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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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NuTrek Actor Convention Appearances

Monday, March 10th, 2014

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Fans of the last two Star Trek movies are seeing some of the actors from the movies beginning to appear at various conventions.

From now through the end of the year, here is a listing of the conventions where fans can find the actors.

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Trek Pancakes

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

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Yesterday was Shrove Tuesday (also known as Pancake Tuesday) and the crew of the USS Enterprise was temporarily immortalized on the tasty breakfast treat.

Christians often observe Shrove Tuesday by eating pancakes, which is a way to use up ingredients that would not be used during the forty day fasting season of Lent, which begins the day after Shrove Tuesday.

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March-April 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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There will be twenty-one conventions, shows or appearances in March and April 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.

March begins with the Cardiff Film & Comic Con, which will take place March 1-2 at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales. Star Trek VI‘s David Warner (Chancellor Gorkon) will be at the Cardiff Film & Comic Con.

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Paramount Park Murcia

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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A new park to open in Alhama de Murcia, Spain late next year will be of interest to Star Trek fans.

The park, Paramount Park Murcia, will feature several Trek-themed rides.

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Star Trek Continues: Lolani

Monday, February 10th, 2014

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The second episode of Star Trek Continues was released this weekend.

In the episode, titled Lolani, “A survivor from a distressed Tellarite vessel pulls Captain Kirk and his crew into a moral quandary over her sovereignty.”

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February-March 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Friday, January 31st, 2014

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There will be twenty-two conventions, shows or appearances in February and March 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.

Ten conventions and appearances will take place in February, starting off with
Oz Trek 10, which takes place on February 1 at the Sebel Surry Hills in Sydney, Australia. Robert Duncan McNeill and Diana Muldaur will be in attendance at Oz Trek 10.

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New Podcast Features Trek Topic

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

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The Optical, a new monthly podcast hosted by Mark Boszko, takes listeners “on a journey back through the annuals of Cinefex Magazine.”

The podcast will feature the movies and topics covered in the early 1980s, and will talk with those involved with the productions.

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Star Trek Phase II: Kitumba Debuts

Monday, January 6th, 2014

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For fans of the Star Trek Phase II fan film project, the latest episode, Kitumba, has just been released.

Star Trek Phase II is the continuing voyages of Captain Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise, taking place in the fourth and fifth seasons of the original series.

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North Carolina Politician Resigns – in Klingon

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

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A politician resigning isn’t always news, but David Waddell from North Carolina made it news with his resignation letter.

Waddell, who was on the Indian Trail Town Council, penned his resignation letter in the Klingon language. Indian Trail is near Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Win A Personalized Starship Model

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

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A new contest offers a unique prize; a starship model with the winner’s own name and registry number choice.

Offered by Star Trek The Official Starships, and Star Trek: Online, the contest is in progress and will run through January 17.

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Trek Fan Turns Basement Into Trek Haven

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

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Canadian Star Trek fan Line Rainville is living her Star Trek dream.

Rainville, a fan of the original series since childhood, decided to recreate part of the Trek world, beginning in her basement.

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January-February Trek Conventions And Appearances

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

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

Four shows and conventions will take place in February, beginning with Space City Con, which will be held January 3-5 at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center in Galveston, Texas. In attendance at Space City Con will be Julie Caitlin Brown, Joseph Gatt, Bill Mumy, Arne Starr, and Patricia Tallman.

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