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Now we have "open skies", we will travel

In the US from 24th-31st May, what do we do! [more inside]
posted by jobby on Apr 5, 2008 - 15 answers

From iPhoto to iView?

How can I painlessly transfer photos and albums from iPhoto (`08) to iView Media Pro? So far it's proven more complex than I thought... [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Mar 23, 2008 - 3 answers

Biz travel: little time, big splash?

How should we make the most of our business trip? Two partners and I are visiting NY next week for a client meeting. (We're normally in London and US West Coast.) We may have a spare couple of days, and I'd like to make those as productive as possible from a networking perspective. Suggestions? (More inside.) [more inside]
posted by diastematic on Mar 18, 2008 - 4 answers

Seeking iCalendar for Chicago Events (or Just Cool iCalendars)

I'm primarily looking for the most complete iCalendar out there that catalogs Chicago activities and goings-on; secondarily, I'm looking for cool iCalendars in general. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Mar 12, 2008 - 10 answers

The weak things of the world shall confound the mighty

I'm looking for examples of small non-descript events that ended up changing history or dispelling was the general consensus or widely-held perception at the time.
posted by PoopyDoop on Mar 8, 2008 - 16 answers

Need help keeping an eye on the internet

I'm trying to keep an eye out for everything related to new restaurants, events, gadgets, etc. in the San Francisco area. I'm trying to use del.icio.us, but it hasn't been too helpful, any other ideas?
posted by domakesaypat on Feb 20, 2008 - 6 answers

What's your go-to site for events happening locally in the weeks and months ahead?

What's the best web site out there for local events going on in your area? New examples of these types of sites pop up every day, so it's hard to keep track of the best of the best, but what are some of MeFi users' favorite sites to take a look at upcoming events of all kinds, including concerts, art exhibitions, festivals, arthouse/revival film showings, etc? [more inside]
posted by mrkinla on Feb 11, 2008 - 14 answers

Get thee from a nunnery!

Any suggestions for places and events I could take part in to help me get out of my rut? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Jan 26, 2008 - 8 answers

Portland OR Filter: Suggest a local events magazine for a Portland newbie!

My friend recently moved to Portland, OR to go to grad school. I've sent her some guide books for the area, but I'd also like to give her a subscription to a weekly events-type magazine. I'm in NYC and I get a lot out of reading Time Out: New York -- listings of restaurants to try, shows to see, bands playing, etc. I don't think Time Out prints a Portland version, so I'm looking for suggestions from the masses here. Is there something similar to (or even better than!) Time Out:NY for Portland? Thanks!!
posted by ahimsa on Jan 26, 2008 - 12 answers

San Francisco New Years

Continuing the New Year's Eve trend: What can a single, 20-something female do in San Francisco on New Year's Eve? [more inside]
posted by Nickel on Dec 30, 2007 - 10 answers

What is there to do on New Years Eve in Ft. Lauderdale that doesn't involve bars?

New Years. Going alone. Not really interested in drinking. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Where? [more inside]
posted by Green With You on Dec 30, 2007 - 9 answers

What's shaking, American Midwest?

I have a semi-unexpected week's vacation starting next Saturday, and a yen to do some leisurely road-tripping. I have no shopping to do, no planned events to attend, no one I owe a visit, and in general nothing to recommend any city within 500-ish miles of Oklahoma City over any other. So... what events of unusual interest are happening December 8th - 15th in the Central U.S.? Santa Fe or St. Louis; Denver or Memphis; Kansas City or Austin or any other metropolis within a day's drive of Oklahoma - anything going down in your burg that week that would justify a visit?
posted by ormondsacker on Dec 1, 2007 - 10 answers

Duplicate events created in GCal using Firefox 3 Beta 1?

Why has Google Calendar started to duplicate my new events (same day, same time)? This only happens in Firefox 3 Beta 1. [more inside]
posted by electric_counterpoint on Nov 28, 2007 - 1 answer

Historical quotes

Are there any music files that feature quotes from historical social, political, and economic events, much like Kenny G's Auld Lang Syne? [more inside]
posted by daninnj on Nov 26, 2007 - 15 answers

What's there to do in Boston, anyway?

What's the best way to kill a cold Monday in Boston? [more inside]
posted by chrisamiller on Nov 24, 2007 - 20 answers

Making My Blog More Relevant

My blog is getting some significant attention and I'd like to make it more useful. How do I do so? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 22, 2007 - 4 answers

Activism events, links, and resources anyone?

