Chicon 8 may be over, but for many of our members, so many wonderful memories were made in five short days. And as the Chengdu committee reminded us during the closing ceremony, welcoming us in song to celebrate Worldcon 2023, Continue reading Ad Astra: To the Stars and Back Again
With the 2022 Hugo Award Ceremony concluded and the closing ceremonies nearly upon us, the newsletter team would like to thank you, the members of Chicon 8, for joining us on this adventure. Trust us, you’ll want to stick around Continue reading Ad Astra: The Stars My Celebration
Replicator malfunctioning? Holodeck on the fritz? It sounds like you could use some good food and entertainment recommendations! Fortunately, your Chicon 8 newsletter team is on the case. Al’s #1 Beef and Chicon Dining Guide “I have had my first Continue reading Beef Sandwiches, Superheroes, and Firespinners!
Fifth Third Bike the Drive is a fundraiser event for the Active Transportation Alliance, a non-profit advocacy organization working to improve conditions for walking, biking, and public transit throughout Chicagoland. This event is from 6:30 am – 10:30 am with Continue reading Fifth Third “Bike the Drive”
I’m going to be completely honest: I struggle with writing. Sure, I enjoy plotting out the beats to my indigenous fantasy series or adding occasional chapters to my AU noir/crossover fan fiction (yes, you read that correctly). More often than Continue reading Sunrise Edition: Day Four (with Con Updates)
If you heard laughter from the Michigan 3 room yesterday afternoon, it was because 5 teams of 4-6 players each were raucously attempting to vie for honors in a pub trivia contest. Six categories included questions about Chicago facts, sci-fi Continue reading Ad Astra: All the Stars were Laughing
“The library deeps lay waiting for them. Out in the world, not much happened. But here in the special night, a land bricked with paper and leather, anything might happen, always did.” -Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes As Continue reading Sunrise Edition: Day Three (with Con Updates)
Humans have long navigated this world by gazing up at the night sky, following the patterns and constellations shining down upon them. Similar to how we have relied upon the stars to guide our way, we are fortunate to have Continue reading Ad Astra: Navigating the Stars of Fandom