Join KCTS 9 for a special screening and celebration of the original sci-fi series Three-Body at the Pacific Science Center. See the landmark first episode and exclusive bonus footage on the big screen, plus a panel of local sci-fi experts discuss the hit series and its place in the pantheon of the greatest sci-fi television and movies.
Presented in partnership with SIFF, Pacific Science Center, MoPOP, and Clarion West.
Tickets are FREE with RSVP.
Curtis C. Chen (陳致宇) writes stories and runs puzzle games near Portland, Oregon. His debut novel Waypoint Kangaroo is the first in a series of funny science fiction spy thrillers. He has written for the Realm originals Echo Park, Ninth Step Murders, and Machina. Curtis' short fiction has appeared in Playboy Magazine, Aliens vs. Predators: Ultimate Prey, Daily Science Fiction, and elsewhere. His homebrew cat feeding robot was displayed in the "Worlds Beyond Here" exhibit at Seattle's Wing Luke Museum. He is a graduate of the Clarion West and Viable Paradise writers' workshops. https://curtiscchen.com/
Brooks Peck is a curator at the Museum of Pop Culture. There he has curated exhibitions on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, Battlestar Galactica, and Star Trek, among others. He also co-wrote two creature features for the Syfy Channel, Rage of the Yeti and Zombie Apocalypse. He lives in Seattle.
Frances Lu-Pai Ippolito
Frances Lu-Pai Ippolito (she/her) is a Chinese American judge, mom, and writer in Portland, Oregon. Her writing has appeared in Nightmare Magazine, Flame Tree’s Asian Ghost Stories, Chromophobia, Mother: Tales of Terror and Love, Death’s Garden Revisited, and Unquiet Spirits. She is the founder of game and book publisher Demagogue Press and the nonprofit, Qilin Press, which focuses on diverse, marginalized voices. She is the co-editor of The Cozy Cosmic, a cozy horror anthology through Underland Press, and Winding Paths: A Playable Reading Experience from Demagogue Press. Frances is also a co-chair for the Young Willamette Writers program that provides free writing classes for high school and middle school students. www.demagoguepress.com/about