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10,000 Days PDF Print E-mail
On 9/6/2012: Eric Small, executive producer of Penn & Teller: Bullshit, now creator/writer/producer of the movie 10,000 DAYS! was a guest at the LASFS. He presented a snippet of his new film 10,000 Days, which is also online with trailers. You can preview the show on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5824C06C19BF10B3&feature=plcp

You can also visit the film's official website for an in-depth look at the ecosystem around the show.
http://www.10kdays.tv/

Eric recently contacted LASFS to advise that the conversation that took place after his presentation with our members is now posted. "Let the gang know we really appreciated their responses to the Q&A after the 10,000 Days screening. They can check out the little video we cut of the responses at our FB fan page: http://www.facebook.com/10kdaystv"

You can find it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSaXJgCvkeo&feature=player_embedded#!

Thank you, Eric, for joining us at the clubhouse and sharing your project with us.
Last Updated ( Friday, 09 November 2012 )
 
LASFS on SLICE OF TV PDF Print E-mail
Since 2005, Slice of SciFi has been broadcasting over terrestrial airwaves, and on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.  They recently made to move from radio to TV and you can watch them on YouTube, Blip, Roku, or Boxee — as well as via Justin.TV, where you can still watch Slice of SciFi unfold LIVE!

On Wednesday, September 19th at 7pm Slice of SciFi TV came to the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society.  The LASFS Scribe Elizabeth "Liz" Carlie, Loscon 39 Chairman, Christian B. McGuire and LASFS Marketing and Outreach Chairperson, Arlene Satin were interviewed by Host Zoe Hewitt for this new TV program.  Many things about the LASFS were discussed including a bit of our history, our fabulous privately owned genre lending library and Loscon 39.

Please check out the interviews and we hope you enjoy the show.
Slice of ScFi Inside LASFS
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 10 October 2012 )
 
Suited For Space: Spacesuit exhibit in Downey PDF Print E-mail

Spacesuit at the "Suited for Space exhibit" Suited for Space, a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian, will be at the Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey, CA from January 28 through April 22, 2012.

"Discover the brilliant ingenuity and remarkable creatiity that  goes into the ultimate life-support system -- the spacesuit.  Suited for Space is a high-flying journey 75 years in the making."

Columbia Space Center requests the honor of your presence at a reception to celebrate the opening  of the exhibition.
February 1, 2012, 6:00 PM
12400 Columbia Way
Downey, CA 90242

Please RSVP at 562-231-1200 by January 24, 2012.

The exhibit includes:

  • Life-size photos of spacesuits
  • X-rays of the interiors of suits
  • Timeline of the spacesuit's development over the years
  • An actual shuttle spacesuit
Links:

http://www.sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/suitedForSpace/index.htm (Description of the exhibit)
http://www.columbiaspacescience.org/ (Columbia Space Center, for hours, directions, etc.)
http://www.facebook.com/suitedforspace
(photos of the exhibit)

 

Last Updated ( Monday, 16 January 2012 )
 
Blurbs for Memorials PDF Print E-mail
The following blurbs are open to edit, change, comments, and suggestions until Oct. 5th 2011. Then they will be finalized and taken to the October Board meeting. These will be then laminated and hung in the southern building so people will know about the building history and some of the history of LASFS and its fans. Have at it people! -Heide
Last Updated ( Monday, 12 September 2011 )
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Craig Miller Remembers PDF Print E-mail

LASFS Member Craig Miller posted the following in his Facebook page on the occasion of the first LASFS meeting at its new building, at 6012 Tyrone Ave.  It is reprinted here with his kind permission.  -- Karl Lembke, ed.


 

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 06 September 2011 )
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