Subscribe Register Login

Tuesday, September 02, 2014, 7:05 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Style: Cast of characters

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published June 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

Doctor Who, Dr. Doom and the Alien mingled among cat-eared Anime characters, black-lipped Goth girls, steampunkers, Batman and the late King Joffrey of Game of Thrones, Ron Wolfe writes in Tuesday's Style section.

The occasion was CALS Con, a comics and science fiction convention at the Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library in downtown Little Rock. The May 31 event was billed as a one-day “celebration of all things nerdy,” and those things included costumes. Store-bought, hand-crafted, pieced together from scraps of fabric and flea-market finds: costumes of all kinds.

In this setting, the word for dressing up as a fantasy figure is “cosplay,” a mash-up combination of “costume” and “play.” Little Rock’s turnout was part of a national and worldwide trend among fans of far-out books, comics, movies and video games.

Read tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for more.

Comments on: Style: Cast of characters

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Drivers

    - enviro-vac Waste Transport is currently looking for Class...
    ARKADELPHIA, AR

  • Diesel mechanics

    mechanicsa truck rental and leasing company inbusiness for o...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Program coordinator

    dah program coordinator Position 22092705, grade C117. The A...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Sales representative

    fairfield bay area sales rep need a fulltime salesperson in ...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Field operations supervisors

    i'm shaping future at super high speed. Now Hiring - Lowell...
    LOWELL, AR

Search 913 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online