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PotterCast 125: "Conference Call"

Posted by: Edward
November 20, 2007, 04:26 AM

Fan conferences are the talk around town in this week’s PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast. In our 125th episode, Sue and John chat with Becky from the organizers of Portus, the fan conference in Dallas, Texas, and to Amy, from Terminus , set to be held during the summer of 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. InContinued...

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Borders' 'Harry Potter TV' Channel

Posted by: Edward
July 04, 2007, 01:06 PM

Borders, who have recently covered a number of events from last May’s Phoenix Rising conference, now have a new feature on their website, ‘Harry Potter TV’, or simply, HPTV. This channel currently features four new videos, from conference of last May, where we get to experience some fantastic wizardContinued...

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"Snape: Friend or Foe?" Panel Discussion Video Now Online

Posted by: Edward
June 29, 2007, 08:57 PM

In addition to the ‘Harry Potter Book Club” discussion panel that took place during the Phoenix Rising conference last May in New Orleans, Borders has now released video of the much talked about “Great Snape Debate” panel that also took place during the conference. TheContinued...

Salon.com Features New Report on Phoenix Rising

Posted by: Edward
June 01, 2007, 04:51 PM

Online publication Salon.com has a new report online, chronicling the Harry Potter conference that took place in New Orleans last month. "Potterpalooza" gives us an in depth look inside the event with interviews and insights from many who attended Phoenix Rising. Among the many things theContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 90 is Live from New Orleans!

Posted by: Melissa
May 28, 2007, 08:45 PM

Right on time! :cough: Our special live-from-Phoenix-Rising edition of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now available for download! To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download. What's in store?
This show took place onContinued...

Fans Gather at Phoenix Rising for "Harry's Last Dance"

Posted by: Edward
May 27, 2007, 08:58 PM

The St. Petersburg Times has an extensive piece about Phoenix Rising, the Harry Potter conference that took place last week in New Orleans. They are reporting that the event "drew about 1,000 participants to New Orleans" and throughout the weekend, people dressed in wizard attire tookContinued...

Phoenix Rising Conference Showcased in New Article

Posted by: Edward
May 23, 2007, 12:10 AM

MTV.com has an article online covering Phoenix Rising, the Harry Potter conference that took place this past weekend in New Orleans. Fans came from around the country to experience the panels, Masquerade Ball, wizard rock and even live Quidditch games that took place beside the Mississippi River.Continued...

Conventions

Harry Potter Conventions Updates

Posted by: sue
March 31, 2007, 10:56 AM

We have a few updates to tell you about regarding a few of the many Harry Potter conferences and conventions due to take place in the next few years.
First, Portus 2008, the Harry Potter Symposium set for Dallas, Texas next year has now launched their website. Brought to you by the same group that sponsored LumosContinued...

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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...

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...

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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...