eXpo

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Convention
Name: eXpo, EXPO, The X-Files EXPO Tour
Dates: 1998
Frequency: toured 10 cities in one year
Location: various
Type: for-profit, official, celebrity-attended
Focus: The X-Files
Organization: Creation Entertainment
Founder:
Founding Date: 1998
URL:
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eXpo (alternative spelling: EXPO) was a for-profit, celebrity-populated X-Files convention by Creation Entertainment, Inc that toured 10 majors US-American cities.

A fan in 1998 wrote: "Want a gander at my Frank Spotnitz autograph from the eXpo? To CiCi -- Sorry about Pendrell, Frank Spotnitz. PS: On the X-Files, no one ever -really- dies."[1]

New York EXPO

Detroit EXPO

Washington EXPO

Boston EXPO

  • Location: Weymouth Naval Air Station, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Date: 2 & 3 May 1998
  • guest star(s):
    • Gillian Anderson
    • William B. Davis
    • Nic Lea
    • Bruce Harwood
    • Dean Haglund
    • Doug Hutchison


Chicago EXPO

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Date: 17 & 18 April 1998
  • guest star(s):
    • Mitch Pileggi
    • Tom Braidwood
    • Dean Haglund
    • Bruce Harwood
    • Steven Williams

Miami EXPO

  • Location: Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami, Florida, USA
  • Date: 4 & 5 April 1998
  • guest star(s):
    • Nic Lea
    • Dean Haglund
    • Frank Spotnitz
    • William B. Davis
    • Steven Williams
  • Trivia: Williams entered the stage singing, and later recreated his last scene from the X-Files

Atlanta EXPO

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Date: 28 & 29 March 1998
  • guest star(s):
    • Nic Lea
    • Paul Rabwin
    • Mitch Pileggi
    • Steven Williams
    • Dean Haglund

Los Angeles EXPO

  • Location: Tustin Marine Corps Air Station's Hangar 2, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Date: 14 & 15 March 1998
  • guest star(s):
    • Nic Lea
    • Steven Williams
    • Mitch Pileggi
    • Dean Haglund
    • Frank Spotnitz
    • John Shiban
    • Vince Gilligan
  • program:
    • Saturday:
      • 11:00 am : admittance
      • 11:15 am: Introduction and video presentation
      • 11:30 am: Steven Williams ("X")
      • 12:15 pm: "Truth or Fiction?" Interactiv trivia game.
      • 12:45 pm: Dean Haglund (Langly from The Lone Gunmen) presents "the comedic truth with Ringo Langly from the Lone Gunmen".
      • 1:30 pm: Williams and Haglund autogramm session. In addition, a "Mulderism / Scullyisms video"
      • 2 pm: Authors' panel. Frank Spotnitz, John Shiban and Vince Gilligan are talking about writing and producing the "X-Files".
      • 3 pm "X-Files" Auction. Revenues went to the "Juvenile Diabetes Foundation".
      • 3:15 pm: William B. Davis (Cigarette-Smoking Man)
      • 4 pm: Mitch Pileggi (Assistant Director Walter Skinner)
      • 5 pm: Pileggi and Davis autogramm session; interactive "X-Files" trivia game.
    • Sunday
      • Noon: admittance
      • 12:15 pm: Introduction and video presentation
      • 12:30 pm: Authors Panel. Frank Spotnitz, John Shiban, and Vince Gilligan
      • 1:30 pm: Steven Williams ("X")
      • 2:15 pm Dean Haglund presents "the comedic truth with Ringo Langly from the Lone Gunmen".
      • 2:30 pm: Steven Williams autogramm session
      • 3:00 pm: "X-Files" auction. in favor of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
      • 3:15 pm: Mitch Pileggi
      • 4:00 pm: William B. Davis
      • 5:00 pm: "Truth or Fiction?" Game. Haglund, Pileggi and Davis autogramm session.
      • 5:30 hrs: prize giving ceremony
      • 6:00 clock: Final of "Truth of Fiction?"
  • the same location was used as a shooting location for the X-Files episode 6ABX12 One Son.

Dallas EXPO

Further Reading

References

  1. ^ from The Acid Desk #3