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Guide To Star Trek Conventions & Events For March-May March 2, 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

Before the big summer convention season, there are many great Star Trek themed events, both fan run and official, to keep us busy between now and the end of May. Today we present a (non-exhaustive) list of some of Star Trek related events for March, April and May. Some events are free, others have a cost. Please check with the event promoters for schedule changes and ticket policies if any and to confirm all times, dates, guests, and other details. Engage!

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See Shakespeare In The Original Klingon On Sunday At Washington DC Benefit March 1, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed

You have never experienced Shakespeare until you have seen his work performed in the original Klingon. And Washington DC area residents have that opportunity this weekend at the WSC Avant Bard one-night special event "Shakespeare in Klingon II." More details below, plus a video report on the show.

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Review: ‘Shatner’s World’ On Broadway + Opening Night Pix February 17, 2012

by Jordan Hoffman , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Review,Shatner , comments closed

Last night Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner opened his new Broadway show "Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It" (which will be going on the road for a US tour next month). This new one-man show is an evolution from his 2011 tours in Australia and Canada. TrekMovie was in New York to see if it was Shat-tastic. Read the review below, accompanied by photos from opening night. 

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Pre-Sale For “Shatner’s World” US Tour Begins Today – Get The Code January 31, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner , comments closed

Star Trek’s William Shatner’s hits Broadway in February with his new one-man show "Shatner’s World." And in March he takes the show show on the road with a US Tour. Tickets go on sale later this week, but TrekMovie has the new secret code for you to buy tickets today.

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Entire Star Trek: TNG Cast To Reunite At Calgary Expo In April January 29, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG , comments closed

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and in April fans will get a unique opportunity to see the entire crew reunited at one event. Tonight Canada’s Calgary Expo announced they are bringing together the nine principle cast members from TNG. More details below.

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New Commercial & Details For Shatner’s One Man Broadway Show [UPDATE: US Tour Dates Announced] January 20, 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner , comments closed

Yesterday, we learned that William Shatner’s Priceline.com Negotiator character is being retired. But that doesn’t mean the Shat will ever retire! A new commercial for the “William Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It” Broadway one man show is now available. Watch it below, along with more info on the show. 

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Video and Pix Of Paramount Rose Parade Float With USS Enterprise January 2, 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Star Trek (2009 film),Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

As reported earlier, Paramount Pictures had their first float today as part of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. Celebrating their centennial, the studio’s float featured some icons from Paramount films, including the USS Enterprise soaring over the Paramount mountain and gate. See video and images of the float below.

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Watch: Jeri Ryan Talks Stalkers and Star Trek Conventions on ‘Kimmel’ December 7, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,VOY , comments closed

It wasn’t until recently that Star Trek Voyager’s Borg babe Jeri Ryan started to do more Star Trek convention appearances. Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live the actress explained that this was due to issues with security and stalkers. Watch it below.

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Klingon Christmas Carol Opens In Chicago On Friday November 20, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed

st100In what is becoming a holiday tradition, Chicago will play host to a presentation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol…in the original Klingon. Commedia Beauregard’s Star Trek-themed production opens in the windy city on November 25th. See below for more info plus a local news video reports on the show.

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William Shatner’s ‘The Captains’ Showing At Canadian Theatres Thursday + Canada TV Next Week October 12, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,Shatner , comments closed

If you are a Canadian and feel left out of all the fun with William Shatner’s new Star Trek documentary The Captains, now you are in luck. The Captains will be showing on movie theaters across Canada tomorrow (Thursday) and will also be showing on Canadian TV next week. See below for details.

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Star Trek Chicago Convention Photos Slide Show October 6, 2011

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

Last weekends Creation Star Trek Con in Chicago featured more than just the final appearance by Leonard Nimoy. Also on hand were Jonathan Frakes, Nana Visitor, Nichelle Nichols, Brent Spiner, Connor Trinneer, Jonathan de Lancie and more. See below for a slideshow of photos from the event.

