Convention Scene » New York http://www.conventionscene.com Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:07:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Copyright © Convention Scene 2011 brian@conventionscene.com (Convention Scene) brian@conventionscene.com (Convention Scene) http://www.conventionscene.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/powered_by_podpress.jpg Convention Scene http://www.conventionscene.com 144 144 Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Convention Scene Convention Scene brian@conventionscene.com no no NYC – A Conversation with Edward Norton & Samson Parashina http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/22/nyc-conversation-edward-norton-samson-parashina/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/22/nyc-conversation-edward-norton-samson-parashina/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:51:00 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60551 enorton

Press Release:

Absolute Travel invites you to join award-winning actor and conservationist, Edward Norton; Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust’s President Samson Parashina; Katie Losey, Director of Marketing & Founder of Absolute Awareness and moderator Fred Guterl, Executive Editor of Scientific American, in a remarkable conversation on how eco-travel can transform and sustain conservation, the importance of holistic programs, and the transformation of philanthropy on Thursday October 30th from 6:30PM – 9:30PM. By attending, guests have the chance to win a trip to award-winning safari lodge Campi ya Kanzi in Kenya’s Chyulu Hills.

100% of profits will go directly toward supporting the MWCT Women Community Ranger Program. The funds will create salaries, scholarships, and purchase equipment for women rangers so that they may transform their community through the opportunity to gain equality and achieve economic independence while protecting the land and animals that need it most. The Strand Rare Book Room is an intimate atmosphere, with LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE. This special night is sponsored by Absolute Travel and catered by Poppy’s Catering.

Tickets ($100) are available at the link…

Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

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NYC – Legendary Cartoonists Sign http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/21/nyc-legendary-cartoonists-sign/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/21/nyc-legendary-cartoonists-sign/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:31:52 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60540 chast_feiffer

Roz Chast and Jules Feiffer appear at the Strand Book Store on Wednesday November 12th from 7:30PM – 8:30PM to talk about their new books: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, a graphic memoir by Chast, and Kill My Mother, a noir graphic novel by Feiffer. In conversation with New Yorker art editor Françoise Mouly. Presented in association with Symphony Space, Strand will be selling the artists’ collections and other goodies the night of the event.

Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

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NYC – Martin Short Signs http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/21/nyc-martin-short-signs/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/21/nyc-martin-short-signs/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:10:36 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60536 ms-ims

Martin Short appears at Barnes & Noble to sign his new memoir I Must Say: My Life as Humble Comedy Legend on Monday November 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM!

Special Instructions
Event space seating will open at 5:00 pm on 4th floor. Priority seating with book purchase.

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810

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NYC – Halloween ComicFest 2014 http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/21/nyc-halloween-comicfest-2014/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/21/nyc-halloween-comicfest-2014/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:34:47 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60530 jhu102514

Press Release:

JHU Comic Books celebrates Halloween ComicFest on Saturday October 25th!

It’s a day full of free comics, “The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever,” signings, sales and more for comic and Halloween fans to experience together. During Halloween ComicFest, 19 new full-sized and mini comics will be available at JHU Comic Books for anyone who wants to participate!

Signing Schedule:

10am – Noon – Jacob Chabot (Hello Kitty, Skullboy, Strange Tales)

Noon – 2pm - Diana Leto (My Little Pony, Co-creator and co-illustrator of the Dark Horse graphic novel, The Halloween Legion ™)

Noon -2pm – Paul Castiglia (Archie’s Weird Mysteries, Midnight Marquee Vincent Price, Scared Silly)

5pm – 6pm – Greg Pak (Planet Hulk, Action Comics, Batman/Superman, Storm)

5pm – 6pm - Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong, Cowboys & Aliens, Incredible Hercules, The Delinquents)

RSVP on Facebook!

JHU Comic Books MANHATTAN
32 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10016
(212) 268-7088

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NYC – Evangeline Lilly Signs http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/20/nyc-evengeline-lilly-signs/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/20/nyc-evengeline-lilly-signs/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:44:27 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60524 45th festival DE TELEVISION DE MONTE CARLOsqwkrs

Actress Evangeline Lilly, star of Lost, The Hobbit, and the upcoming Ant-Man, appears at Barnes & Noble on Monday November 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM to discuss her new book Squickerwonkers vol 1. Priority seating with book purchase. Ask any bookseller for details and event guidelines.

Barnes & Noble – Tribeca
97 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007
212-587-5389

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NYC – Bill Nye the Science Guy Signs http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/20/nyc-bill-nye-science-guy-signs/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/20/nyc-bill-nye-science-guy-signs/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:23:47 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60519 bnsg

Bill Nye the Science Guy appears at Barnes & Noble on Friday November 7, 2014 at 7:00 PM to sign his new book Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation.

Special Instructions
Event space seating will open at 5:00 pm on 4th floor. Priority seating with book purchase.

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810

 

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NYC – A Love Story for Witches Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/17/nyc-love-story-witches-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/17/nyc-love-story-witches-signing/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:36:54 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60501 alfw

Jaysen Headley appears at Forbidden Planet to sign copies of his new book “A Love Story for Witches” on Wednesday October 29th at 6:00 p.m.

Forbidden Planet
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576

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NYC – Prince Lestat Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/16/nyc-prince-lestat-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/16/nyc-prince-lestat-signing/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:37:42 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60480 ar-strand

Strand keeps the Halloween spirit going with a visit from world-renowned Vampire Chronicles author Anne Rice on Friday, November 7th at 7:00 pm! Anne will present the latest installment in the series Prince Lestat, with a spooky chat and signing that’s sure to be a seasonal favorite for fans of horror. Anne will be joined by her son, New York Times-bestselling writer Christopher Rice, for an exclusive chat on their latest work.

Buy a copy of Prince Lestat or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

RSVP on Facebook!

Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

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NYC – Science For Her Launch Party http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/16/nyc-science-launch-party/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/16/nyc-science-launch-party/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:57:55 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60467 ma-mm

Parks & Rec writer Megan Amram presents a hilarious launch for her new parody textbook, Science… For Her with special guest Megan Mullally at the Strand Book Store on Sunday, November 9th at 7:00pm! Named by Rolling Stone as one of the “25 Funniest People on Twitter,” you won’t want to miss it as Megan explains everything from the top sexiest molecules, to tips for hosting your very own Big Bang. A fantastic event for a date or friends-night-out alike!

Buy a copy of Science…For Her! or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

RSVP on Facebook!

Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

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NYC – Revival Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/15/nyc-revival-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/10/15/nyc-revival-signing/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:46:45 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=60462 sk-revival

Stephen King appears at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday November 11, 2014 at noon to sign his latest novel, Revival!

Author Event
Store opens at 9:00 am for event attendees. Event is on 4th floor – one book per person. A limited amount of wristbands will be distributed.

Special Instructions
Store will open at 9:00 am for event attendees, one book per customer. Priority seating with book purchase. A limited amount of wristbands will be distributed.

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810

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