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Blood Bash 2021

Blood Bash 2021 is coming to the Commonwealth Commerce Center on February 6th, 2021!

VENDOR ROOM:
The vendor room will be THE PLACE to be again! Last year we had over 40 tables of vendors selling horror merch, and 2021 promises to bring back amazing vendors selling anything from prints to shirts to baby toes in a bottle – – – yep, if it’s gore or horror you may find these things and more!

HORROR FILM FESTIVAL:
There will once again be an International Horror Film Festival and we will be awarding awards for:
Best In Show (Short)
Favorite Male Performance
Favorite Female Performance
and maybe a few new awards as well?

CARNIVAL GAMES:
The carnival games will be returning! That’s right, kids! You will once again be able to play some of your favorite and most twisted carnival games at Blood Bash, and as always they will be free! We will see the return of the games from 2020/2019 and maybe even have some new games to play!

COSPLAY AND SCREAM QUEEN CONTESTS:
Rumor has it that these will be moved up and take place during the regular convention hours in an effort to get the most cosplayers possible to be in them! 2020 saw a TON of amazing cosplays that weren’t around for the actual contest and we’re taking that issue head on in 2021! More on this to follow.

HORROR VIDEO GAME AND TABLETOP GAMES:
You know these will be back! Play some tabletop games, win tickets! Beat certain challenges on games like Castlevania or Zombies Ate My Neighbors – win tickets!

 

JAFAX 2020

Japanese Animation, Film, and Art eXpo is Grand Rapids’ longest running anime con.  JAFAX 24 will be June 26-28, 2020 and our theme is Summer Games.

Check out MIGeekScene’s previous coverage
2019 Gallery
Review

Interviews
Samantha Inoue-Harte
Brittney Karbowski
Tyson Rinehart
David Vincent
J Michael Tatum
Clifford Chapin
Justin Briner
Todd Haberkorn
Steve Blum
Luci Christian

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TECHNiiCON 2019

Techniicon is the Metro Detroit’s anime event including a diverse influence of electronic music. Similar to most Con events, but with bigger electronic music scene and a celebration of Japanese popular culture, anime, Artwork, Film, Comics, and Video games

TECHNiiCON will be holding its debut celebration on September 14th 2019. The event will take place at (620 W Woodward Heights Blvd, Hazel Park, MI 48030) 6pm-12am. This is an all-ages cosplay event with great live musical performances, DJ’s, artists and more. At Techniicon you are our guest.

Attendees can pre-register to tell their story about things they been creating such as Games, Comics, app’s, Movies,etc. Techniicon is a single-day event including free to play video games and interactive live events artwork and comics. Tickets will be available online and at the door. See you there

Events for the Week Sept 9th-15th

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Penguicon 2019

Penguicon is a not-for-profit, community-run convention for open source software, science fiction, music, gaming, DIY, and more. Panel topics include technology, science, eco/green, literature, costuming, food, gaming (board and video), webcomics, action/adventure, music, film, anime and an after dark event. .This is a big hang out for ALL areas of the geek/nerd community. What better way to meet people who wave the geek/nerd flag? People come to Penguicon to learn about securing their network, and also how to make their own cheese. They learn how to create chiptunes on their gameboy, and come listen to sci-fi. There is also the Maker Market which is like a dealer room except they don’t accept commodities, only thing’s people have designed themselves. If you need a place to recharge, check out the con suite which has free soda and food all week long.
Penguicon is a convention tailored mainly for adults. While kids are welcome, there are no special passes or events for them. Please keep that in mind.

Events for the Week Apr 29 – May 5th

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Blood Bash 2019

Join Meggaxp and Experience Jackson as we bring Blood Bash back to the Commonwealth Commerce Center on February 15th and 16th, 2019!

Blood Bash ’19 is the third iteration of the Meggaxp horror/valentine’s spinoff show, and is sure to be better than ever! This year we are expanding to a *kind of* 2-day festival, as fans of horror movies will get to enjoy TWO DAYS of horror films with slaying, slashing, gore and more!

Friday, February 15th is our bonus day this year! While our vendors are setting up for the show on Saturday, the FILM ROOM will be open and showing all kinds of horror films! The lineup is yet to be announced, but know that the bar and screening room will be open for our patrons to enjoy even more gore!

Saturday, February 16th will be the traditional Blood Bash day! This is when fans of horror, schlock, gore and more can come into the Commonwealth Commerce Center and enjoy an entire day filled with horror vendors, filmmakers, guests, crafters, video games, horror trivia challenges, paranormal podcasts, medium readings, VR Expeirences and much more!

Check Out My Previous Coverage
2018 Review
Stefani Manard Interview

Events for the Week Feb 11th-17th

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