Reminder – Community Cantina Event – New York – 10/12

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BioWare will be hosting a Community Cantina Event in New York this comming Saturday. Just in time for people to also visit the New York Comic Con. I’m definitely looking forward to the teases on the thumbdrives, they have NOT dissapointed! Hopefully we’ll get a little insight on 2.5?

We’re happy to announce that the next stop in the Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ Community Cantina Tour will be happening on Saturday, October 12th, in New York!
This is your chance to join the Star Wars: The Old Republic community for a development team Q&A as well as complimentary drinks*, food, and giveaways. Every attendee will be receiving a highly coveted Tauntaun Fawn code.
If you’re in the area, make sure to stop by and hang out with us!
Venue: Stitch Bar and Lounge
Date: Saturday, October 12th, 2013
Time: 8-11PM EDT
Address: 247 West 37th Street. New York, NY 10018
Space will be limited, so be sure to arrive early! You can RSVP on Facebook here (Facebook RSVP is not required for attendance).
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Star Wars: The Old Republic Community Team

If you are going to the comic Con, below is a compilation of all the Star Wars related programming/events that was pulled from the NY Comic Con Programming Schedule

THUSDAY:

KOTOBUKIYA FALL PREVIEW 2013 Thursday, October 10 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Location: 1A15

Want to get an insider’s look at what is in store from Kotobukiya for 2014? Join us Thursday for our fall preview discussion panel. Attendees can expect plenty of first time product announcements and updates, an opportunity to ask questions to our development team along with a chance to win some awesome prizes from our now famous Lucky Draw raffle!

FRIDAY:

ANTHONY DANIELS AUTOGRAPHING – FRIDAY Fee: $50 Date: Friday, October 11 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Autographing Table 1

Talent will spend as much time at their table as possible. Please remember that talent, just like you, need time to rest, recharge, eat, etc., so please be respectful of their need to take breaks. Autograph includes 8×10 licensed picture. Guests reserve the right to refuse to autograph an item they deem inappropriate. Bootleg merchandise is not allowed. Cash is the only method of payment accepted.

THE 501ST LEGION’S BLAST-A-TROOPER Date: Friday, October 11 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Location: Family Room 1B02

We know Star Wars fans have a Rebellious streak… are you ready to take out some of your frustrations on a servant of the Empire? Blast-A-Trooper Blaster Range arms participants with Nerf guns and puts them against hapless troopers. All proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation so take pride in sticking it to the Empire for a small donation!

SATURDAY:

JASON FRY – AUTHOR OF STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS EPISODE GUIDE AUTOGRAPHING Fee: Free Date: Saturday, October 12 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Booth # 1829

ANTHONY DANIELS AUTOGRAPHING – SATURDAY Fee: $50 Date: Saturday, October 12 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Autographing Table 1

Talent will spend as much time at their table as possible. Please remember that talent, just like you, need time to rest, recharge, eat, etc., so please be respectful of their need to take breaks. Autograph includes 8×10 licensed picture. Cash is the only method of payment accepted. Guests reserve the right to refuse to autograph an item they deem inappropriate. Bootleg merchandise is not allowed.

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS: THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS Date: Saturday, October 12 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Location: 1A01

The creative minds at Diamond Select Toys are known for their diverse product lines, from Select-scale 7-inch action figures to electronic vehicles to role-play items to vinyl banks. Diamond Select Toys Director Chuck Terceira, Product Manager Robert Yee and Marketing Supervisor Zach Oat will attempt to cover every non-Minimates item DST has coming up, from such brands as Marvel Comics, Batman, Walking Dead, Star Wars, Star Trek, Universal Monsters, Godzilla, Knight Rider, The Munsters, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Clerks, Lost in Space, Aliens, Sin City, Ghostbusters, Pathfinder, Back to the Future, Domo and more! They’ll also hold a Q&A, announce some brand-new products and there will be a prize drawing at the end of the panel!

STAR WARS REBELS: THE MIGHT OF THE EMPIRE Date: Saturday, October 12 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Location: Empire Stage 1-E Presented By: Arizona Beverages

What happens when the Galactic Empire takes over a planet? What if Imperials took interest in your world, and garrisoned stormtroopers and TIE fighters to maintain order? Star Wars Rebels, the thrilling, all-new animated television series from Lucasfilm for Disney XD will ask those questions – and so will this panel hosted by Lucasfilm’s resident Star Wars expert, Pablo Hidalgo. Details on the show are closely guarded, but Fans at NYCC will get a first look at new art from the series, and learn new information about the formidable forces of the Galactic Empire. Star Wars Rebels is set between Episodes III and IV, and it is a dark time in the galaxy. In the spirit of the original trilogy, the Empire is once again the preeminent villain of the saga, and Star Wars Rebels puts the awesome might of Imperial forces in the spotlight. Luckily, there are those who are brave and daring enough to stand up against the oppressive Imperial might: the crew of the starship Ghost. Star Wars Rebels follows their adventures as they carry out thrilling missions against these dark forces. The series is still a year away, so don’t miss this chance to get an early look at its development.

