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A night at the Galt Museum for archaeology trivia

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Spend a Night at the Galt Museum tonight. If you like archaeology themed movies like the Indiana Jones series and Laura Croft Tomb Raider there will beChirs Roedler and some of the prizes incuding the life sized cutout of Kevin McGeough. photo by Richard Amery a special movie trivia night.


The event is aimed at 18-30 year-olds, University or College students looking to blow off some steam in between exams and papers and anybody interested in movies, archaeology or all of the above.


“We’ll be showing a bunch of film clips about archaeology films and asking  trivia questions  about them. Some of them will be easy ike what year the movie come out, others will be more difficult,” summarized event organizer Chris Roedler.


 University of Lethbridge archaeology  professor Kevin McGeough who has been on digs will be hosting the night which features prizes and good times.
The event runs from 7-10 p.m., Dec. 6 at the Galt Museum.


 Roedler hopes to make it a regular event. It is a lead up to the Galt Museum’s “Nerdfest” which runs  March 21-23, which will include a variety of activities including comic book writer Scott Macleod.


Admission is  four dollars which includes entrance to the Galt Museum’s current exhibit, coincidentally featuring southern Alberta archaeology.


There will be tapas for sale and a bar for the event and a variety of prizes including the Indiana Jones movie set, and a life sized cutout of Kevin McGeough, which Roedler said is attracting a lot of his students.
“We’re hoping there will be 100 people there for it,” he said.


“It’s a great way to break into the post-secondary  market. So we’re pumped about it,” he continued.
“What better way to come out and blow off a little steam,” he said.


 Movie trivia runs from 7-10 p.m. tonight. Admission is four dollars.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
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