This horror/scifi convention will feature Rose Siggins and Drew Rin Varick from American Horror Story; Bai Ling (The Crow, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow); and Jeryl Prescott from The Walking Dead.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Thursday, 2 July 2015 - 4:57pmMessage type:Tags:
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Sunday, 7 June 2015 - 12:01pmMessage type:Tags:
Anime Evolution is Vancouver's premier event celebrating Japanese culture, anime, manga, gaming, and every kind of related fandom. The event features special guests, including Janet Varney and Sarah Williams, interactive panels, live cultural demonstrations, video and tabletop gaming rooms, video rooms, contests, workshops, dances, and more.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Thursday, 4 June 2015 - 3:14pmMessage type:Tags:
It's the first annual Scifi Wales convention, being held in the seaside town of Llandudno. Special guests include Caitlin Blackwood (Doctor Who), Virginia Hey (Farscape), Brian Wheeler (Star Wars and Harry Potter), and John Challis (Doctor Who). Attendees can also learn to make 3D paper toys with "Jedi Paper Master" Ryan Hall.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Thursday, 4 June 2015 - 2:21pmMessage type:Tags:
Auto Assembly is "Europe's largest Transformers convention" and takes place each year in Birmingham, England. This year's guests include Sumalee Montano and James Horan (Arcee and Wheeljack from Transformers: Prime) and writer James Roberts (More Than Meets the Eye). The event includes an artists' alley and goodie bags for attendees.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Monday, 1 June 2015 - 6:37pmMessage type:Tags:
The GleekMods (who run Out With a Bang, the Puckurt Big Bang, and the Pinn & Kinn Big Bang) are running a four-month Mary Sue Big Bang, with author and artist sign-ups starting June 15 and writing beginning July 1. Mary Sue Big Bang is a multifandom celebration of original characters. This bang is open to everyone from fandoms of all media and will have a 10K minimum word count.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 3:46pmMessage type:Tags:
It's the shared birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, and it was officially declared a holiday by the American Tolkien Society in 1978.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Saturday, 30 May 2015 - 2:07pmMessage type:Tags:
You've probably seen the fake "It's Back to the Future Day" posts online for years, but--guess what--October 21, 2015, is the real thing. It's finally the actual day Marty McFly visited in the second movie of the time-travel trilogy.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Friday, 29 May 2015 - 2:33pmMessage type:Tags:
When Words Collide is a festival for readers, writers, artists, and publishers of commercial and literary fiction, including genre, young adult, children's books, and poetry. Guests of honor include Diana Gabaldon (the Outlander series), Faith Hunter (the Skinwalker series), and literary agent Sally Harding. The festival also includes optional pre-festival workshops on manuscript development, plot structure, and more.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 3:18pmMessage type:Tags:
Billed as "the friendliest little convention in New England" and a "diverse collection of geeks," the ninth annual Pi-Con welcomes numerous fandoms: books, movies, gaming, webcomics and print comics, tech and gadgetry, costuming, anime, and music. Highlights include a Writer's Workshop on Friday and expanded filk programming, including a filk room.
By Jennifer Rose Hale on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 3:01pmMessage type:Tags:
If you're a Star Wars collector, mark your calendars. If you're Star Wars weary, you may want to avoid toy retailers on September 4, which Disney, Lucasfilm, and other Star Wars merchandisers are calling "Force Friday," the day Star Wars: The Force Awakens tie-in materials officially go on sale.