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January 09 2014

Deadline Extended for Can't Stop the Serenity 2014 Art Contest. Artwork will now be accepted through 12 January 2014 11:59 P.M. PST. Complete rules are here.

October 26 2013

Salt Lake City Can't Stop the Serenity charity event Saturday. Final event of the season.

October 04 2013

CSTS has a poll up for donation split percentages. "The question has two choices. You can only vote once although you can change your vote until the poll is closed. Youíve only got until October 12, 2013 at 11:59 PM PST to get your vote counted."

September 27 2013

Five Can't Stop the Serenity charity events this weekend. Lots of fun to be had in Atlanta, Leeds UK, Madison, Pittsburgh and Toronto: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, "Hammer vs. Horrible" something and build your own freezeray. More...

September 21 2013

This weekend's Can't Stop the Serenity charity events. Lots of fun to be had in Arcata, Grande Prairie, Miami Springs, Nowra, Orange County and St. Louis: A rescued Pelican, Serenity, Firefly Out of Gas, Dr. Horrible, Firefly inspired songs and Mudders Milk. More...

September 14 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Chicagoland, Edmonton and San Francisco this Saturday. Lots of fun: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, The Guild, Costume Contests and a Jayne Hat Flash Mob. More...

September 12 2013

CSTS is seeking opinion on charity donation distribution percentages. The discussion on whether or not to let cities donate more of the current 25% of monies raised to a charity other than Equality Now and they are seeking opinions from the fandom. If you wish to comment on twitter, they are asking you use #cstssay as a hashtag.

September 07 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity event today in London. Lots of fun: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, cosplay competition, afterparty, raffle and a quiz. More...

August 24 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Phoenix AZ and Melbourne Australia this weekend. Sorry Melbourne Australia sold out. Phoenix almost sold out. Lots of fun: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, Hero of Canton karaoke, photo booths and costume contests. More...

August 16 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Halifax and Tucson this weekend. Very shiny events including Serenity, Dr. Horrible, The Guild, evil laugh contest, costume contests, photo booth, live music and even Soutwestern Art Deco. More...

August 14 2013

Firefly episode "Out of Gas" screening in theater with permission from Twentieth Century Fox. Congratulations Orange County Browncoats! More...

July 26 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Raleigh this weekend. Raleigh is sold out. Halifax has The Guild at a Museum. More...

July 11 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Birmingham UK, Philadelphia and Seattle this weekend. Philly is sold out...better get tickets for October.

September 02 2012

"It's okay to leave them to die". Sean Maher talks to the New Melbourne Browncoats about All Things Firefly, Serenity & Browncoaty, and also about Much Ado About Nothing. More...

August 18 2012

A funny cool guy. Fran Kranz talks to the New Melbourne Browncoats about Joss, Joss' fans, "Much Ado About Nothing" and more. More...

June 19 2012

CSTS screenings of Serenity this weekend. It's Joss' birthday on Saturday and there's nine screenings of Serenity in the US, Canada and the UK on or around that date.

May 31 2012

Can't Stop The Serenity events for 2012 start next weekend. Events in Vancouver (Canada), Nottingham (UK), and Lawrence (Kansas, USA) kick off this summer's charity events. Check out the 2012 event list for local opportunities to watch Serenity with other fans. CSTS screenings often include other fun activities such as auctions, raffles, costume contests, and trivia.

February 05 2012

End of an era for Serenity: 35mm prints have been retired for U.S. screenings. This is expected to have minor impact on CSTS screenings since the majority of last year's events were already using digital copies and CSTS has been anticipating the change.

October 26 2011

Can't Stop the Serenity's Annual Charity Auction has begun! 100% of the final sale prices will support Equality Now. A lot of very cool items from Firefly/Serenity and other fandoms are up for auction this year.

September 29 2011

CSTS event today in Dublin. There will be a Dr Horrible screening and Shingdig Pub quiz. More...

September 24 2011

Orange County, CA CSTS event today has Serenity with Browncoats: Redemption. CSTS events also in Tucson and Atlanta this weekend. More...

September 10 2011

Two-day CSTS event in Austin, TX this weekend. There's Serenity screenings along with Dr. Horrible, Firefly's Out of Gas and Buffy's Once More with Feeling. More...

August 26 2011

CSTS event in Melbourne this Saturday. Since 2006, CSTS has raised $601,885.29 for charity. More...

