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Getting Assimilated at Star Trek Las Vegas

If you’ve followed me the last few years, you already know that Creation’s Star Trek Las Vegas (STLV) Convention in August has been one of my greatest tools to help shake the funk of those post-SDCC blues. This year was no different, as thousands of Trek fans from across the globe filled the Rio in […]

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The Con-Fluence Cons-of-the-Month: August Edition

So, have you recovered from San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC)? Even if you weren’t able to attend the event, the amount of energy and information that comes out of SDCC is a lot to digest. Now that a few weeks have passed, it’s time to start looking ahead at some of the very best conventions in […]

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ST TnG event at cinemas Monday.

‘Boldly Go’ To ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ 25th Anniversary Event! On Monday July 23rd, at 7 p.m., fans will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation in dozens of movie theaters nationwide. NCM Fathom and CBS TV are coming together to present a special one night event, showing two of the […]

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The Five Captains

PHILADELPHIA, 3 June 2012 — For the first time together in one location, the five captains from the five “Star Trek” television series appeared today at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. From L to R, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula. (Tomlin Campbell photo for […]

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Star Trek Las Vegas Convention Recap

Over the last few years, Creation’s Star Trek Las Vegas Convention in August has been one of my greatest tools to help shake the funk of those post-SDCC blues. This year was no different, as thousands of Trek fans from across the globe descended on the Rio in Las Vegas to participate in four days […]

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Creation streams Las Vegas Star Trek

Must be doing well for Creation because you can stream this weekends big Star Trek Gathering in Vegas from this link. I wish the service was a little cheaper but it’s a great way to attend the con if you really want to hear one or two actors speak.

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Leonard Nimoy Making Final Convention Appearances.

This was originally posted on Trek Movie, but felt like it needed a wider audience. I was lucky enough to hear Mr. Nimoy speak in Chicago for the 40th anniversary. If you havent seen him in person and if you can make it to either of these two shows, I would suggest you do. Below […]

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Can’t go to the show? Stream it!

Star Trek.com has announced that in partnership with Creation and Tvoop that they will be live streaming part of their June 24th-26th convention in New Jersey for a fee of 7.99 a panel. Leave it to Creation to figure out how to charge tickets to everyone. But if you really like an actor and have […]

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George Takei for your morning coffee

Video by ophiuchus4 in Vancouver.

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Back to Space-Con: A new documentary

Back to Space-Con is a new documentary about media fandom in its early days, the 1970s. From the trailer, it appears to be a respectful look at Star Wars and Star Trek fans, for a change. If there’s one thing to quibble with in that trailer, it’s that it misses something nearly everyone has forgotten […]

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Night of living Trekkies

Too bad this is just for Quirk Books Night of the Living Trekkies because it would make a very funny movie.

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Dorn and Stewart in Vegas.

Michael Dorn finally gets the captain back for being a prick all those years.

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Conventions this weekend Aug 13th-15th, 2010

All the kids in their stormtrooper armor descend on Orlando, three items for Atlanta, and so much more this weekend. Anyone going to any of these? Aug 13th-15th, 2010 Star Wars Celebration Orlando, FL Atlanta Horror Fest Atlanta, GA Creation Star Trek Parsippany, NJ Anime Evolution Vancouver, BC MatsuriconColumbus, OH Otakuthon Montreal, QB Quakecon Dallas, […]

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More cons for the calendar

A bunch of cons for you Texas readers, Got them from the Fencon Website, July 9th-10th, 2010 Super Mega Show Fairfield, NJ Aug 13th-15th, 2010 Fear Fest Dallas, TX Aug 27th-29th, 2010 Dallas Comic Con Dallas, TX Oct 23rd-24th, 2010 Star Trek Fan Days Plano, TX Nov 12th-14th, 2010 Yulecon Dallas, TX Dec 3rd-5th, 2010 […]

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Obligatory volcano post

Europe just has a few relatively small conventions going on this weekend, so the ongoing travel chaos shouldn’t be causing too much trouble for them. Next weekend, however, Fedcon in Germany has a huge slate of guests who are nearly all coming from the US. Next weekend also sees the Sci-Fi London Film Festival. Could […]

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Cosplay Thursday: Star Trek record.

From themmoxe is this video of Star Trek online fans promoting the game and breaking a record for fans in Star Trek Gear. I have a hard time believing Creation’s annual Trek con in Vegas doesn’t have more in costume, they just haven’t organized a record attempt. Anyway, see the costumes below.

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1975 Star Trek con footage

In 1975, a Chicago Star Trek convention drew 14,000 fans, including a man named Richard Portnoy who shot this 8mm footage of the actors as they were introduced at opening ceremonies. (Hat tip to Isaac Alexander.)

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Star Trek Convention In Vegas may move next year.

With the contract for Star Trek The Experience ending this year at the Las Vegas Hilton and current owner Cedar Fair still mulling not signing a new lease, Creation is keeping its options open for its annual official Star Trek Convention. They say plans are to keep the convention in Vegas but if the Experience […]

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