We have a club that has just started and the purpose of the club is to create awareness and provide events that deal with: Humanitarian, Social, and Environmental Issues. In short it is an activism club. I was wondering of the metalfilter community could provide us with any events having to do with H/E/S issues (preferrably not just community service) and also perhaps links or resources. It would be greatly appreciated if you could all contribute before next Monday because we are beginning to lose the interest of many of our members due to the fact that we have not established any solid events. Much thanks to those that contribute! :]
posted by meta.mark on Nov 19, 2007 - 10 answers

Team Calendar 2.0 ??

Our team needs a better scheduling/calendar application. (I've created a mockup (see inside) of one desired outcome.) Its a small team (under 10ppl) but we work 24/7 and would like the schedule to be easy to update/modify. There must be some kind of Web2.0/Ajax-ified hotness for this out there somewhere, I'm just not finding it. [more inside]
posted by jmnugent on Nov 17, 2007 - 11 answers

History is something that happens to other people.

From an historical point of view, how much time needs to pass before an event is no longer remembered? How much time between 'oh god that was awful' until 'that happened a lot of time ago so I don't care about it?' [more inside]
posted by Memo on Nov 7, 2007 - 24 answers

How to find out about art shows in San Francisco?

Where are the best places/sites/calendars/listings/oracles to find out about art shows in San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by boygirlparty on Nov 4, 2007 - 3 answers

In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, and other mnemonic devices wanted. Apply within.

In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Great, Columbus=1492, got it. What else you know? I'm looking for silly and/or clever ways to remember history. [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Oct 15, 2007 - 55 answers

What's going on in San Jose this week? How 'bout the week after?

Looking for an event guide for San Jose! [more inside]
posted by TwoWordReview on Sep 30, 2007 - 6 answers

We need an updated MeFi "What to do in Vegas" for couples!

My partner and I are celebrating 10 years with a quick four-day trip, sans kids, to Vegas. We're already lined up to see Cirque's Love, Lucky Chang's Drag Show and Madam Tussaud's, but I'd love to here what MeFiers have as suggestions -- not just for us -- for cool, unique stuff to see in Vegas.
posted by liquado on Sep 19, 2007 - 12 answers

Places to go in the Milwaukee area?

I have a friend visiting the Milwaukee area from Peru. She will be here for a number of months, so I would like to spend time showing her the local sites. I'm looking for recommendations on places to go that would represent the local culture. [more inside]
posted by mcarthey on Sep 14, 2007 - 30 answers

Conferences for Dummies

How do you organize a conference? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Sep 7, 2007 - 10 answers

Recommend event management software, please.

I am going to be creating a website that tracks events, and I'd like the user experience to be easy and configurable. Can you recommend an event management software? [more inside]
posted by al_fresco on Sep 6, 2007 - 1 answer

St. Louis email lists

St.LouisFilter: What e-mail lists and websites do you, as a St. Louisan or someone who lives nearby, consider essential for keeping up-to-date on local events, art, music, politics, food, etc.? [more inside]
posted by limeonaire on Aug 24, 2007 - 9 answers

How do you prefer to find out what's on?

What are the best sites to find out what cool things are happening locally? [more inside]
posted by creeky on Aug 21, 2007 - 18 answers

How to manually call a mouseup event in JavaScript?

Need a way to complete a mousedown/mouseup event cycle in JavaScript, when said cycle is interrupted by a dialog box. Not sure if there's a way to "manually" call the mouseup event after the fact, or what. [more inside]
posted by cyrusdogstar on Aug 14, 2007 - 3 answers

Need a quick and easy system or app to help keep track of small transactions while I'm out.

I am looking for a good way to use my iPhone, Mac, and/or .mac account to keep track of small amounts of money that my friends and I owe each other. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Aug 5, 2007 - 14 answers

Current Events in Prague/Poland

I will be in Prague tomorrow morning and I was wondering if anyone knew of anything special going on there, Krakow, or Posnan in the next few weeks. I looked through the old Prague questions on AskMe and took note of the places mentioned but I was wondering if any locals knew of any special events in the area they could tip me off to. Thanks!
posted by Raichle on Jul 25, 2007 - 1 answer

What is a good opinionated list of cultural events in Washington DC?

