Sheraton Boston Hotel
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Helmuth 3 for Saturday, February 14, 2004
Edited by Sarah Prince, Laurie Mann and Ruth Sachter
Logo by Suford
At the door numbers, as of 1pm Saturday:
Meisha Merlin Is Now in the Dealers' Room
Look for the Balance of Trade sign.
They've been reprinted and are available again at the Registration area (Independence) on the second floor.
Saturday Night Parties
Columbus in 2007, 9PM in 908.
RISFA-North, 9PM in 920.
WSFS Mark Protection Committee today at 5PM in the Sheraton hotel bar.
Havdalah tonight at 6:15PM in room 2257 of the Sheraton South Tower.
"The Influence of SF & Cyberpunk on Anime and Vice Versa," a discussion led by Tim Liebe in Kent, Saturday, 4:30-5pm.
Independence West, 8PM
Guest of Honor Interview
David Hartwell interviews Stephen Baxter
NESFA and Boskone Awards
Hal Clement Charity Auction to benefit the Joslin Diabetes Center
Illo by Sarah Prince
Helmuth apologizes for misspelling Susan de Guardiola's name in Issue 2.
Helmuth also erroneously stated that the reprinted restaurant guide was available in the information desk, it's available at registration.
The Firefly Easter Egg
If you bought the Firefly DVDs and didn't find the Easter egg, it's on disc four. From the menu, go to Special Features, and select "Joss Whedon Sings the Theme." Click to the left of that option. When the hidden icon lights up, click on it to display Jayne Singing "The Hero of Dognesville."
Bob Devney where are you when we need you?
2004 Nebula Nominations
Diplomatic Immunity, by Lois McMaster Bujold
"Mask of the Rex" by Richard Bowes
"Knapsack Poems" by
Minority Report, by Scott Frank and Jon Cohen [Based on
"The Minority Report" by Philip K. Dick]
Noreascon 4 Monday Meetings
They will be in the Gardner and Hampton rooms on the third floor the Sheraton, from 9am-5pm. This meeting is open to all committee members
Art Show Reminders
To vote for the Art Show Popular Awards, complete your ballot by 10pm tonight.
Written bidding closes at noon on Sunday, Auction from 1-2.
Call for Volunteers
As always, Boskone needs you to give a few hours of your time to help us run the convention. We need people to guard doors, run errands and help out with Registration and the Con Suite. We encourage volunteers to stop by the Information area on the second floor (near the stairs).
The Boskone Dinner Thing: Meet & Eat!
Want to meet other fans at Boskone? Come to Information (2nd floor) and create your own meal group or sign up for an existing one. This is a mechanism for fans with similar interests in SF and food to get together in an informal atmosphere.
The Berkshire Grill is closed this weekend.
Irene Harrison recommends breakfast at the Pour House, on Boylston Street across from the Hynes, near the fire house. This place is fast, cheap and while it looks like a bar the breakfasts are great!
Flamers over in the Prudential Mall Food Court is open for breakfast and was relatively line free this morning.
News for Helmuth
Bring news for future Helmuths to the Information area on the second floor. You can submit online line art for the printed edition or digital photos for the online addition (at www.nesfa.org). Helmuths will be distributed at the Information area, in the Independence Foyer (Registration) and in the Con Suite.
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