January 12 - 15, 2018 • Westin Boston Waterfront - New England's Largest, Most Diverse Sci-Fi & Fantasy Convention https://2018.arisia.org/rss.xml en Arisia 2018 https://2018.arisia.org/Welcome <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Arisia 2018</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/user/8" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">seven</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2013-05-28T03:22:35+00:00">Mon, 05/27/2013 - 23:22</span> <div class="field field--name-field-viewfield field--type-viewfield field--label-hidden"> <div class="field__item field__item-label-hidden"> <div class="views-element-container"><div class="view view-homepage-slideshow view-id-homepage_slideshow view-display-id-block_1 js-view-dom-id-10bbb428f004696100c3b229c4531413eec14e1a9ba31f5ad67f58a7d7423d43"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="skin-default"> <div id="views_slideshow_cycle_main_homepage_slideshow-block_1" class="views_slideshow_cycle_main views_slideshow_main"> <div id="views_slideshow_cycle_teaser_section_homepage_slideshow-block_1" class="views_slideshow_cycle_teaser_section"> <div id="views_slideshow_cycle_div_homepage_slideshow-block_1_0" class="views_slideshow_cycle_slide views_slideshow_slide views-row-1 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-row views-row-0 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field views-field-field-image"><div class="field-content"> <img src="/sites/2018.arisia.org/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2017-08/ArisiaSelects001.jpg?itok=5sSy_obN" width="600" height="400" alt="At the art show, photo by Cat Trzaskowski" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-image-caption"><em class="field-content">A'17 GOHs and Conchair at the Art Show</em></div> </div> </div> <div id="views_slideshow_cycle_div_homepage_slideshow-block_1_1" class="views_slideshow_cycle_slide views_slideshow_slide views-row-2 views_slideshow_cycle_hidden views-row-even"> <div class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field views-field-field-image"><div class="field-content"> <img src="/sites/2018.arisia.org/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2017-08/ArisiaSelects011.jpg?itok=1-INdvmS" width="600" height="400" alt="A discussion panel, photo by Cat Trzaskowski" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-image-caption"><em class="field-content">A discussion panel</em></div> </div> </div> <div id="views_slideshow_cycle_div_homepage_slideshow-block_1_2" class="views_slideshow_cycle_slide views_slideshow_slide views-row-3 views_slideshow_cycle_hidden views-row-odd"> <div class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field views-field-field-image"><div class="field-content"> <img src="/sites/2018.arisia.org/files/styles/max_650x650/public/2017-08/ArisiaSelects018.jpg?itok=ZIUUpEn9" width="600" height="400" alt="A group of singers in costume at Arisia, photo by Cat Trzaskowski" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-image-caption"><em class="field-content">A'17 <cite>Doom, Gloom, and Despondency</cite> song contest winner</em></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div property="schema:text" class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><!-- <script>var _bftn_options = { theme: 'glitch' };</script><script src="https://widget.battleforthenet.com/widget.js" async></script> --> <h1>What is Arisia?</h1> <p>The annual Arisia convention brings together fans from around the world to celebrate the best and brightest stars in the science fiction and fantasy genres. Based in Boston, this four-day volunteer-run con features unique entertainment and learning opportunities that led to Arisia winning the title of Best Fan Gathering in the "Best in Boston" awards for 2016!</p> <p style="padding-top: 10px;">Join our community of 4,500+ attendees to learn, explore, engage, and make merry. Here is a small sample of what we have to offer:</p> <ul> <li>More than 400 hours of panels and workshops</li> <li>Concerts, dances, and performances</li> <li>Video and Tabletop gaming</li> <li>A world-class Art Show</li> <li>A Masquerade with entries from Project Cosplay youngsters through award-winning masters</li> <li>A Dealer's Room with more than 50 vendors</li> </ul> <p style="padding-top: 10px;">Arisia is produced by Arisia, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteer-run organization whose purpose is to promote science fiction and fantasy. We are constantly striving to live up to our by-line as "New England's Largest, Most Diverse Sci-Fi &amp; Fantasy Convention".</p> <h2>Our Featured Guests</h2> <table align="center" border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" valign="bottom" width="25%"><img alt="V. E. Schwab" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="f56f0589-0d31-4c4d-9e83-d99a58c1d2c7" src="/sites/default/files/vschwab3.png" width="150" /></td> <td align="center" valign="bottom" width="25%"><img alt="Ashe Samuels" data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" src="/sites/default/files/ashe.jpg" width="150" /></td> <td align="center" valign="bottom" width="25%"><img alt="Shannon" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="6072fcdc-f2e1-4a59-abbd-2017d2cd1276" src="/sites/default/files/shannonwatters2.jpg" width="150" /></td> <td align="center" valign="bottom" width="25%"><img alt="Mikki Kendall" data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" src="/sites/default/files/mikki2.jpg" width="150" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><a href="/GoHbios#authorgoh">V. E. Schwab</a><br /> Author Guest of Honor</td> <td align="center"><a href="/GoHbios#artistgoh">Ashe Samuels</a><br /> Artist Guest of Honor</td> <td align="center"><a href="/GoHbios#comicsgoh">Shannon Watters</a><br /> Comics Industry Guest of Honor</td> <td align="center"><a href="/GoHbios#fangoh">Mikki Kendall</a><br /> Fan Guest of Honor</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <hr /> <h4>If you have any comments, enter them at <a href="/feedback">www.arisia.org/feedback</a> or mail <a href="#" data-mail-to="srrqonpx/ng/nevfvn/qbg/bet" data-replace-inner="@email">@email</a>.</h4> </div> Tue, 28 May 2013 03:22:35 +0000 seven 1 at https://2018.arisia.org