January-February 2013 Star Trek Conventions And AppearancesPosted by T'Bonz - 07/01/13 at 01:01 pm
There will be eleven conventions, shows or appearances in January and February that feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.
Now that the holidays are over, its time to think about Star Trek conventions again. Starting off the year will be The Hollywood Show, which be held January 11-13 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport. In attendance at The Hollywood Show will be Deep Space Nine‘s Louise Fletcher, Christopher McDonald (Lt. Richard Castillo – Yesterday’s Enterprise), William Schallert (Nilz Baris – The Trouble with Tribbles) and Celeste Yarnall (Yeoman Martha Landon – The Apple).
Next up is the Albuquerque Comic Con, which will be held January 12-13 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino of Albuquerque. In attendance at the Albuquerque Comic Con will be Denise Crosby.
On January 13, the L.A. Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention will be held at the Shine Auditorium Expo Center in Los Angeles. This Planet of the Apes convention will feature Lou Wagner (DaiMon Solok in Star Trek: The Next Generation: Chain of Command: Part 1, Krax in Deep Space Nine: The Nagus), France Nuyen (Elaan of Troyius), and Lee Delano (A Piece of the Action‘s Kalo).
On January 19, Czech fans can attend CzechTrek 2013, which will be held at the Kulturní centrum Novodvorská in Prague. Deep Space Nine‘s Nicole de Boer will be at CzechTech 2013.
February begins with OzTrek 9 which will take place February 2 at The Sebel Parramatta, NSW. In attendance at OzTrek 9 will be Terry Farrell and Nicole de Boer.
On February 7-10, GalaxyFest II: Wrath of the Con will be held at the Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Tony Todd will be in attendance.
The SFBall 19 will take place at The Carrington House Hotel in Bournemouth, UK on February 8-10. In attendance will be Armin Shimerman, Chase Masterson, Max Grodenchik, Lolita Fatjo, Diane Duane and David Gerrold.
On February 9-10, the Sci-Fi Expo will be held at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas. Guests at Sci-Fi Expo include Avery Brooks and Christopher Lloyd.
The last three conventions all take place February 15-17. First up is Farpoint 2013, to be held at the Crown Plaza Baltimore North in Timonium, MD. In attendance at Farpoint will be John Billingsley, Bonita Friedericy, and several Trek authors.
The 24 Hours of Gallifrey One will be held at the Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel. In attendance will be Chase Masterson and Julie Caitlin Brown.
Wrapping up February will be the Grand Slam Star Trek and Sci-Fi Summit XVIII. Held at The Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel, this convention will feature: Sir Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Robert Picardo, Dominic Keating, Catherine Hicks, Connor Trinneer, Jeffrey Combs, Bobby Clark, Celeste Yarnall, Armin Shimerman, Rene Auberjonois and Natalija Nogulich (Alynna Nechayev).