’09 Panels/Events

Trek Trak Director Tap Dances for Shatner and Nimoy

Original Star Trek stars William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy were fully engaged in good-natured bantering Friday morning when “boos” greeted Trek Trak Director Eric L. Watts. Watts, who had introduced the stars, carried a ten-minute warning sign, signaling the imminent end of the program to the capacity crowd. Shatner suggested that Watts tap-dance or imitate a sandwich board, reminiscing about… Read more →

Footwear: Friend or Foe

Dragon*Con is not a convention for the ill-prepared, especially those of us who partake in all aspects of bliss from early morning panels to late night shindigs. To truly enjoy the convention, one must make careful, diligent preparations, and one of the most important components of those preparations is to break in the footwear. And the feet, but I digress…… Read more →

A Friendship As Endearing As The Show Itself: Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner

A Friendship As Endearing As The Show Itself: Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner

The most impressive panel to open Dragon*Con programming in years blasted off to a packed crowd Friday morning at the Hyatt.  Two icons of Science Fiction television, Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner, exuded warmth, camaraderie, and humor throughout the hour-long dialogue. Their friendship as apparent as their talent and enthusiasm combined into a remarkable “fascinating” exchange. Yes, Shatner used the… Read more →

A Peek into Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium is the biggest in the world for volume of water and numbers of fish and animals, with 8 million gallons of water, compared to the next biggest aquarium which has “only” 1 million! And on Saturday night from 7:30 to 11PM, Dragon*Con-goers will have exclusive access to this record-breaking attraction. You’ll come in through the main entrance as… Read more →

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