Ahead of this weekend’s Comiccon, we spoke to Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Marina Sirtis (aka Deanna Troi) about the show’s cultural reverberations.
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Montreal’s official geekend (ugh!) came to a close last night, and while attendees delighted the eyes with their creative costumes — from the sweetest lil’ baby Yoda to a gender-bending Clockwork Orange gang — we kept our ears peeled, too. Here are the choicest quotes from the cavalcade of characters.
* Star Trek actors at Comic Con
* Naked Girls Reading
* Test Pattern at PHI
* Double-spaced Theatre’s Bea
* Gavin Stephens’ Hardcore Nerdity
* Ghost Jail Theatre
* Luxe beats
Occupying the Palais de Congrès all weekend, Comiccon 2012 offers costumes, cards, comics and commerce, as well as the chance to vibe with your subcultural tribe of choice.
Angry about the fence that went up along the train tracks between de Gaspé and Henri Julien, in the Champ des Possibles? The Collective for Level Crossings is holding a protest to push CP to let you cross its property legally. 5 p.m.
Do you speak Klingon? Own a pair of pointy, rubber ears? Then don’t miss out on the one-night-only Star Trek: The Next Generation: 25th Anniversary Event. Two fully restored episodes will be shown on the big screen, along with interviews and behind-the-scenes docs. Cinéma Scotia Banque (977 Ste-Catherine W.), 7:30 p.m., $12.95
NYC art-punks Liars perform with support from Montreal’s own Cadence Weapon. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $15
See the new documentary about “cyber-terrorists” Anonymous, We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, at the Fantasia festival. Hall Theatre (1455 de Maisonneuve W.), 10 p.m., $9/$10