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...
Meet Voice Actor and Artist Kristen McGuire at A-Kon 26

Meet Voice Actor and Artist Kristen McGuire at A-Kon 26

Kristen McGuire is a future famous artist and voice actress with an itchy drawing hand and an overactive imagination. Armed with a Wacom tablet and a degree in Visual Art and Communication, Kristen has managed to self-publish six different comic books since 2008 and...
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...
Programming, Guest, and Event Questions

Programming, Guest, and Event Questions

What is there to do? Why so much? Are the advertised guests guaranteed to be there? When will such-and-such happen? What are the details of so-and-so? What is there to do? A good convention has things going on all (or almost all) the time. Some of these things...