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2019 Daily Dragon Articles

Here’s an index of all the news, information, interviews, and articles we published for Dragon Con 2019! Panels/Events [catlist id=304 orderby=date order=desc numberposts=-1] Interviews [catlist id=302 orderby=date order=desc numberposts=-1] Contests/Awards [catlist id=305 orderby=date order=desc numberposts=-1] News/Information [catlist id=303 orderby=date order=desc numberposts=-1]

Pipers & Drum Quartet Jam at Dragon Con

Pipers & Drum Quartet Jam at Dragon Con

Coming into the Hyatt today, I had the distinct pleasure of listening to a spontaneous quartet of three bagpipers and a drummer. Although they had never played together before the convention, they granted my request for the “Skye Boat Song” (also the musical theme for the series Outlander, based on Diana Gabaldon’s time-travel/historical romance books). For an American Scot like… Read more →

Flying Your Geek Flag

Coming to Dragon Con has so many joys. People hang with other geeks, go to panels to satisfy their fandom passions, and meet up with family they haven’t seen all year. It is such a joyous event. Dragon Con is also known for its many and varied costumes. There are several costume contests throughout the weekend for members to have… Read more →

Enter the Hallway Costume Contest

Have a great cosplay but too shy to get on stage for the Masquerade? Try the lower-key Hallway Costume Contest! Contest staff will be taking photos all weekend at the Contest Registration table in front of the Centennial Ballroom in the Hyatt. Contestant photos will be displayed on monitors near the registration table by Sunday morning. Voting takes place on… Read more →

2019 Dragon Con Charity

The official Dragon Con charity for 2019 is the Atlanta Affiliate of the American Heart Association. This year’s charity selection is a very personal one, done in honor of former Comics Director Thom Trainor, who lost his battle with heart disease in July 2018. Dragon Con will again match dollar for dollar, up to $100,000, any money raised for this… Read more →

Dragon Con for Newbies

New to Dragon Con? We’ve got three ways to get you oriented! Want to get a lay of the land and find your way around the hotels? Did you know there’s a food court? Meet others new to Dragon Con and get a tour with some veteran con-goers starting at 2:30PM Thursday in Marriott A601–602. Tours leave every 30 minutes,… Read more →

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