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Project Enterprise Campaign Debuts

Thursday, April 16th, 2015


A new campaign seeks to recreate the movie USS Enterprise model.

“The original team of craftsmen who designed and built the NCC-1701, are determined to return her to public service – and they will help her live long and prosper as she travels the world.”


Star Trek Live In Concert Update

Thursday, April 16th, 2015


New U.S. tour dates have been announced for Star Trek Live In Concert.

Star Trek Live In Concert features screenings of Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek into Darkness accompanied by a live symphony orchestra performance.


Her Universe Fashion Show Contest

Monday, April 13th, 2015


The Her Universe Fashion Show will be returning to the San Diego Comic Con this summer.

Those who like to create women’s “Geek Couture” fashion designs are encouraged to enter their creations for possible inclusion in the show, set to take place July 9 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego.


New Star Trek Emoji For IOS Devices

Thursday, April 9th, 2015


A new Apple emoji will be of interest to Star Trek fans.

The Vulcan salute emoji is now available from Apple.


Star Trek Renegades Trailer Debuts

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015


The official trailer for Star Trek: Renegades has been released.

In Star Trek: Renegades, “It is ten years after Voyager’s return from the Delta Quadrant, and the Federation is in a crisis. The Federation’s main suppliers of dilithium crystals are disappearing. Space and time have folded around several planets, effectively isolating them from any contact with outside worlds. And this phenomenon is not natural – someone or something is causing this to happen. This necessitates drastic measures; some of which are outside the Federation’s normal jurisdiction.”


Star Trek: Shadows of Tyranny To Debut

Friday, April 3rd, 2015


A new audio production, Star Trek: Shadows of Tyranny, is set for an April 5th release.

Six episodes will be aired, beginning with Revolutionaries.


April-May 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Friday, March 27th, 2015


There will be thirty-five conventions, shows or appearances in April and May that will 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.

April begins with The Great Philadelphia Comic Con will be held April 3-5 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania. In attendance at this convention will be Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, and George Takei.


Star Trek Quiz Night

Friday, March 20th, 2015


Next Saturday, at select Geeks Who Drink venues, a Star Trek trivia night will take place with cash prizes offered.

The trivia night features questions from all five live actions series and the movies from the original series and The Next Generation (but not the Abrams-verse movies).


Spock Block Approved

Thursday, March 19th, 2015


Encinitas’ City Council has approved a temporary road name change in honor of Leonard Nimoy.

The “Spock Block” proclamation will take place on Nimoy’s birthday, March 26.


Shatner On Trek Fandom

Thursday, March 12th, 2015


William Shatner is in his eighties, an age when most people have retired, but he is still working and that work includes attending many Star Trek conventions.

It took a book and then a film documentary for Shatner to get why people attend Trek conventions.


Original Enterprise Inserted Into Movie Shots

Monday, March 9th, 2015


Fans of the USS Enterprise seen in the original series can now see eight shots of the classic ship inserted into scenes from the various Star Trek movies.

The photos were created by Nick Acosta, a professional illustrator and concept artist.


Saturday Night Live Trek Skit

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015


Last weekend, Saturday Night Live included a Star Trek skit and a short tribute to Leonard Nimoy.

The skit was titled “Emergency Room: Worf M.D.


March-April 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Monday, March 2nd, 2015


There will be thirty-three conventions, shows or appearances in March and April that will 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.

March begins with the Armageddon Expo, which will take place March 7-8 at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch, New Zealand. In attendance at Armageddon Expo will be Karl Urban, Armin Shimerman, and Kitty Swink.


Star Trek-Themed Van Sold

Friday, February 20th, 2015


Several weeks ago, a unique Star Trek-themed 1978 GMC G15 van was listed for sale for almost $10,000 on Craigslist, and today comes word that the van has been sold.

In 1980, the van’s original owner had the van painted with Trek images by Toronto artist Gordon S. Roy.


McFadden Special Collections Auction

Thursday, February 12th, 2015


A fundraiser by Gates McFadden offers Star Trek: The Next Generation shooting scripts, call sheets, autographs and more.

McFadden is raising funds to develop new theatrical works.