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Bay Area Storytelling Festival

May 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Bay Area Storytelling Festival

The 24th Bay Area Storytelling Festival takes place on May 16 and 17, 2009 at the Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area, El Sobrante. Outstanding storytellers from around the world visit the Bay Area each Spring to bring to life tales old and new: folk tales, family stories, fables, recollections, ghost stories, tall tales, fairy tales, […]

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Baycon 2009

May 5th, 2009 · Comments Off on Baycon 2009

Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25 at The Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA Guests of Honor include Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, and artist Tim Kirk. Events at the con include a Masquerade, a Dealers’ Room, Art Show, gaming, anime, music, and much more! Local favourites Borderlands Books, Cargo Cult Books, and Handee Books will […]

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Tags: Conventions · May09

Contact 2009

March 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on Contact 2009

Friday, April 3 – Sunday, April 5 25th Annual CONTACT Conference 2009 Come join an interdisciplinary gathering of scientists, artists and writers as they explore human futures in fact and fiction at the annual CONTACT conference. CONTACT is a unique interdisciplinary conference which brings together some of the foremost international social and space scientists, science […]

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Tags: Apr08 · Conventions · Kim Stanley Robinson

Anarchist Book Fair

March 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Anarchist Book Fair

Saturday, March 14 / 10 – 6 & Sunday, March 15 / 11-5 The Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco FREE Lots of fun, great bookfair – come join in! Join AK Press and fifty other sellers at the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair the second weekend in March. The […]

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Tags: Conventions · Mar09

Meanwhile, In Sacramento…

March 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Meanwhile, In Sacramento…

Sunday, March 8, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM SAC CON – Sacramento’s Comic, Toy and Anime show – Special guests include William Stout! At The Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H Street – Across from Sac State University. On-site registration: $6.00

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Tags: Comics · Conventions · Mar09

Wondercon is Coming

February 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Wondercon is Coming

February 27 through March 1 WonderCon, the first major comics and pop culture convention of 2009, takes place at San Francisco’s Moscone Center South. For more information on WonderCon, please visit Comic-Con International’s official website. If you want to get in on the action early, try this: Friday, February 27, 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM […]

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Tags: Comics · Conventions · Feb09 · Gene Colan


February 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Potlatch

Potlatch 18 at the Domain Hotel in Sunnyvale February 27 – March 1 Potlatch, the convention, is an all-volunteer, non-profit, literary event for the readers and writers of speculative fiction. At Potlatch, people talk to each other and participate in panel discussions about reading and writing speculative fiction. You’ll find conversations at the program events, […]

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Tags: Conventions · Feb09

Convergence This Weekend

November 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on Convergence This Weekend

Join the party when the world’s most dangerous ideas will collide in Mountain View, California. Convergence08 (special guest Gregory Benford) examines the world-changing possibilities of nanotech and the life-changing promises of biotech. It is the premier forum for debate and exploration of cogtech ethics, and ground zero of the past and future infotech revolution. Convergence08 […]

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Tags: Conventions · Gregory Benford · Nov08

All Aboard for Steampunk

October 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The 2008 Steampunk Convention is now ready to leave from the Domain Hotel in Sunnyvale. All aboard, please. If you haven’t yet bought your tickets, they are available from the booking office web site. One of the principal attractions on your journey will be a rare west coast appearance for the very wonderful Ann and […]

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Tags: Ann VanderMeer · Conventions · Jeff VanderMeer · Tachyon Publications

Steampunk Comes to Town

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on Steampunk Comes to Town

Steam Powered – The California Steampunk Convention 2008 – with Ann and Jeff VanderMeer – will take place at the Domain Hotel in Sunnyvale on the weekend Oct 30 / Nov 1. Further details are available from their web site.

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Tags: Conventions · Nov08 · Oct08