Enter the Arena for Vul-Con preview at Gamer’s Inn of Mesa

You’ll be able to get an early taste of the Valley’s newest gaming convention this weekend, when organizers of next year’s Vul-Con hold a preview event called “Arena I” on Saturday at Gamer’s Inn in Mesa. If you’re into gladiatorial battles and model chariot racing, you’re in luck. If you’re not, there will be miniatures […]

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Things I’ve learned today: 3/28

Disney is bringing Agatha Christie’s matronly sleuth Miss Marple to the big screen, with a script by Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost. (Hollywood Reporter) Disney also recently unveiled its 2011 line of collectible Star Wars pins, including one commemorating the reopening of Star Tours. (StarWars.com) Syfy’s crusade against scripted television continues. The former Sci Fi […]

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Mesa’s SunDust gallery seeks sci-fi/fantasy art for ‘Imagination’ exhibit, opening on downtown’s ‘Sci-Fi Friday’

SunDust Gallery in downtown Mesa — a Best Of East Valley winner for best place to start an art collection due to its Basement Art Outlet — is seeking entries for a juried exhibition called “Imagination” that is sure to draw works inspired by sci-fi and fantasy topics. The exhibit is open to original artwork […]

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‘Frankenstein’ on stage in London, on screen in Phoenix

It’s alive! Or live, at least. Sort of. I think. This Sunday, April 3, a live performance of Danny Boyle’s stage adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, pictured) and Jonny Lee Miller, recorded in London at the National Theatre’s Olivier Theatre, will be simulcast at the Phoenix Art Museum. It will be […]

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