Improv and Comedy at VCON Relaxicon 41½

Are you a fan of Speculative Fiction (Of course! If I wasn’t, why would I be reading the VCON Blog?) Are you a fan of Sci-Fi and Geek inspired Improv Theatre or Stand Up Comedy? (Well now, those are good questions … I might be….) This year, we’ve been able […]

Upintheair Theatre at VCON

Are you a fan of Speculative Fiction (Duh! Why else would I be reading the VCON Blog?) Are you a fan of LIVE theatre? (Hmm… See, now that’s a question worth asking.) This year, we’ve made arrangements to bring in the Speculative Fiction Theatre company Upintheair Theatre to host two, very different […]

Room Rate Extension to October 10, 2017!

Huzzah! The Hotel has given us an extension on our Convention Room rate for until TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017!!! So, if you missed the original deadline (October 3), book a room TODAY! Rates start as low as $125 for a Traditional Room, double occupancy. (If you already booked a room after […]

Special Artist GoH Panel: Just Be Cos

Our Artist Guest of Honour, Nancie Green, has created a very special session for us this year called Just Be Cos. Not only will it be an excellent demonstration of her art process, anyone who would like the opportunity to be really involved in it can do so with a little […]

VCON To Have Breakout Year in 2017 12 Comments

WCSFA Says: We’re Doing All the Things! The West Coast Science Fiction Association (WCSFA) announced today that 2017 would be a “breakout year” for VCON – that is, they will be breaking out individual aspects of their annual three-day event into several, smaller, tightly focused events scheduled throughout the year. […]

Live Theatre Special Offer for VCON Fans

Save on tickets for the upcoming, modern theatre adaptation of the Hugo Award-winning novel The City and The City by China Miéville, presented from Jan 24 – Feb 5, 2016,† as part of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. (Show Details) To receive your discount, use the Promo Code VConCity —— † VCON […]

VCON 41 Huge Success!

Note how cool and relaxed all the Guest of Honours appear. This is typical of VCON, an old-fashioned SF&F convention run by fans for fans. Pros enjoy attending VCON as they are treated as fellow fans free to mix and mingle as they see fit. Note how tense and worried […]

Author GoH swears in new citizens!

In June our Author Guest of Honour Robert J. Sawyer received the Order of Canada. As part of his new responsibilities, he was invited to swear in 115 new Canadian citizens at a ceremony at Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Robb in his official swearing-in Robes. — Rob and the Canadian […]