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Bare Trees in Fog

Lilac City Entertainment Presents: 

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October 14th & 15th, 2023   All Ages Halloween Show

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2023 SPECIAL GUESTS:

Special Guest Actor:

Cooper Andrews!

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Cooper Andrews is an American actor best known for his role as Jerry in The Walking Dead (76 episodes from 2016 - 2022), and as the voice of Aquaman in the mini-series Aquaman: King of Atlantis on HBO MAX.

He was also in Jester Must Die, Madden NFL 21, Shazam! (2019), MAMBA, Den of Thieves, Thin Ice, Darlin’,  and Halt and Catch Fire, with appearances in  Hawaii Five-0, The Red Road, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell, S.W.A.T., NCIS: Los Angeles and Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023).

Autograph Fee: $40 / Selfie: $40 / Combo: $60

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

Table No. SG8

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Special Guest Actor:

Kirk  Thatcher!

Kirk R. Thatcher is an Emmy award winning writer/producer, an award winning television, commercial and viral video director, as well as a creature maker and designer for both films and television.

Kirk grew up in Los Angeles, and was making films by the age of 10, all involving creatures, space ships or broad comedy. Self taught in the field of Creature Effects he began at age nineteen working at Industrial Light and Magic, designing, creating and puppeteering creatures for blockbuster films such as, Return of the Jedi, Star Trek II, Star Trek III, E.T., Poltergeist, and Gremlins. He was also an associate producer on Star Trek IV, in which he had a memorable cameo as the Punk on the Bus, rocking out to the Punk anthem he both wrote and sang, called, "I HateYou!"

Kirk has co-written several Muppet films including Muppet Treasure Island, and directed four television movies: The Muppets Wizard of Oz. He was Supervising Producer on the Emmy Award winning ABC series, Muppets Tonight, and co-producer on the ABC series Dinosaurs, on which he designed most of the characters, working closely with one of his mentors, the Muppet's creator Jim Henson. As well as his long form work, Kirk has directed over thirty Muppet commercials and web shorts including, Muppet's Bohemian Rhapsody, which has been viewed over 72 Million times, and all of Neil Patrick Harris' web comedy series, "Neil's Puppet Dreams".

More recently, Kirk was one of the three regular judges on the Syfy channel series, "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge". In 2018 he created and Executive Produced a series for Netflix entitled, "The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell" with Christine McConnell and the Jim Henson company. Recently Kirk Directed "Muppets Haunted Mansion" (2021) on Disney+ & also starred in the Marvel Special: "Werewolf by Night" (2022) on Disney+.

Autograph Fee: TBA 

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Lisa Wilcox

Special Guest Actor:

Lisa Wilcox!

Lisa Wilcox is back acting full time after raising her boys and married to corporate world for a couple decades. Born and raised in Missouri, she has performed in over 100 film, television, commercial and theatre productions. Lisa started her career in Equity Waiver theatre then completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at UCLA while also studying Grotowski. She has always been serious about exploring how to express a character to full believability and thus hopefully touch the audience indefinitely. For her, making this impression is all that matters. Though Lisa may be best known for Alice Johnson in “A Nightmare On Elm Street 4, The Dream Master” and N5, The Dream Child, the other characters she has played in her career run a full gamut – from nuns to prostitutes. Her agent quotes, “A true chameleon actress.” Let’s not also forget her role as Yuta on “Star Trek, The Next Generation". Rather infamous as the “Assassin,” Yuta is a “property” on the Star Trek, The Next Generation Monopoly board.

Lisa recently completed “The Watcher of Park Avenue” and “The Quiet Room.” 

Autograph Fee: $40 / Selfie: $40 / Combo: $60

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Special Guest Actor:

Miko

Miko Hughes!

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Miko started his acting career in a public service announcement when he was 22 months old and followed that up by appearing in his first feature film at 27 months old. Since that early start Miko has consistently been one of the busiest young actors in Hollywood. Miko is best known on film for his dramatic portrayal of an autistic boy opposite Bruce Willis in the blockbuster hit Mercury Rising (1998). In addition, Miko has also starred on film in Spawn (1997)Zeus and Roxanne (1997)Apollo 13 (1995)Kindergarten Cop (1990) and Pet Sematary (1989). In addition, Miko has also appeared in numerous television movies. He has also been a series regular, recurring character or guest star on many television series including Baywatch (1989)Touched by an Angel (1994) and The Nanny (1993). Miko received an Emmy certificate for his participation as the voice of "Tommy" in the number one rated Fox animated TV series Life with Louie (1994). His other voice-over credits include the voice of "Sly" and "Witt," twin babies in the feature film Baby Geniuses (1999).

