Here's some new announcements.
Rob Tapert will be appearing on Sunday. Joseph LoDuca is also a special guest (not sure what he's going to be doing). Cat Crimmins (a comedian and a Xena fan) will also be appearing.
In addition to the convention, there are two special events taking place. On Friday, from 8 a.m. to noon, there will be a Writer's Workshop hosted by Steven Seas and Paul Robert Coyle. And from 10 a.m. to noon, Hudson Leick will have a Yoga class.
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Here's the convention schedule (subject to change):
Thursday, January 29, 20093 pm to 7 pm:
Vendor Set-Up (vendors only please)7 pm to 9:30 pm: Gold Weekend Patrons Pre-Registration (not a necessity but a convenience: get your credentials and get first crack at souvenirs)8:30 pm to 9 pm: Preferred Weekend Patrons Pre-Registration (not a necessity but a convenience: get your credentials and get first crack at souvenirs)9 pm to 9:30 pm: Pre-Registration for all Weekend Patrons
Friday, January 30, 200910:00 am to 11:00 am:
Gold Weekend Patrons Pre-Registration11:00 am to 11:30 am: All Patrons Pre-Registration11:30 am to 5:45 pm: Registration Open, Vendors Room Open12:15 pm to 5:45 pm: Theatre Open with guests & events including Jacqueline Kim, Robert Trebor, Jennifer Sky Band and Steven Sears. Tribute to Kevin Smith.5:45 pm: Buses leave for Lucy's Concert at The Roxy Theatre7 pm: Doors Open at The Roxy for Lucy's Concert8 pm: Lucy Live in Concert at The Roxy11:00 pm (time tentative) Disco & Dessert Party and Centerpiece Contest (exclusive event for Gold Patrons Only) Tentative guests include Jacqueline Kim, Steven L. Sears, Robert Trebor and Jennifer Sky Band
Saturday, January 31, 20099 am to 4:30 pm:
Registration and Vendors Room Open10 am to 4:00 pm: Theatre Open with guests & events including Tony Todd, Michael Hurst and Jennifer Ward-Lealand, and Hudson Leick. Bitch Slap: The Panel.4:15 pm Creation's Xena Celebrity Cabaret (complimentary for Gold and Preferred Weekend Patrons keeping their same seats, tickets available for others, see below please) An awesome performance starring Michael Hurst & Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Robert Trebor, and Steven L. Sears.5:45 pm: Buses leave for Lucy's Concert at The Roxy Theatre 7 pm: Doors Open at The Roxy for Lucy's Concert8 pm: Lucy Live in Concert at The
Sunday, February 1, 20098 am to 10:15 am
Creation's Famous Sunday Morning Exclusive to Gold Patrons Xena Celebrity Brunch and Charity Silent Auction. Featuring HUDSON LEICK, VICTORIA PRATT, JENNIFER WARD-LEALAND, and MICHAEL HURST. Sold Out! Our selected silent auction charity is The James Ellis Foundation of Hofstra University which helps students affected by cancer go to college.10 am to 6 pm: Registration and Vendors Room Open10:30 am Photo Ops with Renee O'Connor (NOTE: this is a change from previously announced)11:30 am to 7 pm: Theatre Open with guests & events including Lucy Lawless, Renee O'Connor, Steven L. Sears, Victoria Pratt and in a rare US appearance The Widow Twanky interviewed by Jennifer Ward-Lealand. Costume Competition.
The Xena Online Community (The XOC http://xena.yuku.com) will have several meet-ups throughout the weekend. Just look for the big banner.