3:00PM - 4:00PM Look Out! She's Got a Blender! Smoothie-klatsch (BR 2 = Rm #217)
Fan GoH Anne K. G. Murphy defies convention and presides over a smoothie-klatsch…
Anne K.G. Murphy
7:00PM - 8:00PM Opening Ceremonies (Seattle I)
Celebrate science fiction and fantasy! Join the concom, our Guests and the Guests of Honor in the official opening of ApolloCon 2008.
Lou Anders, Allen Steele, Mark B. Hall (M), Margaret Middleton, Brad Foster, Anne K.G. Murphy
8:00PM - 9:00PM Friday Concert & Show (Seattle I)
Help kick start the weekend with our Friday night concert featuring Margaret Middleton and Steven Brust, with Anne K. G. Murphy as MC. Yard Dog Press Traveling Road Show follows at approximately 10pm.
Margaret Middleton, Anne K.G. Murphy, Steven Brust
10:00PM - 11:00PM Body Politics & Bawdy Politics: Sex, Safety, & Social Mores in Fandom and the World at Large (Phoenix)
Why is fandom so touchy-feely? Is it *really* that touchy-feely, or is that a myth?
Do different sets of fans or fans in different places have different standards for personal space and safety? How do we learn what the community will tolerate and how do we communicate what is personally acceptable?
Kandy Jarvis, John Moore, Kathy Thornton, Bart Kemper (M), Anne K.G. Murphy, Krista Wohlfeil
10:00AM - 11:00AM Dancing for Geeks (Seattle II)
Fan Guest of Honor Anne Murphy leads a short workshop on dancing for novices.
Assisted by Larry Friesen, she will demonstrate the basics of social dance and share her love of movement.
Anne K.G. Murphy (M), Larry Friesen
12:00PM - 1:00PM The Science Fiction Oral History Association (Tucson)
Fan Guest of Honor Anne K. G. Murphy speaks on the Science Fiction Oral History Association, dedicated to preserving the past of speculative fiction. Learn more about this unique organization. Find out how to get involved!
Anne K.G. Murphy
1:00PM - 2:00PM Guest of Honor: Allen Steele. Interviewed by Anne K.G. Murphy (Seattle I)
Author Allen Steele is interviewed by Anne K.G. Murphy and answers questions from the floor. Your chance to ask!
Anne K.G. Murphy, Allen Steele
3:00PM - 4:00PM Skip Thruster Casting Call & Read Through (BR 3 = Rm #318)
Want to strut your stuff on stage in the Skip Thruster play on Saturday night? Then come out to this short, fun pre-show casting call with author Bennie Grezlik. Bennie will also provide stage and technical information to cast and potential cast.
Bennie Grezlik, Anne K.G. Murphy, Brian Gray
8:00PM - 10:00PM Saturday Night Masquerade & Show (Seattle Ballroom)
Order of show with approximate start times: Introduction (8pm), music by Bland Lemon and the Lemon Aides (Brad Denton, Caroline Spector & David Lee Anderson) (8:10pm), Masquerade (8:30pm), Skip Thruster (9pm), Awards (9:30pm) Bradley Denton, Caroline Spector, David Lee Anderson, Brian Gray, Bennie Grezlik, Anne K.G. Murphy, DJ Hawz, Ops, Kim Kofmel
Sat 9:00PM - 9:30PM Skip Thruster and the Doomsday Machine (Seattle Ballroom)
After the Masquerade on Saturday night, join us and join in for a live performance of "Skip Thruster and the Doomsday Machine", presented by Bennie Grezlik, his handpicked feature performers including Fan GoH Anne Murphy. In this installment, Skip and his crew of intrepid detectives match wits with Dr. Doom's latest diabolical plot, a Doomsday Machine that threatens to end life as we know it.
Anne K.G. Murphy, Brian Gray, Bennie Grezlik
12:00PM - 1:00PM Fan GoH: Anne K.G. Murphy Interviewed by A.T. Campbell III (Seattle I)
A.T. Campbell III interviews our Fan GoH Anne K.G. Murphy about her fannish life and contributions, including the Science Fiction Oral History Association and Neil-herding.
Anne K.G. Murphy, A.T. Campbell III
1:00PM - 2:00PM How to Be a Guest Liaison (Tucson)
The interface between guest and event can be handled many ways, but the job needs to get done whether handled by one person or a team. Our mixed panel of con folks and guests discuss what the job entails and how it can get done to everyone's satisfaction and success. An eye-opening introduction to one of the unsung but vital elements of con-running.
Kathy Thornton (M), Steven Brust, Brad Foster, Rhonda Eudaly, Anne K.G. Murphy