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February 17-19, 2023 — Westin Boston Seaport District
February 10, 2016

Boskone Signature Friday Night Events

While your days may be full of panels, interviews, art and more, don’t forget Boskone’s Signature Friday Night events! FridayNight

Don your evening attire for an upscale social gathering, concert, and reading. Come enjoy the music and festivities as we celebrate another year of science fiction, fantasy, and horror in Boston.

Friday evening kicks off at 8:00 pm in the Galleria where you can Meet the Guests and enjoy The Boskone Reception as Boskone 53’s Convention Chair, Tim Szczesuil welcomes and introduces this year’s Guests: Garth Nix, Richard Anderson, Arnie & Cathy Fenner,  Vixy & Tony, and Bob Eggleton. The Videri String Quartet will also be performing during the Boskone Reception from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

During the Boskone Reception, you can mix and mingle with other members and program participants while enjoying refreshments, stimulating conversation, and the exceptional art on display in the Boskone Art Show.

At 9:00 pm, Boskone presents a special concert with our Featured Filkers Vixy & Tony in Marina 1. Coming from the Pacific Northwest,  Vixy & Tony have won multiple Pegasus awards, including Best Performer in 2008 and Best Writer/Composer in 2009 and are known for their easygoing style, catchy songs, accessible lyrics, and energetic performances. Their concert is not to be missed.

At 9:30 pm, immediately following the Boskone Reception, the popular Boston-based reading series Noir at the Bar comes to Boskone for a special night of reading,  fun, and giveaways with our noir, crime, mystery, and horror writers. Hosted by Chris Irvin and Errick Nunnally, Noir at the Bar features Dana Cameron, Christopher Golden, John Langan, Sarah Langan, James Moore, Melinda Snodgrass, and Paul G. Tremblay.

Friday, February 19, 2016
8:00 pm Meet the Guests (Galleria)
8:15 pm Boskone Reception (Galleria)
9:00 pm Concert with Featured Filkers Vixy & Tony (Marina 1)
9:30 pm Noir at the Bar (Galleria)

We look forward to seeing you there!