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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!"
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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