Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Joy of Science and Science Fiction

In an age where many science fiction conventions focus on the pop culture aspects of science fiction, it’s refreshing to find a con that also emphasizes and celebrates actual science and technological detail. Boskone’s Hal Clement Science Speaker brings together both … Continue reading

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Live Sword Fighting Demos

One of the popular events at Boskone are the many sword fighting demos held in the Galleria. This year, we are happy to have the participation of both the Higgins Armory Sword Guild from Worcester, MA and Kunstbruder from Medford, MA.

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“Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu – Boskone 50 Panel Discussion

One of the panels at Boskone 50 will be a discussion of the short story “Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu, originally published in the March/April 2011 edition of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. If you’d like to read … Continue reading

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Boskone 50 Progress Report 2

By now, you’ve probably seen the second progress report for Boskone 50. However, we thought it would be helpful to include a link on the Boskone Blog so that you have it here just in case you need a quick … Continue reading

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Filking at Boskone

Boskone is known for it’s Filking program by music lovers and musicians alike. This year we’ve got one of the best schedules yet, featuring a wonderful host of musicians. The list of events will be published soon. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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NESFA Press Guest Jerry Pournelle

Each year at Boskone, a special guest is honored by NESFA Press, the publishing component of the New England Science Fiction Association. NESFA Press focuses on publishing the following types of books: Books honoring the guest(s) of honor at our annual convention, Boskone, … Continue reading

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One day left to save

Pre-registration closes on 1/23/13 at 5pm EST. If you haven’t yet registered, register now and save $5 off the cost of the at-the-door adult membership price of $55. Are you a student? Are you a family attending with your student … Continue reading

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