Escapade/Escapade 2017

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Escapade 2017

Escapade 27 took place on March 10-12, 2017, near the Los Angeles, CA airport at the Embassy Suites LAX North. Since this was the three-to-the-third year of Escapade, some fans decided it should have a threesomes theme, and proposed several panels with threesomes or OT3s as the focus. Program book covers featured Kirk/Spock/McCoy in both original Trek and new movies trek, as well as other Trekkish trios.

New Hotel

This was the first year at the Embassy Suites, and reactions were positive. Among the most-loved features of the new hotel were:

  • Free breakfast every day
  • Happy hour 5:30-7:30 with free booze
  • Robot waiter who delivered things to rooms
  • Open seating area with couches, tables with electrical outlets, and enough chairs for everyone

Programming

Panels were scheduled from 11 am to 6 pm on Friday, 9-6 Saturday, and 11-3 Sunday, although the only panel at 2 pm on Sunday was the Escapade Review panel. This year changed the standard Sunday brunch scheduling because the hotel offered a complimentary breakfast buffet every day, so Escapade attendees weren't separated in a banquet room but shared the atrium dining area with other hotel guests. Friday night had a dance party with snacks and party fanvids, and Saturday night had the vidshow.

Fandom-specific panels

  • Capes and Cowls (Pixie boots optional) -
  • DC CW Arrowverse Catch All -
  • due South: For Reasons That Continue To Need Exploring At This Juncture -
  • The Expanse S2: In Space No One Can Hear You Kick Ass -
  • Fannibal Pannibal -
  • Grimm going out with a Bang -
  • HP: Potter, classic and next generation -
  • Jeopardy – Professionals Style -
  • MCU: Hanging Up the Shield: Where does Captain America fandom go from here? -
  • Pacific Rim: Canceling the Apocalypse Again -
  • Quite logical: 50 years of pon farr -
  • Sense8: Orgies and Sing-a-Longs -
  • Shadowhunters: Malec -
  • Sherlock: Behind the doors at 221B Baker Street -
  • Star Trek Beyond: Spock Hurt Comfort at it’s best -
  • Stargate: Classic Fandom Flashback -
  • SWRO: A Woman, a Rebel Operative and an Imperial Defector Walk into a Bar -
  • What’s new and where to find it -
  • Yaoi on Ice -

Meta Panel Descriptions

  • AO3 Tagging for Fun and Kudos -
  • Black Jewish Superman -
  • Dead Fandom Museum -
  • Fandom vs Cheeto Voldemort -
  • The fax about fixits! -
  • Home on the Web -
  • I want to read graphic novels, but I don’t know where to start -
  • It’s a Holiday -
  • It’s Canon, but is it Slash? -
  • The Kids Are Not the Problem -
  • Let’s Collab! New Forms of Collective Fan Creativity -
  • LGBTQIA+ in Slash Fandom -
  • The Most Meta -
  • NFAF: Non-fannish Films About Fandom -
  • OT3 for Me -
  • Representation Matters -
  • Wank: It’s Coming From Inside the Fandom -
  • We’re All Going to Hell -
  • Where did the sex go in our slash con? -
  • Wildcard 1: Asexuality in Fandom -
  • Wildcard 2: Rec Room -
  • You’re Totally Welcome on my Lawn, but I Wish You Wouldn’t Pee on the Grass -


Tech/Workshop/Alternate Programming Panels

  • Calibre – Plugins for Fandom -
  • How to Threesome -
  • Pegging Our Boys -
  • The Slash Book -
  • Vidding 101 -

Events

  • Welcome to Escapade -
  • After (vid show) Party -
  • Art Gallery Crawl -
  • Fandom Dating Game -
  • Fandom Pictionary -
  • Gaming Fun -
  • Peer-run Trauma Support Check-in -
  • Escapade Review -
  • Dead Dog Party -


Playlists

Vid Show Playlist


Dance Party Playlist

Vid Show Reviews

Con Reports and Panel Notes

Convention Reports

Escapade on Twitter

Gallery

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References