Fan Gatherings

  • Capital Con DC

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Środa, 8 kwietnia 2015 - 4:51pm
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    Capital Con DC is a "convention that wants to promote and foster growth in the science fiction and fantasy genres." Sci-Fi Photo Guys will be on hand with a green screen, custom backgrounds, and digital editing to let guests pose for their dream photos. Special events include a formal ball Friday evening and "crossplay pageant." Guests include actor Doug Jones (Hellboy), author Sherrilyn Kenyon, and illustrator Leanne Hannah.

  • CONduit

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Środa, 8 kwietnia 2015 - 4:42pm
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    Billed as "Utah's longest-running general science fiction, fantasy, and horror convention," CONduit features a variety of panels, dealers' room, art show, and numerous contests (including costuming, PSA/trailer, short story, poetry, and "Binary VS. Ewokese"). Guests of honor include Jane Lindskold, author of the Athanor series and Firekeeper Saga; Larry "Dr. Trek" Nemecek; and artist Jessica Douglas.

  • TimeGate

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Poniedziałek, 6 kwietnia 2015 - 3:45pm
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    It's the 10-year anniversary of TimeGate, an annual sci-fi convention in Atlanta that focuses on Doctor Who and British media and culture. This year's guests include actors Michelle Gomez and Katy Manning, props maker Nick Robatto, and science advisor Kevin R. Grazier.

  • FedCon

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Poniedziałek, 6 kwietnia 2015 - 3:39pm
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    FedCon is four full days of "star guests, autographs, photo sessions, lectures, workshops, like-minded people, fans in costumes, activities, parties, merchandise, four days filled with fun--don’t miss it." Guests include Sean Young, James Callis (Battlestar Galactica), Tony Todd, and more.

  • The Rainbow Conference (RainbowCon)

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Czwartek, 19 marca 2015 - 8:29pm
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    RainbowCon is a four day QUILTBAG (Queer-Questioning, Undecided, Intersex, Lesbian, Trans*, Bisexual, Asexual, and Gay) event for anyone and everyone (you do not have identify within the QUILTBAG spectrum to attend or contribute). It's an exciting event that's centered around QUILTBAG media. This includes fiction, fanfiction, nonfiction, comics/webcomics, television, movies, stage, music, and anything else involving QUILTBAG media. We have a complete schedule up on our website at RainbowConference.org, and our registration period is open right up until the conference itself. We also have opportunities for folks from fandoms to sit on our panels as well as suggest and run their own panels.

  • Miracle Day 2

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Wtorek, 17 marca 2015 - 2:20pm
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    Miracle Day 2 is a three-day convention celebrating Torchwood. This event will enable fans to meet a selection of the cast and crew of this series, as well as creating a fantastic social environment for fans of the show. Special guests include John Barrowman, Eve Myles, James Marsters, Naoko Mori, Gareth David Lloyd, Kai Owen, and Owen Teale.

  • Wincest Big Bang

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Wtorek, 17 marca 2015 - 2:05pm
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    Signups are going on now for the 2015 Wincest Big Bang, which celebrates "the epic love of Sam and Dean" from Supernatural. Written works should be at least 10,000 words (for the "big bang" category) and 5,000 (for the "mini-bang"). Artists, authors, betas, cheerleaders, and pinch hitters are all needed. Author signups close on June 27, and artist claims begin July 19. Participants must be at least age 18.

  • Shatterdome Seattle

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Czwartek, 12 marca 2015 - 11:44pm
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    Shatterdome Seattle is the only Pacific Rim fan convention on the Pacific Rim. It is a one-day event featuring a private showing of the movie, cosplay and trivia contests, and panel discussions. The convention is for fans by fans. Go Pacific Rim on the Pacific Rim!

  • Leviosa

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Czwartek, 12 marca 2015 - 1:54pm
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    Leviosa is a new Harry Potter and YA Literature convention that's a return to the mid-sized, hotel-based, academic-fannish con model. The con has six tracks of programming, including Academic, Fandom, Creativity, Slash & Queer Lit, YA Literature, and Writing. Programming will be a mix of user-submitted proposals and sessions featuring special guests, including bestselling authors and top literary agents. Plus, there will be tons of fun, informal programming, including a game name, a craft faire, trivia, karaoke, and a magical ball.

  • WisCon

    Jennifer Rose Hale - Niedziela, 8 marca 2015 - 1:05pm
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    Running since 1977, WisCon bills itself as "the world's leading feminist science fiction convention. WisCon encourages discussion and debate of ideas relating to feminism, gender, race and class. WisCon welcomes writers, editors and artists whose work explores these themes as well as their many fans. We have panel discussions, academic presentations, and readings as well as many other uncategorizable events. WisCon is primarily a book-oriented convention... with an irrepressible sense of humor."

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