I’m scurrying about trying to finish up several new pieces of art to show at SoonerCon this weekend in Oklahoma City. Here’s a reminder about my schedule:
Friday, June 27
- 3 pm —Tut, Tut Mummy! — Why this strange fascination with the dried-up husks of dead people?
- 5 pm — A Game of Thrones: A Fan’s Addiction (moderator) — Panelists discuss everything Game of Thrones from the books to the television series. *Spoilers may be unavoidable
- 8 pm — Art Reception
Saturday, June 28
- 11 am — Dragons: Myths Across the Miles — How did the legend of the dragon make its way across the continents in the ages of minimal communication and cross-continental travel? What cultural truths can be explained by the similarity of the various dragon myths and forms?
- 3 pm — Dr. Who: The Anti-Antihero — Is the Doctor’s ultra-goodness his best appeal? What gives him such cross-generational staying power?
- 4 pm — Yard Dog Press Roadshow
Sunday, June 29
- 10 am — Koffee Klatch — Meet guests of the convention and enjoy coffee and casual conversation.
- 12 pm — The Inspired Artist — Artists discuss their real-world inspirations used to create works of SF/F art.
- 3 pm — Why So Grimm? (moderator) — A gruesome look at the original Grimm’s fairy tales.