Nerd Nite KC http://kcur.org en A Nerd's Guide To A Weekend In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/nerds-guide-weekend-kansas-city <p>Ok nerds. We know you’re descending on Kansas City this weekend for the epic <a href="http://planetcomicon.wordpress.com/">Planet Comicon conference</a> featuring science fiction celebrities like William Shatner, Sylvester McCoy and almost the entire cast of <em>Star Trek: The Next Generation</em>.</p><p>But in between catching glimpses of Michael Dorn, Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton and the blue Power Ranger, we thought you may want to eat, drink and scope out our fine city.</p><p>Here we present you the nerd’s guide to a weekend in Kansas City:</p><p><strong>Wednesday and Thursday</strong></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:27:00 +0000 Briana O'Higgins 52537 at http://kcur.org A Nerd's Guide To A Weekend In Kansas City Area Nerds Unite: Nerd Nite KC Features Cryptozoology http://kcur.org/post/area-nerds-unite-nerd-nite-kc-features-cryptozoology <p>For the past couple months we’ve been bringing you clips of presentations from Nerd Nites, which happen in Kansas City, Lawrence and all around the world.</p><p> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 22:24:00 +0000 Suzanne Hogan 26957 at http://kcur.org Area Nerds Unite: Nerd Nite KC Features Cryptozoology Area Nerds Unite: Nerd Nite KC Features Melissa Lenos On Vampire Boyfriends http://kcur.org/post/area-nerds-unite-nerd-nite-kc-features-melissa-lenos-vampire-boyfriends <p>It’s like the Discovery Channel with booze, and where whiskey meets wisdom. Every third Wednesday of the month area nerds unite at Minibar on Broadway Blvd. to listen to various presentations about nerdy topics; from how to raise silkworms to the healing powers of Jin Shin Jyutsu. And in the spirit of Halloween, we hear a talk given by Melissa Lenos who teaches English at Donnelly College about the vampire boyfriend characters that suck blood and drain souls of their partners.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 17:12:01 +0000 Suzanne Hogan 26012 at http://kcur.org Area Nerds Unite: Nerd Nite KC Features Melissa Lenos On Vampire Boyfriends Area Nerds Unite: Nerd Nite KC Features Erin Dahl On The Topic Of Silk Worms http://kcur.org/post/area-nerds-unite-nerd-nite-kc-features-erin-dahl-topic-silk-worms <p><a href="http://kansascity.nerdnite.com/" target="_blank">Alison Heryer and Jason Kovac started hosting Nerd Nites in KC</a> this past April.&nbsp; Nerd Nites have been described a lot of ways, like where whiskey meets wisdom, and The Discovery Channel with beer.</p><p>They were first started in the Boston area in 2003 and have grown to be hosted all around the world.&nbsp; They even publish their own <strong><a href="http://nerdnite.com/" target="_blank">Nerd Nite Magazines</a></strong> which dives into a diverse array of nerdy topics.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 20:30:05 +0000 Suzanne Hogan 24632 at http://kcur.org Area Nerds Unite: Nerd Nite KC Features Erin Dahl On The Topic Of Silk Worms