’12 D*C News


2012 Dragon*Con Charity Auction to Benefit ALS Association

This year’s official Dragon*Con charity is the Georgia Chapter of the ALS Association, which will receive all proceeds from this year’s charity auction and other charity events at Dragon*Con. The Charity Auction will be Sunday 10AM. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that usually attacks both upper and lower motor neurons and causes degeneration… Read more →

Silk Road Expo

Don’t miss the Silk Road Expo, a fan based performance exposition based on the arts of the Silk Road, featuring dance performances from the past and present, both historical and imagined. Sat 5:30PM, Hanover C-E (Hyatt). Open to applicants who wish to present art forms such as martial arts, puppetry, lion/dragon dance, and song and poetry from (or inspired by)… Read more →

New for 2012: The Video Gaming Track

This year, video games will have their very own track at Dragon*Con! Join the Video Gaming Track for four days of panels, lectures, and discussions about the video games you love. Created by insiders from the games industry, it promises to have news about games you want, conversations on hot topics facing the industry, and real professionals working in real… Read more →


The Gadgeteer’s Showcase

The Alternate History Track is proud to present The Gadgeteer’s Showcase: A Steampunk Show & Tell. This showcase event is designed to celebrate amateur steampunk craftsmen with original one-of-a-kind gear and gadgetry who produce Steampunk gear for their individual use (and the appreciation of thousands!).

The Silk Road Track Presents the 1st Annual Origami Contest

New for 2012, in honor of the Year of the Dragon, the Silk Road will host the first annual Origami Contest for Best Origami Dragon. Origami: An ancient artform that transforms a flat sheet of material into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques only, without the use of cuts or glue. This juried competition will have prizes for… Read more →

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