Category Archives: 2. Fantasy

Privateer Day at Fell’s Point, Baltimore

The annual Fell’s Point Privateer Day is almost upon us. On August 12, the Broadway Square in Fells Point, a neighborhood of Baltimore, will fill up with privateers, pirates, sailors, wenches and more and people gather to celebrate the maritime history of Fells Point, Baltimore’s original deepwater harbor and ship building Mecca. The event begins […]

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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 […]

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Genre Shows on Broadway this Season

If you’re going to be in New York soon, you might want to check out a Broadway play. Here are some science fiction, fantasy and horror options now playing. Disney’s Beauty and the BeastI was fortunate enough to see this musical when it was in Los Angeles about nine years back. Tom Bosley (of Happy […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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