Panel Recap: The Women of Nerdcore

SAMMUS

[Photo from GGC Flickr]

If there was one panel I was looking forward to the most at GGC ‘16, it was The Women of Nerdcore. Featuring artists SAMMUS and Shubzilla, this panel focused on the interplay between music and geek culture and the female identity in traditionally male dominated fields.

Adrienne Clark
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Reminder: GeekGirlCon Costume Contest!

Planning to dress up for GeekGirlCon ’15? Why not enter our costume contest and win some bragging rights!

Sign up here to show off your homemade, original and self-constructed costumes in the individual, group or child’s costume categories. The contest will start at 5:00pm on Saturday with a non-competitive Junior Cosplay event – bring your costumed young ones to the Costume Contest for a chance to show off their nerdiness. After that, come and strut your stuff on our stage to impress this year’s judges, Shubzilla, Morgue Anne, and GeekGirlCon fan favorite, Darth Makenna.

Don’t forget to check here for our official costume contest rules! The deadline for signing up online for the contest is midnight, Friday, October 9. You can also sign up in person at the Con until noon on Saturday, October 10. For more information about this year’s costume contest, check out our blog.

 

Written by GeekGirlCon copywriter JC Lau

JC Lau
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Raise Some “Extra Life” for Seattle Children’s Hospital!

“Extra Life?” you ask. “What’s all this about?”

I’m glad you asked!

extra life

Image source: Dungeons & Dragons article on Extra Life

Extra Life is a tabletop game tournament that raises money for hospitals in the Children’s Miracle Network. Here in Seattle, this means all the money raised will go to Seattle Children’s Hospital–an amazing place where kids and their families experience so much every day, and they can always use our help. All the players and Dungeon Masters are taking pledges for their 48 hours of gameplay, starting this Friday, October 2, at 12pm!

Sarah Grant
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