gene_007 (gene_007) wrote in orycon,

Orycon 2005

Orycon, Portland’s premiere science fiction convention, returns to downtown
Portland on November 4-6 2005. The Guests of Honor include: Kevin J.
Anderson and Brian Herbert. The three-day festival of books, art, science,
TV, movies, comics and gaming will feature over 100 hours of panel sessions,
workshops, author readings, and autograph signings. 
Noted filker, Tom Smith will appear in concert as a special guest. One high
point of the weekend will be the  Masked Ball – a cross between a "standard"
Masquerade and a Ball. 
There will also be an Art show featuring the works of Artist GOH  Paul
Guinan with many of the items available for sale. In the Dealer’s Room ,
approximately 30 merchants will be selling books, memorabilia and other
science fiction-related items. 
Comprehensive gaming rooms and a program will feature popular role playing
games and scheduled events.
Pre-registration closes soon, on October 15. After that the membership rate
goes from $45 to $55 at the door. To get the cheaper rate you may register
by using Paypal, by go here:
To print off a paper version and mail with a check, go here:
To register for a room at the Marriott, and get the special Orycon rate of
$99, call through PassKey at (800)266-9432 and spell Orycon.
To read more about Orycon 27 link here:
We hope to see you there.


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