Google sure knows how to throw a geek fest. The After Hours party after the first day of Google I/O was packed full of augmented reality, food, fun, dancing, Billy Idol and... robots. Lots and lots of robots. It was hard not to miss the robots, considering that the main bar on the third floor of Moscone West had three robots mixing cocktails. Show More Summary
Memorial Day Weekend is right around the corner! As usual, Atlanta will be full of fun events to entertain you during the long weekend. Jazz Fest returns to Piedmont Park, the always-popular Brew at the Zoo takes place at Zoo Atlanta, and across the metro area people gather to celebrate America's soldiers.... Read Full Post
Zero Boys at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro) It came out of nowhere in 1982, this punk rock/hardcore fireball with the bright yellow sleeve. In one sense, The Zero Boys' Vicious Circle was yet another example...
Pending approval from the city council, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department will close Auditorium Shores, home to Fun Fun Fun Fest and SXSW shows, for at least a year for land improvements. [ more › ]
Comedy Central and Twitter kicked off #ComedyFest, an experimental fest of high hilarity and general fun. Mel Brooks launched the live streaming event with a tweet yesterday, and will be among the 68 comedic stars participating in the event that will run simultaneously on Twitter, Vine, and Comedy Central's own site till May 3rd. Show More Summary
There are bound to be a lot of fun, interesting comics available this weekend at Stumptown Comics Fest in Portland. Some of them will come from the regional publishers Top Shelf, Oni, Dark Horse and Fantagraphics. Others will come from individual cartoonists and comics-makers. Show More Summary
Of course Glenn Danzig addressed his infamous 2011 Fun Fun Fun Fest appearance when Danzig played Stubb's last night. Did he apologize, did he man up to his mistakes? You don't know Glenn Danzig. [ more › ]
Last year, just before Fantastic Fest, we debuted a poster for the martial arts epic Tai Chi Zero. Sometime later, we reviewed the film at the Austin-based genre haven, only to find that it was fun, but also quite strange. Part of its oddity was the fact that its closing credits included a trailer for its already finished sequel, Tai Chi Hero. Show More Summary
This is a pretty big weekend in Atlanta! Two of our best spring festivals are happening. Dogwood Festival is on all weekend, with a huge arts festival, live music, carnival rides, and lots of other fun activities - and, of course, the gorgeous Piedmont Park as a backdrop.... Read Full Post
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Note: Rob Hunter’s review originally ran during Fantastic Fest 2012, but we’re re-running it now as the film opens in limited theatrical release. Weirdness has its place in cinema. It can be a fun element in everything from comedies to horror films or used to add a lighter texture to serious topics, but the one thing it can’t be is the only thing. Show More Summary
Paint it Black at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG) Pennsylvania's Paint it Black have returned with a new 7" due on No Idea Records, Invisible, which is available for preorder now. It marks the...
Eminem is heading to Belgium to headline the Pukkelpop Festival on August 15. The Detroit rapper was last set to perform at the Belgian fest in 2011, but after a fatal stage collapse on the first day that year’s festival was canceled. Em is expected to release his next album in the weeks ahead of... More »
Get ready music lovers! There’s a new music fest this year and it sounds AHmazing! At SXSW in Austin, Texas, Yahoo! announced the very first On The Road festival, which will feature Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and fun., and it may be coming to a city near you! That’s right! Just as the name suggests, this baby is [...]
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From May 25-26, the newly established Boston Calling festival will take place at Boston's City Hall Plaza, curated in part by the National's Aaron Dessner. His band will headline, along with fun., and the lineup will feature Dirty Projectors,...Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis Total Control at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG) Good news for NYC fans of great Aussie band Total Control -- they've added a second show on their East Coast tour, which happens...
Hello ladies and gentlemen, Muldoon here with this week's creeptastic edition of SATURDAY SHORTS, short films created and submitted by fellow AICN readers. We've had quite a few "mixed bag" blocks lately and will possibly have another next week, but I'm feeling like we need a little scary spice added to the mix. Show More Summary
By: Shelby Lum March is just around the corner, meaning spring it on the way! Boots and scarves have been fun, but I for one am ready for the sun to shine, and the bluer skies. We can embrace the last weekend in February with some great music. Here is Atlanta Music Guide’s weekend picks: [...]
by Fred Pessaro // BBG Total Control at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG) Yesterday news broke that UV Race were heading out on the road as part of a tour toward Chaos in Tejas....