MidWest ConVergence ? July 3rd ? 6th at the Sheraton Bloomington (MN) Hotel!

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    http://www.convergence-con.org/
    ConVergence Web Site

    10 Year Anniversary: Special Edition
    ?Party like it?s 1999! - (Tenth Anniversary Celebration)?



    Same great group, new and improved but same great party!!

    Once again the Minnesota Force is proud to present The Mos Icee Cantina room party!



    (as far as we know) -- Same room as last year! w00t!

    Come and see the Minnesota Force in our Mos Icee Cantina room party this year at ConVergence 2008!

    Thursday night, Friday night AND Saturday night we will have our room party open! Come enjoy a nice cool snack in the hot summer nightlife courtesy of the MNFF!

    Our cabana room (should be) on the 2nd floor on the South side of the pool/garden area ? Room 231 - and we are right next door to the VHU-542 room party at 232 (they are on the corner by the 'Bridge'). Can't miss us!

    So stop on by and say HI - and enjoy a nice icee treat! :D
    And we are hoping Mr. Mayhew will come and join us for a few drinks too. So stop in to our Cantina ? you never know who you might run in to!



    July 3 4 5 6 at the
    Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
    7800 Normandale Blvd
    Bloomington, MN 55435


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    And here is a list of the special guests so far that are coming to help celebrate ConVergence?s 10th Anniversary!


    (in alphabetical order):



    ? Trace Beaulieu - Puppeteer, Writer and Actor from Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Cinematic Titanic
    ? Robert Meyer Burnett - Filmmaker, director of Free Enterprise, and producer of DVD extras
    ? Christian Colquhoun - Prop-builder and physical effects artist whose projects include Galaxy Quest, Van Helsing, and Firefly.
    ? Larry Dixon - Co-author of Mage Wars and Dariens Tale series, author of many short stories and game material and fantasy artist.
    ? Daren Dochterman - Designer and illustrator for over 35 feature films, including Star Trek: The Motion Picture Special Edition.
    ? Mark Evanier - Television and Comic Book Writer.
    ? Kenneth Hite - Role-playing game designer for GURPS, the Star Trek role playing game, and beyond.
    ? Dr. James Kakalios - U of M physics professor, author of The Physics of Superheroes.
    ? Harry Knowles - Creator of Aint-It-Cool-News.com.
    ? Jay Knowles - Creator of Harry Knowles (and contributor to AICN).
    ? John Kovalic - Cartoonist and Game designer: Dork Tower, Dr. Blink, Out of the Box Games.
    ? Mercedes Lackey - Author of many popular novels, including the Valdemar and Bardic Voices series and folk music lyricist.
    ? Bridget Landry - Engineer on the teams of the Hubble Space Telescope, the Mars Pathfinder project, the Cassini Mission to Saturn, and other space missions.
    ? Peter Mayhew - The actor who played the beloved Chewbacca in the original Star Wars Trilogy and in Episode III.
    ? Andrew Probert - Production Designer for Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica and Airwolf.
    ? Vincent Truitner - Animation and CGI artist.
    ? David Weber - Author of the Honor Harrington series and other military science-fiction.
    ? Len Wein - Writer for comics and animation, creator of Swamp Thing, Nightcrawler & Wolverine.
    ? Greg Weisman - Creator of Disney?s Gargoyles and supervising producer of The Spectacular Spider-Man for 2008.
    ? Wally Wingert - Voice Actor
    ? Marv Wolfman - Writer for comics and animation, creator of Blade, Bullseye & The New Teen Titans.
    ? Bernie Wrightson - Comic Book Artist/Illustrator



    ...more to be announced later!

  2. mirax80 Retired Midwest RSA

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    Reminder - it's this week folks! YAY! [face_dancing]
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