May 5, 2013 – The Schedule and Panel Descriptions are now available on the Programming and Schedule pages.   Most current is dated 5/14/13.

March 3, 2013 -

Costume Con 31 is proud to announce the newest convention sponsor, eQuilter, owned and run by Luana and Paul Rubin!

The eQuilter 15,000 sq ft warehouse is located in Boulder, Colorado. eQuilter has the largest online selection of high quality quilt fabrics and related products, with over 22,000 products online and in stock. Quilters, Fiber Artists, Crafters, Fashion and Home Dec sewers love our fast service, huge variety – and 2% of sales go to charity. Their weekly enewsletter announces 1000 new products per month, and famous seasonal clearances. Check out or plan to visit http://www.equilter.com/ while you are in Denver for the convention!

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February 20, 2013 – We are very excited to announce Mythica von Griffyn as a Featured Artist at Costume-Con 31.  Mythica has been doing haunted houses since she was 14. Locally she has worked with Starland, and their annual haunted houses. She has been an award winning artist since she was a teen. Two years ago she got into bodypainting and her career has taken off. Last year in 2012 she was listed as Westword’s Best of Denver Best Bodypainter. She has worked with local runway shows, conventions, music videos and private photo shoots.  For 2013, she is working on publishing a new magazine devoted to bodypainting.  Samples of her work can be seen on her Facebook page.

 

September 13, 2012 – We are very excited to announce Dragon Dronet of Renegade Effects Group as a Featured Artist at Costume-Con 31.  Renegade Effects Group provides Costumes, Props, Physical Effects and much more for movies, television, music videos, advertising and more.  Of recent note, Dragon portrayed Darth Malgus in the Star Wars: The Old Republic Flash Mob in Times Square in December 2011.  Renegade Effects Group provided all of the costumes and choreography for the event.

Dragon Dronet is a weapon specialist, armorer, actor, prop master, and Sith Lord who has worked in Hollywood for decades.

Dragon has built props for tv shows and movies such as Heroes, Lost, True Blood, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Total Recall, RoboCop 2, Batman Returns, Eraser, Alien: Resurrection, MacGyver, Alien Nation, Space Rangers, The X-Files, Babylon 5, Earth 2, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: First Contact, (among many others).

For Star Trek: Generations, Dragon created engineering tools, tricorders, a Klingon dagger, and comunicators. For First Contact, he made phaser rifles and Worf’s Klingon weapon.

As an actor, Dragon appeared in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country as a Klingon in the trial scene and as a Klingon in an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

He also played a pit fighter in Conan the Barbarian, Red Army Leader in Planet of the Apes, a Predator in the short film Batman: Dead End, and had a cameo as a vampire in an episode of True Blood.

Dragon also currently appears as Darth Malgus for Lucasarts, and can be seen in the video game Star Wars: the Old Republic.

 

For more information, check out the Featured Artists page.

155 years ago, the Colorado Gold Rush began.  Prospectors headed West, answering the call of “Pike’s Peak or Bust.”  Follow in their footsteps, pack your wagons and return to Denver for Costume-Con 31.

Costume-Con or Bust!

Welcome to Costume-Con 31.

We hope that you’re here because you’ve been to Costume-Con in the past, or you’ve never been to Costume-Con and you think you want to come.  If you’ve made it this far, you do.

In the event you’re here and you’ve never been to Costume-Con, please browse around and and check out the various event pages for descriptions of the various events and photos from CC24.

 

Denver has been named the best city in the world for conventions by a panel assembled by a Canadian newspaper.

The Globe and Mail of Toronto compiled a list of the 10 best cities for business meetings with help from an international panel of frequent business fliers, airline executives, meetings experts and business-travel professionals.

Read the whole article here

 

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