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FanX founder Dan Farr dishes out details of the 2021 mega event

FanX founder Dan Farr dishes out details of the 2021 mega event

FanX is back, and bigger and better than ever! When the worldwide coronavirus pandemic canceled FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention in 2020, organizers promised to be back ready for an even greater Xperience in 2021. Now the comic and pop culture event is poised to deliver in less than a month, when fans of all shapes and sizes converge on the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City September 16-18, 2021. And they have added extra Xperiences like a FanX Quest, a workshop room, a tabletop gaming charity event, and even a massive cosplay contest with a massive award. Today on ...
Stan Lee + William Shatner + Dick Van Dyke + Dan Farr = FANX on Jessop’s Journal

Stan Lee + William Shatner + Dick Van Dyke + Dan Farr = FANX on Jessop’s Journal

(DOUG JESSOP’S JESSOP’S JOURNAL – ABC4 NEWS – SALT LAKE CITY, UT) The most attended convention in the state of Utah and the largest comic convention in North America per capita is called FAN X. It started with a chance meeting with the owner of a 3D software company, Dan Farr, at the National Association of Broadcasters convention. “I was there with a friend of mine. We’re looking around and we say, “That’s Dick Van Dyke”. That was pretty cool. What’s he doing here? Let’s go over and say hi to him. So we meet him. Found out that he actually has a hobby. He’s really into the technology ...

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 ...

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