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From left to right: Walter Jones, Lou Ferrigno, Dan Farr, Noah Hathaway, David Yost, and Richard Hatch

SLCom 2013 celebrity press conference

Salt Lake Comic Con starts the weekend with exclusives, interviews and big bangs.

Crowded concert series leaves a bad smell in the air

After switching to $5 dollar tickets, the Twilight Concert Series has become extremely popular, but cheap tickets might mean a cheap experience.

SLCC Talks: Nerdy indulgences

As Salt Lake Comic Con nears, read what 'Globe' staff members do to satisfy their inner geek.
The logo for the Salt Lake Comic Con in 2013

In a desert of pop culture conventions, Salt Lake Comic Con is an oasis

With a rise in nerd culture and conventions in Utah, Salt Lake Comic Con may fill a need that many Utahn’s demand.
Erykah Badu

The Queen of Neo-soul

Erykah Badu serenades her loyal fans as they sway to the beat at Salt Lake City’s Twilight Concert.
Fans dressed up as Amon and his lieutenant from Avatar The Legend of Korra

Spring break: anime style

Anime Salt Lake boasts huge attendance in its second year at SLCC.
Fans browse the offerings of many vendors at Anime Salt Lake last year.

Anime Salt Lake returns to SLCC

Convention promises to be ‘nerdfest for the masses.'
Ingrid Faalavelave, vice president of the Pacific Unity Association (PUA), welcomes Makana to SLCC during a dinner sponsored by the PUA.

Hawaiian musician Makana in concert

Slack key guitarist and musician Makana will be performing at SLCC Tuesday Feb. 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.

Twilight Concerts surprise college students with $5 entrance fee

What makes this year's Twilight Concert series different from the past?
Tattoo Convention Art

Local tattoo convention puts more than ink on display

The 9th annual Salt Lake City Tattoo Convention was held Mar. 9-11 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Many in attendance find a family-like...

Adventure at the Anime Banzai

It wasn't Comic-Con, but enthusiasm abounded the weekend of October 21st-23rd as thousands met for the annual Anime Banzai, a convention filled with costumes,...