EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS NERDS OUT AT PHOENIX COMICON!
WHAT: Join Eight, Arizona PBS, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange and PBS Digital Studios for our kickoff to the Phoenix Comicon, featuring YouTube sensation Mike Rugnetta, host of PBS Digital Studios’ Idea Channel. Event details at http://www.azpbs.org/nerd/events.php. Other event highlights include demo of Oculus Rift virtual reality, PBS Nerd Idea Swap and PBS Nerd Book Swap.
Friday, June 6th
Saturday, June 7th
WHO: Eight, Arizona PBS and Phoenix Comicon welcome PBS Digital Studios’ Webby Award-winning Idea Channel host Mike Rugnetta for an “Idea Swap” event. Also that evening, Eight, Arizona PBS and Bookmans Entertainment Exchange present the first-ever PBS Nerd Book Swap. Oculus Rift virtual reality goggles demo provided by Brikk, an East Valley-based branding, design and interactive group. Coffee and refreshments for the June 5th Idea Swap event provided by Cartel Coffee Lab.
About Eight, Arizona PBS
Eight, Arizona PBS is a trusted community resource. For over 52 years, the PBS station has focused on educating children, reporting in-depth on public affairs, fostering lifelong learning and celebrating arts and culture. Eight achieves its mission through the power of non-commercial television, the Internet, educational outreach and community-based initiatives. Its signal reaches 80 percent of the homes in Arizona. With more than 1 million viewers weekly, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. For more information, visit azpbs.org.
Eight is a member-supported community service of Arizona State University.