LARPers, Filkers and fen are uniting for a weekend of fandom and networking at ApolloCon, Houston's only all-encompassing science fiction, fantasy and horror conference.
The three-day convention will feature a full schedule of LARP (live action role playing) and filk (computer and cat-themed music), as well as a judged masquerade and art show for sci-fi fen (the plural of fan in 'fanspeak').
15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Houston, TX 77032
Category: Hotels and Resorts
Region: Inner Loop - NE
Fen and casual supporters alike can sit in on panels on the topics of literature, media and general science fiction culture. Guests of honor include Nebula Award-nominated author Martha Wells and Ann VanderMeer, editor-in-chief for Weird Tales, the oldest fantasy magazine in the world. 2011 marks the eighth year for the fan-run ApolloCon, and with a growing fanbase, it shows no signs of stopping. 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 8 a.m. to midnight Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. DoubleTree Hotel Houston Intercontinental Airport, 15747 John F. Kennedy Jr. Blvd. For information, call 281-848-4000 or visit www.apollocon.org.
June 24-26, 2011