 

Miko also starred famously in Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994) as "Dylan". Now Miko is reprising his role as "Dylan" starring in Dylan's New Nightmare: An Elm Street Fan Film (2023)!

Miko is of Native American heritage and his name means "Chief" in Chickasaw. Miko is also a beekeeper and counts his 30,000 bees as pets. 

Autograph Fee: $30 / Selfie: $20 / Combo: $40

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Special Guest Actor:

Naomi

Naomi Grossman!

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Naomi Grossman was a 2018 Primetime Emmy nominee for "Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama" for her role in Ctrl Alt Delete. Best known as the first crossover character, the fan-favorite "Pepper" on FX's American Horror Story: Asylum & Freak Show, Naomi also appeared as a new character, the Satanist "Samantha Crowe" in the eighth season, Apocalypse. Naomi made #5 of IMDb's "Top 10 Breakout Stars" after her STARmeter skyrocketed to #1, making her the most searched in its entire 8 million person database. Huffington Post, The Wrap, Screen Rant, and Syfy all ranked Pepper among "The Best AHS Characters Ever;" MTV named her their "#1 Good Guy;" Uproxx, their "#1 Most Tragic;" Geek Insider, a "Top 5 Most Underrated AHS Performer," and Entertainment Weekly called her being cast in the role "The Best of 2012." Fans may also recognize her from cameos in the following feature films: Table for Three, The Chair, 1BR, Sky Sharks, Bite Me, Painkillers, The Lurker, Murder RX, The Portal, Preacher Six, An Accidental Zombie (Named Ted), and Fear, Inc. Naomi graduated in theatre from Northwestern University, and is a former member of the Groundlings Sunday Company.

 

Autograph Fee: $40 / Selfie: $30 / Combo: $60

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Special Guest Actor:

MPD

Matthew Patrick Davis!

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Matthew Patrick Davis is an actor/songwriter/musician who most recently portrayed "The Mother" in 20th Century Studios' hit horror film, "Barbarian." As a songwriter, he has co-written & produced songs for the upcoming season of "The Ghost and Molly McGee" on the Disney Channel and "T.O.T.S." on Disney Junior alongside series songwriter, Rob Cantor. He was also commissioned to write a children's album, "I Love My Dog," for the screen-free audio device, YOTO Player. He's written music and lyrics for a number of comedic songs and musicals for the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, the San Francisco SketchFest, and his YouTube Channel, including most recently, "PUN-OFF: A Musical Inside the High-Stakes World of Pun Competitions." His YouTube video "Nightmare Before Christmas Live" has over 5M views and counting. As an actor, he made his Broadway debut in the musical revival, "Side Show," directed by Bill Condon.

 

Autograph Fee: $40 

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Doug was born and raised in Spokane, WA. He is the youngest of four boys. After serving in the US Coast Guard upon graduating High School, Doug attended Eastern Washington University and earned a BA in Theatre Arts. He is an accomplished singer/songwriter, actor, and playwright. He has two grown children. Doug was a reoccurring fan favorite character on the SyFy tv series "Z Nation" as "Skeezy" and starred in such films as "The Curse of Bridge Hollow" and "Prospect". 

Autograph Fee: TBA / Table No. SG6

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Chad contributed concepts and final art for Topps Wacky Packages. Chad also does sketch card work includes DC Bombshells, Rick and Morty for Cryptozoic Entertainment. For Topps worked on Garbage Pail Kids, Wacky Packages, Mars Attacks, Star Wars, The Walking Dead, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Stranger Things.

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Kate Dixson has been doing beauty and SFX makeup for film and TV since 2008. 

Her experience includes assisting with the background zombies on GRIMM, key makeup effects on Discovery ID's true crime series Evil Inlaw and most recently making zombies on SyFy's Z Nation.

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Ara Gotham is a 30 year old digital artist specializing in character design and pop art influences raised in, and currently residing in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She began drawing as a very young girl, practicing both traditional and digital art, and started working as a professional freelance artist at 16 years old. 

Ara’s worked on projects with Procreate, Lenovo, DC Fandome, and is currently a sponsored artist with DeviantArt. Though accidental, and through no fault of their own, Ara gained over 80 thousand followers on social media basically overnight. She claims that she’s “really good at faking it”. 

Ara’s current projects include: wiping cat hair off her tablet while she works through several custom commissions, going on art trips, and projects with DeviantArt. 

