22nd Annual Writers & Illustrators of the Future Awards Ceremony to Be Held in San Diego

Four times a year, hopeful writers and illustrators of speculative fiction and fantasy enter the L. Ron Hubbard Writers & Illustrators of the Future competition. Once a year, the previous year’s winners gather at a gala celebration to be honored and presented with their awards. Last year, the ceremony was held in Seattle at the […]

Overnight Pirate Adventure for Kids & Parents

Next Saturday, July 22, the Orlando Science Center is host “A Pirate’s Night for Me!” For $53 per child and $40 per adult, participants will get to sleep on Dinosaur Island, search for clues in the Black Lagoon and learn how Pirates navigate ships using the stars. The cost includes a treasure map, dinner, snack, […]

Hollywood Has the Box Office Doldrums

First the news splashed about the media media (that’s media that covers the media industry) that Mission: Impossible II was a disappointment, falling short of its financial estimates. Now, Bloomberg is reporting that the studios are looking to this summer’s slate of films to “stay ahead of last year’s summer box-office slump.” Probably the most […]

Spherical Film Collage Lights Up Universal Orlando Resort

John Landis, director of genre classics such as An American Werewolf in London and Michael Jackson’s music video “Thriller,” is serving as creative consultant for an ambitious movie-themed nighttime entertainment show at the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando. Universal 360 – A Cinesphere Spectacular premieres July 1 and presents of the most memorable moments […]

Science Fiction and Fantasy Art Show

If you happen to be in the Cincinatti area over the next few weeks, you might want to check out the science fiction and fantasy art exhibition at the Fusion Gallery in nearby Bellevue, Ky. The art of Eileen McConkey and David O’Hara, as well as a rare display of sci-fi inspired collectables, will be […]

Updates to Stories in The Genre Traveler

Expedition Everest Disney World’s “Expedition Everest” ride, mentioned on page 6 of the January issue of The Genre Traveler, was unveiled for 1,500 travel trade professionals and media last Friday, April 7. The 3.5 minute ride was a collaborative effort between Walt Disney Imagineering, The Discovery Channel and Conservation International. For more information, visit www.disneyeverest.com/?CMP=KNC-EverestGoogle&HBX_PK=Expedition+Everest&HBX_OU=50 […]

Win Free Hotel Stay with New Travel Search Engine

Now this is really cool. Not only will SearchParty.com help you find the best prices for your hotel stays — and that’s total cost, not just room price — they’ll pay the hotel stay (up to US$500) for three lucky winners each month through December 2006! That’s 27 winners between now and the end of […]

SF & F Art in Snohomish, Wash.

North of Seattle, in historic downtown Snohomish, science fiction and fantasy imaginings will unfold in computer art, sculpture and acrylic work. For the month of April, the Arts of Snohomish Gallery will feature the works of Brian Taylor, a cyber artist, Stephen LeStat, a 2D and 3D artist, Heather Freeman, who works in acrylics, Kamal […]