Minicon 7

Minicon 7 was a convention April 20-22, 1973 at the Hyatt Lodge in Minneapolis. Guests of Honor: Larry Niven and Rusty Hevelin.

Blue Petal and Louie Spooner were co-chairmen. Attendance was 220. the motto was "The Mpls in '73 Con!"

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MINICON 7 PROGRAM
Friday, April 20

  • NOON — Registration opens (Lincolnwood), Set up for book dealers & art show (Regency West)
  • 6:30 — Opening remarks and introduction of notables
  • 7:00 — Forbidden Planet : SF Movie starring Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, & Leslie Nielsen. Color; 98 Minutes.
  • 8:45 — ASTRAL PROJECTION : A panel discussion on the problems of being both fan and pro.
  • 9:45 — (time approximate) Party suite opens

SATURDAY, April 21

  • NOON — Registration opens (Lincolnwood) Book dealers & art show area opens
  • 3:30 — THE GRASSHOPPER LIES HEAVILY IN A MAZE OF DEATH By PHILLIP JOSE DICK : Panel discussion lead by J. Maxwell Young
  • 4:00 — THIRD ANNUAL ARTISTS PANEL : subject: Pulp magazine covers
  • 5:00 — BANQUET (Regency East)
  • 6:00 — Guests of Honor speeches
  • 7:00 — THE LIMITS OF GROWTH : A panel discussion led by Ben Bova
  • 8:00 — Auction
  • 9:00 — A FEW SELECTED SHORT SUBJECTS : Two films: La Jetee and Atomic Attack
  • 9:45 — (time approximate) Party suite open, and poolside party begins

SUNDAY, April 22

  • NOON — Registration opens, Book dealers & art show area opens
  • 1:00 — Australia in '75 bidding film and Star Trek slide show
  • 2:00 — Announcements and art show awards
  • 2:30 — Auction
  • 3:30 — THERE AND BACK AGAIN: Convention wrapup

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