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“GMX 3.0 IS GO! Nashville’s premier multi-fandom convention, the Geek Media Expo, is back for 2011! Exciting plans are underway to bring YOU the best in programming, panels, events, contests, VIP celebrities, artists, and much, much more! The GMX 3.0 upgrade brings a new venue, new events, new programming and three times the awesomeness! Get ready…for another 48 Hours of Cool!”
From Aradani Studios, Michael and Paul Bielaczyc will be at the Third GMX Convention in Nashville, TN! Come see their Tron costumes, buy some elf ears, or just stay and chat with some great artists – perhaps even purchase a piece from the Gallery.
Nashville Artist Sam Flegal will also be a Guest Artist there! Be sure to look at his penguin art, his beautiful artwork, and even have a zombie portrait done!
Local steampunk writer Sara M. Harvey will be showcasing her novels Convent of the Pure, Labyrinth of the Dead, and A Year and A Day. Stop by and take pictures with the lovely lady, talk about her books, even purchase one and have her sign it!
There are many celebrities to meet, activities to do, and panels to attend. You will not be bored!
Millennium Maxwell House Hotel
2025 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
Perhaps most interesting will be the steam-powered ghost hunters known as the Apparition Abolishers:
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“The Apparition Abolishers present: Doctor Torque’s Traveling Exposition of Curious Contraptions and Fantastical Oddities
Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls! Step right up and feast your eyes on this most motley menagerie of mechanical miracles and mysterious monstrosities assembled under one roof! Bowing on the evening of October the 21st in the year of 2011 at the Geek Media Exposition, you will be amazed and astounded, dazzled and delighted, by the sights and sounds, the spectacle and splendiferousness, that constitutes Dr. Torque’s Traveling Exposition! Courtesy the derring-do of the Apparition Abolishers who have scaled the highest peaks and plumbed the deepest oceans to bring to you, merry folks, nature’s most menacing monstrosities – the beasties of myth and legend! From the mysterious Chupacabra, to the horrifying Wendigo, your astonishment will not cease! And the feats of the Abolishers don’t end there, fine folks! From the realm of nature we transcend to the miraculous world of science, where mankind’s greatest achievements will be in abundance, owing to the brilliant mind of Dr. Torque himself! Such curious contraptions as H.A.R.O.L.D.E. the steam powered exosuit and Scrappington Hauley, the faithful and dapper mechanical mule, will be on display for your edification and enjoyment! Not to be outdone, Dr. Torque has brought together some of the finest entertainers of the known world to ensure that your experience is nothing short of sensational. And do be absolutely sure not to miss the lovely lassies of Clocktease Burlesque whose lively and lascivious talents will be on display for one night only! The Event of the Century has arrived! Thank you Adam Baker for providing the banner artwork!”
To learn more go to http://www.geekmediaexpo.com/ and make a reservation today!