Dondoko Taiko Drum Performance

This performance by the Fort Worth based Japanese-style drumming group, Dondoko Taiko in the cozy surroundings of the Rosebud Theater. According to Wikipedia, "Taiko performance consists not only of technical training in playing rhythms, but also includes components in form, stick grip, clothing, and the particular arrangement of instruments chosen. Many groups use not only drums, but also vocal components, string, and woodwind instruments for accompaniment."

The Dondoko Taiko Drum Performance is part of...

Dance Party

In the Palo Duro Lounge we will be dancing the afternoon away with beats provided by the cooler than cool DJ Veonix .

The ArlingCon Dance Party will take place during ArlingCon at the University of Texas at Arlington's University Center in the Palo Duro Lounge at 1:30 p.m.

Exhibitor Hall

Where can you go to get pop culture information on local organizations, businesses and nonprofits? In the Exhibit Hall at ArlingCon! All exhibitors are located in the East Entry Hallway in the University Center at the University of Texas at Arlington from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Cosplay Contest

Calling all cosplayers- amateur and pro alike- come to ArlingCon's most anticipated event, our Cosplay Contest! Hosted by the wildly entertaining Ben Ambroso and judged by veteran, highly esteemed cosplayers IBlue Cosplay ( , R Squared Cosplay ( , and Frostbite Cosplay and with prizes galore, why...

Cosplay Contest Prejudging

Make sure to attend "Cosplay Contest Prejudging" in order to be entered into our "Cosplay Contest"! The prejudging will give our judges a chance to see the intricacies in your costuming and an opportunity to see your "Cosplay Contest" competitors up close.

Click here to register for the contest. After you've registered, you'll receive an email with the time of your prejudging slot.

"Cosplay Contest Prejudging" will take place during ArlingCon...

Cosplay Runway

Strut your stuff at our Cosplay Runway! Show off your cosplay skills for an audience of awed spectators and your cosplayer peers at our ArlingCon Event!

"Cosplay Runway" is part of ArlingCon !

Star Wars Rant-Along

Take this opportunity to rant and rave all things Star Wars with your favorite Star Wars experts- Jedi Cole Houston and Eddie Medina of the Rantcor Pit podcast .

"Star Wars Rant-Along" will take place during ArlingCon at the University of Texas at Arlington's University Center in the Palo Pinto room from 3:00-3:45 p.m.

Cosplay Masterclass

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to dress up and become one of your favorite characters, or have wondered how other people started in cosplay, then our "Cosplay Master Class" panel is for you. The panel will feature cosplay experts from Zodd Fabrication, Imaginary FX , RG Studios, Chaks Productions , and Frostbite Cosplay .

"Cosplay Masterclass" is part of...

Body Painting for Cosplay

Creating a successful body paint project can be overwhelming for a beginning artist. Come join Jennyfer Keohane of Pink Pit Bull Productions while she discusses preparation, the proper use of paints, prop selection, planning out your first body paint project and cleaning the mess you made!

"Body Painting for Cosplay" is part of ArlingCon .

Intro to Cosplay Contests

Put on your best costume and join Shrakakoom Cosplay as they help you to be more successful in your next cosplay contest! During this panel you will learn about the different types of contests, how to interact with a judging panel, how to stand out to the audience, how to pose like a star, and how to make the most of your time on stage. The Shrakakoom team will demonstrate the do's and do not's of each step along the way and will be there to answer all of your questions. This is your chance to learn from a team that has been both...


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