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Loscon 27

Books, movies, filking, gaming, intelligent conversation, an art show, a dealers room and more. Plus a live taping of Hour 25. What a great way to spend Thanksgiving weekend. I hope to see you there.

  • November 24-26, 2000
  • The Burbank Airport Hilton, Burbank CA
  • Guests of Honor
    • Orson Scott Card - Hugo and Nebula Award Winning Author of "Ender's Game" and "Speaker For the Dead"
    • Bob Eggleton - Five time Hugo Award-Winning Artist and Visionary
    • Harry Knowles - Film Critic / TV Commentator; proprietor of Ain't It Cool News
    • Robert Hewitt Wolfe - Special Media Guest: Co-Executive Producer & Creator, "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda"
    • Craig Miller & Genevieve Dazzo - Los Angeles area Fan Guests of Honor
    • And a very special celebration, as Loscon marks 50 wonderful years by master science fiction artist Frank Kelly Freas
  • Program Events include;
    • Authors
    • Artists
    • Guest Speakers
    • TV & Film Presentations
    • Dealers Room
    • Art Show
    • A live taping of Hour 25
    • Internet Lounge
    • Films and Video
    • Filking until dawn
    • Gaming & Tournaments
    • Anime Room
    • Lux Radio Theatre
    • Dancing (Rock & Regency)
    • Children's Programming
    • The Celtic Cabaret
    • Costuming/Costume
    • Programming
    • Science Programming
    • EMPIRECON: the Film Convention Within a Convention
    • Plus... the heralded return of the Loscon MASQUERADE
    • and so much more

  • Presented by The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society {LASFAS}
    11513 Burbank Boulevard,
    North Hollywood, CA 91601
Click here to go to the web site for The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) or go here for the Loscon web page.

ConChord 14

Music, filk singing, intelligent conversation, singing, a dealers room plus more. And did we mention music?

  • September 22-24, 2000
  • Van Nuys Airtel Plaza
  • Guests of Honor: Jeff & Maya Bohnhoff
  • Special Guests: Echo's Children
  • Toastmistress: Debbie Baudoin
  • Interfilk Guest: Dave Luckett
  • Programming Activities include;
    • Concerts by con guests and selected others.
    • Totally Tasteless and Tacky Review where costumes and skits can help illustrate the songs. (And this is a place where good taste is not a requirement, but a sense of humor is.)
    • Con Suite where you can go to relax and get a few munchies.
    • Workshops to help you develop your music skills.
    • Panels to discuss filk related topics, frequently with songs as examples.
    • Dealers Room where you can buy filk CDs, tapes, songbooks, and other items.
    • Kids Area where supervised children can go to play. (This is not babysitting.)
    • All night filk circles which give everyone a chance to perform, request songs, or just listen as they choose.
    • Interfilk Auction where donated items are auctioned off.

  • For more information about their guests, programming activities, membership rates and hotel accomodations please check out their web site.

V: The Convention

A convention for and about all things V.
  • September 16-17, 2000
  • Hyatt Regency hotel in Los Angeles
  • Confirmed Guests : Kenneth Johnson, Marc Singer and Jane Badler and many more.
  • Convention Highlights include :
    • Autographs with the stars
    • Dealers Room
    • Costume Contest
    • Charity Auction Much Much More
    For ticket information contact:

      Emily A. Barth - President
      Make It So! Productions
      6270 Hollow Lane
      Medinaa, Ohio 44256

      Phone : 330-764-7967
      Fax : 330-764-4817

      Or send an email to Emily Barth or visit their web site.

If you would like to have information about an upcoming convention passed on to the Group Mind, send an email to Warren James {Be sure to put 'Hour 25 Calendar' in the subject line of your message to make sure it doesn't get lost.}

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