A-Kon 26 welcomes Jim O’Rear

A-Kon 26 welcomes Jim O’Rear

Jim O’Rear has been involved in the entertainment industry for over thirty years, beginning his career on tour as The Youngest Professional Magician and quickly transitioning into the world of film and television. Trained in New York at The American Academy Of...
Meet Ocarinist Cris Gale at A-Kon 26

Meet Ocarinist Cris Gale at A-Kon 26

Cris Gale is foremost an ocarinist, but is also an ocarina designer, teacher, and popularist. Originally trained as a flutist, Cris changed her primary instrument to the ocarina in 1999. Through her deep appreciation for Koji Kondo’s music from The Legend of...
A-Kon 26 Welcomes Carl Martin of Shinka Studios

A-Kon 26 Welcomes Carl Martin of Shinka Studios

Over the years Shinka Studios has been a part of many conventions, winning multiple awards, taking part in promotional videos, being featured in Game Informer and Cosplay in America, announcing and judging at conventions, being interviewed by Forbes, assisting in...
Velours Requiem comes to A-Kon 26

Velours Requiem comes to A-Kon 26

Destiny (Velours Requiem) has always had a passion for fashion. Dreaming of becoming a professional fashion designer, she has used Cosplay as a medium to express her creativity and love for design. Self-taught for 9+ years, her sense of style is often found in her...