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Shore Leave 32, a Maryland Sci-Fi Convention, Starts Today!

[9 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Shore Leave 32, a fan-run science fiction convention near Baltimore, Maryland, is happening this weekend. The convention runs July 9-11, 2010 at the Marriott’s Hunt Valley Inn. We attended Shore Leave 31 last year and had a great time. Although Dan and I can’t attend Shore Leave 32 this year, we have a great guest blogger lined up to attend in our stead. You can expect her report early next week, along with some photos from the con.

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Nikola Tesla Energy Independence Celebrations and Conference Happening this Weekend

[9 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

I tend to shy away from posting non-fandom conventions and conferences here, but I decided to make an exception for the Nikola Tesla Energy Independence Celebration and Conference. Why? This celebration includes Tesla coil demonstrations, contests, music and vendors, some of which may be of interest to the convention going crowd. And did I mention a lot of it was free? Yeah, there’s that.

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Yet Another Contest to Win Star Wars Celebration V Tickets

[8 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

The folks running Star Wars Celebration are offering a few lucky fans some opportunities to win tickets to their Star Wars Celebration V convention happening in Orlando, Florida. I previously posted the press release about the Star Wars Ultimate Fan Getaway contest (via Cartoon Network). Now the organizers are hooking up with G4 with their “Star Wars Glitch Hunt Contest.”

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Wizard Entertainment Hosts “Buffyfest” – A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Event at New England Comic Con 2010

[7 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Wizard Entertainment is bringing six cast members from Buffy and Angel to their inaugural Wizard World New England Comic Con for an event dubbed “Buffyfest.” Wizard World’s New England Comic Con is happening October 15-17, 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The Buffy franchise celebs currently scheduled to appear include James Marsters, Charisma Carpenter, Nicholas Brendon, Amber Benson, Clare Kramer and Mercedes McNab.

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The Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball Happening this July

[6 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

The Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball is a two-day event based on “Venetian Histories, Celtic Faerie and Goblin Lore” (and well, the movie Labyrinth). I realize this isn’t technically a convention, but it’s close enough for me and it sounds too cool not to mention. Now celebrating its 13th year, the The Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball is happening July 16 – 17, 2010 at the Park Plaza in Los Angeles, California. Doors open at 8 p.m.