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KSL: ‘Wonder Woman’ actress Lynda Carter, rock star Alice Cooper to headline FanX spring event

KSL: ‘Wonder Woman’ actress Lynda Carter, rock star Alice Cooper to headline FanX spring event

(KSL) SALT LAKE CITY — “Wonder Woman” actress Lynda Carter and rock star Alice Cooper are the latest additions to the lineup for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention’s spring event. FanX officials announced the addition of Carter and Cooper on Twitter on Monday morning. The event takes place on April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center.The event also will feature a performance from Carter’s band on Friday night, according to FanX organizers. Fans have been asking for Lynda Carter to make an appearance in Salt Lake since 2013, so it’s exciting that she’s finally here, FanX Chief ...

The Daily Herald: Lynda Carter, Alice Cooper bring talent, diversity to FanX spring lineup

(The Daily Herald) - As time ticks down until FanX: Salt Lake Comic Convention’s 2019 April convention, the guest list is multiplying almost as much as the ticket sales and fan enthusiasm for the two-day spring event According to event founder Dan Farr, he and co-founder Bryan Brandenburg are constantly “trying to make our event broader.” “We want to add new experiences, not just keep it being the same thing,” he continued. With that sentiment comes the Monday announcement of two new guests pegged for the convention: “Wonder Woman” Lynda Carter and “Shock Rock” godfather Alice ...
SL Tribune: FanX will bring stars from Marvel, ‘Harry Potter’ and more franchises to its ‘more intimate’ April convention

SL Tribune: FanX will bring stars from Marvel, ‘Harry Potter’ and more franchises to its ‘more intimate’ April convention

(Salt Lake Tribune) Familiar faces from the worlds of Harry Potter, Marvel, Disney and more will be appearing at the spring edition of Salt Lake’s comic convention FanX, organizers announced Tuesday. Event founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg appeared via Facebook Live for the event’s first “virtual press conference,” during which seven celebrity names were announced for the lineup. Farr called the spring event, set for April 19 and 20 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, “a more intimate event” than the annual September convention. Tickets ...

Press Release: FanX Announces Partnership with Utah Attorney General, Additional Program Updates for September 6-8, 2018, Event

AG's Office to Provide a 24/7 Hotline for Harassment Complaints During the September 6-8 FanX 2018 Event   SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a move that underscores the increasing efforts of FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ (https://fanxsaltlake.com/) to make its Universal Zero Tolerance Harassment Policy as strong and effective as possible, FanX has entered a partnership with the Utah Attorney General’s Office, which will serve as the front line of support via a 24/7 harassment hotline during the FanX 2018 conference, September 6-8. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has ...

Press Release: Smallville’s Superman and Lex Luthor Will Celebrate Eight Decades of Superman at FanX® 2018

- Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum will both be appearing at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 on September 6-8, 2018 as part of the 80 years of Superman celebration -   SALT LAKE CITY – April 26, 2018 - 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of Superman and FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ will be celebrating in style with Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum, the stars of the hit TV series, Smallville.   Welling played Clark Kent/Superman and Rosenbaum played Lex Luthor on Smallville. Rosenbaum’s portrayal of Luthor earned him a spot on TV Guide’s 2013 list of the 60 Nastiest ...
DESERET NEWS: ‘Utah’s the place’: FanX is 5 months away but cosplay is in full swing

DESERET NEWS: ‘Utah’s the place’: FanX is 5 months away but cosplay is in full swing

(DESERET NEWS) SALT LAKE CITY — FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention  — may not be coming until Sept. 6-8, but cosplay fans still had plenty to be excited about during a press conference at the Utah State Capitol on April 11 with founders Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. Beneath the rotunda of the historic building, a slew of classic characters — from stormtroopers to Spiderman — gathered to hear the newest list of celebrities that would be attending the 2018 convention. Dressed as “X-Men’s” Wolverine, Fountain Green, Sanpete County, native Jake Putnam carried his child in a stroller up the ...

Press Release: FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ Announces 2018 Event

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At a press conference at the Utah State Capitol, FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ (https://fanxsaltlake.com/) announced celebrity guests and two new programs for the 2018 convention on September 6-8, 2018. New guests for FanX 2018 include Tom Welling, Chuck Norris, Tricia Helfer, John Wesley Shipp and the cast of RWBY, including Lindsay Jones, Arryn Zech, Kara Eberle and Vic Mignogna. Norris is an actor, producer, author and martial artist. He’s starred in a number of action movies, including Way of the Dragon, Bruce Lee, Missing in ...

Press Release: FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ Launches League of Utah Volunteers

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ (https://fanxsaltlake.com/) publicly announced the formation of the League of Utah Volunteers (LUV). LUV was created to unite FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention fans in volunteering and making a difference in the community. LUV not only manages volunteers for FanX, but also will be supporting a multitude of community groups and nonprofits with reliable volunteers, cosplayers, technology management tools, and fundraising resources. Utah is known for its volunteerism and the hospitality of its residents. Since ...
The Spectrum: Excuse me, but Evangeline Lilly is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

The Spectrum: Excuse me, but Evangeline Lilly is coming to Salt Lake’s FanX

(Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY —  We're just a couple of months into the year, but I've already received some amazing news from the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention camp: "Ant-Man and the Wasp" star Evangeline Lilly will be gracing Utah with her presence. Although fans will, no doubt, know and love her as Hope Van Dyne in the "Ant-Man" movies (as I do), or Tauriel the elf in "The Hobbit" trilogy, or Kate Austen in "Lost," there's another project Lilly has under her belt that holds more importance to her than acting. "I got to meet her at San Diego Comic Con," FanX ...

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