Fantasy Twi-Life Tour (OH) (May 2010)

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour (WA) (April 2010)

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour (CA) (April 2010)

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Fantasy Twi-Life Tour (CO) (March 2010)

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Fantasy Twi-Life Tour (NJ) (March 2010)

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Fantasy Twi-Life Tour (VA) (February 2010)

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Fantasy Twi-Life Tour (MD) (February 2010)

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Fantasy Twi-Life Tour (FL) (December 2009)

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Fantasy Twi-Life Tour Announces New Direction, Cities, Guests, and Pricing

THE FANTASY TWI-LIFE TOUR ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTION, CITIES, GUESTS & PRICING
www.twi-life.com

The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour has a new direction which will be evident starting this December with the Fort Lauderdale, FL. tour stop.

The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour is a Twilight themed celebrity convention tour that will travel across The United States in 2009-2010. This tour will give fans the opportunity to gather with each other across the country to celebrate the book and film series. Each stop on the Fantasy Twi-Life Tour will feature celebrity guests, musical guests, vendors, celebrity Q&A’s, dance parties, contests, panels, fan films, celebrity photo shoots, celebrity autograph sessions, V.I.P. cocktail parties and banquets, Twilight costume and role play contests, The John Henson Twilight costume museum, the art of Alex Meraz, Twilight trivia, Twilight fan fiction and more.

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour

Fantasy Twi-Life Tour

In order to provide the best experience possible at these shows, new management has been put in place, exciting new events are being planned, and even more celebrity guests are being added to each of the shows!

The next ten cities and the current confirmed guest lists (which are updated frequently) include:

1) Fort Lauderdale, FL (Dec. 4-6, 2009)
Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Justin Chon (Eric), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model), John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector) and The Twilighters (Musical Guests).

2) Baltimore, MD (Feb. 5-7, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

3) Norfolk, VA (Feb. 19-21, 2010)
Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

4) Parsippany, NJ (Mar. 12-14, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

5) Denver, CO (Mar. 26-28, 2010)
Kellen Lutz (Emmett Cullen), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Justin Chon (Eric), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

6) San Diego, CA (April 16-18, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Alex Meraz (Paul), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

7) Seattle, WA (April 30-May 2, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Gil Birmingham (Billy Black), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

8) Cincinnati, OH (May 21-23, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Chaske Spencer (Sam Ulley), Alex Meraz (Paul), Bronson Pelletier (Jared), Kiowa Gordon (Embry), Tinsel Korey (Emily), Tyson Houseman (Quil Ateara), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

9) Raliegh, NC (August 13-15, 2010)
Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

10) Baltimore, MD (September 17-19, 2010)
Daniel Cudmore (Felix), Alex Meraz (Paul), Kimbra Hickey (Twilight Hand Model) and John Henson (Costume Designer and Collector).

In addition, Amanda Bell of the Twilight Examiner will participate in the tour by hosting panels and events.
More guests will be added soon. Keep track of all the updates at www.twi-life.com

The convention hours of operation for each tour stop are:
Friday: 2:00pm – 1:00am, Saturday: 10:00am – 1:00am, Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Equally as important to these new cities and guests, The Fantasy Twi-Life tour is very happy to announce its new pricing structure, which will give a much greater value to each and every attendee. The new pricing is tiered with general admission starting at just $20 – $30 for a one day ticket and $69 for a three day weekend pass. VIP packages are priced in the $110 – $450 range and promise more than one can find at other similar events. The Fantasy Twi-Life Tour strives to provide the best convention experience with the best pricing that a fan can find for these types of events.

Special rates are available for all attendees who stay at the host hotel in each city. Hotel information and room rate information can be found at www.twi-life.com

For more information and updates visit: www.twi-life.com

Big Apple Comic Con to Feature Over 250 Celebrities

OVER 500 EXHIBITORS AND MORE THAN 250 CELEBRITIES AND RECORD CROWDS EXPECTED FOR BIG APPLE COMIC CON THIS COMING WEEKEND, OCTOBER 16 – OCTOBER 18 AT PIER 94 (55th Street & 12th Avenue) IN NEW YORK CITY
Cast Members of the Twilight Saga: New Moon, Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica; Pop Icons William Shatner, Adam West, Billy Dee Williams, and Linda Hamilton; Sports Stars Yogi Berra, Ric Flair, Joe Frazier, Pete Rose and Dwight Gooden all participating in the New York City area’s largest consumer pop culture event of 2009
(THE BIG APPLE, October 12, 2009) Over 500 exhibitors from toys and video games to action figures, sports and entertainment will converge on Pier 94 this coming weekend for Big Apple Comic Con, the tri-state area’s largest pop culture festival.

“Whether you are a fan of comic books, movies, television, toys, video games, sports, music or more, there is something here for everyone. This is an affordable weekend of fun for the whole family,” said Big Apple Comic Con Producer Gareb Shamus.

Brands ranging from Hasbro and LEGO to Nintendo, Warner Bros. and THQ are on hand displaying new products and conducting competitions and contests. Additionally, over 250 celebrities from hit movies and TV shows like Batman, Star Wars, The Sopranos, X-Men, The Dukes of Hazzard and The Terminator are on hand along with stars from current hit shows like Battlestar Galactica, American Idol, Survivor, Dollhouse, Warehouse 13, The Real Housewives of New Jersey and Smallville to speak with fans, conduct seminars and sign autographs. Hundreds of comic book illustrators and vendors are also appearing live, and there will be a Halloween costume contest for participants of all ages.

It is anticipated that tens of thousands of people will attend the three day event, which opens Friday at noon and will run until Sunday at five. There are also a number of after hours VIP events featuring movie screenings, meet and greets, as well as musical performances by Grammy Award Winning artists Naughty By Nature (Friday night) and Taylor Dayne (Saturday night).

WHAT: BIG APPLE COMIC CON
WHEN: October 16-18, 2009, FRI-SAT-SUN
WHERE: PIER 94 MANHATTAN (711 12 th Avenue @ 55th Street)

Tickets are on sale now at www.wizardworld.ticketleap.com/bigapple and by phone at 1-877-402-3751. One day Friday and Sunday tickets are being sold in advance for $25 and 3-day passes are available for $45. Get $5 off with code NYC (online only). Saturday tickets are $30. Kids 10 years old and younger are FREE with a paid adult ticket on Sunday only. For a full guest and vendor list and more information on the event go to www.wizardworld.com.

Show hours:
Friday, October 16: 12 noon – 8 pm
Saturday, October 17: 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday, October 18: 10 am – 5 pm

About Wizard Entertainment
Gareb Shamus founded Wizard Entertainment in 1991. Today, Wizard Entertainment publishes consumer magazines Wizard, ToyFare, FunFare, and numerous books about pop-culture’s top talent, comic books and toys. Gareb produces Big Apple Comic Con at Pier 94 October 16-18, 2009, Anaheim Comic Con at the Anaheim Convention Center, April 16-18, 2010, Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con at the Philadelphia Convention Center June 11-13, 2010, Chicago Comic Con at the Donald E. Stephens (Rosemont) Convention Center, August 12-15, 2010 and Toronto Comic Con, dates TBD.

Disclosure: Big Apple Comic Con is a current advertiser with Convention Scene.

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