LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - All you pop culture fanatics in Southwest Louisiana, get ready for CyPhaCon.
The annual convention for devotees of science fiction, fantasy, anime, and gaming will celebrate its seventh year in Lake Charles, from Friday, April 7 to Sunday, April 9, at the Lake Charles Civic Center.
Attendees can meet local and out-of-town artists, writers, performers, and actors from film and television, including Julian Glover, recognizable for his roles in "The Empire Strikes Back" and HBO's "Game of Thrones."
There will be plenty of music, comedy, video game showdowns, cosplay contests, and discussion panels. There will also be special programs for kids, along with an auction benefiting Harbour House, the Lake Charles-based facility that shelters at-risk minors.
Lake Charles residents not attending still might spot characters like Deadpool and Boba Fett chatting over drinks, since CyPhaCon attendees will stroll downtown for an opening night pub crawl.