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Hugo announcement at Norwescon, Eastercon, Marcon, Minicon

The Hugo Award nominees will be announced in a joint ceremony on Saturday, March 30th, at 3pm Central Time (8pm UTC). The announcement will take place at these conventions: Norwescon, Seatac, WA (1pm local) Minicon, Bloomington, MN (3pm local) Marcon, Columbus, OH (4pm local) Eastercon, Bradford, UK (8pm local) It appears there will be no […]


Hugo nomination streams

And over here, at the Hugo Awards site, is the list of channels where you can see the Hugo nomination announcements on Saturday this weekend. In addition, Friday is the day that the Philip K. Dick Awards will be broadcast from Norwescon.


Hugo nominee announcement set

The Hugo and Campbell nominees will be announced on Saturday, April 7th at 3pm CDT (8pm GMT). Announcement ceremonies will be held simultaneously at the following conventions: Norwescon 35 (1pm local time) Leprecon 38 (1pm local time) Minicon 47 (3pm local time) Marcon 47 (4pm local time) Olympus 2012/Eastercon (9pm local time) There are plans […]


Norwescon to stream PKD award ceremony

We’re still waiting for word on the exact timing of the Hugo Award nominees announcement which is expected for Easter weekend, but here’s some award news to whet your appetite: Norwescon 35 will be streaming the Philip K. Dick award ceremony live at this Ustream channel. The ceremony is scheduled for 7-9pm PDT Friday, April […]


Hugos at Eastercon, Norwescon, and online

The Hugo Awards are the oldest in science fiction, and are presented each year at the World Science Fiction Convention. This year’s Worldcon, Renovation, will be announcing this year’s nominees worldwide at 2pm PDT (9pm UTC) on Sunday, April 24th as follows: At Norwescon: in Maxi’s Ballroom (14th floor) At Eastercon: Queens Hall, 10pm local […]


Conventions this Weekend 4/2-4/4, 2010

I imagine Boston fandom will be exhausted after next weekend with Penny Arcade this past weekend and then Anime Boston this weekend. The very old and aging Minicon happens for the 45th time in Minnesota, and the very young and not for everyone Frolicon goes on in Atlanta. Wondercon is quickly becoming a major spring […]


Norwescon photos.

there are photos popping up on the Norwescon tag on flickr/norwescon if your interested.


Cons This Weekend 3/21-3/23, 2008

IAFA Orlando, FL (Fantastic) Norwescon 31Setac, WA (SF/Fantasy) Swancon Perth, Australia (Sf) Anime Boston Boston, MA (Anime) Conquest Australia Melbourne, AU (Gaming) FantasciconChattanooga, TN (SF/Fantasy) Minicon 43 Bloomington, MN (SF/Fantasy) Conpulsion Edinburgh (Gaming) Anime Express Daytona Beach, FL (Anime) Anime Matsuri The Woodlands, TX (Anime) Lone Wolf Tattoo and Horror Nashville, TN (Horror) Orbital Heathrow, […]

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