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Stuart\'s Redoubt [clear filter]
Friday, January 16
 

8:00pm EST

Healthy Fandom and Geek Fitness

Friday January 16, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

9:00pm EST

Mighty Muggle Media: Our Favorite Nongenre Films, Television and Books
There are some entertaining television shows, films, and books being read by the Muggle world. Come ready to get recommendations from our guests or share your own. For one hour only, no science fiction, fantasy, or horror allowed!

Moderators
Speakers
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John Desmarais

Committee Member
When you’re the child of over educated parents and grow up in a family of voracious readers, your destiny lies along the path to Geekdom – and a lonely path it can be. The grand revelation occurred shortly after graduating from high school with the first excursion to an actual... Read More →
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Chuck Turnitsa

MarsCon Progenitor
In the waning days of summer, of the year 1965, the third of three massive scout ships – hailing from an obscure little stellar empire past the Crab nebula – reached her destination. The first two ships were lost. One fell victim to curious new radiation unique to our part of... Read More →


Friday January 16, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

10:00pm EST

MarsCon Win Lose or Draw
Come play the classic MarsCon version of the draw and guess game. Some random members of the winning team will collect MarsBucks!

Speakers

Friday January 16, 2015 10:00pm - Saturday January 17, 2015 12:00am EST
Stuart's Redoubt
 
Saturday, January 17
 

11:00am EST

Activity vs. Exercise
A conversation about how different kinds of movement will effect your body and help you meet your health goals.

Speakers

Saturday January 17, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

12:00pm EST

Hearing New Worlds: Using Music to Create and Enhance Fiction
MarsCon's favorite musicians discuss how music can be inspired by fiction, create stories of its own, or enhance the works from which it is derived.

Moderators
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Mikey Mason

Mikey Mason (She Don’t Like Firefly, Best Game Ever) is a full-time standup comedian whose work has been featured on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, DrDemento.com, Nerdist.com, MTV Geek News, SyFy’s Blastr.com, Time Magazine’s Techland, and on theFuMP.com. He has made multiple appearances... Read More →

Speakers
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Blibbering Humdingers

If Voldemort didn’t make you crap your pants, these folks will. Scott & Kirsten have been singing together since 1992 (when most of their fans were still in nappies) and started performing wizard rock in 2007. Their sound could best be described as esatz neo-retro-existential post-nihilist... Read More →


Saturday January 17, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

1:00pm EST

Blibbering Humdingers in Concert
Speakers
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Blibbering Humdingers

If Voldemort didn’t make you crap your pants, these folks will. Scott & Kirsten have been singing together since 1992 (when most of their fans were still in nappies) and started performing wizard rock in 2007. Their sound could best be described as esatz neo-retro-existential post-nihilist... Read More →


Saturday January 17, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

2:00pm EST

Valentine Wolfe in Concert
Our newest musical discovery takes the stage. Come check out a duo who are burning up the Con scene.

Speakers

Saturday January 17, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

3:00pm EST

Jonah Knight presents the South Dakota Concert
Speakers

Saturday January 17, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

5:30pm EST

Danny Birt * Caren Green Reception - 5:30pm
The wedding is open invitation, but this reception is for invited guests only.


Saturday January 17, 2015 5:30pm - 9:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

11:00pm EST

Jam Session with Blibbering Humdingers, Griff's Room Band, Mikey Mason and Valentine Wolfe--Bring Your Instrument and Join In!
What will happen when amateur musicians join in a jam with some of our great musical lineup? We're not sure, but we want to find out. Bring your instrument!

Speakers
avatar for Blibbering Humdingers

Blibbering Humdingers

If Voldemort didn’t make you crap your pants, these folks will. Scott & Kirsten have been singing together since 1992 (when most of their fans were still in nappies) and started performing wizard rock in 2007. Their sound could best be described as esatz neo-retro-existential post-nihilist... Read More →
avatar for Mikey Mason

Mikey Mason

Mikey Mason (She Don’t Like Firefly, Best Game Ever) is a full-time standup comedian whose work has been featured on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, DrDemento.com, Nerdist.com, MTV Geek News, SyFy’s Blastr.com, Time Magazine’s Techland, and on theFuMP.com. He has made multiple appearances... Read More →


Saturday January 17, 2015 11:00pm - Sunday January 18, 2015 1:00am EST
Stuart's Redoubt
 
Sunday, January 18
 

11:00am EST

Harry Potter Trivia with Blibbering Humdingers
We're still wild about Harry! Who knows the most? Test your knowledge with the Blibbering Humdingers.

Speakers
avatar for Blibbering Humdingers

Blibbering Humdingers

If Voldemort didn’t make you crap your pants, these folks will. Scott & Kirsten have been singing together since 1992 (when most of their fans were still in nappies) and started performing wizard rock in 2007. Their sound could best be described as esatz neo-retro-existential post-nihilist... Read More →


Sunday January 18, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

12:00pm EST

Making Music Roundtable
An open session to discuss the creative, business, and technical sides of making music.

Speakers
avatar for Blibbering Humdingers

Blibbering Humdingers

If Voldemort didn’t make you crap your pants, these folks will. Scott & Kirsten have been singing together since 1992 (when most of their fans were still in nappies) and started performing wizard rock in 2007. Their sound could best be described as esatz neo-retro-existential post-nihilist... Read More →


Sunday January 18, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt

1:00pm EST

Money Makes the Worlds Go Around: Technology and Economics Panel
Which economic systems best support breakthroughs? Which get theoretical ideas to the practical finish line? Our panelists discuss how money drives development in both the real world and in science fiction stories.


Sunday January 18, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST
Stuart's Redoubt
 
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