Smart Bets: Geek Out 2012

Fanaticon will not return to Asheville this year, but never fear, Geek Out is here. The two-day event, a "celebration of comics, gaming, art, costuming, film and animation" leaps into action to fill the void. Friday, May 11 is a preview day, with a kickoff party at ZaPow!, a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Grove House and more. Saturday, May 12 is a full day of activities at the Renaissance Hotel, with panels, gaming tourneys, combat demonstrations, films, costumed characters and an Ashtoberfest Zombie Prom. Free admission. Full schedule at


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