Norwescon 37 April 4 Newsletter

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Norwescon 37 April 4 Newsletter

Subject

Norwescon 37

Description

The 4/4/14 newsletter for Norwescon 37

Publisher

Norwescon

Date

April 4, 2014

Language

English

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Norwescon 37: Elegance and Entropy

April 17-20, 2014

In this issue!

GoH Banquet
April ConCom Meeting
Cascadia's Got Talent!
Fandance
Volunteers Needed
Masquerade Rules
EMP Discount
Music Tech Training
Gaming Schedule
Locus Awards

Guests of Honor

Writer Guest: Michael Moorcock
Artist Guest: Robert Gould
Science Guest: Catherine Plesko
Special Guest: Seanan McGuire
Costuming Guest: Anima! X
Spotlight Publisher: 47North

Photos and Bios

Phillip K. Dick Nominees

A CALCULATED LIFE by Anne Charnock (47North)
THE MAD SCIENTIST'S DAUGHTER by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Angry Robot)
SELF-REFERENCE ENGINE by Toh EnJoe, trans. Terry Gallagher (Haikasoru)
ANCILLARY JUSTICE by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
LIFE ON THE PRESERVATION by Jack Skillingstead (Solaris)
SOLARIS RISING 2: THE NEW SOLARIS BOOK OF SCIENCE FICTION edited by Ian Whates (Solaris)
COUNTDOWN CITY by Ben H. Winters (Quirk Books)

Artists & Exhibitors

Attending Pros
Art Show Participants
Artists' Alley
Dealers' Room
Lobby Tables

Events & Workshops

Dances
Fandance Film Festival
Fetish Fashion Show
Let's Make a Movie
Masquerade
Sunday Robotics Fair
Single Pattern Contest

Advertising Info

Swag Bags
Press Guidelines
Photos and Video
Posters and Banners

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News from Norwescon 37

Greetings!

Your friendly all-volunteer staff has been working hard to plan, organize, and create a fantastic convention for you this year! Our website is bursting with new updates, we've been posting like mad on social media, and we're getting excited for the best year yet. While pre-registration has now closed, registration will be available at the door for $75. (Day rates also available!)

Guest of Honor Banquet

Imagine having dinner with your favorite Guest of Honor. If you haven't picked up your ticket yet and need a bit more enticement, the menu for the evening is now posted. Time is running out - tickets are only available until April 6th! Tickets can be purchased here.

April ConCom Meeting: Saturday 4/5

Norwescon is always looking for volunteers, and it is never too late to get involved. Our monthly Convention Committee planning meeting is a great way to join the fun!

Saturday, April 5th
Exec meeting: 10-Noon ConCom meeting: 1-5 p.m.
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport

Cascadia's Got Talent!

Do you? Bring any king of talent you can show off in eight minutes or less; our talent show/gong show/performance event is open to everyone of all skill levels. So c'mon out and bring your friends, your moirails, your Rival-san, whoever you can drag along. There are a prizes and a first-place trophy you'll have to see to believe! Sign up at Information or immediately before the show.

Fandance Film Festival

Selections for the 2014 Fandance Film Festival at Norwescon 37 have been announced! Congratulations to the selectees! The Fandance Film Festival will be held on Sunday of Norwescon 37, featuring these short films, plus the final creation of this year's Let's Make a Movie workshop.

Volunteers Needed

Tables and chairs and boxes....oh my! Did you know that Norwescon needs volunteers on Wednesday to help set up our awesome convention? We will also need lots of willing hands to help during the convention in order to keep it running at top speed. Please consider visiting the volunteer longue and signing up to given even an hour of your time to help out. We have prizes! Contact volunteers@norwescon.org to help out!

Masquerade Rules

Costumers! Rules and registration for the Norwescon 37 Masquerade are now available! This year we are taking Masquerade registration entirely online through our website, and registration will be open until 11:30am on Saturday of the convention (April 19). We look forward to another excellent parade of costumes in the Masquerade!

EMP Discount

Your Norwescon 37 membership will give you a 10% discount when you purchase a yearly membership (individual, dual or family) at the EMP Museum in Seattle, Washington. Please present your Norwescon badge or your receipt when you purchase your membership at EMP in person (no online purchases). This offer runs until December 31st 2014. Please visit the EMP membership page for additional information.

*This discount does not apply to ticket purchase.

Music Tech Training

Ever wanted to be backstage at the show? nwcMUSIC's tech crew needs trained helpers this year, particularly on Friday afternoon. John Seghers, the nwcMUSIC tech lead, will be holding a special training session at the April Norwescon Concom Meeting. You'll learn about the secret ninja methods of our most excellent sound crew. Everyone interested should attend! Meeting and training are on April 5th, at the Sea-Tac Doubletree; the meeting starts at1pm, with the training session starting shortly afterwards. Contact music@norwescon.org if you are interested!

Gaming Schedule

The full day-by-day, game-by-game schedule for Norwescon 37 is now live! Dealer demos, cards, miniatures, RPGs, and so much more!

Locus Awards

Norwescon is very proud to be a sponsor of the annual Locus Awards, and tickets for the 2014 Locus Awards Weekend are now available! The Locus Awards is considered one of the premier science fiction awards and events in the science fiction community and Seattle is fortunate to be its host city.

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“Norwescon 37 April 4 Newsletter,” Norwescon History, accessed May 22, 2019, http://history.norwescon.org/items/show/405.

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