Quelab Anniversary Exhibition
The word “hackerspace” sounds not unlike a scene from the '90s classic Hackers, where kids are packed in a warehouse turning out codes and stealing highly sensitive information all while wearing fishnet gloves, crushing hard on Angelina Jolie and bleaching their hair. But local nonprofit and dream creative space providers Quelab (680 Haines NW) want you to know a hackerspace is anything but a dingy, felonious computer lab. At Quelab, members are encouraged to dig deep into citizen science and their own conceivable inventions. Describing themselves as a space that fosters and promotes creativity, invention and collaboration, they say their interests meet at the intersections of science, culture, art and technology.
Basically: They help anyone build and create the things their weird brains come up with by offering knowledge and experience in the technology world. This membership-driven community welcomes you with open arms, and their anniversary exhibition is the perfect time to dip your toes into their technologically awesome pool. Celebrating five years of projects, artwork and everything and anything else created at Quelab, it's a night of fun, thinking and exploring the possibilities of your own imagination, while celebrating the successes of your fellow community members' projects. There is a $5 suggested donation at the door, and inventors of all ages can come party tomorrow at 7pm. Cool! Quelab • Tue Jul 21 • 7pm • $5 suggested donation • ALL-AGES! • View on Alibi calendar