Events

Cosplay SkepchickCON-Style

Cosplay SkepchickCON-Style

Another SkepchickCON has come to a close and this year was one of the best ever. As usual, our merry band of Skepchick Network contributors walked the halls of CONvergence in some top notch cosplay. Mad Art Lab‘s Beth realized two nights before SkepchickCON that she had not put together a cosplay yet. She made a Target run and ended up creating most of the pieces of her costume in her hotel ... »

My First SkepchickCon

My First SkepchickCon

Before last weekend, I had never cosplayed (I’m on the far right in the amazing pic by Jamie Bernstein, above). I had never spoken on a panel. I had never made a large group of people laugh at me––on purpose. I had never talked about my mental health issues face-to-face with a roomful of strangers. I had never prepared myself to talk about my former eating disorder only to be handed a can of... »

Join Amy Tonight in Los Angeles for LAWAAG

Join Amy Tonight in Los Angeles for LAWAAG

Tonight at 7pm at The Center for Inquiry in Los Angeles, LAWAAG is having it’s first meet-up. If you are in the Los Angeles area and primarily identify as a woman, come on down and say hello. We will have drinks and snacks and make new friends. We will also talk about the activist art project we already have planned for the month of September and we will discuss what issues the group may tac... »

Get Your Quiz-o-Tron Tickets! #cvg2014

Get Your Quiz-o-Tron Tickets! #cvg2014

Hey, Twin Cities people and CONvergence goers, don’t forget to get your tickets to Quiz-o-Tron for tomorrow night (Wednesday). Starring CONvergence favorites Bill Corbett, Molly Glover, Joseph Scrimshaw, Sharon Stiteler, Jill Bernard, and your host, Rebecca Watson. Where: Bryant Lake Bowl, 810 W. Lake St., Minneapolis (Uptown area) When: Wednesday, July 2, 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM) Why... »

Auctions for Science Extravaganza!

Auctions for Science Extravaganza!

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. This is our last week to raise money for SkepchickCon, the science, skepticism, and social justice track at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy con held in the Minneapolis area July 3-6. So we’re auctioning ALL the things so we can give you something in return for your support of all the activities, demos, salons, and panels we’re hosting at the con. If no... »

Please Join Me at CFI WEST on July 1st

Please Join Me at CFI WEST on July 1st

Hello friends! (And future friends!) This is a reminder that the first meeting for my new group, The Los Angeles Women’s Atheist and Agnostic Group (LAWAAG) is happening at 7pm on Tuesday, July 1st at The Center For Inquiry, Los Angeles. The group is being created to provide a safe, supportive and creative space for those who primarily identify as women. We are going to work on activist art ... »

Auctions for Science: DIY Plague Doctor Mask & Photo Shoot for 4 at CONvergence

Auctions for Science: DIY Plague Doctor Mask & Photo Shoot for 4 at CONvergence

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. This week’s auctions to raise money for science education and outreach at CONvergence are all about cosplay! DIY Plague Doctor Mask Kit First, donated and handmade by Mad Art Lab‘s Ryan Consell comes a DIY kit for making your very own historical plague doctor mask, with pieces made from vegetable tan leather that you can dye or paint and assemble int... »

Auctions for Science: Wonder Woman Shoes & Vintage Science Textbooks

Auctions for Science: Wonder Woman Shoes & Vintage Science Textbooks

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. This week’s auctions feature donations from our very own DrRubidium and Will, both of whom will be at SkepchickCon July 4th weekend in Minneapolis. In addition to science activities and salons in the Skepchick Space Lab, here’s a taste of some of the panels they’ll be on: DrRubidium: Getting Away with Murder Breaking Bad Science Song of Ice and... »

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