August 11 2011

Minneapolis CSTS event starts Thursday at the beautiful Riverview Theater. Three nights of Serenity & Dr. Horrible. With The Guild on Thursday only.

July 29 2011

Interview with Joss, Jessica Neuwirth of Equality Now and The One True b!X. The brief interview starts at 48:00, and was conducted by Atom Freeman (the event's M.C) backstage at the June 2011 Can't Stop the Serenity held in L.A. by the SoCal Browncoats. More...

July 08 2011

CSTS event tonight in Pittsburgh. It includes games such as Simon's Operation Challenge. On Saturday, there's Serenity, Dr. Horrible and Browncoats: Redemption screenings in Madison, WI. And on Sunday San Antonio, TX has Serenity, Dr. Horrible and The Guild. More...

June 09 2011

Watch the new Joss Whedon PSA Video for "Equality Now". This video will be shown in the Can't Stop the Serenity screenings in 2011. ETA: The video has now been set to private.

May 29 2011

2011 CSTS Los Angeles Logo and Shirts. Popular graphic artist Adam Levermore designed the CSTS LA Logo.

February 22 2011

Voting open for the CSTS 2011 Official Artwork Contest. Go check out the entries, and vote for your favorite. Voting Closes March 6, 2011 11:59 PM PST. More...

January 07 2011

CSTS needs your creative brain-pan for Equality Now. Enter the 2011 Can't Stop The Serenity promotional art contest. More...

October 10 2010

Serenity Charity Screening at Salt Lake City, UT on Sunday. I believe this is the last CSTS event of the year! More...

October 01 2010

Still time to Win big by joining CSTS Broadwaves. "Register to win $100 and a Kids Need to Read donation of $1000 worth of books in the winnerís name to a deserving school library or qualified charity organization, like a local chapter of a Boys and Girls Club. "

September 27 2010

Become part of the 2011 CSTS Global Team - applications now open. Be a member of the Global Teams that helped raise over $450,000 for charity. More...

September 25 2010

CSTS Charity Screenings this weekend. San Antonio, TX, Orange County, CA and Atlanta, GA. More...

September 18 2010

This weekend's CSTS Charity events. There's screenings in Melbourne VIC Australia, Phoenix AZ, Salem & Cambridge MA and NYC area. Also there is the 3rd Annual Browncoats Backwoods Bash in Southern Indiana.

September 10 2010

Serenity & Dr. Horrible Charity screenings this weekend. There's ones in in Newhall (LA) CA, Austin TX & Plainview NY. Austin, TX has special Guest: Ron Glass! More...

August 28 2010

CSTS charity events in Chicago & Melbourne, VIC Australia today. Chicago is screening Serenity. And Melbourne, VIC Australia is screening Serenity and Dr. Horrible. There is a non-charity Serenity screening in Louisville, KY .

August 21 2010

CSTS Charity events in Dallas, Denver & Philadelphia this weekend. Denver is screening Serenity. Dallas and Philadelphia are screening Serenity and Dr. Horrible. More...

August 13 2010

Serenity & Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings today in Halifax, NS Canada. And Saturday is Hamburg, Germany's turn. More...

August 06 2010

CSTS charity events this weekend in Pittsburgh and Scottsville, KY. Pittsburgh's Serenity screening is Friday and Whedonites United are having a 3-day Whedonfest in Kentucky (across the border from Tennessee) . More...

August 04 2010

CSTS Cosplay Celebration today in Melbourne, VIC Australia. "Also featuring the Australian premiere of Megabot, starring Fran Kranz (Topher, Dollhouse)." More...

July 31 2010

Serenity Charity Screening today in Bristol, UK. They have extras and exclusive goodies. Accompanied under 18's welcome. More...

July 24 2010

Serenity & Live Performance of Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings today in Lincoln, RI. There will Star Wars stormtroopers and Representatives of the Sky Pirates of Valendor attending. More...

July 10 2010

Serenity & Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings today in Madison WI . There's another CSTS event in Birmingham, UK. More...

July 06 2010

Whedonites United host their second annual "WhedonFest" charity convention/camp-out. This year it's in Scottsville, Kentucky, August 6-8. More...

July 02 2010

Lebanon, TN All-Day CSTS Charity Event this Saturday. There's a Scavenger Hunt, barbeque, Dr. Horrible sceening with Kara-Yucky singing along, Serenity Screening, Belly-Dancing Showcase, Browncoats: Redemption screening & bonfire. More...

