Arisia

When: 
January 18 - 21, 2019
Where: 
Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210

Arisia is a Boston-area, volunteer run science fiction convention, named for a planet in the Lensman novels by E. E. "Doc" Smith.

Regular events include one of the largest Masquerades (costume contests) on the East Coast; "Fast Track" programming for children; a demonstration of historical fighting techniques; gaming; film, video, and anime rooms; and a Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat Jewish prayer service. Other events that have been recently included are a blood drive, a drumming circle, Friday and Saturday evening dances, and live radio dramas.

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