Tag Archives: Grand Rapids

GR8bit Live! 3

GR8bit Live! is an annual video game music concert and charity in Grand Rapids, MI, benefiting the kids at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. After a successful kickstarter, this event will be FREE!! While the admission is free, there will be a suggested donation upon entering. ALL of the proceeds from the event will go towards buying video game equipment and board games for the kids at the children’s  hospital. This year 7 bands will perform. This not just a concert. This time around, GR8bit Live will be a video game convention. There will be vendors, gaming tournaments along with a game room, and voice actor Matt Hill will be there.

Arc Impulse

Gimmick! Video Game Rock Band

Knight of the Round

Mail Order Monsters

My Parents Favorite Music

Super Guitar Bros

Playing with Power

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For more info, check out:
http://www.gr8bitlive.com/
https://www.facebook.com/gr8bitlive

GRASP Comic Expo 2015

The GRASP Comic Expo is a two-day convention celebrating small press and the independent comic book artist that will be held on June 27-28, 2015, at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids, Michigan. GRASP stands for “Grand Rapids Alternative Small Press”, and this event will showcase independent publishers, artists, and writers. Dozens of aspiring and independent artists will be showcased in a huge vending area filled with small press printings, prints, and other artistic endeavors.

The GRASP Comic Expo will also features national comic book writers, creators, and artists that started as small-time independent artists as well as a few nationally known comic artists and writers. The GRASP Comic Expo will also have numerous seminars and presentation geared toward aspiring artists to help them to create their future goals or move on to the next level of their professional goals.

Other events at the GRASP Comic Expo includes a vending hall filled with books, comic books, posters, lobby cards, original art, action figures, statues, and lots of other items for the nerd deep inside. There will also be other nerd-based activities including costuming and a gaming room.

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For more info, check out:
http://graspexpo.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/GRASP-Comic-Expo/326123454256688

The Nerdaissance: Tales of Comedic Fantasy and Adventure June

0 local writer/performers read you their original pieces of comedic Fantasy, Adventure and Science Fiction. We’re heading out of the familiar territory of fanfiction and sailing into the seas of our imagination to make you howl with laughter. If that doesn’t work, you’ll howl from the broadsword in your face.
General Admission: $10
18+

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For more info, check out:
https://www.facebook.com/events/948611638490504/