I've just moved to Washington DC and want to find a good opinionated list of cultural events (films, concerts, theater, galleries, etc.) in the city. [more inside]
posted by medpt on Jun 17, 2007 - 12 answers

Hmmmm. I might just join a club. Even if it would have me as a member.

May I pick your brain for a moment? Yeah, thanks. See, I'm thinking I want to join some clubs or groups or organizations in the Bay area to inspire myself as well as to meet more creative, vibrant, funny, smart, interesting people my age. Tell me, what does the Bay area offer that might really enrich my life here that I might not know about? [more inside]
posted by miss lynnster on Jun 16, 2007 - 25 answers

Where to find fun statistical odds?

Where can I find quick, reliable everyday probability/statistical information on the net? [more inside]
posted by drkrdglo on Jun 7, 2007 - 3 answers

Non-tourist Las Vegas websites?

Can anyone recommend a blog/news site with good, insightful information about events and goings-on in Las Vegas? Difficulty: not a tourist [more inside]
posted by falconred on May 27, 2007 - 4 answers

Help My Mac Tell Me When to Blow My Nose ...

I'm looking for a Mac OS X application that lets me quickly, without a clunky UI or 500 steps, tell the Mac to pop up an alert at specific times of day, with the ability of recurrence. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Mar 24, 2007 - 27 answers

Things to do in DC during the workday?

Things to do in DC during the workday? [more inside]
posted by hokie409 on Mar 6, 2007 - 8 answers

The physical metafilters in the world

Is there a list of global regular events where a huge number of people gather? [more inside]
posted by daksya on Jan 20, 2007 - 25 answers

The prices I'm seeing now, they make me weep.

So what are the other common big sales events/times besides Black Friday? Specifically after next March. [more inside]
posted by empyrean on Nov 20, 2006 - 6 answers

Clever team names combining rock music and computers!

Help me come up with creative team names involving rock music and computer terms. [more inside]
posted by Diva Despina on Oct 11, 2006 - 33 answers

RSS feeds for NYC events

I'm trying to create a bloglines account of just NYC events. Help me find feeds. [more inside]
posted by johnasdf on Aug 23, 2006 - 8 answers

Parade of Oddities

I'm looking for examples for odd festivals, parades, and events that fall outside the norm of the usual holiday and gov't sanctioned events, but that happen on a regular basis, primarily annually. One example is the May Day parade in Minneapolis.
posted by strangeleftydoublethink on Aug 8, 2006 - 66 answers

How many people were really there?

I'm looking for examples of large public events where the number of people who "say" they attended is well above the capacity of the venue. Do you have any stories? [more inside]
posted by dhacker on Aug 4, 2006 - 21 answers

Looking for events in Toronto this week

I will be in Toronto over the next week for work, and I want to make the most of any spare time I have. Are there any interesting events going on? Where should I go to get some good photos? [more inside]
posted by clord on Jul 4, 2006 - 24 answers

Show a veteran Myrtle Beach goer a good time.

Fun suggestions for the Greater Myrtle Beach area. [more inside]
posted by mmascolino on Jun 11, 2006 - 3 answers

Requesting Insider Information

Five minutes ago, I heard about an interview that will take place tonight. Does anyone know anything about the firm IQPC, or the conference industry, that could help me get this job, and get to New York? [more inside]
posted by godawful on Mar 31, 2006 - 9 answers

What to do with the kids?

Ideas for a domain name for a site in a major metro area which will provide comprehensive and detailed information on what to do with your kids on any given day. [more inside]
posted by crosten on Mar 12, 2006 - 20 answers

Ideas for language/literature-based events

I'm interested in learning more about language/literature-based events. Not so much the traditional poetry reading, more like innovative ways people come together in a relaxed environment to do some sort of activity that revolves around reading stuff aloud and telling stories. [more inside]
posted by lalalana on Mar 4, 2006 - 7 answers

what are you up to?

What kind of stuff are you planning to do in 2006? After finding out about lebowskifest I am convinced that there are some seriously cool things I don't even know that I don't know about. [more inside]
posted by pissfactory on Feb 9, 2006 - 25 answers

Software that speaks my appointments for the day?

Calendar software that speaks my appointments, projects, etc for the day? [more inside]
posted by CaptApollo on Jan 5, 2006 - 3 answers

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