Geek.Kon 2015 has ended
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Friday, August 21

5:00pm CDT

Opening Ceremonies
Welcome to Geek.Kon 2015! Greet the con in style as you learn about everything going on at the con and meet our guests of honor!

Friday August 21, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT

8:00pm CDT

Rock Show
Our Friday night Rock Show this year features the bands Psychostick, The Dread Crew of Oddwood, and Sparklefrak!

Friday August 21, 2015 8:00pm - 11:00pm CDT

11:30pm CDT

Rocky Horror Picture Show
Rocky Horror Picture Show: Prepare to be thrilled, chilled, and fulfilled! Come celebrate 40 years of decadent madness with Madison’s own Velvet Darkness Cast. Enjoy a full shadow cast floor show with all the corsets, fishnets, and cacophony that we can fit into two hours. Costumes and callbacks are encouraged, but please refrain from bringing toast, rice, cards, squirt guns, or any other projectiles. If this is all new to you and you have no idea why anyone would consider throwing toast at a screen, please show up right on time, and we will have games, and possibly fabulous prizes for you before the show. 18+

Friday August 21, 2015 11:30pm - Saturday August 22, 2015 4:00am CDT
Saturday, August 22

10:00am CDT

Fanfiction Contest
Returning for a fourth year is Geek.Kon's fanfiction contest! Attendees have been toiling away at their prose. Hear the winners and selections from some of the top entries!

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am CDT

11:00am CDT

Fanfiction Forum
An open discussion on the wonders, curiosities and eternal frustrations of fanfiction. Newbies and veterans alike are welcome to bring questions, thoughts or helpful suggestions for the rest of us to ponder. All relevant topics are fair game, but expect talk about technique, publishing options and handling readers, editors and criticism.

Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
  Panel, Panel

12:00pm CDT

Masquerade Orientation
This orientation session is MANDATORY for Masquerade participants. Meet the organizers and schedule judging and tech rehearsal time.

Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT
  Event, Show

6:30pm CDT

Masquerade Audience Seating
Saturday August 22, 2015 6:30pm - 7:00pm CDT
  Event, Show

7:00pm CDT

Geek.Kon's Costume Contest and Masquerade is one of the best in the Midwest! We are proud to welcome all genres of costumes from science fiction and anime to fantasy and historical. Join us and see all of the fabulous costumes!

Saturday August 22, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT

10:00pm CDT

The Mixer: CITADEL
Need an escape from the intense August heat at this year’s Geek Kon? Looking to get your groove on? Come get Witnessed at this year’s Geek Kon Mixer: CITADEL, Presented by X-Geek Media and North Star EDM. Join the most intense party of the summer, with a stacked DJ line up featuring the best Geek EDM talent in the Upper Midwest, a state of the art light and video show, and many other surprises. Grab your friends, glow sticks, interceptors, fellow war boys, vault hunters, and pip boys because this party is sure not be mediocre. Get shiny and chrome, then come to the Citadel, Saturday night at 10PM in Main Programming!

Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00pm - Sunday August 23, 2015 4:00am CDT
Sunday, August 23

10:30am CDT

Geek Music Video Awards
Prepare for an epic session of AMV awesomeness! Geek.Kon's sixth video contest showcases the best from your fellow attendees. Once again, prizes will be awarded for videos with both animated and live-action footage.

Sunday August 23, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm CDT

12:00pm CDT

Geek Theatre: Shakespeare Through a Geeky Lens
"Highbrow vs. Lowbrow" is a false dichotomy. Here we trace the influence of classic lit throughout geek culture, dispel some myths about Shakespeare, and share some tales from backstage in the theatre world. Then we'll perform and analyze a couple of scenes, and invite audience members up to do the same.

Sunday August 23, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
  Panel, Panel

3:00pm CDT

Closing Ceremonies
Sadly, it's time to say farewell to Geek.Kon for another year. It's time to acknowledge the many people who make Geek.Kon possible, say goodbye to any guests that have refused to leave, and learn the dates for Geek.Kon 2015!

Sunday August 23, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT

4:00pm CDT

Post Con Q&A
What did you like? What didn't you like? This is your chance to talk directly to the organizing committee and offer suggestions for making Geek.Kon even better!

Sunday August 23, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
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