Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 32: May 25 - 28, 2018 Missoula, Montana

BJ Allen-Prudden

MisCon 32 Attending Professional

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 4:50 PM, Intro to Sewing, Patio Tent (1)
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Lynn Martyn

    Tips, tricks, and basics to help you get started on those sewing projects you have always wanted to do but didn't know where to start.

  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, The Return of Cosplay Photography, Ballroom B
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), Lynn Martyn, Lily Oliver

    If you have the perfect costume, perfect
    hair, and perfect makeup, and need some help in capturing your perfect picture, we’ve got you covered. This panel will cover ways to put your
    best foot forward to get irrefutable evidence of your magic cosplay moment. Learn how to get the perfect picture from experienced Cosplayers and Photographers.

  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Open Green (3)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Realms of Avalon , The Troupe , BJ Allen-Prudden, Justin Barba, Christine Barkl, Chris Blazer, Max Franicevich, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), James Hayes, Lynn Martyn, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Katie Rhodes, The SCA, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    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 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, MisCon's Costume Contest 101, Ballroom C
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Chris Blazer, Becky Harouz, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Cosplayers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend this informational panel about MisCon’s Costume Contest. We’ll review how to enter the contest, what to expect during judging, and how to present your costume to the adoring public. We’ll then cover some basic advice for all cosplayers to help make the costume contest and presentation easy and fun.

  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Cosplay Meet and Greet, Ballroom C
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Christine Barkl, Chris Blazer, Max Franicevich, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), Gail Glass, Lynn Martyn, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Katie Rhodes, Meagan Scruggs

    Don your costume and then come on down to meet everybody. Our panelists and pros (both current and past) will be rubbing shoulders with our one-of-a-kind cosplay community. This is a great time to get a preview of what’s planned for cosplayers this year, or get help with any last minute fixes or snafus with your costume.

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Costume Contest: Novice, Patio Tent (1)
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Becky Harouz, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Contestants in the Novice Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • panel Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Costume Contest: Journeyman, Patio Tent (1)
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Becky Harouz, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Contestants in the Journeyman Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Costume Contest: Master, Patio Tent (1)
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Becky Harouz, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Contestants in the Master Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Lolita!, Ballroom C
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Lynn Martyn

    The lolita subculture has been spreading across the globe and taking hold of hearts on every continent with doll-like charm and endless variation. Let’s talk about how to start getting dolled up while respecting the history and culture surrounding this unique fashion trend.

  • Break Mon 11:50 - Mon 1:00
  • panel Mon 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Wigs Are Friends, Yellowstone
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Meagan Scruggs

    Wigs, the struggle can be very real. But with a little knowledge, you’ll be able to style your wigs in gravity-defying ‘dos, keep them on in a hurricane and adjust the same wig to portray hundreds of characters. Let’s discuss common wig woes, how to avoid them, and put your fears about using wigs for costuming (or just a hot date) to rest.