It's pretty much impossible to make a movie about robots that I don't want to see. Well, aside from Surrogates, maybe. But that atrocity isn't playing at this year's Robot Film Festival! Giz and io9 are giving away tickets to the event to the best robot rhymers.
From June 2 to July 1, New York's experimental Brick Theater's holding The Comic Book Theater Festival, a selection of dramatic productions about the funny pages and the colorful characters that dwell within. Here's a list of the main shows.
The science-centered Imagine Film Festival is back, bringing boatloads of new shorties and sci-fi minded movies. Plus a new "help help it's under my skin" horror movie, Growth. Embrace the cult!
At Burning Man, the annual arts festival, mutant vehicles plod across Nevada's Black Rock Desert. And this year's art cars include a fully-functional spider walker, a remote-controlled trilobite, and a mobile mammoth skeleton.
If you've been putting off that trip to Pittsburgh, now might be the time to call your travel agent. Yesterday, the Steel City kicked off the Robot 250 Festival, a 17-day celebration of robot art and technology, featuring art exhibits, workshops, lectures, parties, film, and theater, all with a robot theme.…