We would like to wish a very happy birthday to one of our favorite ensigns, Harry Kim, Garrett Wang from Star Trek: Voyager. As you know, Garrett is a fan favorite at conventions and is very active in the fan-run convention circuit. For all of the Trek fans in Germany, Garrett will be attending FedCon May 17-20, 2012 in Dusseldorf.CONTINUE READING >>
The Vulcan Tourism Board in Alberta Canada has been running a VulCon: Spock Days/Galaxyfest event for the last several decades. It’s held on the second weekend in June each year. They just announced this year’s special guest and it’s none other than Star Trek Voyager’s Garrett Wang. They had Garrett shoot a quick video announcing his participation which they played at a recent Vulcon Tourism/Trek Station evening event. You can check out Garrett’s video on Facebook here.
Tourism co-ordinator Catherine Pooley said Wang was asked if he would be willing to prepare the video announcement ahead of time, and he gladly accepted.
"He did a funny one," Pooley said. "Everyone got a kick out of it so we were quite pleased." CONTINUE READING >>
Okay, so, I'm not sure how we missed this, but there's a huge Comic Con in Anaheim, CA. set for April 16th - 18th with a virtual galaxy class starship full of Star Trek stars. The convention is to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center and has over 150 guests planned for the event. Let's just put it this way, William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Cirroc Lofton, Garrett Wang, and TONY TODD are going to be on hand. Why is Tony Todd in all caps? 'Cause it's flippin' Kurn man! If we still lived in So Cal, we'd be all up in that con for sure.
Thanks to @TrekGuy62 for hooking us up with the info! Follow him! (That sounded alot like a commandement)
Check out the full list of Trek Stars Below. (in order of listing on the Wizardworld.com website, not awesomeness.)
Nicole de Boer
Yvonne Craig (oh, and she's catwoman btw)
Bob Gunton (None other than Captain Benjamin Maxwell, he hates spoonheads)
Richard Herd (Admiral Paris)
Saul Rubinek (Kivas Fajo)
Morgan Sheppard (Ya know, they guy who runs Rura Penthe)
Malachi Throne (Commodore Jose Mendez, he tried to get Spock court marshaled)
Tony Todd (KURN!!!)
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StarFest is an annual Denver convention encompassing all aspects of popular media, film and television. Started in 1977, it attracts several thousand fans of popular culture for a weekend of social interaction, games and fun. StarFest 2010 is set for April 16th - 18th at the Marriot & Hilton Denver Tech Center.
StarFest always seem to pull in several Trek stars. This Year our favorite Betazoid Marina Sirtis will be featured, as well as our Voyager's wayward ensign Garrett Wang are onboard so far. Also appearing at StarFest; Summer Glau (Firefly, Serenity, Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Christopher Judge (Stargate SG-1).
Guest are often added up until the convention starts and we'll keep you informed of any further Trek additions.CONTINUE READING >>
Garrett Wang is Indianapolis this weekend for the 14th annual Starbase Indy SciFi Convention. And, Scott Thien from Indianapolis Star was able to get an interview before the Con. Garrett talks about his life growing up in the south and the racism he dealt with there as well as his love for trek and all things SciFi. Check out an excerpt from the interview below.
“Being in the South really impacted my life,” Wang (pronounced “wong”), 40, said by phone recently, recalling his high school days growing up in Memphis, Tenn. “Having to deal with racial epithets every day really molds your life.”
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With more than 7 months to go, the 21st annual Trek Expo in Tulsa, Oklahoma is shaping up to be quite a show. This is the first time we've seen guest listed this early and who knows, this could end up being their biggest con yet. Check out the short list below with guests and ticket prices.
CAPTAIN KIRK / STAR TREK: TOS
ENSIGN HARRY KIM / STAR TREK: VOYAGER
ALL THREE DAYS
MASTER OF CEREMONIES TREK EXPO 2010
LT. CMDR. WORF / STAR TREK: TNG & DS9
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Our friends over at DVD Geeks have something super special planned for you tonight. In anticipation of tomorrow's release of J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek", John and Mary will be hosting special Trek guests Garrett Wang and Larry Nemecek. If you haven't checked out DVD Geeks, you're missing out.