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Friday, May 25
 

5:00pm

Cheesy Line-Reading Contest
Acting can be difficult, especially when the dialogue is written by George Lucas post-1990 or Tommy Wiseau. We like to criticize the actors in our favorite sci-fi movies and TV shows, but is it really their fault? Come see if fellow Escape Velocity attendees can deliver a monologue about sand better than Hayden Christensen, or scream about bees with more sincerity than Nicolas Cage. May the cheesiest actor win!

It's an interactive, hilarious performance that involves audience participation, and celebrates science fiction in Pop Culture.


Moderators
avatar for Brandon Troy

Brandon Troy

Host/Co-Creator, Movers & Shakers Unlimited
Brandon started his career from a young age on Film/TV. However, in the decades since, he has expanded his interests to producing, editing, and directing. If you don't find I'm at your local Con or expo, you be sure to find him on the COX Cable Series, MOVERS & SHAKERS UNLIMITED... Read More →

Speakers
Staff
avatar for Barbara Mabie-McClain

Barbara Mabie-McClain

Manager, Pop Culture Programs, The Museum of Science Fiction
Barbara, Is a Master Class costumer that has been sewing small things, crafting, and beading for over 20 years. In 2013 Barb discovered the convention scene while attending her first convention, PaxEast, and fell in love with costuming and cosplay since. She has her Cosmetology license... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 5:00pm - 5:50pm
 Annapolis 4

6:00pm

Dance Workshop- Hip Hop
A Dance workshop with Paranoia Boi and his crew to learn how to dance Hip Hop

Moderators
avatar for Barbara Mabie-McClain

Barbara Mabie-McClain

Manager, Pop Culture Programs, The Museum of Science Fiction
Barbara, Is a Master Class costumer that has been sewing small things, crafting, and beading for over 20 years. In 2013 Barb discovered the convention scene while attending her first convention, PaxEast, and fell in love with costuming and cosplay since. She has her Cosmetology license... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Tony Dortch

Tony Dortch

Paranoia Boi
Tony "Paranoia Boi" is a Cosplayer, Dancer & Competitive Dance Gamer from Virginia.He has been cosplaying for almost a decade and portrays video game characters and pop culture icons.His love for dance goes as far back as mimicking Michael Jackson videos as a 5 year old. His style... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Exhibit Hall - B18 (Stage)

10:00pm

Late Night Karaoke
Join us for some Fun and Nerdy Karaoke!

Speakers
avatar for Lindsay Bartleson

Lindsay Bartleson

Geek Diva Cosplay
Lindsay Bartleson started cosplaying just three years ago, at her first convention, which was the first ReGeneration Who. She has gone on to win several craftsmanship, performance, and Best In Show awards. She is now a master level costumer. She also has been a performance judge... Read More →

Staff
avatar for Barbara Mabie-McClain

Barbara Mabie-McClain

Manager, Pop Culture Programs, The Museum of Science Fiction
Barbara, Is a Master Class costumer that has been sewing small things, crafting, and beading for over 20 years. In 2013 Barb discovered the convention scene while attending her first convention, PaxEast, and fell in love with costuming and cosplay since. She has her Cosmetology license... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 10:00pm - Saturday May 26, 2018 1:00am
 Annapolis 4
 
Saturday, May 26
 

10:30pm

Late Night Karaoke
Back for a second night due to popular demand--join us for some Fun and Nerdy Karaoke!

Speakers
avatar for Lindsay Bartleson

Lindsay Bartleson

Geek Diva Cosplay
Lindsay Bartleson started cosplaying just three years ago, at her first convention, which was the first ReGeneration Who. She has gone on to win several craftsmanship, performance, and Best In Show awards. She is now a master level costumer. She also has been a performance judge... Read More →

Staff
avatar for Barbara Mabie-McClain

Barbara Mabie-McClain

Manager, Pop Culture Programs, The Museum of Science Fiction
Barbara, Is a Master Class costumer that has been sewing small things, crafting, and beading for over 20 years. In 2013 Barb discovered the convention scene while attending her first convention, PaxEast, and fell in love with costuming and cosplay since. She has her Cosmetology license... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 10:30pm - 11:59pm
 Annapolis 3