Dragon Con’s Audience Talent in Evidence at Klingon Karaoke

At the Klingon Karaoke event on Friday, 8:30PM, in the Sheraton Athens room, audience members volunteered to sing popular karaoke songs. The first singer, dressed as a Riza cheerleader, sang “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.” The enthusiastic audience sang and clapped along. This was true of many of the songs selected. In fact in some cases, the audience drowned out the amplified voice of the individual performer who’d selected the song.

The Klingon MC often sang along, accompanied by large Klingon hand and arm gestures. Occasionally the performers also hammed up their piece with more Klingon-like face and body language.

This event attracted some surprisingly talented audience members. Maybe the show should arrange a Dragon Con’s Got Talent show in the future.

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Inara de Luna

Inara de Luna is a writer, editor, desktop publisher, and SF/F fan. She has been published in a variety of genres and venues and has edited dozens of books, articles, and essays. She is currently a monthly contributor to LGBTRelationshipNetwork.org. Inara is also a Relationship Coach and Sexuality Educator who works with people around the country via phone and video. As a Sex, Gender,  & Relationship Diversity Specialist, Inara specializes in offering her services to those who identify as poly, queer, trans, and/or kinky. Inara can be found online at The Sex Positive Coach (https://www.sex-positive-coach), on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/inaradeluna and on Twitter as @inaradeluna. And yes, her chosen name was inspired by the beautiful courtesan on Firefly.  :)

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