HANS JENSSEN & RICHARD CHASEMORE – ILLUSTRATORS OF STAR WARS: COMPLETE VEHICLES AUTOGRAPHING Fee: Free Date: Saturday, October 12 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: Booth # 1829

THE 501ST LEGION’S BLAST-A-TROOPER Date: Saturday, October 12 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: Family Room 1B02

We know Star Wars fans have a Rebellious streak… are you ready to take out some of your frustrations on a servant of the Empire? Blast-A-Trooper Blaster Range arms participants with Nerf guns and puts them against hapless troopers. All proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation so take pride in sticking it to the Empire for a small donation!

 

SUNDAY:

ASHLEY ECKSTEIN & JASON FRY AUTOGRAPHING Fee: Book Purchase Date: Sunday, October 13 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Booth # 1829

ANTHONY DANIELS AUTOGRAPHING – SUNDAY Fee: $50 Date: Sunday, October 13 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm Location: Autographing Table 1

Talent will spend as much time at their table as possible. Please remember that talent, just like you, need time to rest, recharge, eat, etc., so please be respectful of their need to take breaks. Autograph includes 8×10 licensed picture. Cash is the only method of payment accepted. Guests reserve the right to refuse to autograph an item they deem inappropriate. Bootleg merchandise is not allowed.

JOHN MORTON AUTOGRAPHING – SUNDAY Fee: $20 Date: Sunday, October 13 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Location: Autographing Table 5

Mr. Morton will have 8×10 photos, two versions of his Dak images and one image of him as “Bespin Boba” with Darth Vader, Lando and Lobat. The charge will be $20 per signed photo or any object fans might bring. STAR WARS ORIGAMI Date: Sunday, October 13 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Location: 1A03 Origami Master Folder Chris Alexander (Author of Star Wars Origami) demonstrates and teaches the master folding techniques to make Star Wars origami figures. Attendees will fold models with art from the Star Wars universe. Materials included!

HANS JENSSEN & RICHARD CHASEMORE – ILLUSTRATORS OF STAR WARS: COMPLETE VEHICLES AUTOGRAPHING Fee: Free Date: Sunday, October 13 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Location: Booth # 1829

THE MAKING OF STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI Date: Sunday, October 13 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Location: 1A23

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. Go behind-the-scenes of this fascinating film with author and Lucasfilm executive editor J.W. Rinzler and author Jason Fry. Hear some of the stories, anecdotes, recollections and revelations collected in Rinzler’s new book The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and see amazing photos and video from the set. Details about the upcoming enhanced e-books for all 3 titles in Rinzler’s The Making of Star Wars series will be revealed.

THE 501ST LEGION’S BLAST-A-TROOPER Date: Sunday, October 13 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm Location: Family Room 1B02

We know Star Wars fans have a Rebellious streak… are you ready to take out some of your frustrations on a servant of the Empire? Blast-A-Trooper Blaster Range arms participants with Nerf guns and puts them against hapless troopers. All proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation so take pride in sticking it to the Empire for a small donation!

ANTHONY DANIELS Q&A Date: Sunday, October 13 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Location: 1A22

Anthony Daniels, or more commonly known as everyone’s favorite protocol droid C-3PO, is hitting the Big Apple! Check out this Q&A as Anthony shares stories and memories from his work throughout the Star Wars saga.

END BULLYING! RESPONDING TO CRUELTY IN OUR CULTURE Date: Sunday, October 13 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Location: 1A14

Have you or someone you love been a target of bullying? Join this life-changing discussion on how to overcome bullying and learn strategies to create witnesses and allies out of bystanders. Pop Culture Anti-Bullying Coalition Founder Chase Masterson (“Star Trek,” “Doctor Who Big Finish”) hosts this panel, marking NOH8’s 1st-ever New York Comic Con appearance, with Founders Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley, along with Brad Bell (“Husbands”), Bonnie Burton (“Girls Against Girls: Why We are Mean to Each Other & How We Can Change”), Jenna Busch (Entertainment Editor, Fan TV), (Ashley Eckstein (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” Her Universe), Cartoon Network VP Alice Cahn with the “Stop Bullying: Speak Up!” campaign and 1st-ever Comic Con appearances from the United Nations Association and the Anti-Defamation League. Special topics include geek bullying, LGBT bullying, cyber-bullying, and analyzing how media and entertainment affect our attitudes toward bullying and aggression. Moderated by award-winning author Carrie Goldman (Harper Collins’ “Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear”). More actors & advocates TBA!

 

[Via Jedi News]

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