MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

MisCon 31 Panel Volunteer

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

Key: panel=On a Panel moderator=Moderating game=GMing

(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Butte Magic Set Up, Monster Tent (1)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Eric the Excellent, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    Butte Magic will set up for their show.

  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Butte Magic Sideshow, Monster Tent (1)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Eric the Excellent, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    Ladies and gentlemen, this is your chance to see the spectacle of a lifetime! Illusions, sword swallowing,mentalism, and more! Behold, as Eric the Excellent and Sir James of Butte Magic risk their lives for your entertainment in this death-defying, jaw dropping, and plain ol' puzzling show of mythic proportions.

    Sideshow? Hardly! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the main event.

  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Open Green (3)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Cheeky Geeky Vaudeville , Darkon , Eekie and Snow Cosplay , Ministry of Magic , Realm of Stygia , Realms of Avalon , BJ Allen-Prudden, Justin Barba, Christine Barkl, Clay Cooper (Ol Scratch), Eric the Excellent, James Hayes, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira), Tundra Malamute, Lynn Martin, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Nikki Rossignol

    Come in costume (or not) and join us for a brief stroll around downtown Missoula to ring in the start of MisCon and announce to the usual inhabitants of our fair city that we've arrived! We're going to walk down Higgins Street to Broadway, cross the street, then head back along Higgins and through Caras Park back to the hotel for opening ceremonies.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 10:00
  • panel Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Amulets & Talismans, Jefferson
    Panelists: MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    As a continuation from last year we’ll look at the history and use of amulets and talismans from various cultures, their magical and literary potential, and how they can be useful devices for plot development. Participants in the panel will get a chance to build a story using a combination of items and characters.

  • Break Sat 10:50 - Sat 6:00
  • panel Sat 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Butte Magic Kid's Show, Rocket Tent (1)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Eric the Excellent, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    Come on down, kids, and be mystified and amazed by Butte Magic's illusions, sword swallowing, mentalism, and more!

  • Break Sat 6:50 - Sat 8:00
  • panel Sat 8:00 - 8:50 PM, Butte Magic Setup, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Eric the Excellent, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)
  • panel Sat 9:00 - 9:50 PM, Butte Magic Sideshow, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Eric the Excellent, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    Come one, come all to see an exciting performance of mystifying feats by the wonderful Butte Magic! More details forthcoming.

  • Break Sat 9:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Historical Embroidery, Demo Tent (8)
    Panelists: MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    This class will look at the history of embroidery, and kinds of equipment needed. We’ll teach a set of basic stitches that can be used for most historical periods (including Victorian for those interested in Steampunk). Limited to 20 people, adults and children 10 and up. Those under 13 should have an accompanying adult. Equipment and printed directions will be provided for use during the class, with a cost of $5 if you want to take the kit home.

  • Break Sun 2:50 - Sun 4:00
  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Love Potions, Aphrodisiacs & Dinner Recipes, Monster Tent (1)
    Panelists: MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    Practically every culture known to mankind has developed some form of love potion or aphrodisiac—What happens if such a potion really works? Learn how to use these to complicate or enhance the adventures in your story or game. (This panel will be generally “G” to very slightly “PG” rated).

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Sun 9:00
  • panel Sun 9:00 - 9:50 PM, Butte Magic's Sideshow, Magic, and More!, Rocket Tent (1)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Eric the Excellent, James Jones (Sir James), MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    Ladies and gentlemen, this is your chance to see the spectacle of a lifetime! Illusions, sword swallowing,mentalism, and more! Behold, as Eric the Excellent and Sir James of Butte Magic risk their lives for your entertainment in this death-defying, jaw dropping, and plain ol' puzzling show of mythic proportions.

    Sideshow? Hardly! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the main event.

  • Break Sun 9:50 - Mon Noon
  • panel Mon Noon - 12:50 PM, Building A Dress Form, Jefferson
    Panelists: MaryAlice Jones (Mistress Azira)

    Want a custom dress form/body double without spending hundreds of dollars? This panel will demonstrate how to build a custom body form for very little cost, how to construct a free-standing support for your dress form, as well as how to extend this technique to build forms for additional items.

    This panel is a "hands on" demo with audience members helping build the form.


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