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Gender and Sexuality in Comics

Presented by scholars at the University of Texas at Arlington this panel will focus on the depictions of GLBTQ+ characters in comics. Specifically, Amber Raley is presenting "Stereotype or Success? GLBTQ Characters in Comic Books" and Dr. Christopher Conway will be presenting "Gender in Mexican Comics". There will be time for question and answer period after the panel presentations.

"Gender and Sexuality in Comics" is part of ArlingCon .

Writer's Write-In with the Dallas Fort Worth Writers' Workshop

During this program the Dallas Fort Worth Writers' Workshop ( http://www.dfwwritersworkshop.org/ ) will be hosting a "write in” where they will provide timed writing prompts for different facets of writing like characterization, dialogue, etc., and attendees will do the writing in the room! Then, program goers will be given the opportunity to share their work.

"Writer's Write-In with the DFW Writers' Workshop" is part of ArlingCon .

Absolutely Fabulous Magic Class

Teens will be amazed as James performs magic tricks that he ses to entertain and baffle audiences around the world! After performing each trick, James teaches how it's done! Registration is required, registration will open two weeks prior to the program.

TechLiNK @ Big Summer Kickoff Police Department

The Arlington Public Library gives priority to locations that target underserved populations and the proposed event should align with and support the mission and objectives of the Arlington Public Library. Library-sponsored instructors will be available to assist bus operations & teach classes.

Please email visit requests or inquiries to Sarai Suarez . Event...

TechLiNK @ Goodwill

The TechLiNK vehicle will be at Goodwill on Thursdays afternoons to provide computer/internet access. No library card required!

Request the TechLiNK vehicle for your Arlington community or event!

The Arlington Public Library gives priority to locations that target underserved populations and the proposed event should align with and support the mission and objectives of the Arlington Public Library. Library-sponsored...

Halo Armor Building with the 405th

The 405th Infantry Division is a group of individual fans that bring their favorite game characters to life by building Halo armor. They have presented at many conferences and exhibited their work at shows across the DFW area. This session is led by Saul Portillo who has been making halo armor and member of the 405th Infantry Division since 2012. Go to their website for some inspiration before this session, or just step in ready to learn and work on Halo armor building!

"Halo Armor Building with the 405th" will be taking place during...

The Psychology of Horror

Effective horror movies, books and media are able to trick the human mind into being afraid when there is clearly no real danger. This panel, presented by David Doub of Dusk Comics , will focus on discussion of the details of why and how we scare one another.

"The Psychology of Horror" will be taking place during the library's ArlingCon event at the University of Texas at Arlington's University Center in the Red River room from 1:30-2:15 p.m.

Laughing at Ourselves: Parodies & the Light(er) Side of Geek*

Presented by the mother-daughter duo group Gan Ainm Cosplay , "Laughing at Ourselves: Parodies & the Light(er) Side of Geek" will feature family-friendly videos of parody music, animation, and live-action comedy. They will be using and presenting material from Weird Al Yankovic, KFace TV, The Hillywood Show, The Potter Puppet Pals, ZTeam Productions, and others. There will be lively discussion but will also time to simply stream and comment if attendees would prefer.

"Laughing at Ourselves: Parodies & the Light(er)...

Shooting for the Moon with "Lunatics"!

Tired of "darker and grittier" reboots? So are we! "Lunatics!" takes an original and light-hearted approach to a serious subject, telling how a first successful permanent colony is established on the Moon.

Our pilot, "No Children in Space" is a "hard science fiction fairy tale" which follows the youngest colonist from the Earth to the Moon, setting up the premise for the series. The series extrapolates from present-day technologies and social movements, and is set just 25 years in the future. It's a character-based frontier story with a hard-SF foundation.

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Life Cycles of Writing and Publishing

Learn about all steps in the writing process from the beginnings of a story to finding a publisher. Local author Rhonda Eudaly will guide program attendees in best practices for riding the waves of the writing process. Come ready to lean with questions aplenty!

"Life Cycles of Writing and Publishing" will be taking place during the library's ArlingCon event at the University of Texas at Arlington's University Center in the Palo Pinto room from 1:30-2:15 p.m.

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