid and the soundtrack to the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Now Poetry ‘n Lotion are coming to Orlando to perform DEVO’s debut album Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! in full! Get a taste of some retro DEVO awesomeness. What’s more – you can score a free ticket to the show if you buy a DEVO record at Park Ave. CDs.
Here’s what’s in store:
Orlando Mini Maker Faire
Orlando has it’s own Maker Faire! See and interact with the work of Central Florida’s finest hackers, makers, creafters, engineers, and D.I.Y.ers of every kind! The Nerdy Show community’s own John Bent Cope will be showcasing his new TagBot, the spray paint photobooth there!
Central Florida Fairgrounds :: Saturday, May 26th 10am-7pm :: Event Page
Nerdapalooza’s 2012 date and venue has finally been announced! It’s THE nerd music event of the year and Nerdy Show crew and fans alike will be gathering there. Nerdapalooza Music & Arts Fest :: August 3rd-5th :: Event Page
MakerDate with Ms. Paintbrush
Ms. Paintbrush (aka Jackson from Grand Buffet) is performing at a way-cool fund raiser for the Assemble maker space in Pittsburg, PA. MakerDate will give attendees the chance to bid on “dates” with artists, crafters, or technologists who will work with the winning bidders to make a tangible or intangible object or teach them a skill.
MakerDate, Pittsburg :: May 18th 6-9pm :: Event page
Maker Faire, San Francisco :: May 19th-20th :: Event page
Epic Win Burlesque
Epic Win, the premiere nerdy burlesque troupe is back with a very special night – THEIR FIRST BOYLESQUE SHOW! GeekBoys Burlesque: an All-Male Nerdy-Burly Review. Come for all the pop-culture references… stay for the scantily clad nerds. Just $10! Hosted by Bastard Keith and Nelson Lugo.
GeekBoys Burlesque, NYC :: Saturday, May 26th 7:30pm :: Event page
Mr. Gorgeous (gorgeous in both form and function)
Topher Bousquet (the Sith Lord of contortion)
Lewd Alfred Douglas (Loves Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Stuff)
Brad Lawrence (the handsomest storyteller in the room)
Stickey Ricky (he melts in your heart, not in your hands)
DoctorFlux Phd (the mad scientist of burlesque)