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TooManyGames – An East Coast Gaming Convention

[5 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

The Convention Fans Blog/Alltern8.com is happy to announce that we will be attending TooManyGames, a one-day gaming convention located on the east coast of the United States. It is being held April 18th, 2010, 10am-6pm at the The Inn at Reading in Reading, Pennsylvania (USA). TooManyGames features a marketplace with dozens of vendors; a gaming room with Atari, NES, NeoGeo,

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Anime Expo – The Largest Anime/Manga Convention in the United States

[4 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

There’s no doubt that Anime Expo is one of the most talked about anime conventions in the United States. In fact, it’s the nation’s largest anime/manga convention (over 40,000 attendees). It even uses the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live for many of the main events. This year, Anime Expo is taking place July 1 – 4, 2010 at the Los Angeles

Press Releases »

Press Release: Star Trek Vegas: 30 Guests So Far, More to Come!

[3 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

The Creation Entertainment Annual Official STAR TREK Convention in Las Vegas has reached the 30 celebrity milestone and we’re working round the clock to book more great guests for you to enjoy at the galaxy’s biggest party scheduled for August 5-8, 2010 at The Las Vegas Hilton Hotel. Along with major superstars of Star Trek we always try to surprise

Costuming/Cosplay »

Commentary: Why I Avoid (Most) Online Cosplay Communities

[3 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

I never really considered myself a hard core cosplayer or anything. I have costumes. I wear them to conventions. I do some of the basic stuff myself (vs. buying store pieces or getting them commissioned). But because I wasn’t making elaborate show pieces for masquerades from scatch, or twisting wigs into crazy shapes with the help of a caulk gun,

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Press Release: MTAC Odyssey Opens Overflow Hotel Block

[2 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

NASHVILLE, TN – The Embassy Suites Nashville Airport will be home to MTAC Odyssey’s overflow rooms! Prices start at $109 a night for the convention weekend of April 30-May 2. With MTAC’s home hotel Sheraton Music City at full capacity, MTAC encourages anyone still looking for a room to check out the nearby Embassy Suites Nashville Airport. The full-service, all-suite