Aug. 29 to
Sept. 2, 2002
For immediate release: Tuesday, August 27, 2002, 8:00
p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
PATRICK STEWART TO APPEAR AT CONJOSÉ
Actor Patrick Stewart (Star Trek's Captain Picard, X-Men's Professor
Xavier) will make a special appearance at ConJosé, the 60th World
Science Fiction Convention,
This special appearance is open to full attending and Friday-only members
of this year's Worldcon. A full five-day attending membership is $200
at the door, and a Friday-only membership is $70. Membership includes
admission to all events, including Stewart's
This appearance, made possible courtesy of Paramount Pictures, is expected to include previews of X-Men 2, currently in production, and of the next Star Trek movie. Representatives from Paramount are expected to be on hand with promotional material, and possibly with a special exhibit in the convention's exhibit hall.
Memberships to ConJosé will be on sale at convention registration
in the San José McEnery Convention Center from 3 PM Wednesday
and from 9 AM each day Thursday
Current plans call for the doors to the Civic Auditorium to open no later than 7 PM, with Stewart scheduled to speak at 7:30 PM.
Due to the last-minute nature of this appearance, the schedule of this
function is subject to considerable last-minute changes. ConJosé
recommends that people consult the convention web site at http://www.conjose.org/
and the at-convention newsletters for late updates and schedule adjustments.
The 2002 Worldcon, known as ConJosé, will take place at the McEnery Convention Center, San José, California from 29 August through 2 September 2002. More information about ConJosé, including current membership rates, is available from its web site (http://www.conjose.org/) or by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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