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2014 Social Activities

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A/V Geeks Present: When Computers Were Young, Wednesday 3/26
[ A/V Geeks] maintains a collection of over 23,000 old 16mm educational films from various decades of the 20th century, including such classics as [ The Library Story (1952)], many obtained from school and government auctions. Media archaeologist [ Skip Elsheimer] holds themed showings of selected films at events around the Triangle and in other states.
This event, [ When Computers Were Young], will include "Actual 16mm school films that introduce us to the wonderful world of computers and their potential future -- all before Google!" Films will include Disney's Ethics in the Computer Age and more. This showing is a an all ages, public event that is part of a series of monthly shows held at [ Kings Barcade], but the event has been scheduled and themed with the Code4Lib crowd in mind.
Doors open at 7:30 PM. The event is free with a suggested $5 donation. Located two blocks from the Sheraton, Kings is a 250-capacity live music venue with a full bar and several local beers on tap. Kings is directly connected with the [ Neptunes Parlour], a cocktail lounge with classic arcade games, pinball, and nightly DJ's. The new [ Garland] Indian restaurant, operated by the same owners, is also downstairs.

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