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GeekOut! '09

Tubefilter

Monday, May 11, 2009 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

GeekOut! '09

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GeekOut! '09

Hosted by the Society for Geek Advancement and Tubefilter

Embrace your inner geek and be the geek that keeps on giving! Join The Society for Geek Advancement and Tubefilter for the first ever GeekOut! at the W Los Angeles - Westwood’s Whiskey Blue on May 11, 2009 from 7-10pm.

 

"geek, n. - slang: A person who is interested in technology, especially computing and new media... who has chosen concentration rather than conformity; one who passionately pursues skill and imagination, not mainstream social acceptance."


What is GeekOut?GeekOut '09 - Hosted by Shira Lazar

GeekOut, hosted by Shira Lazar, is all about celebrating your inner geek. We're bringing together geeks from the entertainment and tech worlds for this invitation only event to celebrate what it really means to be passionate about the things we do and the people we do them with.

The event will also celebrate the launch of I AM A GEEK!, a rallying cry for Whiskey Blue at W Hotel - Westwoodgeeks around the world. The video features some of the biggest personalities in the social networking and web 2.0 space, including Shaq, Steve Wozniak, Kevin Pollak, Wil Wheaton, Levar Burton, Jason Calacanis, Samm Levine, Felicia Day, Kevin Rose, Alex Albrecht, Leo Laporte, IJustine, David Karpe, Brian Solis, Veronica Belmont, Sarah Lacy, Randi Zuckerberg, Ton Hsieh, Gary Vaynerchuk, Jonathan Coulton, Kevin Pereira, Tay Zonday, Julia Allison, Julia Roy, Marina Orlova and Shira Lazar

Sip on Geektinis, rock out to Dublab's live streaming DJ sponsored by Honda and make your best geek pose at the digital photobooth! Get your GeekOut shirts thanks to NerdyShirts, and tell the world why you are a geek at the 12seconds patio. Special thanks to Tubefilter, Polite in Public, and Marx&Trotsky.


Give Back

We're also raising money to benefit Room To Read, a non-profit that is building schools and libraries for children in developing countries around the world, so make sure to include your donation when RSVP'ing!


The Details

Join us on May 11 from 7-10pm at the W Los Angeles - Westwood. $5 discounted parking for guests. (it's a bar, so 21+ is in effect!

W Hotel
930 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024

 

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About The Society for Geek Advancement

The Society for Geek Advancement was founded upon the principles that we should all embrace our inner and outer geek and have fun while doing it. As individuals who love learning, innovating and believe in possibility as well as change, the second step of responsibility is to “be the geek that keeps on giving.” As members of SGA, we work together as a global community to provide the tools to help others realize their true potential too!

Follow the SGA on Twitter: @geekadvancement!


About Tubefilter

Tubefilter is The Web Television Company™. The leading authority in the web television space, Tubefilter News exhaustively covers the industry, the creators, and the stars of this fast-paced, emerging entertainment market. Tubefilter provides a variety of products and services, including the Web TV Schedule and the Tubefilter Screening Room, aimed at growing both the medium of and audience for web television. Tubefilter is also the company behind the Streamy Awards, the premiere awards program in web television.

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