When life’s got you down and things aren’t going your way, who better to turn to than Edgar Allan Poe? Discover how to say "nevermore" to your problems in this darkly comedic and refreshing self-help guide.
Of all the writers anywhere, Poe would seem to be the least likely person you'd want to turn to for advice. His life was a complete dumpster fire: he had tons of failed relationships; not many people liked him; he was a drunk; he was always broke; he often went hungry; even his own death was somewhat of a mystery. However, that's also precisely the point. Somehow, even when Poe failed, he also persevered.
Drawing deeply on his works and life, Catherine Baab-Muguira takes the familiar image of Poe in a new and surprising direction in this darkly inspiring self-help book. Despite what you might think, Edgar Allan Poe somehow is the perfect person to teach you to say "Nevermore, problems!" and show you how to use all the terrible situations, tough breaks, bad luck, and even your darkest emotions in novel and creative ways to make a name for yourself and carve out your own unique, notorious place in the world.
An inspirational tale for black sheep everywhere, Poe for Your Problems will teach you how to overcome life’s biggest challenges and succeed at work, love, and art—despite the odds and no matter your flaws.
RVA Heroes is our yearly celevration of real life superheroes! This year we are honoring 3 amazing local educators who teach Science and Math to Richmond's kids!
Joining us to help celebrate their work is our guest of honor Carrie Henn, who starred as Newt in the sci-fi classic Aliens! She is also currently a teacher back home, so she knows how tough the job is!
A STEM-certified art activity!
This is THE best way to get a Halloween costume, by having your kids make it themselves in a STEM-approved activity!
Create, decorate & wear high quality masks designed & manufactured by Tyler Green ( SyFy's FACE OFF Contestant SEASON 6 FINALIST & ALL STAR SEMI-FINALIST). Participants will mix their colors, paint and decorate their mask with custom elements provided by Tyler. Of course, adults are also encouraged to take part, since Halloween is for everyone!
NOTE: While everyone can view this on our big stage, in order to participate, an ADVANCE purchase of a zombie mask kit is required, because Tyler will only be traveling with the number of boxes pre-sold ! This is SEPERATE from your ticket purchase! Go to the ticket purchase link and add this on in addition to your ticket.
UPDATE: Due to the ongoing Screen Actors Guild strike, actors are not able to discuss their work at convention panels! We fully support the strike and will be working within their guidelines on stage.
Osric Chau is a Canadianactor best known for his rolesas Kevin Tran inSupernatural, Vogel in DirkGently’s Holistic DetectiveAgency and Ryan Choi in theArrowverse.On Supernatural, Osric played the fan-favorite chaarcter Kevin Tran. Chau recently joined the CW Network’s Arrowverse for the Crisis on InfiniteEarths event in 2019/2020, portraying Ryan Choi, the new Atom. He reprisedthis role in the five-part season 8 Armageddon storyline on The Flash. Chau also appears on Nancy Drew as Edwin George Chen and Star Trek Discovery as Oros.
Star Trek: Discovery has been THE series that has anchored Paramount Plus, carrying practically the entire streaming service on its back...and its success has resulted in a modern wave of Star Trek titles. Sara Mitich (lt Nilsson) will be here to discuss her roles (remember, she played Airiam on season 1 before shifting to a new role) and Discovery's place in the Star Trek universe.
This will be Virginia's BEST cosplay stage event EVER. This is a cosplay fashion show, where we will spotlight a few great geeky brands before turning the stage over to YOU in a full fashion show production of your cosplay!
Full details here: https://gwecontact.org/cosplay-fashion-show