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Leonard Nimoy Bids Farewell At Final Convention Appearance October 3, 2011

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Nimoy , comments closed

Sunday marked the end of era. Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy appeared at his last convention at the Chicago Creation Star Trek con. As of now Leonard Nimoy is officially retired (again). See below for a report from the event, with pictures.

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FedCon: Captains Table Report September 15, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Fandom,TNG,VOY , comments closed

The Fed Con Special "Captains Table" took place last weekend at the Maritim Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. Guests were Captain Sisko Avery Brooks, Captain Janeway Kate Mulgrew, Captain Picard Patrick Stewart with his son Daniel and Voyager’s Ensign Harry Kim Garrett Wang as master of ceremonies.

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Star Trek Burlesque Shows In NYC (Friday), Milwaukee (Saturday), Toronto (Sunday), & Chicago (September) August 26, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Trek Franchise , comments closed

If you are an adult and like to mix risqué performances with your nerd passions, then there is some good news for residents of NYC, Chicago, Milwaukee and Toronto.  Summer is coming to an end and apparently that means it is the season for Star Trek Burlesque. There are four burlesque companies putting on Trek-themed shows: New York (tonight), Toronto (tomorrow), and Chicago (starting in September). See below for details [ADULT CONTENT WARNING].

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Leonard Nimoy’s Emotional Star Trek Vegas Con Farewell + Spiner Reveals Simpsons Role + More From Saturday August 19, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Nimoy,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

Last weekend’s Star Trek convention in Las Vegas included a very emotional moment from the normally serene Leonard Nimoy as hid bid farewell to the Vegas con for the last time. The day also featured a number of other Trek luminaries including Kate Mulgrew, Brent Spiner, Terry Farrell and more. See below for details and pictures from last Saturday.

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Koenig: Straczynski Negotiating To Bring Back Babylon 5 + Walter Compares Bester To Chekov [UPDATED] August 17, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Sci-Fi , comments closed

Appearing at the Las Vegas Star Trek convention over the weekend, Star Trek’s Walter Koenig broke some news for another franchise: Babylon 5. Koenig says that B5 creator J. Michael Straczynski is currently in negotiations to develop more Babylon 5. Walter also compared working on B5 to Star Trek, details below. [UPDATE: Straczynski denial]

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Watch Patrick Stewart ‘Engage’ Trekkie Couple + Report & Video From Chicago Comic Con August 16, 2011

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

Over the weekend Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Patrick Stewart attended Wizard World’s Chicago Comic Con and at the event he was asked to sort of officiate over a marriage proposal. Video of the romantic moment has gone viral in a big way. Check it out below. We also have more from Wizard World Chicago. 

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Video of the Day: Star Trek: The Re-Experience August 10, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Today’s video of the day comes from some of the former cast of Star Trek: The Experience in Las Vegas. The got together to make a special video for the 2011 Star Trek Convention which kicks off tomorrow. Check out "Star Trek: The Re-Experience" below.    

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Star Trek Las Vegas Con Preview (including TrekMovie Panels) + Watch Panels Streaming Live August 9, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,ENT,TAS,TNG,TOS,Trek Franchise,TrekMovie.com,VOY , comments closed

This Thursday the annual big Star Trek convention kicks off at a new location with an impressive line-up of celebrities, events and more, including a number or TrekMovie.com fan panels. See below for a convention preview, plus details on how you can watch many of the big panels panels live over the web.

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Exclusive Video: William Shatner On His (Unseen) ‘Star Trek’ Scene & Appearing In Sequel August 1, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Last week at the Epix outdoor screening of The Captains in Los Angeles I had a chance to talk briefly to William Shatner about that Star Trek 2009 scene written for (but never shown to) him. Bill wondered why they never showed him the scene and said that he would consider returning to the role of Kirk, even for a short scene as a recording. Watch the video interview below.

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