Podcasting, Ahsoka Lives Day, and Sharing Opinions at Star Wars Celebration

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015

Star Wars Celebration is almost here!

Thousands of fans are traveling to the Anaheim Convention Center in California to come together under one roof and celebrate what we love most. Experiencing this with fans I’ve met through social media gets me more excited about the event in general. When it comes to the exhibit hall, I can’t wait to visit the Her Universe booth and the space dedicated to Rancho Obi-Wan. In terms of panels, anything related to Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels sits at the very top of my list. Last but not least, I’m also thrilled to take the stage as a podcaster and panelist!

Here are the five events I’ll be speaking at during Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. Fangirl flail with me and you’ll get a “The Wookiee Gunner” button from me!

Rebels Report

Date: Thursday, April 16, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Star Wars Podcast Stage, 208A
Description: Join Andy and Pete as well as guests Adam Bray (Star Wars: What Makes A Monster, Star Wars Rebels: The Visual Guide) and Johnamarie Macias of live at the Star Wars Podcast Stage. Visit Rebels Report for more information and click here to join the event over at Facebook.


Now, This Is Podcasting!

Date: Thursday, April 16, 6:30pm
Location: Phat Collectibles
Description: During Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, find the team doing a special presentation of “Now, This Is Podcasting!” at Phat Collectibles in Anaheim Thursday night! It’s free for all to attend and we’ll be passing out buttons as well! Join the event over at Facebook.

#AhsokaLives Day

Date: Friday, April 17, 3:00pm
Location: Anaheim Convention Center,
Description: Love Ahsoka Tano? You’re not alone. We (we being Johnamarie Macias and Amy Ratcliffe) are so excited about the return of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars Rebels and we want to celebrate in style. We’re going to make the Friday of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim a special day: #AhsokaLives Day! All you have to do to participate is wear Ahsoka-related anything! T-shirts, costumes, costume t-shirts, face paint – you get the idea! As you might guess, Her Universe has a few options in the category. We’ll meet by the fountain in front of the Anaheim Convention Center (you can’t miss it!) for a group photo at 3:00pm. Whether you can make it to the group picture or not, take a photo of your outfit and be sure to tag it with #AhsokaLives! And you can participate even if you’re not at Celebration! Find out more about the event over at Facebook.

#AhsokaLives Day at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim

Fangirls Going Rogue

Date: Saturday, April 18, 3pm to 4pm
Location: Star Wars Podcast Stage, 208A
Description: PAJAMA PARTY on the Podcast Stage! Join Tricia Barr, Teresa Delgado and Sarah Woloski at Star Wars Celebration! Wear your jammies, bring your pillows and stuffed taun-tauns and join in as we talk with fangirl @geek_kay, Aaron Goins, and Johnamarie Macias. This show will be family friendly and fun! #FangirlFlail! Those who come will get an *exclusive* #FangirlFlail button only available during the podcast. Visit the event over at Facebook.


From a Certain Point of View: A Diversity of Opinions About Star Wars

Date: Sunday, April 19, 11am to 12pm
Location: Star Wars Fan Stage, 303ABCD
Description: Tricia Barr presents fans of all types, who bring their unique points of view to Star Wars. Top bloggers, all from diverse backgrounds, will share their insights in a lively discussion. Should Obi-Wan and Yoda have hidden the truth of Luke’s father from him? Is the use of the dark side ever justifiable for a Jedi? What is the greatest duel in Star Wars? Opinions may vary, but everyone has one important commonality, a love for the galaxy far, far away. Johnamarie Macias (The Wookiee Gunner); Justin Bolger (The ForceCast, TheForce.Net, Star Wars With Friends); Linda Hansen-Raj (FANgirl Blog); Meg Humphrey (GeekGirlCon, Far Far Away Radio); James Floyd (Club Jade, Big Shiny Robot); Jay Shah (Eleven-ThirtyEight). Read more about it here.


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