Juried Awards Category Artist Title of Work Best in Show Ribbon & Plaque James Herrmann “Like a Bolt from the Blue” Professional First Place – Ribbon, Certificate Kinuko Craft “Forest of Serre” Second Place – Ribbon, Certificate J.P. Targete “Thieves’ World” Third Place – Ribbon, Certificate Don Matiz & Janny Wurtz “Fionavar Tapestry” Best Color – Certificate Rowena “Crimson Dream”… Read more →
Results of the Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival were announced in the Hyatt Regency V Ballroom at 4:30pm Saturday by Bob Coughlin, following a six-hour screening of many of the films. This year’s selections ran the gamut of production values (low-fidelity video to 16mm color film) and subject matter (documentary to animated fantasy). Ethan Phillips, veteran of Star Trek: Voyager,… Read more →
Ma’Jon of the Clan IpaQ (Marjan Peltier) wrested the Miss Klingon Empire title from seven other formidable warriors vying for the honor. Ma’Jon stalked Master of Ceremonies Eric L. Watts in formal attire trimmed with gold. She demonstrated her skills as the Head Chef of the Klingon Imperial Palace by stabbing and milking the young from a prized Klingon delicacy… Read more →
They don’t want no bulky Lou Ferrigno. They don’t want no sex god like Pierce Brosnan. They ain’t looking for no scoundrel like Han Solo. What girls really want is a man that can rattle off every unnecessary fact concerning Star Wars while espousing his theories on why the Empire lost. Well, look no further ladies because the second annual… Read more →
Magic: the Gathering™ Grand Prix tournament wound up Sunday when the German Marco Blume defeated Matt Linde of Maryland in an intense, fast-paced final round. The players tied with one game apiece by the time their names were printed for the scoreboard. Linde played with a black and white deck, while Blume’s deck mixed white, blue and green. Blume controlled… Read more →
Dragon*Con’s answer to Iron Chef took place in the Con Suite on Sunday at Noon. Contestants were given a secret ingredient and one hour to use it, a toaster oven, small rice cooker, griddle, and blender, plus anything else in the Con Suite to create a winning dish. Brave participants Brian Sussman and Greg Locurto went wild with a flurry… Read more →
Emily Rigelsky’s “Gold Dragon” won top honors in the Dragon*Con Art Show’s first Dragon Egg Contest. Contest judge Anne McCaffrey said, “this one has caught my imagination.” The winning dragon egg and other eggs entered in the contest will be offered for sale at the charity auction.