’22 Panels/Events

2022 Article List

Here’s an index of all the news, information, interviews, and articles we published for Dragon Con 2022! Panels/Events [catlist id=320 orderby=date order=desc numberposts=-1] Interviews [catlist id=322 orderby=date order=desc numberposts=-1] Awards [catlist id=321 orderby=date order=desc numberposts=-1] News/Info [catlist id=319 orderby=date order=desc numberposts=-1]

Doctor Who: The Return of RTD

On Monday at 11AM, Dragon Con panelists waxed thoughtful about the return of RTD (that’s Russell T. Davies) to the Whoverse as showrunner and writer. Davies famously relaunched, rebooted, and reimagined Doctor Who for the 21st Century in 2005 and when he introduced David Tennant as the 10th Doctor. He left the show in 2011, and panelists Caro McCully, Mike… Read more →

Monster Mashing

Monster Mashing

Want to create a monster? On paper, at least? Sunday at 5:30PM in Hyatt Embassy EF, authors Patricia Briggs, Nancy Knight, Berta Platas, Daniel Schinhofen, Tamsin Silver, and Patricia J. Wooldridge discussed tips and tricks on how to create a memorable and frightening baddie. The authors agreed that it’s best to base the beastie on creatures already known to the… Read more →

Free-Range Kids: Stranger Things Happening With Gen X

Stranger Things has captured the imagination of viewers across a multitude of generations, but its portrayal of families and issues during the 1980s put it squarely in Gen X territory. This is what the panelists discussed Saturday at 8PM on “The Latchkey Generation: Stranger Things Themes” on the virtual stream for X-Track. Jenny Byrd-Peterson moderated her fellow Gen  X compatriots… Read more →

Charles Urbach Colored Pencil Drawing Techniques

Charles Urbach Colored Pencil Drawing Techniques

Artist Charles Urbach graciously shared his colored pencil drawing techniques with a full class of students in the Dragon Con art show, Hyatt Grand Hall, Sun 11:30AM. He used some of his own amazing colored pencil art to demonstrate various techniques he developed for the media he has made his standard. Urbach said that there are advantages to every medium…. Read more →

Coloring for Charity

Sometimes the hustle and bustle of Dragon Con can be overwhelming. That’s one of the reasons the Hyatt Learning Center hosted Coloring for Charity events each night during the convention, the first on Thursday at 7PM. Coloring books and pages were provided for a donation to Dragon Con’s 2022 charity of choice, Open Hand, whose volunteers pack meals and market… Read more →

Literary Guest of Honor Nnedi Okorafor

Literary Guest of Honor Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor, Dragon Con’s Literary Guest of Honor and multiple award-winning author, enchanted fans Saturday at 1pm, Hyatt Regency Ballroom. Interviewed live by NPR’s Rose Scott (Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award winner, WABE 90.1 FM, Atlanta), she smiled while Scott listed Okorafor’s impressive accomplishments, including winning Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Locus, and Lodestar Awards. Scott began her questioning by… Read more →

Yule Ball Magic

The annual Yule Ball event apparated into the Imperial Ballroom at the Marriott on Saturday night. This Harry Potter-themed event was a ton of fun for all ages—at least until 10PM—as the DJ spun the top songs from the ’80s, ’90s, and now. This ball looked elegant, the room adorned with chandeliers, table decorations, and balloons. As soon as the… Read more →