Category Archives: Fan Gatherings

The Art of Babylon 5, Saturday, August 2nd in Los Angeles

Revisit Babylon 5 this Saturday evening with a panel discussion Babylon 5’s Art Department! Creator J. Michael Straczynski and stars Claudia Christian AND Mira Furlan will also be in attendance.

From the American Cinematheque website:

The Art of “Babylon 5”

Sat, August 2, 2014 • 7:30pm • Egyptian Theater

Members of the iconic sci-fi show’s art department reunite to discuss how they were able to design 110 episodes over five years and six TV movies, while keeping the sets fresh, exciting and, well, out of this world. Two episodes will screen, introduced by series star Claudia Christian.

Join Claudia, J. Michale Straczynski (The Great Maker), John Iacovelli (Production Designer), Mark-Louis Walters (Art Director), Roland Rosenkranz (Art Director), Alan Kobayashi (Graphic Artist), and other B5 cast and crew members.  Special guests include Ann Bruice (Costume Designer) and Dark Hoffman (Propmaster/Props Concept Artist).

Claudia will be introducing JMS to the audience as well as emceeing.  John Iacovelli will moderate.  Two Babylon 5 episodes, “The Coming of Shadows,” which won the respected HUGO Award, and “Severed Dreams,” which was nominated for an Art Directors Guild award, will be viewed.  There will also be a panel discussion throughout and Q & A session.

Babylon 5, Season 2
Babylon 5, Season 2

Another Babylon 5 Reunion planned for Space City Con in January 2014

Space City Con - Houston, Texas

Coming in January 2014, Space City Con in Houston, Texas will be hosting another opportunity to celebrate 20 years of all things Babylon 5.  January 3 – 6, 2014 you can enjoy the beautiful 4-star hotel spa, resort, and convention center, Moody Gardens, on Galveston Island.

For more information about Space City Con, check out their website at http://www.spacecitycon.com/ and their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SpaceCityCon.Houston

Space City Con - Houston, TexasCurrently, Claudia and Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo on HBO’s Game of Thrones) will be headlining the event along with all the other Babylon 5 ladies, including Pat Tallman (telepath Lyta Alexander), Andrea Thompson (telepath Talia Winters), Tracy Scoggins (Captain Elizabeth Lochley), Julie Caitlin Brown (Narn attache Na’Toth), and Mira Furlan (Minbari Ambassador Delenn).  Bill Mumy (Minbari attache Lennier), Peter Jurasik (Centauri Ambassador Londo Mollari), Stephen Furst (Centauri attache Vir Kotto), and Jerry Doyle (Security Chief Michael Garibaldi) will also be attending along with Marshall Teague (Nelson Drake / Ta’lon) and Bridget Flanery (Zoe, from the Season 5 episode written by Neil Gaimon, “Day of the Dead”).  More B5 alumni are sure to be announced soon.

Photos from Babylon 5’s 20th Anniversary at Phoenix Comicon

Personal photos of Claudia and her fellow Babylon 5 colleagues at the Phoenix Comicon, May 2013.

Celebrate 20 Years of Babylon 5 at Phoenix ComicCon May 23-26

Babylon 5 20th Anniversary at Phoenix Comic Con

Phoenix ComicCon will be hosting a grand weekend celebrating the 20th anniversary of Babylon 5. All the cast will be there, including:

Bruce Boxleitner (Captain/President John Sheridan)
Claudia Christian (Lt. Commander Susan Ivanova)
Jerry Doyle (Security Chief Michael Garibaldi)
Patricia Tallman (telepath Lyta Alexander)
Peter Jurasik (Ambassador Londo Mollari)
Mira Furlan (Ambassador Delenn)
Bill Mumy (Lennier)
Andrea Thompson (telepath Talia Winters)
Tracy Scoggins (Captain Elizabeth Lochley)
Stephen Furst (Vir)
Robin Atkin Downes (Byron)
Jason Carter (Marcus)
Julia Caitlin Brown (Na’toth)
Walter Koenig (Psi Cop Alfred Bester)
and
J. Michael Straczynski (Creator, Writer, Producer, and Director)

Book Signing at Book Soup (Los Angeles) Bookstore – January 15th at 7:00 p.m.

Book Soup logo

Claudia will be appearing at Book Soup (Los Angeles) Bookstore on the evening of Tuesday, January 15th at 7:00 p.m. to meet and greet friends and fans of Babylon Confidential: A Memoir of Love, Sex and Addiction. She will be reading excerpts from the book and will be signing as well. We hope to see you there :-)

For more information about the event, visit the Book Soup Bookstore website.

Photo of Book Soup store front at night