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PotterCast 78 Now Live

Posted by: Melissa
February 26, 2007, 10:38 AM

Announcements about the live podcast, first-hand "Equus" details and much more are in this week's PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, which is now available. To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download. Notes and more info:
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Phoenix Rising

Rockin' the Big Easy

Posted by: sue
January 31, 2007, 06:21 PM

New Orleans....are you ready for some Wizard Rock? Things will be hopping at Phoenix Rising this spring as the Harry Potter conference has announced several wizard rock groups will be playing as part of the gathering in May. Popular groups The Remus Lupins, Draco and the Malfoys, The Whomping Willows and The Parselmouths willContinued...

Sectus Gets a New Setting

Posted by: sue
January 07, 2007, 10:08 AM

Due to high demand, Sectus 2007, the Harry Potter conference taking place this summer in England, will now be held at a new location in London. The site of the convention will now be the University of Westminster's Cavendish Campus. As the new location means more space for an Art show, vendors, presentations and panels,Continued...

HPEF Announces 2008 and 2009 Conferences

Posted by: sue
December 27, 2006, 09:22 PM

HP Education Fanon, Inc. has announced two new conferences for Harry Potter fans to enjoy. Produced by the same group who brought us Lumos and is sponsoring Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend next year in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, they are announcing the following:

Conventions

Harry Potter Conferences Updates

Posted by: sue
December 04, 2006, 04:52 PM

As this year draws to an end, many fans are looking forward to next year and all the Harry Potter Conferences 2007 will bring. The Chicago Sun-Times has an article that features one such convention, Phoenix Rising, which will take place next May in New Orleans, Louisiana. The article notes that these conventionsContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast Hits the Big Easy

Posted by: sue
October 02, 2006, 10:24 AM

PotterCast will be back on the road again as we make our way south to the Big Easy for a live podcast next May in New Orleans. The podcast will be featured as part of Overture, the opening night event, with the podcast taking place after dinner. The show will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton in New OrleansContinued...

"Prophecy" Seeks Papers

Posted by: sue
October 02, 2006, 10:07 AM

Prophecy 2007, the Harry Potter convention to be held next August, has issued a Call for Papers. The conference is seeking proposals for programming involving "individual presentations, discussion panels, round tables, workshops and poster sessions addressing topics relevant to the books and/or the fan community."Continued...

Events

Hogwarts Interactive Event Scheduled for Philadelphia in July 2007

Posted by: Melissa
September 15, 2006, 06:12 PM

Bonding over Books today announced Enlightening 2007 ("E7"), the first-ever Harry Potter Camp for Families, to be held on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus on July 12-15, 2007. This immersive, interactive fantasy event for families who love HarryContinued...

Prophecy 2007 Website Now Open

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2006, 10:05 AM

Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend, the Harry Potter Symposium due next August 2-5 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada has now launched their official website. Registration for this event is now open, with a discounted price still available until September 8. You can find out more about this event, including hotel informationContinued...

Sectus 2007 Announces Steve Vander Ark as Guest Speaker

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2006, 04:55 PM

Sectus 2007, the new Harry Potter conference to be held next year in England, has now announced that Lexicon founder Steve Vander Ark will be a guest speaker at this event. Registration is now open for the conference, which will be held in central London July 19-22; the early bird bookingContinued...

Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising Announces Keynote Speakers; Event Tickets Now Available

Posted by: sue
August 09, 2006, 10:27 AM

Phoenix Rising, the Harry Potter Conference set next year in New Orleans, has now announced their guests of honor and keynote speakers. Among those speakers will be our own Melissa Anelli, who will be part of a special panel on Transformation: From Fan to Fandom, which also includesContinued...

Lumos 2006

Leaky and MuggleNet to Face Off in Trivia Battle at Podcast; More Vegas and Podcast Updates

Posted by: Melissa
July 27, 2006, 07:25 PM

The rumors are true: the PotterCast team from Leaky and the MuggleCast team from MuggleNet will face off in the ultimate Harry Potter trivia battle at the end of the LeakyMug podcast on Saturday. It will be hosted and moderated by the Harry Potter LexiconContinued...

Events

Harry Potter Days at the Staten Island Children's Museum

Posted by: Melissa
June 09, 2006, 03:55 PM

Leaky's John and I will be at the Staten Island Chldren's Museum's Harry Potter celebrations tomorrow, giving out prizes and having fun; please stop by if you're around! At 1:30 we'll be conducting a Harry Potter discussion; there will be a maze on the East Meadow (inContinued...

New HPEF Convention: Prophecy 2007

Posted by: sue
June 02, 2006, 01:18 PM

HPEF, the same group who brought Potter fans Nimbus 2003, The Witching Hour, and the upcoming Lumos 2006 convention, have announced their new event: Prophecy 2007. Being held in Toronto, Ontario Canada, Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend will occur August 2-5 next year. Hotel and registration information will beContinued...

J.K. Rowling

More JKR Reading Ticket Info; Age Requirement for Children

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2006, 09:55 AM

We have some additional important information about the tickets for the upcoming JKR, Stephen King, and John Irving charity reading event in August. If you are considering taking your children to this event, according to the event FAQ, they "must be 8 years of age or older, no exceptions."Continued...