Catch the Wave

ClexaCon, the multi-fandom event for LGBTQ women and allies, is returning to Las Vegas this spring on April 11-15, 2019. The con will be held at the Tropicana, 3801 Las Vegas Boulevard S., Las Vegas, NV.

Actresses in attendance include Ser Anzoategui (Vida), Ariela Barer, Virginia Gardner, Lyrica Okano, and Clarissa Thibeaux (Runaways), Kia Barnes (comedienne), Katherine Barrell and Dominique Provost-Chalkley (Wynonna Earp), Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Lesley-Ann Brandt (Spartacus), Christina Cox and Liz Vassey (Nikki & Nora), Isabella Gomez (One Day at a Time), Dot Marie Jones (Glee), Katrina Law (Arrow), Caity Lotz, Jes Macallan, and Maisie Richardson-Sellers (Legends of Tomorrow), Chantal Thuy and Nafessa Williams (Black Lightning), and Briana Venskus (Supergirl).

Behind the scenes industry guests include Emily Andras (showrunner Wynonna Earp), Christin Baker (producer-director Tello Films), Noelle Carbone (executive producer Wynonna Earp), Wendy Jo Carlton (director-producer-writer Good Kisser), Lagueria Davis (writer-director Maid of Dishonor), Mona Elyafi (entertainment publicist), Javier Grillo-Marxuach (writer-producer The 100), Emer Kinsella (composer Sense8), Andrea Meyerson (writer-director Getting Started), and Nancylee Myatt (writer-producer South of Nowhere).

Throughout the event, there will be panels, workshops, gatherings at the ClexaCon Lounge, creators lab, academic lab, speed friending, pool takeover, a fun run, cocktails, Ascension Afterparty, drinks on the town, and a farewell breakfast.

Events take place Thursday through Monday, but the convention itself will be open Friday and Saturday 9 AM to 7 PM and Sunday 9 AM to 6 PM. The three-day weekend is $160, Friday is $70, Saturday is $70, and Sunday is $60, plus there are VIP packages and other ticketed events.

All the convention details can be found at clexa-con.com.