First up is a clarification that Open Draw is available during all Artists’ Cafe hours. Regardless of other scheduled events, feel free to come and go from the Hudson Room to take a creative break, try out some neat art supplies and enjoy the creative atmosphere! Now about those new workshops~
Jewelry Making Workshop with Twilight Vigdis / 9am-10am, 8pm-9pm ($5 cover for materials)
Learn the basics and simple techniques to making your own handmade jewelry! Make your own bracelet or earrings to take home! Tools will be available to use as well as a limited supply of beads and materials to choose from (first come first pick until supplies run out). You are welcome to bring your own beads and materials as well! Let’s create something fun together!
Let’s Make Polymer Clay Beads & Charms with Twilight Vigdis / 11am-12pm, 9pm-10pm ($5 cover for materials)
Take your handmade jewelry to the next level by learning how to make your own beads and charms out of polymer clay! Learn how polymer clay can be used to make all sorts of charms, and how you can turn them into jewelry! There will be a limited amount of supplies available on a first come first serve basis. Participants may take their creations home with them!
OneLovelySin is also suuuuper excited to announce:
SPECIAL EVENT! Bungo Stray Dogs Photoshoot & Meet-Up! 2pm-3pm
Sin’s absolute favorite anime! Whether you are cosplaying, or just want to chat about the AMAZING 3rd season’s completion, join us in the Artists’ Cafe for an hour photoshoot and meet-up dedicated to our favorite anime literary icons and their supernatural abilities!
For a full Artists’ Cafe event schedule, view the cafe menu page here.
Only THREE DAYS left to pre-register for PopCult Anime Con 2019! See you at Summer Camp!
Calling all Wizard Summer Camp attendees! Only 10 days to PopCult Anime Con and we’ve just received via owl a sneak peek at the Camp Cup!
Ain’t that a beaut? Wonder which Team will win? Don’t forget to sign up for Wizard Summer Camp here!
It’s no secret Summer and her beach friends love to dance! If you do too, you’ll want to check out our new Nightly Dances page and see what type of mood, music and activities each party promises. Dancers with sensory issues may want to take note of our new Safety Dance! hours. Whatever dance you fancy, we hope yule have a ball!
PopCult Anime Con is pleased to announce artists Argama Witch and Ever Ever Afterly Creations have joined our Exhibition Alley!
It’s not too late to pre-register and gain access to our Friday Night Bonus Programming!
Pre-Reg ends July 31st. Sign up today!
Told you we weren’t done announcing Legends! Rounding out our lineup of talented guests and performers this year are:
Land in Chaos LARP and Charles Dunbar from StudyofAnime.com! Learn more about them on our Local Legends page!
An early access version of our Panels Schedule is now available under Programming>Panels! Meticulously planning Badgers and Snakes might actually be able to start cobbling their own con schedules together if they combine the new Panels info with that on the Artist’s Cafe, Game Shows and Wizard Summer Camp pages! We imagine the hearty Lions will be winging it, while the Eagles wait patiently for the full schedule to arrive. Don’t forget to be sorted into your Camp Houses here! See you in two weeks, Campers!
PopCult Anime Con guest Susume→PARADISE’s Idol Fest is taking shape. In fact, a super kawaii training montage is happening somewhere right now all in preparation for this event! Let’s meet some of the determined young stars who’ll be performing:
Sign up to join the Idol Fest and make your popstar dreams a reality at PopCult Anime Con!
All this singing and dancing is making me hungry. A food-and-restaurant directory has been added to our Info section, with updated hours, numbers, addresses and websites for places to eat near the Sheraton Framingham. Plan a meal with your con friends today!
PopCult Anime Con would like to thank North-Eastern Cosplay Guild for their generous sponsorship of our Masquerade 2019 prize ribbons.
North-Eastern Cosplay Guild is a local non-profit group running various cosplay gatherings and events throughout the New England area. Their next event is the annual Boston Cosplay Picnic on August 25th at the Boston Common. That’s three weeks after PCAC, just long enough after to need another day with your local cosplay family! To learn more about North-Eastern Cosplay Guild, click the image below~
Summer, Super-G and all their mascot friends wish you all a
Fun, Safe and Happy Independence Day!
PopCult Anime Con is thrilled to announce wizard- and nerd-rocker ERRANDOFMERCY as a musical guest for 2019!
Errand is joining us all the way from the mystic waters of New York to participate in our Wizard Summer Camp! They’ll be performing selections from their album Songs of English Magic in our Main Events hall on Sunday. Brush up on their music so you can sing along on Bandcamp and Facebook!
The Artists’ Cafe full schedule and event list is now live! What’s Artists’ Cafe? It’s a dedicated arts and crafts workshop and tutorial space hosted by One Lovely Sin, our official convention artist! With long hours of programming each day, including exclusive Friday night pre-reg hours, this Cafe cooks up everything from sticky note doodles to pen tablet tutorials and everything in between. Sample professional art supplies at our free-to-use craft center or commission Sin directly to draw something special just for you! The possibilities are as endless as your creativity at the Artists’ Cafe!
60 days to PopCult Anime Con! What? Where’s the time gone?
AMV Contest submissions are now open! For contest rules and more info, look for the AMVs page under the Events tab. And don’t forget Panel submissions are only open til June 20 – that’s coming up fast!!
The better weather makes Summer & Super G want to go shopping, don’t you? Avid shoppers will want to take a look at our updated Exhibitors page to see who’ll be vending at this year’s event! Can’t wait to go shopping? We’ve got some t-shirts for sale in our web store to help tide you over. Make a splash with some new threads today!
Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Our mascots are heading out for a picnic on the beach – what about you guys?
As for the site here, we just finished merging all our game show pages into one big Game Shows hub! Hopefully that will make navigating the seas around here a bit easier. The page has a TON of new programming and scheduling info and is a must-see for people who love these entertaining shows. There’s still time to sign up for the Cosplay Deathmatch and 18+ Dating Game too – how lucky!
Speaking of sign ups!
It finally stopped raining for a few days! Time to celebrate with an announcement~
PopCult Anime Con is proud to host the 3rd Annual Idol Festival
presented by local idol group Susume→PARADISE!
Susume→PARADISE is currently looking for other aspiring idols to join their spectacular festival! Check out our new Idol Festival 2019 page for more info on how to sign up.
Curious about our idol hosts? Learn more about them on our Local Legends page. [ μ’s Music Start!! ]