By: Michael Lail | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2009
Mr. Spock himself, Leonard Nimoy, will be featured at the 20th Annual Trek Expo on Saturday, June 27. Don’t miss Supper with the Stars that evening at 7:30 p.m., benefiting the Tulsa Boys’ Home.
The 20th Annual Trek Expo will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 26-28 at the John Q. Hammons UMAC Center, 6836 S. Mingo in Tulsa. The 10th annual “Supper with the Stars,” benefiting the Tulsa Boys’ Home, will be held Saturday night, June 27 as part of Trek Expo.
This super-convention that features television and movie actors, authors, and artists is among the largest in the region. It is where movie and television fans meet their favorite stars. Celebrities sign memorabilia and photographs for fans, chat with attendees, and share their career histories. In addition, many exhibitors offer thousands of TV, movie and music collectibles for sale.
Leonard Nimoy (Star Trek), Avery Brooks (Star Trek: Deep Space 9) and Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Without a Trace) are among the featured stars this year. Also featured are John DeLancie (The Unit, Breaking Bad), Cirroc Lofton (CSI: Miami), Garrett Wang (Star Trek: Voyager), Anthony Montgomery (Star Trek: Enterprise), Corin Nemec (Ghost Whisperer), Mira Furlan (Lost, Babylon 5), Bobby Clark (Star Trek), Luciana Carro (Battlestar Galactica), Phil Morris (Seinfeld, Smallville), Chase Masterson (ER, General Hospital), Robin Wayne Bailey (author), R.A. Jones and Michael Vance (writers), Keith Birdsong (cover artist), and Selina Rosen (author, publisher).
Photographs from past conventions may be viewed at www.Starbase21OK.com.
Marina Sirtis of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Without a Trace will be at the Trek Expo June 26-28. You can also meet her at Supper with the Stars.
Supper with the Stars will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Most of the celebrities participate, chatting with and often dancing with those attending. Advance or at-the-door tickets are $25, and all proceeds from the meal will be donated to Tulsa Boys' Home.
For more information or for tickets, contact Michael Lail at Tulsa Boys’ Home at (918) 245-0231 or eat0@eau0eav0eaw0, call Starbase 21 at (918) 369-0650, or go to www.trekexpo.net.
Tulsa Boys’ Home was founded in 1918 as the first boys’ home in Oklahoma. The agency helps 11 to 18 year old boys with emotional, behavioral, and substance abuse problems, and serves about 174 boys each year. It is a United Way agency located in west Tulsa County on 158 acres at 2727 S. 137th W. Avenue in Sand Springs.