Toronto Trek

June 28, 2005 06:58 ET

Toronto Trek 19: Star Trek Off the Air, But Fans Keep Coming Back

Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, Assignment Editor, Books Editor, Lifestyle Editor, Media Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 28, 2005) - From Friday, July 15th to Sunday, July 17th, Canada's largest fan-run science fiction convention is returning for its 19th year. Toronto Trek 19 is pleased to welcome these guests:
• Katee Sackhoff, "Starbuck" from the new Battlestar Galactica series
• René Auberjonois, "Odo" from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
• Danny Strong, "Jonathan Levinson" from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
• Kali Rocha, "Cecily" and "Halfrek" from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
• Corin Nemec, "Jonas Quinn" from Stargate SG-1
• Barry Morse, "Victor Bergman" from Space: 1999
• Matthew Waterhouse, "Adric" from Doctor Who
• Greg Evigan, "Jake Cardigan" from TekWar
• Anaya Farrell, "Mit'gai" from Earth: Final Conflict
• Julie Czerneda, author of Migration
• Robert J. Sawyer, author of Mindscan
• Kenneth Tam, author of The Renegade Equation
• Gregory Lamberson, author of Personal Demons
• Kiss Me Jane, author of It's Never Too Late to Become a Buffy Fan
• Geoffrey Mandel, graphic designer for Serenity and Star Trek
• Master of Ceremonies Larry Stewart

Events include a costume contest, a model-building contest, an art show and auction, swordplay workshops, discussion panels, author readings, photo and autograph sessions, Klingon Karaoke, and a reading from the brand new eagerly awaited Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.

When:
4:00 p.m. Friday, July 15 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2005

Where:
DoubleTree International Plaza Hotel
655 Dixon Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Media sign in at Media Liaison Office, York room

Partial schedule (Tentative):
Friday 9:00 p.m.: Klingon Karaoke
Saturday 10:30 a.m.: Kali Rocha and Danny Strong media conference
Saturday 11:30 a.m.: Barry Morse media conference
Saturday 12:30 a.m.: Corin Nemec media conference
Saturday 3:00 p.m.: Matthew Waterhouse media conference
Saturday 8:00 p.m.: Masquerade costume contest
Saturday 10:00 p.m.: Art auction
Sunday 9:00 p.m.: Charity auction
Sunday 3:00 p.m.: René Auberjonois media conference
Sunday 5:00 p.m.: Katee Sackhoff media conference /For further information: Further information about the guests and events is available on the Toronto Trek website at www.tcon.icomm.ca/tt19/.

For more information or to request free media passes to the convention, please contact Robin Marwick, Media Liaison, at (647) 233-9357 or robin_marwick@hotmail.com./ IN: ENTERTAINMENT, MEDIA

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