Friday, June 28-Sunday, June 30
The worlds of independent art, literature and comic books collide for the three-day event, SoonerCon 22: Beyond Thunderdome. This convention will be at the Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers Road, in Midwest City. The fan-operated gathering brings sci-fi and fantasy artists, writers, actors and directors to town to visit with fans plus more for displays and discussions. Featured guests include authors C.J. Cherryh, Tim Powers and Selina Rosen. Opening ceremonies begin on Friday, June 28, at 6 p.m. followed by an art show and fundraiser. Saturday, June 29, has even more excitement in store with art and charity auctions, a masquerade/costume contest and a dance. The convention comes to an end at the closing ceremony on Sunday, June 30, at 4 p.m. Tickets are in the form of memberships. Advance memberships are $15 daily or $35 for the weekend. You can also buy tickets at the door for $20 daily and $45 for the weekend. To find more information or to purchase advance memberships, visit www.soonercon.com.