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Astronomicon 2019 Review

I sat down with my friend, Tim aka the Echoside Fiend to discuss our time at the pop culture event, Astronomicon. Was this event better than last year or did it hit the sophomore slump? Check out our pros and cons of this new convention. Place this on in the background and treat it like a podcast.

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MeggaXP 3 Pre-Party

The A in Meggaxp stands for Arts, and this year we are PROUD to be showcasing two of our favorite local artists at the official Meggaxp 3 pre-party: The Dead Flames, and The Trash Cats!

Join us on FRIDAY, September 22nd, 2017 for an amazing showcase of some incredible local talent! We wanted to shine a light on some of the LOCAL artists this year at MeggaXP 3, and we’re starting it off by having two of our favorite local bands ROCK OUT the Foundry!

Here’s some of the stuff to expect at the MeggaXP 3 Pre-Party

Live music from The Trash Cats and the The Dead Flames (potentially with some geek-approved tricks up their sleeves)

Pre-Party Cosplay Contest (you want to wear more than one cosplay to MXP3, right? Well here’s your chance) – where the winners will recieve Megga Money used to purchase swag and merch from the Vendor Hall at MXP3 the next day!

Door Prizes – We will have a few special surprises for random people who attend!

Game Show Room Contestant EARLY ACCESS – – – if you come to the pre-party, we will be running some preliminary rounds of THE MANY FACED GAME – and you can earn your spot on the Game Shows that are going to be run at MXP3 the next day.

Drink Specials – The Foundry is going to be offering some unique drink specials JUST for the MeggaXP 3 crowd!

FRIENDS, FRIENDS, and MORE FRIENDS – – – – – Meggaxp is a tight knit group – – – – come down and SEE YOUR FRIENDS, plan your MXP3 plans, photoshoots, panels / games you’re going to attend and much more!

Tickets to the Pre-Party are only $5 if you buy in advance:
(visit https://meggaxp.yapsody.com/event/index/141581/meggaxp-3-pre-party-concert)

$8 at the door, or $5 at the door if you’re IN COSPLAY!
(Tickets automatically included if you purchased a VIP badge)

Support your local geek events.
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Events for the Week Sept 18th-24th

Quite the stacked week with 11 events going down.

Don’t know what to do for the week? Well, check out what’s going on for this weekend.

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GR8bit Live IV! Review

GR8bit Live is an annual Video Game Music (VGM) concert which serves as a fundraiser to purchase board game and video game equipment for the local children’s hospital. All of the proceeds from the event went towards the hospital. For the first two years, the event was held at the Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids. Last year, a convention was centered around the concert and held at DeVos Hall. GR8bit Live IV returned back to being a concert for this year. This time around, it was a 2 day concert event with activities attached.

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