How do you get started booking musicians in a new venue? We've just opened a new event space and one of the things we want to do with it is book music. But I'm nervous about making a bad first impression. [more inside]
Best events/arts/concerts listings website for Vancouver? Best way to keep myself informed about local events? [more inside]
What's something fun and cheap and indoorsy we can do this Sunday afternoon in nyc? [more inside]
Is there an elegant way to scale IRL events? If more people than estimated start signing up for an event of mine, I'd like to a) get a bigger space and b) charge them less because they cost is spread out more. But what if people have already paid? How do I give some money back? What if I had to put down a non-refundable deposit for the original space? [more inside]
What are some good websites to (1) learn about new topics in bite-sized chunks, and (2) to keep abreast of current events? [more inside]
I've written a book that sort of makes me an expert on a particular subject. I'd like to leverage this "expertise" into providing entertainment for corporate parties, retreats, anything like that. But I don't know where to begin. [more inside]
How can I find stuff to do instead of staring blankly at the computer at night? (special snowflake details inside) [more inside]
What are good (preferably online) sources for finding out what's on in Sydney? From time to time I find myself there for a weekend, but haven't yet discovered the best way of locating events. I'm particularly interested in theatre, arthouse/vintage/unusual cinema, talks and public lectures, and food, arts or literary events. [more inside]
I can't seem to keep track of online events - what tool or workflow should I use? [more inside]
Looking for a suitable Chicago/Midwest place to have a really big party. Outside. Unless it's raining.
Looking for an indoor/outdoor venue for our wedding/party in the greater Chicago area, that isn't astronomically expensive, and would offer some pretty scenery, and accomodate my ridiculous desire to dress my dog up as a ring bearer. [more inside]
Social Media Groupies: I need ideas and input for implementing a process for creating and maintaining content for a fundraiser. [more inside]
What are some good newsletters/websites for Chicago arts/food/party type events? [more inside]
What is the simplest possible way to allow multiple people with very little tech-savvy to upload digital photos to a central repository (preferably write-only)? [more inside]
I'm an American moving to London soon. Because I don't know anyone there, I'm going to try to join some groups, take classes, and volunteer to meet people and generally just get out of my house. Of course, finding available classes and volunteering opportunities is easy, but it's considerably harder to figure out which ones are actually likely to be worthwhile. What groups, volunteer organizations, classes, and events venues have you had the best experiences with? [more inside]
I'm updating my Map of Awesome - who else should be on there? Looking for performance artists, schools, companies, places, and other things that share characteristics of activism, creativity, and pure awesome. [more inside]
What is the largest annual event held at a convention center? [more inside]
I'm looking for advice on how to plan and design a business conference. I would like to know if anyone has ever been to a conference that was less lecture-style and more interactive among guests. If so, what did it look like? [more inside]
I need help finding gift ideas for my parents' 36th anniversary. I want something cooler than the usual restaurant gift certificate. Maybe some type of event or show. The problem? They live across the country, and have very, very busy schedules. [more inside]
What are fun things to do with a 2 year-old in NYC? We're in Brooklyn, able to travel on the subway, and bored of the playground. Destinations and events are both welcome. [more inside]
I need help avoiding the Mouse. I've just moved to Orlando and need fun, non-touristy things to do. [more inside]
How do I set my privacy settings on facebook so my friends can see the events I'm going to? [more inside]
I need something to do in Philadelphia...in the dead of night. [more inside]
Looking for a birthday party venue in Seattle that meets the following requirements: lets you bring your own food AND booze, fits about 50-100, allows loudish dance music, and is free. Hahaha. (Cheap, maybe?) [more inside]
We have close friends visiting next weekend (April 16) and are looking for some new fun things/events in Delaware (or as far as Philly/maybe Baltimore for something truly exceptional). More specifically, theatre (especially slightly avant garde) would be great. [more inside]
Recommendations for a small event in Toronto? [more inside]
Please help me find a calendar widget for my forum. [more inside]
What are the coolest/most interesting annual US events and festivals to attend? [more inside]
Does anyone know of an App with the event and concert discovery features like Going.com has? Their Iphone app blows. Seems like an all-in-one niche needs to be filled here, unless I'm missing something? thanks
Is it worth calling out a major promoter in your performance genre when you're a small fry? [more inside]
What kind of mellowish, retroish virtual entertainment can I suggest at my friend's Second Life sim? [more inside]
UK/London Events Filter: I am looking for a site or a group which lists events such as (paid and free) talks, debates, seminars etc so many of which take place in London every week. [more inside]
You and have just landed at Oakland International Airport. It's 6 pm on a weeknight. Your next flight leaves in the morning. You have one night in the Bay Area and no interest in touristy stuff. You want to spend the evening exploring unusual, unknown and/or beautiful places. Where do you go? [more inside]
Taking a three-day visit to San Francisco in mid-February. I’ve already bookmarked some of the excellent previous AskMe answers, but I’ve got some specific questions… [more inside]
What gift(s) could I request for Christmas that would make my life more interesting, social, or creative?
What gift(s) could I request for Christmas that would make my life more interesting, social, or creative? [more inside]
There's-a-widget-for-that-filter: I need a write-once, run-anywhere events widget to keep the world updated on what's happening. [more inside]
What are the good independent music/arts/entertainment/hipster websites in your city? [more inside]
What are some good software platforms/services that will help us run our conferences? My company runs a number of small conferences, and we're looking for an events management software platform to handle session content, agendas, registration, and call for proposals. Looking for suggestions along the lines of ExpectNation and Cvent. Hopefully cheaper!
I'd like to start a festival. This time I actually have a plan and possibly some people. Where do I start? [more inside]
My airline miles are expiring: What awesome, unusual events are happening in the continental US November through January? [more inside]
Woohoo! Several idle days in Washington DC! I desperately need wise counsel; Please please please tell me about cool things to do! [more inside]
What game changing reminders is my future calendar missing ? [more inside]
NYC Filter: This past week I realize I must be living under a rock. I had no idea Jay-Z was performing, nor did I know it was the San Gennaro festival until I accidentally ran into it this weekend. What do you do or follow to keep up with upcoming festivals, concerts, and the like?
Best corporate event venues in Boston area? [more inside]
Suit up! 20 year old guy looking for inexpensive formal locations/events in the San Francisco Bay Area. [more inside]
I'll be working in Belfast next week and have some time alone at the weekend (29/08/09-30/08/09). What should I get up to? Any events I should be aware of?
"Please excuse me...No really, don't follow me, I don't want to talk to you." How do I politely get out of having to converse with someone I was friends with for a long, long time but am no longer? Person is inconsiderate, dismissive, and generally a bitch who thinks she's funny when she says mean things. [more inside]
Inspired by this question and this comment, I'm curious to know about other things of this nature. Occurances that, to an outsider, seem completely crazy but are common in daily life in certain places in the world.
Where can I get an RSS feed of ALL upcoming events, conventions, concerts, etc. for a particular city? [more inside]
I seriously need to meet some new people and get out of the house. Can you help me develop some new hobbies that will enrich my life and put me in social situations?
I seriously need to meet some new people and get out of the house. Can you help me develop some new hobbies that will enrich my life and put me in social situations? [more inside]