On March 27-29, 2009, Birmingham will host ImagiCon, a full-scale sci-fi convention at the BJCC.
Here is a brief description taken from ImagiCon's website. For more info and a detailed events schedule go to imagicon.org/gatekeeper.
ImagiCon is a weekend-long LIVE celebration of Science Fiction and Fantasy media. Featuring a broad range of activities and presentations related to the genres' entertainment mediums such as books, comics, television, film, music and gaming, ImagiCon offerings will include electronic and RPG gaming, a vendor hall, and a professional artists' exhibition and sale. ImagiCon will also present live music, demonstrations and performances, costume contests and a masquerade ball, panels with celebrities and authors, workshops with artists and costume designers, screenings of genre films and fan club gatherings of Sci-Fi and Fantasy-related entertainment from across the region.
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC)
2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35203
March 27 – 29, 2009
SPONSOR and CIVIC PARTNERS:
Books-A-Million, Best Buy/Geek Squad, Kingdom Comics, LifeSouth, Mix 102.5, Birmingham Area Cultural Arts Alliance