You can follow Ara on social media on instagram @AraGothamArt and DeviantArt Ara Gotham Art.

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Boones Leone is a SteamLion from the Island of GreenBlee located on the Erticla Ocean under the Northern Cloudsea . Captain of the infamious pirate airship "The Eventide Pride", Boones is secretly empoyed by the Goddess Shraha Lreen as the Lord Defender of the GreenBlee soul hub and is stationed on the outskirts of the "Dark Abyss" in the Lreen Bay. When Captain Boones isn't tending to his duties as Lord Defender, he can be found running raids on Jahabalee, doing paperwork in his bar "The Dark Abyss pub" (known to locals as DA pub) seeing his shrink (people are NOT fewd) or rehersing a crew musical number. Captain Boones is also known for his "BOONESWAGGER TOUR" where he travels to PEOPLE events to flex his entertainer skills through mingling with the humans.... while also secretly recruiting new members to replace the frequent crew turnover on the ship due to consumptionary discipline. don't ask about it though.. shhhh.

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

Location: Floating Around Show Floor.

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Tom Fridley was an actor who was no stranger to being featured in numerous film roles throughout his Hollywood career. In the early stages of his acting career, Fridley starred in action films like "The Karate Kid" (1984) with Ralph Macchio and "Iron Eagle" (1986) with Louis Gossett Jr. and Jason Gedrick. His film career continued throughout the eighties and the nineties in productions like "Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives" (1986) and "Summer Camp Nightmare" (1987), the horror film "Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge" (1989) with Kari Whitman. Tom continued to act in the John Travolta smash hit fantastical drama "Phenomenon" (1996), the John Travolta smash hit action movie "Face/Off" (1997).

Autograph Fee: $40 & Selfie Combo 

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Parick Blaine has worked as a professional Illustrator for 27 years. Primarily in the fields of Comicbook Illustration and video game/movie key advertising art.  I have drawn comicbooks for DC Comics (Sinestro Corps War), Dark Horse Comics (Star Wars: Empire & Republic), Top Cow (The Darkness) and many others. In advertising, I have worked on many of the top video games from God of War to Need for Speed and everything in between. I have also been in the production design pipeline for many movie posters as a sketch artist and also as a photoshop finisher. Among many of my other duties in the advertising studio was as a storyboard artist and I have also worked as a character artist on feature animated films.

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Dan Parsons started out in comics self-publishing his creator-owned series “Harpy” which became part of the late 1990’s Indy Comics “Bad Girl” movement.
Parsons went on to release another creator-owned series: “Savage Planet”, which he describes as a tribute to the EC Comics of the 1950’s, honoring the work of Frank Frazetta and Al Williamson. It was at SDCC 2002, promoting the release of Savage Planet, that Parsons met Jan Duursema: the ongoing penciller of Star Wars. Recognizing Parsons’ similarity of inking style with Williamson, (the original classic Star Wars cartoonist); Duursema recommended Parsons to the Star Wars Team at Dark Horse Comics. He was hired immediately, and worked at Dark Horse as the primary inker on a wide range of Star Wars titles until the end of the Dark Horse era in 2014, (when the Disney Corporation purchased the Star Wars franchise). Parsons would win an Inkwell Award in 2010 and again in 2015, for his Ink work on the Star Wars comics. Other inking credits include DC Comics “Night Wing” and other Dark Horse titles: (“Ghost”, “King Kong”).

 

Parsons also did some work for Hollywood, including providing elaborate pencil drawings for HBO’s “Game of Thrones” Season One DVD/Blu-ray Box set. More recently he illustrated an “Avatar: the Last Airbender” book for Nickelodeon/Insight Editions and a graphic novel adaptation of Ayn Rand’s 1937 sci-fi classic; “Anthem”. In addition to these projects, Parsons painted numerous trading cards for the Topps
Company from 2002 to present. Parsons is currently penciling stories and doing
cover artwork for American Mythology Productions new line of Monster Comic
Books. He is also painting covers for various Tarzan and other Edgar Rice
Burroughs novels.

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

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Decked out with the latest ghost busting equipment, the Ecto-9 keeps the PNW safe from any paranormal events. Ghostbuster and franchise owner Burr “selfiedad” Martin will be at this years X-Spo so you get a photo with the Northwest’s favorite paranormal eliminating vehicle that’s been seen on KREM2, Spokane Torchlight Parade and the YouTube movie Ghostbusters: Good Boy. 

Appearing Saturday & Sunday

Location: Outside Main Entrance. 

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All Guests Subject to Change. 

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