June 23 2010

Serenity Charity Screening 2010 in Germany. Come to Hamburg on August 14th and punch some Reavers. Shiny! More...
Fourteen Cities in four countries holding CSTS events this week. One already Sold Out! More...

June 16 2010

Three cities holding CSTS Charity Screenings this week. Have fun in Lawrence, KS 6/16, Boston, MA 6/18 & 6/19 and Albuquerque, NM 6/19. More...

June 12 2010

Serenity Charity Screening and After-Shindig this Sunday in Nottingham, UK. Also there is a Serenity and Dr. Horrible CSTS at noon to three on Saturday, June 12th at the Naro in Norfolk, VA. More...

June 08 2010

Geek Whedon-Flavored Trivia Night June 15th in Portland. At the Vendetta at 7:00 p.m. More...

June 05 2010

1st 2010 CSTS event tonight in San Francisco. They will be screening Serenity and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog with lots of prizes, a costume contest, and games. Mighty fine shindig! More...

March 29 2010

2010 Can't Stop the Serenity Charity events has 32 registered cities already. Australia, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom and United States.

February 24 2010

Vote on the Can't Stop The Serenity promotional art for 2010. Voting ends next Monday, March 1 and they'll announce the winner the same day. 17 entries to choose from.

November 07 2009

CSTS Global Charity Donation Tally has just hit a new record $116,936.18. Whoo-hoo! And still climbing. More...

October 24 2009

Logan, UT + Dublin, Ireland CSTS Charity events this weekend. More...

October 16 2009

Dr. Horrible Charity Screening in Salem, MA this Friday. The Cinema's website is Cinema Salem.

September 17 2009

Tucson & Phoenix, AZ Serenity + Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings this week. Also in Santa Cruz CA, non-charity Midnight Serenity screenings Fri & Sat. More...

September 10 2009

Dr. Horrible charity screening in Adelaide, Australia this Friday. It'll be showing at Union Cinema, Adelaide Uni. More...

September 05 2009

Ann Arbor, Michigan Serenity + Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings this Saturday. Also a non-charity Serenity screening in Washington DC. More...

August 29 2009

Chicago + Melbourne AU Serenity + Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings this weekend.

August 16 2009

Dublin, Ireland & Auckland, New Zealand having CSTS Affiliate City events. Date hasn't been set for New Zealand yet. 7 Countries. More...

August 13 2009

Minneapolis, MN Three nights of Serenity + Dr. Horrible Thursday. Cute Snowperson logo. More...

August 08 2009

Whedon Fest 2009 in Nashville this weekend. Serenity and Dr. H Charity Screenings tonight in Tulsa, OK . More...

August 01 2009

Serenity & Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings taking place in Pittsburgh today. Still lots of events to happen this year. More...

June 20 2009

Get some Global Merchandise. If you can't make the Can't Stop The Serenity screenings this month, then you can buy some shiny t-shirts, hoodies and patches at the official site. All proceeds go to Equality Now.

June 13 2009

Inara's Shuttle architectural cutaways of Serenity up for auction. Part of the previously unannounced set by QMx, 15 numbered test prints will go under the hammer at the LA CSTS screening.

June 09 2009

The Jayne "Thrillin' Heroics" maquette prototype CSTS Auction. QMX have outdone themselves again by donating this to the LA CSTS screening for auction which is open to all including international bidders.

May 30 2009

Hamburg, Germany is registered for CSTS Charity Screening. CSTS first time in Germany! CSTS has 47 registered cities. More...

May 23 2009

Thank You from Equality Now for CSTS 2008.

April 29 2009

Can't Stop the Serenity Event Registration Deadlines. 33 cities registered so far. Some tickets on sale.

December 07 2008

Join the 'Can't Stop the Serenity' Global Team. The organisers are looking for volunteers to help make next year's event "bigger and bolder than ever before".

November 17 2008

2008 CSTS raises over $100,000 for Equality Now. The 2008 Ongoing Tally is $102,814.74 as of November 07, 2008.

September 26 2008

Atlanta and Philly Serenity Charity Screenings this weekend. Also Serenity screening in Bloomington Indiana. More...

September 19 2008

Charity screening of Serenity this Saturday in London. Just Can't Stop The Serenity.

September 05 2008

CSTS Statement on Dallas 2007 Donations. Tara Fallon, the current organizer for CSTS North Texas asked that we help get the word out about the resolution of the missing funds issue in Texas. More...

