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Community Happenings

Read up on recent local events.

David Prowse, left, and Peter Mayhew

An evening with a Wookie and Sith Lord: A Comic Con Event Report

Romney reports on the live Q&A with the actors that brought Darth Vader and Chewbacca to life.
From left to right: comic writer/artist Tony Puryear, filmmaker Kohl Glass, and ComicBookMovie.com co-founder Nathan Best.

The Strength of Visual Storytelling: A Comic Con Panel Report

Romney reports on the Comic and Film: Visual Storytelling Panel at Salt Lake Comic Con 2013.
Lou Ferrigno talks about Salt Lake Comic Con 2013

SLCC Alum surprises himself with success of Salt Lake Comic Con

Salt Lake Comic Con run by SLCC Alum Dan Farr sells over 33,000 tickets
Crowded Comic Con floor

Salt Lake Comic Con 2013: photos from Day 1

'Globe' photographer James Nguyen captured the first day of activities at Salt Lake Comic Con 2013.
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.