Maps of Places You Never Thought Of

No traveler — genre or otherwise — can get very far without a map. But did you know that maps could chart information that is not related to a place (real or imagined)? “Places & Spaces: Mapping Science,” an exhibit at the New York Public Library’s Science Industry and Business Library now through the end […]

Zero-G to Use Space Shuttle’s Runway at Kennedy Space Center

Zero-G, the first and only company approved by the FAA to conduct weightless flights for the general public, has reached an agreement with NASA to use the space shuttle’s runway and landing facility at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. The first flight for the public will launch on June 24, and Zero-G will conduct […]

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 […]

Attention Goth Fans: Gothic Industrial Night

This just came into my mailbox last night. If you happen to be in the Barrington, Ill., area this Friday, and you’re into the goth scene, you might want check out Gothic Industrial Night, A Night of Darkness and Underground Music. Hosted By SGL Entertainment, the event will feature the following bands: Project .44 Digital […]

Theatre Critics Weigh in On Lord of the Rings in Toronto

The Lord of the Rings officially opens in Toronto tomorrow and last week the news was flooded with professional opinions of the production. Since there is only one week left to sign up for the Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour of World Premiere Lord of the Rings Musical, I thought you’d like to see what people are […]

So Where the Bloody Hell Are You?

Australia has a new ad campaign to entice you come out for a visit. According to a recent survey, only 6% of Americans surveyed who expressed affection for Australia intend to visit in the immediate future. Which leaves Australians to ask, “So where the bloody hell are you?” “Authenticity is the key to the campaign,” […]

Star Trek 40th Anniversary Show Announced

The 40th Anniversary Conference and Celebration of Star Trek as the show that changed television will take place in Seattle September 8 through 10, PlanetXpo and the Science Fiction Museum & Hall of Fame recently announced. Star Trek was first seen on Sept 8, 1966, and, thanks to Gene Roddenberry’s unique vision, science fiction television […]

Dallas “All-Con” Defies Stereotype

This coming weekend, March 17 through 19, All-Con celebrates fandom in all its forms. “We’re pleased to be able to provide diversity from the rest of the Dallas area shows,” says Todd Carlton, one of All-Con’s founders. “It’s our signature. It’s who we are. At the same time, we also incorporate the classic formula behind […]