goth

Bats Day

May 5th-7th 2017

Anaheim, CA 92802

49 mi

Bats Day in the Fun Park, which is also known as Bats Day, Goth Day, Bats Day in the Park and Bats Day Out, started in August 1999 as a joint effort between the promoters of the goth/industrial and deathrock clubs Absynthe and Release the Bats. It has since turned into a 3-day event taking place in Anaheim, CA near Disneyland.

disney, goth

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media

WhedonCon 2017

May 19th-21st 2017

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

4 mi

A Whedonverse Convention celebrating the works of Joss Whedon and all Whedon-related alumnus.

cosplay, costume, craft, dance, disney, faith, fan, fantasy, film, geek, ghosts, horror, media, music, science fiction, space, space western, star wars, twitter, vampire, weird

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furry

Califur the 13th

May 19th-21st 2017

Pomona, CA 91768

52 mi

Califur, Southern California’s premiere furry and anthropomorphic convention, is ecstatic to be able to host some of the most exciting furry events this side of the Pacific. If you are new to furry, you might need a bit of an explanation of what exactly all of this is. Furries are a collection of individuals with an eclectic taste for the arts and anything that is supportive of animals. With creative people who create art, act in fursuits, make music, or just like to be a fan of furry created works we welcome people of all walks of life.

anime, cosplay, dance, furry

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academic

SFRA Conference 2017

Jun 28th-Jul 1st 2017

Riverside, CA 92521

77 mi

Our keynote speaker is author Nnedi Okorafor, writer of fantasy, sf, and speculative fiction. Sf author Ted Chiang will also be in attendance for a special screening of Arrival (2016, dir. Denis Villeneuve), which is based on Chiang’s short story “Story of Your Life.” A Q&A with Chiang will follow the screening. The conference theme will be Unknown Pasts / Unseen Futures. This theme grows out of the 2016 conference, whose conversations reminded us that there is so much about the history of science fiction that has yet to be sufficiently addressed in scholarship, including marginalized or otherwise neglected bodies of work.

academic, black, fantasy, feminist, glbt, literary, science fiction

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anime

Anime Expo

Jul 1st-4th 2017

Los Angeles, CA 90015

24 mi

Anime Expo is the nation’s largest anime/manga convention and serves to foster trade, commerce and the interests of the general public and animation/ comics industry. This event serves as a key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and explore various aspects of anime/manga, as well as for members of the industry to conduct business.

anime, art, card game, collectibles, cosplay, karaoke, manga, media, video game

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anime

Anime Los Angeles

Jan 25th-28th 2018

Los Angeles, CA 90045

20 mi

ALA hosts member-volunteer run events for the education and appreciation of anime, manga and related subjects.

anime, collectibles, comics, cosplay, manga

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