August 06 2008

The Utah Browncoats Can't Stop the Serenity Event (w/ special guests). The Utah Browncoats Can't Stop the Serenity (CSTS) event is Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at Brewvies from 6:30 pm until 10:30 pm! Done The Impossible creators & a graphic designer on Serenity will be there.

July 09 2008

Denver 2007 CSTS funds submitted to Equality Now. All outstanding funds (and a generous donation) have been submitted to Equality Now from the 2007 Denver screening. This year's organizer explains that delays with the payment had arisen due to health problems.

July 04 2008

CSTS wants everyone's opinion for 2009. Organizers for Can't Stop the Serenity would like everyone's input to help improve the event for 2009. More...

June 28 2008

Press for the Phoenix CSTS showing on Saturday. The article includes info about the showing, in addition to a blurb about the fans and Serenifly. More...

June 20 2008

Hunter Ansley Wryn, Young River in Serenity, to attend Los Angeles' CSTS Screening. Hunter will be joining fans to watch the movie tomorrow night. More...

June 17 2008

Are Some Theater Owners Taking Advantage of CSTS Screenings? Are some theater owners taking advantage of the upcoming Can't Stop the Serenity charity screenings to make a little money for their own favorite charity (aka themselves)? More...
Jo Chen to appear at June 21 CSTS screening in Arlington, VA. She'll chat and sign autographs before the screening. A piece of her artwork will be auctioned after the screening. It features Faith and is autographed by Jo, Joss Whedon, and Eliza Dushku.

June 15 2008

Steve Anderson Can't Stop the Serenity Limited Edition poster. I think that is the state of Texas on the right so I suspect Texas Browncoats are involved. More...

June 09 2008

50 Serenity Charity Screenings. Newest Screening Cities are Las Vegas, NV and Warwick (UK). Screenings in 23 cities on sale. Denver, Co is Sold Out! More...

May 29 2008

UK Can't Stop the Serenity Charity Screenings still possible. Organizers signed up for Leicester and Warwick. Go UKers!

May 25 2008

The 2008 Can't Stop the Serenity Poster and t-shirt. Links to cities selling these at the Can't Stop The Serenity website.

May 22 2008

48 Serenity Charity Screenings, Events in 43 Cities, 5 Countries. The five countries are US, Aussieland, Canada, New Zealand and Kosovo (if there is no emergency or unrest in the region Kosovo). New US states include LA and VA. Also the Memphis screening needs Browncoats. Can you help? More...

May 16 2008

Serenity Charity Screenings on sale in 19 cities now. Also CSTS picked up a new global sponsor. More...

May 11 2008

Vancouver CSTS - Jewel Staite to do Q&A before screening. "She will also be autographing some items for the silent charity auction." More...

May 05 2008

2008 - CSTS Charity Event Affiliate cities. So far Albuquerque, NM and Auckland, NZ. More...

May 02 2008

Serenity Charity Screenings in 40 cities, 18 US states now. With "more cities" "steadily being added", the goal to "raise $150,000 with 55 cities participating" seems much closer. Tickets already on sale in 13 cities. More...

April 30 2008

Serenity Charity Screenings Tickets on Sale. Don't be shut out. Some have merchandise and raffle tickets for sale. More...

April 15 2008

Global Sponsors of CSTS Charity Screenings Donations listed. Prizes! More soon... More...

April 07 2008

2008 Serenity charity screenings now in 34 cities. 36 Screenings, 3 Countries, 17 US States, 5 Aussie States, 3 Canadian Provinces! More...

October 07 2007

Giving back - Fandom Style. Joss and CSTS mentioned. Joss specifically on page one. And Browncoats efforts for CSTS on page 2.

September 28 2007

Four Serenity Screenings this Serenity Anniversary weekend. Two years and still Serenity Screenings! Two screenings to raise money for Equality now. One to raise money for Middleway House. More...

September 21 2007

Can't Stop the Serenity Charity Screening Ann Arbor, MI Sat & Sun. Why stop at raising $113,320.87 for charity in 2007? And Atlanta, Georgia on the 30th! Also you can read the "What Are The Plans For CSTS 2008". More...

July 04 2007

QMx pledges to support CSTS "for as long as the effort continues". So said the maker of Verse replicas on July 2. In addition, they "challenge other vendors who have benefited from the generosity of the Browncoat community to do the same."

July 03 2007

Browncoat Cruise Winner Announced. The worldwide CSTS Cruise winner was announced yesterday.

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