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July-August 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

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There will be seventeen conventions, shows or appearances in June and July 2014 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.

June begins with the Phoenix Comicon, which takes place June 5-8 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. In attendance at this convention will be Larry Nemecek, Julie Newmar, and Mark Sheppard.

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Hollywood Sci-Fi Museum Planned

Friday, May 30th, 2014

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The New Starship Foundation plans on opening a sci-fi museum in Hollywood next year.

The Hollywood Science Fiction Museum will be “the world’s first dedicated science fiction museum that will celebrate sci-fi in film, TV, art and literature.”

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Tampa Bay Rays Star Trek Night

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

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Star Trek baseball fans can combine both loves in one night on June 6 when the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Seattle Mariners.

The game will be preceded by trailers for the forthcoming Blu-ray release of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Chain of Command.

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The Cathedral In The Void Review

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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Last month, TrekToday wrote about the return of the audio series Star Trek: The Continuing Mission.

The newest episode, Cathedral in the Void, has been released, and fans of the original series will surely enjoy the episode.

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Star Trek Cakes

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

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Several dozen Trek-themed cakes go where no cake has gone before.

The collection of Trek cakes was taken from various sites around the Internet.

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Swanky House With Trek Room For Sale

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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Star Trek fans with deep pockets might want to consider a new house that is currently for sale; a 27,000 square feet mansion in Boca Raton, Florida.

Currently owned by Marc Bell, a “financier, producer, and former CEO of adult networking site FriendFinder,” Bell’s mansion is up for sale for thirty-five million dollars.

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Star Trek: The Exhibition Heads North

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

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Good news for fans of Star Trek: The Exhibition living in Minnesota; the attraction is headed your way.

Star Trek: The Exhibition will arrive at the Mall of America and will remain there for six months.

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Win A Personalized Starship Model

Monday, May 5th, 2014

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Star Trek: The Official Starship Collection is offering a neat prize for Trek fans; one of their starship models personalized with the name of the winner!

Four lucky fans will win the personalized starship models.

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Starship Exeter Completes Second Episode

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

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The final act of Starship Exeter‘s second episode, The Tressaurian Intersection, has debuted online.

Filming on The Tressaurian Intersection began ten years ago, and fans have had to wait until now for the final act of the episode.

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Star Trek: Horizon Film

Monday, April 14th, 2014

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A new feature-length fan film will be set in the world of Star Trek: Enterprise, after the fourth season of the prematurely-cancelled series.

In Star Trek: Horizon, “the Coalition of Planets, a young alliance of worlds led by Earth, is at war with the Romulan Empire,” and “forms an alliance with T’mar, a Romulan deserter, in the hopes that she can provide valuable intelligence on her former masters.”

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Star Trek: The Continuing Mission Returns

Friday, April 4th, 2014

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After a two-and-a-half-year hiatus, the fan production Star Trek: The Continuing Mission is returning with a new episode.

The eighth episode of the series, Cathedral in the Void, will debut next month.

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Guess What Day It is!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

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No, it’s not Wednesday (sorry, Mr. Hump Day Camel), nor is it a “good day to die,” but it’s the day when the tricksters and pranksters come out to play and a few online items are of note to Star Trek fans.

ThinkGeek has come up with two entries in the “don’t we wish they existed” category for April Fools’ Day.

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April-May 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Monday, March 31st, 2014

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There will be twenty-eight conventions, shows or appearances in April and May 2014 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 Supanova Gold Coast, which will take place April 4-6 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Gold Coast, Australia. In attendance at Supanova will be Gary Lockwood.

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Warp Speed: The Sci Fi Parody To Go Off-Broadway

Friday, March 14th, 2014

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Warp Speed: The Sci Fi Parody will go off-Broadway once it finishes its Midtown International Theater Festival appearance this summer.

“Audience response has been so staggering”, said Executive Producer Benjamin Simpson, “that we are considering moving the show sooner than expected.”

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Shatner: Twitter Quitter

Friday, March 14th, 2014

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William Shatner surprised his Twitter following recently by announcing his departure from the social network.

But then, the next day, he changed his mind, and returned to his 1.8 million followers.

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