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SPECIAL EVENT | Astronomicon Convention 

Where can fans of sci-fi and aspiring writers attend programming with such titles as, "Can You Like Literary SF Without Being a Snob?" and "When the Series Jumps the Dragon"? At the 12th Annual Astronomicon sci-fi convention, which will be held at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside (120 E. Main St.) from Friday, November 15, through Sunday, November 17. The weekend is dedicated to literary, visual, and auditory works in the realms of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and everything in-between, and will feature special guests, an art gallery, vendors, panel discussions, a game room, and film screenings.

Special guests include book and television author David Gerrold ("Star Trek," "Twilight Zone," "Land of the Lost"), space physicist Dr. Dave Stephenson, and book author and comic-book writer Peter David.

Admission for the weekend is $45, and individual day rates will be available at the door. For more information, call 342-4697 or visit

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