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Meeting Star Trek: Voyager’s Garrett Wang

[19 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

I consider myself lucky that my parents are both Trekkies, and that they indulged and supported my love of the franchise early on. When I was young, they actually drove me to geeky events, comic book stores, and even Star Trek conventions. I remember very distinctly that my mother took me to my very first “convention” experience in 1998, which

Press Releases »

Press Release: Reni Performs at Kogani2010 VA

[17 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

New York, NY –May 17-, 2010 – Aspire Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce Reni Mimura, a Japanese Cosplay Singer in NY, is invited as a guest of honor for Kogani2010, and will perform in this VIDEO GAME & ANIME CONVENTION in Roanoke, VA, on June 4th through 6th. What: Kogani2010 When: 6/4 ~ 6/6 Where: Ramada Inn Conference Center1927

Feedback & Con Reports, On Site Convention Coverage, Steampunk »

The 2010 Steampunk World’s Fair Convention Report

[17 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

This past weekend, the Alltern8 / Convention Fans Blog team went out to The Steampunk World’s Fair in Piscataway, New Jersey (USA). Billed as “the first East Coast event to welcome Steampunks, Neo-Victorians, Retro-futurists, Gas Lamp Fantasists, and any and all others who consider themselves part of steampunk into a weekend long festival celebrating all things steamy,” I am happy

Costuming/Cosplay »

A Ninja Costume Guide

[14 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

The ninja costume: iconic and potentially simple. It’s ideal for that last minute need for a costume at a convention. It can be as easy as picking up a cheap one online or at a local costume store, or as labor intensive as creating your own leather and cloth armor by hand. Because the costume has such a broad range

Upcoming Conventions »

Dragonflight – The Best Gaming Convention in the Pacific Northwest!

[13 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Dragonflight is a convention that started back in 1980 and today it is one of the longest running gaming conventions in the USA’s Pacific Northwest. This convention brings together more than 500 players and game masters to play in or run around 300 events spread over three days. Dragonflight XXXI is happening August 13 – 15, 2010 at the Bellevue