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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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Video of the Day: The Federation Will Not Be Televised July 28, 2011

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

The Star Trek viral video of the day comes from the San Francisco theater group The Dark Room who have re-imagined a classic Gil Scott-Heron song into the video "The Federation Will Not Be Televised" all to promote their upcoming live Star Trek performances of "The Way To Eden." Check it out below   

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Jim Beam Me Up! Jim Beam Sends One Lucky Trekkie to Star Trek Las Vegas July 25, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

Jim Beam has answered the prayers of one enterprising Trekkie who had launched a Twitter campaign to convince them to send him to the big Star Trek convention in Las Vegas. David Taylor, aka @SciFi_core is the first unofficial official Trekkie sponsored by Jim Beam to attend a con, and he’ll be in Vegas this August asking people how bold choices in their life have landed them where they are today — a Trekkie twist on Beam’s current ad campaign.

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SDCC Crowd Sings Happy Birthday To Sir Patrick + Orci Reveals Alien Truth + Quinto & Lindelof’s Fringe Audition July 24, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fringe,Lindelof,Orci/Kurtzman,ST09 Cast,TNG , comments closed

TrekMovie has put together some fun Star Trek celeb stuff from Saturday at San Diego Comic Con including photos of Patrick Stewart and video of the crowd singing him happy birthday. Plus Bob Orci reveals the truth about a government conspiracy, and finally video of Zachary Quinto and Damon Lindelof "audition" for Fringe

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Leonard Nimoy Makes It Official: Retiring After Just 3 More Conventions [UPDATED] July 20, 2011

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

Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy has been talking about (and dipping in and out) of retirement for the last couple of years, but today he made it official that he will retire from convention appearances after two more official Star Trek cons (Las Vegas in August and Chicago in October). More details below. [UPDATE: Nimoy also slated for Dragon*Con]

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Comic Con Guide To Star Trek Merchandise Exclusives & First Looks July 18, 2011

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

The big San Diego Comic Con kicks off this week. In addition to the  Star Trek celebrities appearing on various panels (see previous article), Comic Con will also feature a number of Star Trek licensees offering sneak peaks at upcoming Star Trek products and exclusive Comic Con Star Trek items. Some will even be offering signings with Star Trek celebs including William Shatner and Roberto Orci. See below for the full breakdown.

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More Live Star Trek: “This Side Of Paradise” in Seattle Park + “Who Killed Captain Kirk” at DC Fringe July 14, 2011

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

A couple of weeks ago TrekMovie reported on live and improv Star Trek shows this summer around the country, but we missed a couple so today we update with news on shows in Washington DC and Seattle, WA, along with summarizing the other summer shows.

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Photos & Video Of Trek In The Park “Mirror, Mirror” + Portland Mayor Declares July Star Trek Month July 11, 2011

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

Over the weekend Portland’s Atomic Arts Theater Group held their third annual "Trek in the Park" event with free performances of the classic Star Trek episode "Mirror, Mirror." At the event Portland’s Mayor declared July as "Star Trek Month." See below for a photo slideshow of the event plus video.

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No Paramount Star Trek Comic Con Panel But Shatner Brings The Captains + Full Trek Guide To SDCC 2011 July 10, 2011

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

The official schedule for San Diego Comic Con was revealed this weekend and (no surprise) Paramount has not scheduled a panel for the Star Trek sequel. However, William Shatner and Avery Brooks will be at SDCC for The Captains, plus there are a number of Trek celebs there for other projects. See below for a full breakdown of events plus list of Star Trek licensee booths. [UPDATE: Added events for John Cho & Zachary Quinto] [UPDATE 2: Added Bakula, Patrick Stewart, Bob Picardo]

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London Comic Con Report & Photos: Walter Koenig On Shatner + Brent Spiner On Data’s Death

by Daniel Lewis , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG,TOS , comments closed

London Comic Con was held this weekend and on hand were Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Brent Spiner and Star Trek’s Walter Koenig. See below for photos from event along with a report of the star’s Q&A sessions including Koenig dishing on William Shatner and Spiner making it clear that Data is dead.

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July Brings Live & Improv Star Trek Shows To NYC, Minneapolis & Portland June 30, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fan Productions , comments closed

Do you like your Star Trek live? Well this weekend (and others in July and August) you will have your chance to check out some live Star Trek shows, if you happen to live in New York, Oregon, or Minnesota. Details on the shows below.

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