Posts Tagged ‘Celebration VI’



SWCVI: Day One in Review

StarWars.com Team | August 23, 2012

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There are always so many great things happening at Star Wars Celebration events that it’s hard to keep track! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Read on for highlights, photos and more!

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Ashley Eckstein’s CVI Video Diaries: Day One!

| August 23, 2012

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SWCVI: An Hour With Ian McDiarmid

Amy Ratcliffe | August 23, 2012

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The Emperor visited the Celebration Stage tonight but don’t worry – no one was struck with Force lightning. Of course, Ian McDiarmid did mention that he wouldn’t mind having little bit of that power in life. “Not enough to kill or maim. Just a little in my pinky.”

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SWCVI: Dark Horse Comics Looks Ahead

Aaron Goins | August 23, 2012

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If you are a fan of Star Wars comics, the panel to be at on Thursday of Star Wars Celebration was the Dark Horse comics panel.  The panel featured some of the best talent that Dark Horse has to offer including John Jackson Miller, Jan Duursema, Doug Wheatley, Dave Marshall, and Randy Stradley and was hosted by expert in all things Star Wars, Pablo Hidalgo.

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SWCVI: Japanese Star Wars Vegetable Carving

StarWars.com Team | August 23, 2012

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A sushi chef from Japan, Okitsugu Kado, is also well known for his talent in vegetable carving. Oki started creating intricate Star Wars vegetable pieces after making his very first simple R2-D2. His vast amount of talent and love for his art got him on the cover of the UK edition of National Geographic with his very own Darth Vader carrot carving. Oki’s love of Star Wars goes far beyond vegetables. He is a part of the Jedi Order Japan, which now has 70 members, and took part in Star Wars Celebration Japan.

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SWCVI: The 501st Legion Begins Landing Its Troops

Lawrence Green | August 23, 2012

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So with the once every two-years interstellar party that is a Star Wars Celebration kicking off with fans coming from all over (the galaxy…) to Orlando, Florida, one group in particular plays a very prominent, recurring, all-volunteer role in helping to make Star Wars come to life.   Among all the featured events, guests, panels, and fan-experiences, any major Star Wars fan knows they have to keep their eyes open for representatives from Lord Vader’s personal detachment of Imperial Troops: the 501st Legion.

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SWCVI: Happy Birthday to Ray Park

StarWars.com Team | August 23, 2012

Star Wars fans wish Ray Park a very happy birthday from the convention floor of Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando, FL.

Ashley Eckstein’s CVI Video Diaries: Preview Night!

Ashley Eckstein | August 23, 2012

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SWCVI: Mission Report: Day ZERO

Stefan Cembolista | August 22, 2012

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The war of the clones… begun it has…

The Belgian Prop crew touched down in Orlando last Sunday, as scheduled! After a first refreshing swim, and an also refreshing thunderstorm we deployed the team on Monday morning first hour at the convention center…

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Exploring the Creature Cantina at Celebration VI

Pablo Hidalgo | August 22, 2012

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We are on the very eve of Celebration VI. I’m writing this post in between tech rehearsals at the Behind-the-Scenes stage, looking ahead to what Saturday, August 25th holds (Here’s Day 1, and Day 2). It’s a very full day with a lot of great panels on my stage, but there’s one in particular I want to highlight. Sculptor and cantina-expert Tom Spina and I have been collaborating to make this one a must-see event. You will find out more about the creation of the Mos Eisley Cantina aliens than you could ever imagine possible, I promise you that! This panel boasts never-before-seen pictures and footage, and a chance to leave your mark on the Expanded Universe.

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