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March-April 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

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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.

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Star Trek-Themed Van Sold

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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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.

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McFadden Special Collections Auction

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

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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.

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Propworx Star Trek Auction

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

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Fans wishing to pick up an authentic Trek prop or costume will have the opportunity courtesy of the latest Propworx Official Star Trek Prop and Costume Auction IV.

The auction will take place online February 21 at 12 PM PST.

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Lego Fan Builds USS Enterprise

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

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Lego fan Chris Melby built a replica of the Abrams-verse USS Enterprise.

It took Melby eight months to create his ship.

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January-February 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Friday, January 30th, 2015

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There will be seventeen conventions, shows or appearances in February and March 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.

February begins with the SF Ball 21, to be held Feb. 6-8 at The Grand Harbour Hotel in Southampton, England. In attendance at SF Ball 21 will be Robert Duncan McNeill and Manu Intiraymi.

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WizKids/Star Trek Online Caption Contest

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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A new contest featured on Facebook will be of interest to Star Trek fans.

The caption contest comes courtesy of WizKids and Star Trek Online/Perfect World Entertainment.

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Rumor Mill: Trek in Universal?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

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One of the future replacements for the Shrek 4D attraction at Universal might be Trek-related.

This wouldn’t be in the near future though as Universal’s contract with DreamWorks Animation was extended to maintain the Shrek 4D attraction.

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Simpsons Trek

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

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Sunday night’s The Simpsons episode, The Man Who Came to Be Dinner, featured a Star Trek closing credit.

In The Man Who Came to Be Dinner, the Simpsons visited the home planet of the aliens Kang and Kodos.

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January-February 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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There will be fourteen conventions, shows or appearances in January and February 2015 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.

January begins with the Albuquerque Comic Con, to be held January 9-11 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In attendance at Albuquerque Comic Con will be William Shatner and Deep Roy.

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A Klingon Christmas Carol In Washington D.C.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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Trek fans living in Washington, D.C. will have the opportunity to see A Klingon Christmas Carol later this month.

A Klingon Christmas Carol is the first play to be performed entirely in Klingon.

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December 2014-January 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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There will be six conventions, shows or appearances in December 2014 and January 2015 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.

December begins with the Steel City Con, to be held December 5-7 at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. In attendance at the Steel City Con will be Michael Dorn and Terry Farrell.

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Pegg Twitter Quitter

Monday, December 1st, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessSimon Pegg has had enough of Twitter.

The actor explained on his website why he’s taking a break from the popular social media site.

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Star Trek Thirty-Five Years On 35MM: A Retrospective

Friday, November 28th, 2014

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In honor of the forthcoming thirty-fifth anniversary of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the Philadelphia Film Society and Geekadelphia will present six days of Trek film screenings.

The films will include all six of the original series films.

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A Klingon Christmas Carol’s Last Season

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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In December, the last performance of A Klingon Christmas Carol will take place in Chicago.

This year’s performance will take place December 4-21 at the Athenaeum Theater in Chicago.

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